Hollywood in the New Millennium

Hollywood in the New Millennium

by Tino Balio



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844573813
Publisher: BFI Publishing
Publication date: 05/10/2013
Series: International Screen Industries Series
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

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 Motion
Picture Arts and Sciences, Balio has written widely on the historical development of Hollywood
and the American film industry. He is the author of a two-volume history of United Artists, Grand
Design: Hollywood as a Modern Business Enterprise, 1930–1939
(1996), and The Foreign Film
Renaissance on American Screens, 1946–1973

Table of Contents

Introduction.- 1 Mergers and Acquisitions: The Quest for Synergy.- 2 Production: Tentpoles and Franchises.- 3 Distribution: Open Wide.- 4 Exhibition: Upgrading Moviegoing.- 5 Ancillary Markets: Shattered Windows.- 6 Independents: 'To the Rear and Back End'.- Conclusion.- References and Further Reading.- Index.

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