The term cinema has various meanings linked to the cinematography: registration and display of moving images over one screen. Cinema, therefore, can be the art and the technique of cinematography.
He who dedicates himself to making films is a creator of films or films. In general, films consist of telling stories, for which it can be appealed to actors who play different characters and whose actions are recorded by cameras. After an editing and editing process, the film is finished.
According to their features, it is usual to distinguish between the commercial cinema (which aims to capture the attention of the mass public), the author cinema (focused on the director’s decisions) and the experimental cinema (with little or no narrative structure), among others.
In the same way, we cannot ignore other types of cinema, among which we can highlight the following:
-Animation film, which, as its name suggests, is characterized by the fact that animation techniques are used in it. That gives rise to what are movies that are commonly known as cartoons.
-Environmental cinema, which is characterized because it refers to what is the relationship of man with Nature.
-Documentary film, which is based on what are images taken from reality. Hence, on many occasions, it is confused with reports.
In addition to all the above, it is worth highlighting some information of interest or curiosities about the cinema, such as the following:
-The famous Lumiere brothers were the ones who shaped the cinematograph, based on the previous inventions of Thomas Alva Edison and William Dickinson, who shaped the incandescent lamp and the kinetoscope respectively.
-The origin of cinema as a spectacle is considered to be at the end of the 19th century. Specifically, on December 28, 1895 in Paris. And it was that day when the aforementioned Lumiere brothers presented a series of documentary images such as the famous departure of the factory employees and that of a train.
-Another key figure in the history of cinema is Georges Mélies who used the cinematograph to create a real spectacle to which he added special effects.
-It is considered that the most complicated scene to shoot in the entire history of cinema was that of the chariots that appears in the movie “Ben-Hur” (1959).
Yet set of films it is also called cinema. In this way, if someone talks about iranian cinema, for example, you are referring to all movies originating from Iran. The Steven Spielberg cinema, for its part, is the set of films directed and / or produced by this filmmaker.
Cinema, finally, is the name of the physical space equipped with a large screen where the films are screened, which also has armchairs so that spectators can sit down. Cinemas usually offer other services that complement the experience, such as selling candy.