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* A film , also called a movie or motion picture , is a series of still images which , when shown on a screen , creates the illusion of moving images due to phi phenomenon . A film is created by photographing actual scenes with a motion picture camera ; by photographing drawings or miniature models using traditional animation techniques ; by means of CGI and computer animation ; or by a combination of some or all of these techniques and other visual effects . * Contemporary definition of cinema is the art of simulating experiences , that communicate ideas , stories , perceptions , feelings , beauty or atmosphere by the means of recorded or programmed moving images along with other sensory stimulations . * The process of filmmaking is both an art and an industry. Films were originally recorded onto plastic film which was shown through a movie projector onto a large screen ; more modern techniques may use wholly digital filming and storage , such as the Red One camera which records onto hard-disk or flash cards . * Films usually include an optical soundtrack , which is a graphic recording of the spoken words , music and other sounds that are to accompany the images . It runs along a portion of the film exclusively reserved for it and is not projected . * Films are cultural artifacts created by specific cultures . They reflect those cultures , and , in turn , affect them . * Film is considered to be an important art form , a source of popular entertainment , and a powerful medium for educating or indoctrinating citizens . * The history of film began in the 1890s , with the invention of the first motion-picture cameras and the establishment of the first film production companies and cinemas . The name " film " originates from the fact that photographic film ( also called film stock ) has historically been the medium for…...

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