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Hollywood in the New Millennium

Hollywood in the New Millennium (Hardback)

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Hollywood is facing unprecedented challenges - and is changing rapidly and radically as a result.In this major new study of the contemporary film industry, leading film historian Tino Balioexplores the impact of the Internet, declining DVD sales and changing consumer spending habitson the way Hollywood conducts its business. Today, the major studios play an insignificant role inthe bottom lines of their conglomerate parents and have fled to safety, relying on big-budgettentpoles, franchises and family films to reach their target audiences. Comprehensive, compellingand filled with engaging case studies (TimeWarner, DreamWorks SKG, Spider Man, The Lord ofthe Rings, IMAX, Netflix, Miramax, Sony Pictures Classics, Lionsgate and Sundance), Hollywood inthe New Millennium is a must-read for all students of film studies, cinema studies, media studies,communication studies, and radio and television.

BusinessIndustry & industrial studiesMedia, information & communication industriesCinema industryFilm, TV & DramaFilms, cinema Publisher: British Film Institute Publication Date: 23/04/2013 ISBN-13: 9781844573813  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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TINO BALIO is Emeritus Professor of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.The 2001 recipient of the inaugural Academy Film Scholar Grant from the Academy of MotionPicture Arts and Sciences, Balio has written widely on the historical development of Hollywoodand the American film industry. He is the author of a two-volume history of United Artists, GrandDesign: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930-1939 (1996), and The Foreign FilmRenaissance on American Screens, 1946-1973 (2010).

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