This is a list of films that were made in 1894.
- January 7
- April 14 - The first commercial presentation of the Kinetoscope took place in the Holland Brothers' Kinetoscope Parlor at 1155 Broadway, New York City.
- June 6 - Charles Francis Jenkins projects a filmed motion picture before an audience in Richmond, Indiana. Earliest documented projection of a motion picture.
- Thomas Edison experiments with synchronizing audio with film; the Kinetophone is invented which loosely synchronizes a Kinetoscope image with a cylinder phonograph.
- Kinetoscope viewing parlors begin to open in major cities. Each parlor contains several machines.
- Birt Acres creates a 70 mm format, which he first uses to shoot the Henley Royal Regatta.
Films released in 1894
- Annie Oakley
- Annabelle Butterfly Dance, directed by William K. L. Dickson, starring Annabelle Moore
- Autour d'une cabine, directed by Charles-Émile Reynaud
- Athlete with Wand
- Boxing Cats (Prof. Welton's)
- Bucking Broncho, directed by William K. L. Dickson
- Buffalo Dance, directed by William K. L. Dickson
- Caicedo (with Pole)
- Carmencita, directed by William K. L. Dickson
- Chinese Laundry Scene (Robetta and Doretto, No. 2)
- Chinese Opium Den
- Cock Fight, No. 2
- Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph, directed by William K. L. Dickson, starring James J. Corbett
- Falling Cat, directed by Étienne-Jules Marey
- Fire Rescue Scene
- Fred Ott's Sneeze (Edison Kinetoscopic Record of a Sneeze)
- Fred Ott Holding a Bird
- Glenroy Bros
- Hadj Cheriff
- The Hornbacker-Murphy Fight
- Imperial Japanese Dance
- Leonard-Cushing Fight
- Luis Martinetti, Contortionist
- Miss Jerry
- Rêve au coin du feu, directed by Charles-Émile Reynaud
- (Sandow No. 1) Souvenir Strip of the Edison Kinetoscope
- Sandow No. 2
- Sandow No. 3
- Sioux Ghost Dance
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