hollywood_and_the_world

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IAH 201 – November 6, 2007 HOLLYWOOD and THE WORLD
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First of all: What is ?
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H O L L Y W O O D means the following things: 1. the entire American film industry 2. the mainstream American film industry 3. any film bearing a stylistic or narrative resemblance to mainstream American films 4. the group of film companies who established themselves in California between 1910-1930 and who, over the course of the century, grew to have international distribution, audiences, and partnerships
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oup of film companies who established themselves in California between 910-1930 and who, over the course of the century, grew to have international stribution, audiences, and partnerships
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-------------------- News Corp (Australia) -- Sony (Japan) and Comcast ----------------- Time Warner ---------------- Viacom ----------------- GE and Vivendi (France) ------------- Sony (Japan)
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What are the issues in considering the connections between Hollywood and the World? I. Distribution and Audiences II. Production Practices III. Formal and Narrative Elements
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Is it quite so simple in the age of globalization? What makes a film “of” a particular nation? Production methods and industrial setting Distribution and exhibition Audiences National discourses or cultural specificity Form and specificity of genres or movements Role of the state
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I. Distribution and Audiences American Box Office: 2006: 9.2 billion 2005: 8.8 billion 2004: 9.4 billion
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