Chapter 6 MassCOMM

Chapter 6 MassCOMM - Chapter 6 Notes 1. Early technology...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 6 Notes 1. Early technology and the evolution of movies o Development of film Thaumatrope and Zopetrope: card of images and device to spin the card Goodwin: celluloids and thin transparent that could hold a coating of chemicals sensitive to lig ht Used with Eastmans roll film Muybridge: horse gallop Edison: Kinetoscope: a single person viewing system Kinetograph: early movie camera Lumieres: Cinematopgraph: camera, film, projection, more than one person could watch o The introduction of narrative Narrative films: movies that tell stories Nickelodeans: admission price with Greek word theater Uncomfortable makeshift theaters 2. The rise of the Hollywood studio system o Vertical integration: control of production, distribution, and exhibition Turned into an oligopoly o Production Studio system: (assembly line: actors, directors, editors writers, etc.) worked under an exclusive contract o Distribution Film exchange systems: producers made some profit from ticket...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2012 for the course MCOM 101 taught by Professor Turowski during the Fall '06 term at Towson.

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Chapter 6 MassCOMM - Chapter 6 Notes 1. Early technology...

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