The Fantasy & Gothic Blog

Fantasy Art: Steampunk and Cinema

Posted by Matt Knight

There’s something very steampunky about cinema itself. The medium was invented in the Victorian era, and early projectors and cameras were intricate, archaic devices with hundreds of moving parts. This ethos of incricate moving parts laced with a strong emphasis on style is what makes steampunk appeal to so many people worldwide, and why too it has capured the imagination of Hollywood filmakers. 

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Topics: steampunk films, the league of extraordinary gentlemen, hellboy, the golden compass, G.D. Falksen, steampunk art