How space movies have evolved over 120 years

Space travel, zero gravity, and the moon’s surface are elements that filmmakers must portray when making space movies. From 1902’s A Trip to the Moon, directors have tried to show Outerspace since then. Since at most 1950’s “Destination Moon,” films have used wires as a way to lift actors from the ground. George Lucas took space fighting to the next level by using motion-control cameras on “Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope.” 1995 was the year that “Apollo 13”, a movie about zero gravity, found that filming Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, and Bill Paxton in a weightless setting was the best way to achieve this effect.

Check out more Framestore movies here: Also, you can see more of DNEG’s work here: GIFs and LED projections have made it seem like zero gravity in the 21st Century. Movies such as “Gravity,” the “First Man,” and “The Midnight Sky,” “The Midnight Sky,” “The Midnight Sky,” “Gravity,” the light of the effects and the lights of the CG-like to create a realistically. Check out more of Framestore’s work here: Check out more of DNEG’s work here:

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Samatha a senior writer for HC's entertainment team. She is an entreprenuer, mother and an excellent writer. She's also an avid reader, music enthusiast and all around inquisitive person - which is just a nice way of saying she's nosy.

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