Key Differences Between Videography and Cinematography?

Are you a cinematographer or a videographer?’ This is a question that is asked many times. It is difficult to distinguish between the two. The terms are often used interchangeably. This can be very frustrating for many people who want to hire a professional and simply want to have high-quality productions at the end of […]

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Nollywood-Nigerian Movie Industry

Film exhibitions began to thrive during the Colonial era, with Glover Memorial Hall playing host to a range of memorable films viewed by “potential Nigerians”, in August 1903. However, the non-availability of proper records reflecting the title of the debut film exhibited has created a lapse in the precedent stock. Notwithstanding the lacuna, the way […]

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The Evolution of the Perfume Bottle

During the 1900s to 1910s, the Art Nouveau style of art was very popular. Perfume vials were made from crystal and were ladylike, whimsical and floral in design. The lettering was usually gold and they had corked stoppers and brass caps. The majority had wands in order to apply the fragrance to the wrists or neck. […]

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Pirates of the Bollywood

India and Piracy India like all developing nation is a haven for piracy. Whether it is software for the PC or the Mac or mp3 songs CD of all the releases for the month. They are all available for sale for Rs 25/- (USD 0.5) in the corner shop of any major market. DVDs, CDs, […]

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Why the World Needs Empaths, and How Empaths Can Survive the World

In her New York Times bestseller, Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself from Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life(2011), Dr. Judith Orloff defines empaths as “highly sensitive, finely tuned instruments… that feel everything, sometimes to an extreme, and are less apt to intellectualize feelings.” Liberate Yourself from Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life Dr. Judith Orloff There is

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Three Genres Indie Film Screenwriters Should Focus On

Indie film screenwriters, or those looking to break into the mainstream and achieve large-scale screenwriting success, need to stand out from the crowd. There is no shortage of aspiring screenwriters in the industry. What there is a lack is high-quality screenplays that meet indie filmmakers’ needs and budgets. In addition to being among the best, […]

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Surrealism and WW1

The Surrealist Movement and a Radical Way of Seeing the World World War 1 unveiled human beings at their darkest potential, capable of brutality toward others, surrounded by mass political upheaval. Cozy humanist notions regarding human identity diminished as a new intellectual movement known as Surrealism emerged in Paris and spread across Europe out of […]

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Why to Watch Movies?

It’s not just that we’re going to the movies more often. We’re also just as interested in film culture as we’ve ever been. Going to the movies is not only about blowing off steam and having a laugh. It can also be a way of appreciating art and learning lessons about ourselves and the world. […]

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