December 30, 2020

You Can Now Download More Than 1,000 Still Images From Studio Ghibli Films for Free

An incredible amount of time and attention to detail goes into each and every Studio Ghibli film. The talented animators are known for their expertise in traditional cel animation. That means every single frame is carefully drawn by hand. It’s easy to miss details when the images move so fast. Luckily, Studio Ghibli has recently released a huge collection of 1,178 still images from its iconic films, allowing you to marvel at every hand-drawn element.

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November 4, 2020

Graphic Designer Creates Over 1,200 Minimalist Movie Posters

Dutch graphic designer Chungkong loves movies. So much so that after a long day of working on brand identities and advertising for clients, he comes home to work on his passion—movie posters. For several years he's been churning out minimalist movie posters for every film he watches, and now has amassed a collection of over 1,200 posters. And lucky for fellow film buffs, they are all available for purchase at Fine Art America.

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January 22, 2015

Turn-of-the-Century PSAs Shown At Silent Films Reveal Conservative Movie Culture of the Past

These entertaining etiquette warnings shown before silent films reminded turn-of-the-century moviegoers about how to avoid social faux pas. The glass slides were projected onto the screen while theater attendants changed the reels. People who came to catch Charlie Chaplain or Greta Garbo on the silver screen were instructed to remove their hats, refrain from smoking indoors and to “applaud with hands only.

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