Questions tagged [film-industry]
General questions about the film industry and its workings.
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Is Hamilton the biggest film acquisition in history?
Coming from an article at Deadline with the headline, Disney Paid $75 Million For Worldwide Movie Rights To Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’; Biggest Film Acquisition Deal Ever? and then goes onto to ...
Why are many movies still filmed using the "scope" aspect ratio (2.39:1) despite film no longer being widely-used?
Question: Today, in the cinema industry, pretty much all theaters use digital projectors for exhibition. D-Cinema standard calls for the 2K chips (most widely-used) to have 2048x1080 resolution; ...
Which people get paid in Million Dollar Listing?
The reality TV series Million Dollar Listing shows a lot of people: the main real estate agents agents that they negotiate with agents who come to their open houses real estate developers clients and ...
Why do so many movie advertisements mention "Only in Theaters"?
I've noticed that advertisements for films and film-related merchandise in the USA that relate to films that are in theaters will almost always include the phrase "Only in Theaters" somewhere, often ...
How are awards given in the editing category?
How are awards are given in the editing category? In 2013, Argo (2012) won an Oscar for editing. I saw the movie, but I didn't notice any noticeable editing effects like rapid cut sticking out, like ...
Has there ever been a leak of a movie or TV show's entire project data?
There have been and will be leaks of movies and TV shows, but I'm interested in whether there has ever been a leak of an entire project. By this, I mean the leaking of a folder with terabytes of data, ...
What role does the Screen Actors Guild play in controlling credits?
In this article about Airplane!, the author states: The Zucker brothers and Jim Abrahams had a tough time with the Screen Actors Guild in trying to get their proper three director billing when the ...
Why have there been no reviews of The Greatest Showman?
The Greatest Showman will be in theaters in two days, but I cannot find any reviews of it online. Reviews usually come out days or weeks before a movie's release. They are often used by marketers to ...
How to find out if (especially foreign) movies are uncut
The reason I ask is that it was especially notable for foreign films that scenes are cut mercilessly so that they fit in the "common" 90 min format. For example: "Tom-Yum-Goong". Even in cinema it ...
Why are some of Kids' awards rewarded to non-kids' movies?
For example, one of Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, entitled Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Buttkicker has been rewarded to Liam Hemsworth for his role in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1. ...