Film industry

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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, film directors and other film crew personnel.wikipedia
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Though the expense involved in making films almost immediately led film production to concentrate under the auspices of standing production companies, advances in affordable film making equipment, and expansion of opportunities to acquire investment capital from outside the film industry itself, have allowed independent film production to evolve.
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 the United States

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Hollywood is the world's oldest national film industry, and remains the largest in terms of box office gross revenue.
The cinema of the United States, often metonymously referred to as Hollywood, has had a large effect on the film industry in general since the early 20th century.

Hollywood

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Hollywood is the primary nexus of the U.S. film industry with established film study facilities such as the American Film Institute, LA Film School and NYFA being established in the area.
It was consolidated with the city of Los Angeles in 1910 and soon thereafter, a prominent film industry emerged, eventually becoming the most recognizable film industry in the world.

Major film studio

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However, four of the six major film studios are owned by East Coast companies. The major film studios of Hollywood including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 20th Century Fox, and Paramount Pictures are the primary source of the most commercially successful movies in the world, such as Star Wars (1977), and Titanic (1997).
Since the dawn of filmmaking, the U.S. film studios have dominated both American cinema and the global film industry.

Academy Awards

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Hollywood's award ceremony, the Academy Awards, officially known as The Oscars, is held by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) every year and as of 2019, more than 3,000 Oscars have been awarded.
The Academy Awards, more popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry.

California

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Most shooting now takes place in California, New York, Louisiana, Georgia and North Carolina.
It is considered the origin of the American film industry, the hippie counterculture, fast food, beach and car culture, the Internet, and the personal computer, among others.

Golden Lion

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Still Life was a surprise addition and Golden Lion winner of the 2006 Venice International Film Festival.
The prize was introduced in 1949 by the organizing committee and is now regarded as one of the film industry's most prestigious and distinguished prizes.

Box office

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In 2013, China's gross box office was ¥21.8 billion (US$3.6 billion), the second-largest film market in the world by box office receipts It increased to $4.8 Billion in 2014 box office grosser in film industry.
By extension, the term is frequently used, especially in the context of the film industry, as a synonym for the amount of business a particular production, such as a film or theatre show, receives.

Bollywood

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The largest film and most popular industry in India is the Hindi film industry mostly concentrated in Mumbai (Bombay), and is commonly referred to as Bollywood, an amalgamation of Bombay and Hollywood.
Indian cinema is the world's largest film industry in film production, with an annual output of 1,986 feature films in 2017.

Cinema of West Bengal

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The other largest film industries are Tamil cinema, Telugu cinema, Malayalam cinema, Kannada cinema, Bangla cinema (cinema of West Bengal) and Marathi cinema, which are located in Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Mumbai respectively.
The cinema of West Bengal, also known as Tollywood, refers to the Indian Bengali language film industry based in the Tollygunge region of Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Georgia (U.S. state)

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Most shooting now takes place in California, New York, Louisiana, Georgia and North Carolina.
Atlanta has been the site of growth in finance, insurance, technology, manufacturing, real estate, service, logistics, transportation, film, communications, convention and trade show businesses and industries, while tourism is important to the economy.

Cinema of Asia

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In a Sight & Sound list of the best films produced in Asia, Japanese works made up eight of the top 12, with Tokyo Story (1953) ranked number one.
Asian cinema refers to the film industries and films produced in the continent of Asia, and is also sometimes known as Eastern cinema.

Cinema of Pakistan

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Lahore has been described as the epicentre of Pakistani cinema, giving rise to the term "Lollywood."
The cinema of Pakistan or Pakistani cinema (undefined), refers to the filmmaking industry in Pakistan.

Filmmaking

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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, film directors and other film crew personnel.

20th Century Fox

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The major film studios of Hollywood including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 20th Century Fox, and Paramount Pictures are the primary source of the most commercially successful movies in the world, such as Star Wars (1977), and Titanic (1997).

Paramount Pictures

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The major film studios of Hollywood including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 20th Century Fox, and Paramount Pictures are the primary source of the most commercially successful movies in the world, such as Star Wars (1977), and Titanic (1997).

Harry Potter (film series)

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Some of the films with the largest ever box office returns have been made in the United Kingdom, including the third and fourth highest-grossing film series (Harry Potter and James Bond).
The Harry Potter films and their success have been retrospectively considered to have had a significant impact on the film industry.

Film promotion

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Profitability of a film studio is crucially dependent on picking the right film projects and involving the right management and creative teams (cast, direction, visual design, score, photography, costume, set design, editing, and many additional specialties), but it also depends heavily on choosing the right scale and approach to film promotion, control over receipts through technologies such as digital rights management (DRM), sophisticated accounting practices, and management of ancillary revenue streams; in the extreme, for a major media franchise centered on film, the film might itself be only one large component of many large contributions to total franchise revenue.
Film promotion is the practice of promotion specifically in the film industry, and usually occurs in coordination with the process of film distribution.

History of film

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The period between the years 1927 (the effective end of the silent era) to 1948 is considered the age of the "Hollywood studio system", or, in a more common term, the Golden Age of Hollywood.
In Britain, the Cinematograph Act 1909 was the first primary legislation to specifically regulate the film industry.

Cinema of France

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French cinema comprises the art of film and creative movies made within the nation of France or by French filmmakers abroad.

Cinema of Germany

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The film industry in Germany can be traced back to the late 19th century.

Cinema of Argentina

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Cinema of Argentina refers to the film industry based in Argentina.

Ramoji Film City

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The largest film studio complex in the world is Ramoji Film City located at Hyderabad, India, which opened in 1996 and measures 674 ha (1,666 acres).

Drama (film and television)

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Key to this was the emergence of the masala film genre, which combines elements of multiple genres (action, comedy, romance, drama, melodrama, musical).
All forms of cinema or television that involve fictional stories are forms of drama in the broader sense if their storytelling is achieved by means of actors who represent (mimesis) characters.

Nestor Film Company

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On 27 October 1911, Nestor Film Company established Hollywood's first permanent film studio.
Other filmmakers began opening studios in the Hollywood area.