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VFX Studio Financial Difficulties and Woes of the VFX Artist - VFX Studio Financial Difficulties and Woes of the VFX Artist Rhythm and Hues was a well-known visual effects studio, has been around since 1987. This studio did the special effects for movies such as The Golden Compass, and more recently for the award-winning Life of Pi, which won an Oscar for it’s visual effects. This studio has had much success, but despite this the studio was forced to file bankruptcy only a couple of weeks prior to winning an Oscar. This signifies a red flag for the VFX industry as a whole....   [tags: special effects studio for movies]
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Woman in the Studio - ... In this work, the colors and shapes come together to form the depiction of a woman in a chair gazing out at the landscape beyond a window. This subject matter relates to Picasso’s infamous relationship with women and may serve as a depiction of one of the many women he was linked with. The painting depicts the woman with a dual omniscient and introspective vision. Picasso develops this dichotomy through the depiction of a wayward eye gazing out the window and a larger ubiquitous eye glaring directly at the viewers....   [tags: paragon of Pablo Picasso's work] 725 words
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Construction of a Recording Studio - For this task the brief was to design the construction, soundproofing and acoustic treatment of a recording studio complex within a series of set constraints. The complex had to include a control room, live room reception and bathroom, within an overall floor space of 15m x 15m. The main focus was to be on acoustic design with the use of scale drawings to make the studio clear and easy to understand. For this studio the idea was to design a space suitable for recording large ensemble groups such as orchestras and so the space was designed with this in mind when regarding the size shape and layout of the space....   [tags: acoustics, lightning, isolation, soundproof]
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Marketing Plan for Studio 12 - Objectives And Issues Studio 12 has set some achievable objectives for its first year and second year outlook with an established business; based on 14 years of experience and steady growth. First-Year Objectives As an established organization Studio 12 aims to increase its customer base by 20 - 30 percent during the initial year. With a moderate increase occurring weekly and with the addition of 2 more full time employees. This is a very achievable first year goal. This will also allow profits to climb depending on the services rendered to the customer with an average price of $30 to approximately $200 per customer....   [tags: Yearly Objectives, Issues, Achievable]
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Fine Studio Arts and Music - ... Studio Arts facilitates the recognition of individual personal potentials in art making developments (Colwell 126). There is establishment of effective art practices focusing mainly on the art making through the adoption of appropriate designs for the artist or students folio of artwork production. Studio practice is a core major area of concern putting emphasis in coming up with a model that supports an artwork i.e. music practice. Analysis of visual artworks enables one to investigate and determine individual artist’s sources of inspiration in music composition and their art making influences....   [tags: practices, styles, modern media technology]
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The Disney Studio's Notorious Strike - ... To top it all off, only Walt Disney’s name was listed in the credits of what is said by famed Russian Filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein to be, “the greatest motion picture even made this made”. 9 Snow White earned four times the box office of any other film in 1938 and Walt Disney was really never “part of the magic”. 10 This resentment that had surfaced after the production of Snow White is what was the initial tension to what would become the Disney Studio Strike. With the pressures of World War II on foreign markets, Disney lost a little over million dollars when Pinocchio was released in the spring of 1940....   [tags: artists, screen cartoonist guild, animated] 2576 words
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The Dance Studio, My Sanctuary - I heard the patter of the water droplets hitting the fibreglass roof as I pirouetted across the polished wooden floorboards, where I felt I was instantly home. The dance studio had become as much a sanctuary to me as the confined classrooms at the local high school. Ever since my mother had died and I had been forced to live with my father; I had simply thrown myself, body and soul into my work and my dancing; my sole reasons for life. As I spun around I shut off all feeling except the chill on my neck from the cool air brushing rapidly past....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience] 1242 words
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A Profitable Home Recording Studio For $10,000 - A Profitable Home Recording Studio For $10,000 Jumping in to starting a business can be scary and investing in a home recording studio is no exception. There are many things to consider when doing so. How much will it cost. What gear will I need. What recording jobs will I take on. What will I charge. How will I network and advertise. I believe that I can open a profitable home studio for $10,000 mixed with my skills and gear that I already have. Before I get too in depth I need to discuss some assumptions about the situation....   [tags: Business Analysis] 2375 words
