It’s All About Perspective: The Simple Magic of Silent Films

By Annette Lange

Nothing beats the simple genius of early cinematography and inspiring actors. Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton… you name it. With the perfect combination of perspective, creativity, timing, fitness, tenacity and fun, you won’t need CGI.

Here’s to honor the creativity (and craziness) of our early filmmakers.

And an inspiration to us poor, independent filmmakers: Make do with what you have. Don’t be limited by a budget.

You may ask, ‘How’d they do that?’… Have a look at the innovative filmmaking advice!

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