Georges Méliès

Georges Melies a professional magician

Georges Méliès or Marie-Georges-Jean Méliès was a French illusionist and filmmaker known for leading many technical developments in the earliest days of cinema. Méliès was also innovator in the use of special effects, Mélies was one of the first filmmakers to use time-lapse photography, dissolves, and hand-painted color in his work.

Famous films

Le voyage à travers l`impossible (1904)
Le Voyage dans la Lune (1902)
Les quatre cents farces du diable (1906)
À la conquête du pôle (1912)