December 28, 1895 in Grand Café, Paris, Antoine Lumière
hosted the first show of moving pictures in the history, presented
by the projector developed by his sons August and Louis Lumière.
After a hundred years, a movie theater is still, according
to many, the one and only place to see films.
movie theaters, the film is presented by projecting the pictures
of a film with a projector's light and objective onto a light
surface, usually a screen made for this purpose.
modern movie theater is a hall that can be dimmed, it has
air-conditioning and it is furnished with comfortable seats
and has high-level sound and picture equipment. This ensures
the best possible way of seeing the film.
modern movie theaters are often so called multiplex theaters
with several screens (a multiplex movie theater has more than
a lot of attention has been paid to the quality of viewing
films. Especially the stereophonic Dolby sound has raised
the meaning of sound to a different level altogether. It has
also made watching films a more comprehensive experience.
Also the THX rating has made possible an internationally homogenous,
high level performance.
Video projection, Film,
Cinema Products. [www.dolby.com/cinema]
Museum of the Moving Image. [www.ammi.org]
Animated principle of film projecting. Choose "Online
Exhibitions" - Choose "Shutters, Sprockets,
and Tubes consists of six animated interactive tutorials that
explain the science and technology behind movies and television."