Why was birth of a nation controversial?
MPAA: What does it stand for, what it does
Record business one successful record pays for the 9 that lost money. Analogy to the film business where a certain # successful and some aren’t.
Time frame for the Golden area in the film business and debate 1950-1960s
Major Film Companies list
Who stared in the Jazz Singer and what it was?
Terms: block booking, blind bidding
HUAC: House of un-American activities committee- what they investigated and where it was investigated
Tent-pole film: what is it?
What movie is an example of digital design special effect movie? Avatar
Examples of IP TV- internet protocol television. Example
When it comes to roles in the film business, who does what?
Know what the phases of how a film comes together (4 phases) development, pre-production, production, post production, : what happens in each phase
Know what the nut is
Gross theater box office and the nut What is the nut really mean? - expenses = Net Box Office ( unit 3 slide 15 and 16)
If I was getting paid on the backend of the record deal and I was the artist.. Payment would be in royalties (Unit 3 slide 19 front end vs back end) residuals
Know who Philo Farnsworth: farmer guy who invents the TV got ripped off trying to get; head of RCA (know who) directed someone to be a mole – head of radio and TV
Know by decades. 1st network broadcasts, 1st colored tv
Know what TV networks were the 1st networks. Fox wasn’t
Cable tv invented? 1980s
NATPE: Function at Fountain Blue
Ratings: read slides
Do not need to know top TV star earnings
Orsin Wells was a writer and producer and he also did something historically in the radio business with a radio program. : know what he did!
What decade was satellite radio introduced? Internet Radio? HD Radio?
Music station : day, midday,...