Skip to main content

Film and Television: Film and Television

Covers the history of television and movies as well as biographies of people in the industry.


High-Definition Television

High-Definition Television

Television is a telecommunication device for sending (broadcasting) and receiving video and audio signals. The name television is derived from the Greek root tele for far sight and the Latin root visio meaning sight, or combined together to mean distance seeing.
View More in Science in Context...

History of Television


Cinema - Topic Page

Cinema is the art form and industry of films. The first motion picture exhibited to a public audience was made in 1895 by the French brothers Louis and Auguste Lumière, whose equipment was developed from the inventions of Thomas Edison, and the first commercial success was the American film The Great Train Robbery (1903).. Read more in Credo Reference..

Always Available eBooks

Film Noir

Film Noir is the genre of dark, cynical crime film..
Read more in Credo Reference..



For students - 
Please help us help you.
Could you complete this one question survey, 
when you're done with your task? 
Thank you!