The Evolution of Sound in Cinemas

The Evolution of Sound in Cinemas

Everyone loves to watch movies. But not everyone appreciates its history. Before Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, and the like rose into stardom, there were a lot of visual and audio experimental attempts that took place before these movies hit the scene. First, there was silent film era. Before we … Read more

Charlie Chaplin’s Major Awards and Recognitions

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Charlie Chaplin is known as an extraordinary performer and considered a universal icon. Being a towering personality in world culture, he has received numerous recognitions and awards, but he also endured his fair share of criticisms and controversies. The film industry recognizes Chaplin as a pioneer and one of the most influential … Read more

How the Cinema has Changed Since Charlie Chaplin’s Time

A photo of two reels

There are countless filmmakers that contributed to the growth of Cinema, but no one does it like Charlie Chaplin. After starting as a vaudeville performer, Chaplin had turned his sight toward filmmaking during the silent era. Since then, he has effectively become one of the first movie stars in the history of … Read more

The Importance of Silent Movies

black and white silent movie scene

Back in the silent film era, most filmmakers did not have as many resources and technological advancements in today’s film. All they had was their creativity and imagination, which enabled them and other crew members to came up with different ways to shoot virtually impossible scenes. This is one of the reasons … Read more

Who Were Charlie Chaplin’s Contemporaries?

Harold Lloyd portrait

Many of those that belong to the younger generation recognize Charlie Chaplin as the “mascot” or the “face” of the silent film era, which is a period in movie history where black-and-white films that have no sound were prominent. However, what most people today don’t know is that there are other stars … Read more

Who Were the Famous Directors of the Silent Movie Era?

Alice Guy the first female director

The silent movie era was an interesting and important period in the film industry, as it is through the limited features and resources of silent movies that we see the potential of adding sounds and color into them, thus motivating many directors, producers, and film-making companies to improve upon the technology to … Read more