How Technology Is Creating Blockbuster Hits
How advances in tech are changing the movie going experience, as written on IQ for Intel.
While groundbreaking in the 19th century, the first motion pictures were grainy, black-and-white soundless scenes. The oldest known surviving film, Roundhay Garden Scene, was shot in 1888 and lasted just 2.1 seconds at 12 frames per second. Watch it below:
Fast-forward to today’s high-tech movies that are recorded in at least 24 frames per second (and even 48 fps!) and digitally projected onto displays with surround sound to mirror reality, or at least the reality the director envisions. As we approach the Oscars, here’s a look at some nominated films that showcase how rapid advances in technology have pushed the boundaries of film and changed the movie going experience.