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Origins and Growth of the Hollywood Motion-Picture Industry: The First Three Decades

Allen J. Scott

in Cluster Genesis: Technology-Based Industrial Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199207183
eISBN:
9780191708886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207183.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter analyses the forces that prompted a relocation in the early 20th century of the US film industry from New York to Hollywood. First, even though there were many other conceivable ... More


Modernity and the European Encounter with Hollywood

David Ellwood

in The Shock of America: Europe and the Challenge of the Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198228790
eISBN:
9780191741739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198228790.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, American History: 20th Century

‘Once every hundred times we see: film. For the rest we see: movies. The herd, the commercial régime, America, kitsch’: so said an Amsterdam critic in 1927. The chapter analyses the arrival of ... More


Cine-Amnesia: How Russia Forgot to Go to the Movies

Condee Nancy

in The Imperial Trace: Recent Russian Cinema

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195366761
eISBN:
9780199867394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366761.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In the wake of the Soviet Union’s disintegration, Russian cinema’s collapse was utterly distinct from its two previous, Soviet-era crises. Unlike the underproduction, or “cine-anemia,” of the Civil ... More


Displaying Race for Dollars: Racial Realism in Media and Entertainment

John D. Skrentny

in After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores racial realism in the advertising and entertainment industries (movies, TV, and professional sports). These cases are distinctive because they are almost totally focused on ... More


Why Pusan?: The Political Economy of a Film Festival

Soojeong Ahn

in The Pusan International Film Festival, South Korean Cinema and Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083589
eISBN:
9789882209268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083589.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter demonstrates how and why PIFF constructed and used its Asian identity as its core marketing strategy, bringing to light a series of regional self-definition processes that the festival ... More


The Lahore Film Industry: A Historical Sketch

ISHTIAQ AHMED

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents a sweeping historical overview of the flows between Lahore and Bombay before and after 1947. It shows how two major factors — Partition and the rise of Islam in Pakistan — led ... More


American Ambassador in Technicolor and Cinemascope: Hollywood and Revolution on the Nile

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0012
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the politics and economics of the Egyptian film industry before its nationalization in the 1960s. It shows that the economic crisis experienced by Egyptian filmmakers during ... More


Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Gregory D. Booth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Beginning in the 1930s, men, and a handful of women, came from India's many communities — Marathi, Parsi, Goan, North Indian, and many others — to Mumbai to work in an industry that constituted in ... More


Film

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Six Hollywood studio companies have historically dominated the production, financing, distribution, and exhibition of motion pictures. This handful of firms, all located in the Los Angeles area, has ... More


Introduction

Stephen Teo

in Director in Action

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098398
eISBN:
9789882206823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098398.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This monograph is a study of a genre and the work of a director in the contemporary Hong Kong cinema. The theoretical premise of this monograph is that the work of the director in focus, Johnnie To ... More


National Horizontal Concentration

Eli M. Noam

in Media Ownership and Concentration in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195188523
eISBN:
9780199852574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195188523.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

The large number of mergers in information industries raises the question of whether the information sector as a whole, and which of its constituent industries, has become more concentrated and by ... More


STDs/HIV in the Adult Film Industry: Public Health, Workplace Hazards, and the Need for Worker Protection

Jane Steinberg, Rebecca Butler, Mark Roy Mcgrath, and Peter R. Kerndt

in Public Health Practice: What Works

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892761
eISBN:
9780199301515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892761.003.0037
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter provides an overview of the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) related occupational hazards among performers who work in the adult film industry in ... More


Changing Structures in the Mumbai Film Industry

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the changing structures of the film industry in Mumbai, India. It proposes a historical model in which overlapping cultural and industrial systems resulted in changes in ... More


New Year Films and Chinese Cinema at the End of the 1990s

Rui Zhang

in The Cinema of Feng Xiaogang: Commercialization and Censorship in Chinese Cinema after 1989

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098855
eISBN:
9789882207523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098855.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses the emergence of Feng Xiaogang's New Year films despite the film authority's indecision on the functions of cinema in the middle of the 1990s and the deepening industry reform ... More


Neapolitan Cinema and the Italian Film Industry

Alex Marlow-Mann

in New Neapolitan Cinema

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640669
eISBN:
9780748651214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640669.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Films are not merely works of art or cultural artefacts, but commercial commodities produced within an industrial system ruled by government legislation, financial constraints and market forces. ... More


Introduction: Who is Anthony Gonsalves?

Gregory D. Booth

in Behind the Curtain: Making Music in Mumbai's Film Studios

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327632
eISBN:
9780199852055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327632.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter presents a profile of Anthony Gonsalves, an Indian composer and music teacher. Gonsalves was born in 1927 in the Goan village of Majorda and he was the son of a choirmaster attached to ... More


Cultural Policy as Negotiation of Power: The Chinese State’s Role and Strategies in Its Tug-of-War with Global Hollywood

Wendy Su

in China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter details China’s evolving cultural policy toward Hollywood-represented transnational capital within the larger context of the state’s pursuit of a “socialist market economy,” its bid to ... More


The Film Industry as Negotiation of Space

Wendy Su

in China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter traces the evolution of mainland China’s film industry, including production, distribution, and exhibition. The author argues that the formation of China’s film industry was a ... More


Marketing, Hybridity, and Media Industries: Globalization and Expanding Audiences for Popular Hindi Cinema 1

KAVITA KARAN and DAVID J. SCHAEFER

in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075981
eISBN:
9780199081523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter shows that the Indian film industry displays a far greater internal segmentation than ever before with films niche-marketed for a particular class, caste, gender, or ethnicity, within ... More


Unexpected Alliances: Independent Filmmakers, the State, and the Film Industry in Postauthoritarian South Korea

Young-a Park

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804783613
eISBN:
9780804793476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783613.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since 1999 South Korean films have drawn roughly 40 to 60 percent of the Korean domestic box office, matching or even surpassing Hollywood films in popularity. How did this Korean “film explosion” ... More


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