movie industry


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Noun1.movie industry - the entertainment industries involved in producing and distributing movies
industry - the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications"
entertainment industry, show biz, show business - those involved in providing entertainment: radio and television and films and theater
Bollywood - the film industry of India
filmdom, screenland, screen - the personnel of the film industry; "a star of stage and screen"
Hollywood - the film industry of the United States
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Medved, the author of the book Hollywood vs America, has long argued that the movie industry would be more, not less, prosperous if it produced films that did not seek to appeal to the baser instincts of audiences.
With the advent of blaxploitation films, Goines moved to Los Angeles to be closer to the movie industry and to his publisher.
Besides improvements in picture quality, digital cinema is expected to save over $500 million in distribution costs for the movie industry, in the expectation that digital files can be transmitted by satellite or other broadband means more cost-effectively than printing and shipping film.
During his more than 35 years in Hollywood, he challenged the movie industry, in his words, to "diminish the level of violence in movies and TV.
Masaya Nakamura, president of game equipment maker Namco Ltd., has donated 400 million yen to two prominent Tokyo universities to produce filmmakers and other movie industry leaders.
Also given the fellowship, one of the British movie industry's top accolades, was screen veteran Michael Caine, two weeks after winning his second Oscar.
His background in the movie industry makes him a natural.
The lesson seems to be that if you're looking for historical accuracy keep clear of the movie industry. Even a spokesperson for Walt Disney (producers of Pocahontas) admits as much: "We've taken quite a few liberties with history.
As the rise of feminism has caused panic in the bastions of male power, the male-dominated movie industry has pulled out all stops in its portrayal of masculinity as sheer cold-blooded brute force--the better to intimidate you with, my dear.
At the beginning of the twentieth century, technology and art merged to form the movie industry. The silent films thus created, resulted in a huge mass audience for public entertainment.
There is a fine line between journalism and treatmentese, but nearly every reporter who makes the effort to become savvy to the ways of the movie industry eventually discovers exactly where it is.
Nana Ama McBrown who led the team said 'We play a very critical role in the movie industry in Ghana.