Throughout the course of the twentieth century, the evolution of technology has notably changed society. While many scholars looking at the changes that technology has produced consider the improvements that have been in terms of medicine and technology, it is evident that technology has had a pronounced impact on the entire scope of culture and society. For instance, the impact of technology can clearly be seen when one examines the history and development of the film industry. With the realization that technology has had such a notable impact on the film industry, there is a clear impetus to examine how this change has occurred. Utilizing this as a basis for investigation, this research considers the development of the modern film industry in the Untied States and the international community. Through a careful consideration of what has been written about various aspects of the film industry, it will be possible to demonstrate that this industry has evolved because of notable advances made in technology. Further, by examining the film industry overall, a comprehensive understanding of the future of this industry will be elucidated.
[...] Because of a “dilapidated theater infrastructure and declining attendance records” the home video market has mushroomed into a billion industry. The Future of the Film Industry Overall, the film industry in both the US and the intentional community has made notable headway in recent decades. Despite notable gains in this area, this research demonstrates that there are clearly a number of significant issues impacting the development and evolution of the industry. With this in mind, it is pertinent to consider the issues and challenges that will face the film industry in the short and long term. [...]
[...] “Industry statistics reveal that the past ten years have marked an overall increase of at least 30% in many ancillary markets and, over 200%, as in the case of home video.” This improvement reduces the overall risk of production by ensuring a market for the product produced. Finally, researchers examining the development of the modern film industry have noted that even though the United States remains a leader in film production and distribution, in the last three decades, the film industries in other nations have become quite prominent. [...]
[...] In the end, the film industry has enjoyed a long and prosperous history in both a national and international context. As the US film industry begins to face new challenges, it is possible that foreign cinema will once again be able to enjoy a more prominent position in the film industry. Even though it is difficult to know for sure what lies ahead for film production companies, it is evident that the changes that will take place will be reflective of both technological and market forces. [...]
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[...] Even though films were produced in France, Germany and the United States, they all looked the same in terms of context and content. As such, in the early years of the film industry, development was somewhat linear for filmmakers. The Film as Theatrical Clearly, the first films produced by filmmakers were those that focused on average ordinary events. Filmmakers, in their efforts to exploit the new technology that had been developed, simply sought to go out into the world and capture as much footage as they could. [...]
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