Robert Silva


  • Freelance entertainment writer since 1998
  • Contributes to several home entertainment and film websites
  • Nine years of background working in the film industry




Robert Silva is a former writer for ThoughtCo who wrote about home theater entertainment for more than 20 years. Robert has more than nine years of background working in the film industry. He was an assistant designer with American Film Technologies and an associate designer and research coordinator with Legend Films. During his time with Legend, Robert worked with colorization and film restoration projects. He began his lifelong interest in electronics during high school. This interest became a hobby and an ongoing past time.

Robert's writing about entertainment technology, films, music, and books appears on many websites dedicated to the home theater and movie experience. These sites include,,, and


Robert is a graduate of San Diego State University with a bachelor's degree in Psychology. 


Awards and Publications

LiveAbout and Dotdash

LiveAbout is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. We know that time away from the stress of work and responsibilities at home is limited, and we want to help you make the most of those precious hours.

That’s why our coverage is a lovable jumble of urban legends, sports history, and esoteric trivia. Our articles discuss everything from fashion advice to UFO sightings, all so you can make the most of your time off.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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