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    offices‚ in cars and buses‚ and on airplanes. We carry films with us in our laptops and iPods. We press the button‚ and our machines conjure up movies for our pleasure. For about 100 years‚ people have been trying to understand why this medium has so captivated us. Films communicate information and ideas‚ and they show us places and ways of life we might not otherwise know. Important as these benefits are‚ though‚ something more is at stake. Films offer us ways of seeing and feel- ing that we find deeply

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    The social importance of film in the 21st century is extremely evident to be a powerful form of communication. Through sound and images filmmakers make use of technical‚ symbolic‚ audio and written codes to convey strong messages. These themes are portrayed in all types of films such as documentaries‚ commercials and even Hollywood blockbusters. As time moves forward so does the ability to connect‚ through film‚ with the social aspects of our age. Every story‚ every image‚ every sound has an impact

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  • The Film Metropolis Film Shots

    The film Metropolis is a unique film. If one thinks about the time in which the film was made and then thinks of how little technology was available to the film industry‚ they would see how awesome the film truly is. A specific scene that had two camera angles involved in it was when Maria was saving all the children from the flooding. It was filmed with a crane‚ but it also moved around her on a dolly to show all the children gathering around her. This scene involved two common camera shots that

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  • History of Film: Film Distribution

    There were many changes in marketing and distribution of films from end of the silent period to the modern digital period. There was a studio system that existed at the end of the silent period and collapsed in 1949 with a court ruling. During this same time a sales era of marketing existed. After the Second World War the sales era was replaced with a new way of thinking and sales and marketing were not synonymous anymore. Marketing after World War II meant finding out what consumers’ needs and wants

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    illustrate the effects of the interplay (interference) of the state and the capitalist system on Japanese film industry. • To explain the causes and effects of such interferences: – The ways films are produced‚ distributed and exhibited – Type of films allowed‚ – Regulation and censorship‚ The Arrival of Sound Cinema in Japan • Sound cinema arrived comparatively late in Japan. WHY? • 1st sound film: Heinosuke Gosho’s My Neighbour’s Wife & Mine (1931). The Only Son (1936) The WWII and Its Effects

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    Name: Institution: Professor: Course: Date: Film Development Industries are affected by many factors that play a role in its growth and development. The film industry started as a small entertainment business in 1880s when the first movie camera was invented but developed to a big industry that is worldwide. The reason for its widespread is attributed to its cheap cost as a source of entertainment. To protect the industry‚ governments of different countries have enacted laws that guide it

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  • Asian Film

    Watching all the Asian films this semester has greatly changed my view of Asian directors‚ actors‚ and Asian films in general. It has opened my eyes and it let me see the creativity and the kind of quality that Asian Cinema has to offer. I used to think that Asian Film was corny and boring. Also‚ I used to think that it was just trying hard to follow its western counterparts. I was wrong. Asian film has its own identity and is unique in its own fascinating way. In Asian film‚ or just in Asian countries

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  • Stereotyping In Film

    Propaganda and Racial Profiling In the Film Gone With The Wind Popular modern film has developed in such a way that propaganda and racial issues plague the screen. Gone With The Wind is a popular example of a film that has been affected by these malpractices. The film‚ released in theaters in 1939‚ has gone down in history as one of the most successful and well-known movies of all time. One specific article on listverse.com calls Gone With The Wind a “romanticized portrayal of the South during

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  • Cinema: Films

    young man of today can go without food but not without a film. The cinema is the cheapest and the most popular form of amusement. Laborers can afford to miss their evening meal‚ not their evening show. Students prefer films to reading books. Thus‚ cinema exercises a very powerful effect on society. Cinema is a universal teacher. It educates the people in different branches of learning. Our film producers have made very purposeful films to collect public opinion against some of the social evils

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  • Film Trailers

    Trailer Research 13 – 05 - 2013 A film really only has one shot at success. One way of achieving this is through specific and thorough marketing strategies and devices. The trailer is device designed to sell the cast and concept of the film which will stir up immediate interest (Movietrailertrash.com‚ n.d). “Trailers provide unique and specific rhetorical structures that fold visual and auditory evidence of the film production industry’s assessment of its actual audience (as well as

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