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Motown Recording Studio - Motown of the 1960s was a successful record label that made a huge impact on American and European pop culture – it helped integrate African Americans into society and created a record-breaking amount of unforgettable hits. However, without the painstaking efforts of Berry Gordy, Maxine Powell and ___________, Motown would not be as famous.. (MUSIC AND THE COMPANY ITSELF MADE A BIG IMPACT BC OF THE CHARISMATIC ARTISTS THE ART DEVELOPMENT THE WRITING SKILLS OF SMOKEY ROBINSON ALL THE BIG HITS AND THE ARTIST DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM) In its humble beginnings, Motown was originally founded by Berry Gordy, whose drive will eventually manage to inspire many African-American artists to find opportuni...   [tags: African-Americans, Musicians, Influence] 553 words
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Our Studio Trip to Los Angeles - ... Sitting next to the Professor, I asked him, “Is that the building we will be researching and staying at, the one with the many appendages?” He responded, “Yes, that is the Sky-lot Hotel and Business Complex.” Next thing I know, we are landing at the airport in Los Angeles. We have to go rent cars and are told since we are staying at the Sky-lot Hotel and Business Complex, we have to rent cars from the Sky-lot Rental Company. As we are walking over to the Rental Company, we notice that all the cars in the lot are the same: small SUVs with slick black paint, dark tinted windows and a small logo on the side that states Sky-lot Hotel and Business Complex....   [tags: personal narrative] 1374 words
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Recording Studio: The Behringer X32 Mixer - ... The X32 provides two ways to send signals from channels to monitor buses and effects units, including the four “Bus Send” encoders or the “Sends on Fader” feature. By pressing the “Sends on Fader” button, the input faders send the signal to the user’s chosen bus with the input fader displaying the selected bus for that channel and vice versa; If a mix bus is selected, the 16 left input faders are used to set the right mix for the bus. To avoid confusion and to be user friendly, the channel numbers appear in red at the top left of the display....   [tags: channel and signal processing] 823 words
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The Architecture Studio - The Architecture Studio All my life I had dreamed of this day. I had spent countless hours playing “architecture firm” and designing various buildings on my “Home Design 2000” program. Today was the commencement of the fall 2003 semester at State University’s College of Architecture, Planning, and Design (or CAPD for short). I stood in studio #323, affectionately known to architecture majors as the “Loft Studio.” I felt lucky to get the studio with the coolest layout and the most space, for it was well known that other classes were sure to envy this room....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 1409 words
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The Studio System - The Studio System Key point about the studio system could be: Despite being one of the biggest industries in the United States, indeed the World, the internal workings of the 'dream factory' that is Hollywood is little understood outside the business. The Hollywood Studio System: A History is the first book to describe and analyse the complete development, classic operation, and reinvention of the global corporate entities which produce and distribute most of the films we watch....   [tags: Papers] 14409 words
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The History of the Photo Studios - Any product of human industry is infinite, but photography is approaching. In 1976 , it was announced John Szarkowski, curator for a long period of photography at the Museum of Modern Art , gnomically to some extent, that " the world now contains more pictures of bricks. " Metaphor of abundance , is Szarkowski is a wonderful article , which indicates that the images are not only other object in the world, at one time , and a prerequisite for the exchange . Also estimate the amount , however, it now seems impossible low ....   [tags: photo, images, industry, studio] 1423 words
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Marketing Plan for Studio 12: A Hair Salon - Action Program In order to accomplish the desired growth of Studio 12 there will be a two-year period of actions taken by the salon’s owner and staff members. January During the first six months most of the action program is geared towards attraction of new customers and making the salon widely known. Although the salon has been around for fourteen years there has not been a significant amount of increased revenue. The problem with this is not being able to adequately present themselves to the community....   [tags: new customers, new stylists]
