Fx Goby, who works between Paris, London and Los Angeles, released Back to the Moon in May 2018, a 360/VR homage to Georges Melies
, which appeared on the front page of google.com worldwide.
"A Trip to the Moon" (1902) French stage magician and cinema pioneer Georges Melies
produced his most iconic film by firing a giant cannon shell (with people inside) directly into the eyeball of an irritated Man in the Moon.
Biographical films or biopics have always been a staple of the entertainment industry since the earliest days of silent cinema in films like French filmmaker Georges Melies
' epic Jeanne D'Arc.
| March 30 - A double bill of sci-fi classics nearly 100 years apart, with Georges Melies
' A Trip to the Moon (1902) followed by Steven Spielberg's A.I.
The fantastic sci-fi flick will be shown alongside Georges Melies
' iconic short film from 1902, A Trip To The Moon.
'Juan Tamad Goes to the Moon (1898),' Khavn pointed out, is 'a protosurrealist film that predates the lunar experiments of (pioneering European filmmakers) Georges Melies
and Segundo de Chomon.'
Google Doodle today celebrates Georges Melies
- French 'Cinemagician' who pioneered film special effects
Google unveiled its first virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree interactive doodle on Thursday to celebrate the anniversary of French illusionist and film director Georges Melies
' silent film "A la conquete du pole" (The Conquest of the Pole) which was released on May 3, 1912.