Celluloid Film History: How Celluloid Film Works
Written by the MasterClass staff
Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 3 min read
Today, celluloid film is a bit of a novelty. But when it was invented at the end of the nineteenth century, it was the first and only way to easily capture moving images. Celluloid reigned for about a century, becoming synonymous with filmmaking itself.