How Have Technological Advances in Communications (Telephone, Television, Digital) Been Represented, Negotiated, Reconciled, and Incorporated Into Film?
Moving drawings or photographs were watched through a slit in the zoopraxiscope. However, modern motion picture making began with the invention of the motion picture camera. Frenchman Louis Lumiere is usually credited with the creation of the first motion picture camera in 1895, but several others were invented around the same time.
The second part is how technology has affected the marketing and the audience of the film makers. How the rise of social networks and Web 2.0 world has affected the communication, advertising and distribution of their products with their audience. This will also include the new HD media distribution methods like Blu Ray and HD-DVD that provide better quality for their audience. The third part is about how technology has actually hurt the film industry. The main focus of this area will be about how different technologies have violated the copyright laws.
To comprehend better how digital technologies may influence the film industry, it is better to use some business model of the chosen sphere and evaluate all services possible. There are two main stages in the process of movie-making – film production and film distribution. With the help of different digital technologies, the producer is able to develop a story using as many captivating techniques as possible.
Applying best practices of other companies can allow organizations to maintain a competitive advantage. Technology will allow the movie industry to become more global and increase the opportunity of profitability.
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