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A film crew in the mid 20th century
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Nestor studio, 1911
Old Chinese Cinema in Qufu, Shandong
A scene from Raja Harishchandra (1913) – credited as the first full-length Indian motion picture.
William Friese-Greene
London IMAX has the largest cinema screen in Britain with a total screen size of 520m².
Off Plus Camera Film Festival in Kraków, 2012, with Andrzej Seweryn, Daniel Olbrychski, and Wojciech Pszoniak on stage.
Zhuangzi Tests His Wife (1913) is credited as the first Hong Kong feature film
A still from The Story of the Kelly Gang (Australia, 1906; 80 min.)
A shot from Raja Harishchandra (1913), the first film of Bollywood.
Poster for the Egyptian film Yahya el hub (1938).
Discounted DVD home video film releases sold in the Netherlands
The Pathé Brothers, by Adrien Barrère.
Poster for a Biograph Studios release from 1913
The Babelsberg Studio near Berlin was the first large-scale film studio in the world (founded 1912) and the forerunner to Hollywood. It still produces global blockbusters every year.

The film industry or motion picture industry comprises the technological and commercial institutions of filmmaking, i.e., film production companies, film studios, cinematography, animation, film production, screenwriting, pre-production, post production, film festivals, distribution, and actors.

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A film crew in the mid 20th century

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Cinema of India

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Cinema of India consists of films produced in India, where more than 1800 movies are produced annually.

Cinema of India consists of films produced in India, where more than 1800 movies are produced annually.

Satyajit Ray is recognised as one of the greatest filmmakers of the 20th century.
Sridevi in 2012. The most successful Indian actress during the 1980s–1990s, she is regarded as one of India's greatest and most influential movie stars and is cited as the "First Female Superstar of Indian cinema".
Victoria Public Hall, is a historical building in Chennai, named after Victoria, Empress of India. It served as a theatre in the late 19th century and the early 20th century.
Prasads IMAX Theatre located at Hyderabad, was the world's largest 3D-IMAX screen, and also the most attended screen in the world.
Ramoji Film City located in Hyderabad, holds Guinness World Record as the World's largest film studio.
PVR Cinemas is one of the largest cinema chains in India
First Assamese motion picture, Joymati, filmed in 1935
A scene from Dena Paona, 1931, the first Bengali talkie
Amitabh Bacchan has been a popular Bollywood actor for over 45 years.
A still frame from Vigathakumaran
A promotional notice of Balan
Mammooty has won the most number of National Awards in the Best Actor category in the Malayalam industry.
Kalidas (1931), Tamil cinema's first talkie
Kamal Hassan has the highest number of Academy Award Submissions in India and is one of the greatest versatile actors of all time.
Raghupati Venkayya, "father of Telugu cinema"
Advertisement in The Times of India of 25 May 1912 announcing the screening of the first feature film of India, Shree Pundalik by Dadasaheb Torne
A scene from Raja Harishchandra (1913), the first full-length Indian motion picture.
Producer-director-screenwriter Dadasaheb Phalke, the "father of Indian cinema".
AVM Studios in Chennai, India's oldest surviving film studio.

During the 1950s, Indian cinema reportedly became the world's second largest film industry, earning a gross annual income of inr 250000000 in 1953.

The Hollywood Sign in the Hollywood Hills, often regarded as the symbol of the American film industry

Cinema of the United States

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The Hollywood Sign in the Hollywood Hills, often regarded as the symbol of the American film industry
Justus D. Barnes as outlaw leader Bronco Billy Anderson in The Great Train Robbery (1903), the first western.
Harold Lloyd in the clock scene from Safety Last! (1923)
Laurel and Hardy with Lupe Vélez in Hollywood Party (1934)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame on Hollywood Boulevard
Brown Derby, an icon that became synonymous with the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Hollywood movie studios, 1922
Spencer Tracy was the first actor to win Best Actor award over two consecutive years for his roles in Captains Courageous (1937) and Boys Town (1938) (and received seven other nominations).
Percentage of the US population that went to the cinema on average, weekly, 1930–2000
Walt Disney introduces each of the seven dwarfs in a scene from the original 1937 Snow White movie trailer.
Marlon Brando with Eva Marie Saint in the trailer for On the Waterfront (1954)
Director and producer Steven Spielberg, co-founder of DreamWorks Studios.
Actor Tom Hanks.
Hollywood Boulevard from the Dolby Theatre, before 2006
The Dolby Theatre
The Ocean's Eleven Cast: Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Damon, Andy García, Julia Roberts, and Steven Soderbergh.
81st Academy Awards Presentations, Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, 2009
Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
The Chinese Theatre before 2007
The El Capitan Theatre
Egyptian Theatre Main entry
Michael Peña was master-of-ceremonies at the induction of the Farm Worker Movement into the Labor Hall of Fame and dedication of the Cesar E. Chavez Memorial Auditorium at the U.S. Department of Labor in March 2012. During the time he was cast for the Cesar Chavez film.
Crossroads of the World

The cinema of the United States, also known as Hollywood, has had a large effect on the global film industry since the early 20th century.