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The Role Of Recording Studio Technology - The Role Of Recording Studio Technology Studio technology has developed drastically over the years and has become ever more vital to the record producer within the music industry. Different producers make use of studio technology in different ways, often depending on the style of music that they are producing, their preferred method of production and the band’s preference of sound. The development of recording technology has run parallel to a reorientation in popular music production. The goal of getting a good sound is no different now than it was when the first recordings were made, but the idea of what a good sound is and how it should be achieved are radically different....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Vertical integration in studio system - Vertical integration in studio system The term "vertical integration" refers to the structure of a marketplace, which is integrated (rather than segregated) at a variety of crucial levels. In the case of the motion picture industry, the studio system established a market in which the studios owned production facilities, distribution outlets, and theaters. In other words, the studios controlled every level of the marketplace from the top down, from production to exhibition. "Vertical integration" began in the 1910s and inspired the postwar consolidation of the studio system as national distribution companies, such as Paramount merged with production companies, such as Famous Players and Lask...   [tags: Economics] 488 words
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Marketing Situation of Studio 12 Hair Salon - ... The fact that incomes are rising and the easy access to international markets is increasing the spending on cosmetics or even services that offers and use cosmetics care. In the United States, purchase of beauty services has remained very strong. Even though we had a recession that caused a reduction in some products, purchasing of beauty services has been important. On the other side, consumers have become more conscious about the price they pay for services they receive. The US hair care service in particular has about 86000 establishments including barbers with annual revenue of $20 billion....   [tags: Strategy, Customer Service]
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Working as a Film Director in the Studio System - Working as a Film Director in the Studio System The efficient organization of the distribution and exhibition operations of the studios was matched by the actual film production. The studio kept everybody under contract including producers, directors, actors etc. They were usually under 7 year contracts. The studio owned distribution and exhibition system, due to its vertical integration, ensured the profitability of the film productions. This gave a great opportunity for the producers and the directors to make great movies and experiment with new methods....   [tags: Papers] 459 words
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How does Sunset Boulevard represent the Hollywood Studio System? - Sunset Boulevard directed by Billy Wilder in 1950 is based on how Norma Desmond, a huge Hollywood star, deals with her fall from fame. The film explores the fantasy world in which Norma is living in and the complex relationship between her and small time writer Joe Gillis, which leads to his death. Sunset Boulevard is seen as lifting the ‘face’ of the Hollywood Studio System to reveal the truth behind the organisation. During the time the film was released in the 1950s and 60s, audiences started to see the demise of Hollywood as cinema going began to decline and the fierce competition of television almost proved too much for the well established system....   [tags: Film Analysis]
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What is Disney and From Where Did it Come? - What is Disney. The Walt of Disney Company, initial is Disney. It is the one of biggest entertainment and Media Company all over the world. According to revenue, the Walt of Disney company of earning is just follow by Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. which is the largest film and music making company in the world. Disney is famous for the products about its film studio, the Walt of Disney studio and also is best known of theme park is called Disney land. The company own resorts, network, punishing, theatre divisions and so on....   [tags: studio, innovation, management]
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Walt Disney Set the Stage for Great Film Making - ... They created their own business called Iwerks-Disney Commercial Artists. The company was not so successful and only last one month. The two friends stayed together as they passed through jobs. They worked at the Kansas City Film Ad Company drawing cartoons for movie theaters. Disney took a camera from the company to use for his “stop-action animation” with his original drawings. His continuous practice on his Laugh-O-Grams made them far more advanced than his studio work (Schwartz). Walt Disney made puppets of his characters for his films instead of drawing them so he could save time and make the process easier on himself and Iwerks (“Walt Disney Interviewed by Fletcher Markle”)....   [tags: camera, studio, amusement park] 1300 words
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Paramount a Representation of Hollywood - Paramount, one of the big five Hollywood studio corporations, controlled the most amount of theatres in the United States during the 1930s and 40s. This meant they had an advantage when the economy in the US turned around after the great depression. This being said, many more factors come into play when defining to what extent the studio is a typical representation of a major Hollywood studio corporation in the 1930s and 40s. In this essay I will be going in-depth into what extent Paramount is a representation of other key studios in Hollywood in the 1930s and 40s....   [tags: Studio Corporation, Theaters, Hollywood]
