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  1. Introduction.
  2. History of the Film Industry.
  3. The Film as Theatrical.
  4. Film as a Status Symbol.
  5. Current Trends in Filmmaking.
  6. National and Global Perspective.
  7. The American Film Industry.
  8. The International Film Industry.
  9. The Future of the Film Industry.
  10. Summary.
  11. Personal Impact.
  12. Appendix.

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.[44] 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.?[26] This improvement reduces the overall risk of production by ensuring a market for the product produced.[27] 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. [...]

[...] Their objective is to build a structure that minimizes risk, one that, within the variations in public taste, can help deliver steady profits.?[35] While this shift in the movie industry should lead to innovation in movie scripts, the desire to minimize risk has, in the opinion of many, made the American cinema bland and predictable.[36] The International Film Industry A critical review of the international film industry demonstrates that overall the dominance of the United States in the international community has served as the impetus to decimate the development of film in many foreign countries. [...]

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