Animated GIF of Prof. Stampfer's Stroboscopische Scheibe No. X (Trentsensky & Vieweg 1833)

Film

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Work of visual art that simulates experiences and otherwise communicates ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere through the use of moving images.

Work of visual art that simulates experiences and otherwise communicates ideas, stories, perceptions, feelings, beauty, or atmosphere through the use of moving images.

Animated GIF of Prof. Stampfer's Stroboscopische Scheibe No. X (Trentsensky & Vieweg 1833)
An animated GIF of a photographic sequence shot by Eadweard Muybridge in 1878. His chronophotographic works can be regarded as very short movies that were recorded before there was a proper way to replay the material in motion.
A frame from Roundhay Garden Scene, the world's earliest surviving film produced using a motion picture camera, by Louis Le Prince, 1888
A famous shot from Georges Méliès Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to the Moon) (1902), an early narrative film and also an early science fiction film.
Salah Zulfikar, one of the most popular actors in the golden age of Egyptian Cinema
This 16 mm spring-wound Bolex "H16" Reflex camera is a popular entry level camera used in film schools.
Founded in 1912, the Babelsberg Studio near Berlin was the first large-scale film studio in the world, and the forerunner to Hollywood. It still produces global blockbusters every year.
The Lumière Brothers, who were among the first filmmakers
Salah Zulfikar and Faten Hamama in the premiere of Bain Al-Atlal ("Among the Ruins") in Cairo, 1959
An animated image of a horse, made using eight pictures.
An animation of the retouched Sallie Garner card from The Horse in Motion series (1878–1879) by Muybridge. His chronophotographic works can be regarded as very short movies that were recorded before there was a proper way to replay the material in motion.

The word "cinema", short for cinematography, is often used to refer to filmmaking and the film industry, and to the art form that is the result of it.

Cinema of West Bengal

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A scene from Dena Paona, 1931
A scene from Seeta (dir: Sisir Bhaduri), 1933. Sisir Bhaduri, Amalendu Lahiri.
Satyajit Ray
View of statue of Uttam Kumar at night at Tollygunge
West Bengal Film Center in Kolkata

Cinema of West Bengal, also known as Tollywood, is an Indian film industry of Bengali-language motion pictures.

Major film studios

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Major film studios are production and distribution companies that release a substantial number of films annually and consistently command a significant share of box office revenue in a given market.

Major film studios are production and distribution companies that release a substantial number of films annually and consistently command a significant share of box office revenue in a given market.

Since the dawn of filmmaking, the U.S. major film studios have dominated both American cinema and the global film industry.

Stadium seating rows closer to digital cinema screens offer significantly more immersive experiences.

Digital cinema

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Stadium seating rows closer to digital cinema screens offer significantly more immersive experiences.
Texas Instruments, DLP Cinema Prototype Projector, Mark V, 2000
AMC Theatres former corporate headquarters in Kansas City, prior to their 2013 move to Leawood, Kansas.
Broadcasting antenna in Stuttgart

Digital cinema refers to adoption of digital technology within the film industry to distribute or project motion pictures as opposed to the historical use of reels of motion picture film, such as 35 mm film.

Cinema of Asia

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Asian cinema refers to the film industries and films produced in the continent of Asia.

Malayalam cinema

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A scene from Vigathakumaran, the first Malayalam feature film
PK Rosy, the first actress of Malayalam movie industry
Adoor Gopalakrishnan is one of the pioneers of Indian parallel cinema.

Malayalam cinema, is an Indian film industry of Malayalam-language motion pictures.

Marathi cinema

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Advertisement in the Times of India of 25 May 1912 announcing the screening of the first feature film of India, Pundalik, by Dadasaheb Torne
Raja Harishchandra

Marathi cinema is an Indian film industry of Marathi-language motion pictures.

Kannada cinema

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Kannada film doyen Honnappa Bhagavathar
Rajkumar on a 2009 stamp in India
Vishnuvardhan on 2013 Indian stamp
Karnataka Chalanachitra Kalavidara Sangha in Chamrajapet

Kannada cinema, also known as Sandalwood or Chandanavana, is an Indian film industry of Kannada-language motion pictures.