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Stars: The Influence of Celebrities in the Film Industry and on Audiences - One of the most noticeable aspects of the entertainment industry today is the prevalence of the celebrity. In any entertainment medium whether it be music, print media or the film industry, celebrities can be seen. Celebrities are often the face of the product as well, and so they are what draws the consumer in, largely because of the sway the Celebrity has over the public. Celebrities are a rather intriguing twentieth century invention, and it is the goal of this essay to look at how a person becomes a star in the show business world, how they are marketed to an audience, and as the remarkable bond with the audience that these celebrities cultivate through their marketing and press that mak...   [tags: media, studio, hollywood]
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Universal Studio's Distribution of Despicable Me 2 - ... Market Integration Because of Comcast’s mergers with other media companies through the years, they are able to show both vertical and horizontal integration across their businesses and additional across the mass media. Comcast controls multiple NBC and MNBC news outlets, which provides an example of horizontal concentration of media (McQuail, 2010). Additionally, Comcast has the ability to develop film projects with NBCUniversal, from funding and design to filming and finally distribution and home market delivery with the cable portion of the company making it a vertical concentration as well (McQuail, 2010)....   [tags: media, marketplace, comcast]
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At first the whole class went into the drama studio and sat down. - At first the whole class went into the drama studio and sat down. Inside the room there was a projector and a video camera filming the exam. Task One All things in bold and underlined are the explorative strategies we used during the exam. At first the whole class went into the drama studio and sat down. Inside the room there was a projector and a video camera filming the exam. I was told to relax and then told to stand up and act like a character that depsised everyone else around myself. We all did this at the same time, whilst walking around the drama studio....   [tags: Drama] 1174 words
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The Film Mulan - ... Yet, such tradition is at a standstill entirely sold on the Western idea about romantic love. But on the culture of the Eastern part, the finale might have involved an arranged match between these two significant characters of the film – Shang and Mulan. Basically, to take into a wider look on Disney films since before, they provided their leads with low-comedy sidekicks. Such scene found in the film more often than not created in the form of animals and other animated ones. In addition, with the film “Mulan” is attended with, on Mulan’s journey through a gaunt dragon with the name Mushu....   [tags: film analysis, animation studio, heorine] 1102 words
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The 12th Birthday Celebration of Art Enables - On Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, I attended the 12th Birthday Celebration of Art Enables, an art studio and gallery focused on showcasing works from emerging artists in the DC area who suffer from developmental disabilities. The 12th Birthday event consisted of a sale on works created by the Art Enables artists, a reception celebrating the 12th birthday of the organization, an art workshop hosted by local artist and a day-long Valentine making station. The event started at 1p.m. and ended at 4p.m. The Art Enables team served food and drinks at the event....   [tags: enable artists, art enables, art studio] 521 words
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History of the Hollywood Star System - ... Unfortunately, bad news surrounded Downey during his dark days in the late 1990's and early 2000's , and then it was topped off by a messy divorce in 2004 (Biography.com). Downey's life started to turn around after he remarried in 2005. He is no longer dependant on alcohol and drugs and remains one of the most versatile stars in Hollywood. Downey's comeback is an inspiration to many people around the world, and his personal problems are no longer dominating the stories in the media. According to Finn, Downey recently won the Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Male Butt Kicker....   [tags: studio system era, developing popularity of actors]
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The Life of Gloria Swanson - “From the first moment on the set, I was consumed with curiosity about the technical side of shooting a sound picture (Hudson 79).” Gloria Swanson, born March 17, 1899, lived A life full of films (Eyman par. 10). Swanson, an American actress, singer, and producer, was raised by a military father and a stay at home mother; until they filed for divorce in 1916 (Gloria Swanson American par. 1). Swanson was a standard eighteen year old girl, who did not know for sure what she wanted to do with her life after she moved out (Peterson par....   [tags: sunset boulevard, mack sannett studio, actress]
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Destry Rides Again, Mr Smith Goes to Washington, and the Fall of the Hollywood Studio System - Destry Rides Again, Mr Smith Goes to Washington, and the Fall of the Hollywood Studio System Thomas Schatz cites the 1950’s as the inevitable end of the Hollywood film studio system, with the signs appearing as early as the height of the second World War (472). However, the seeds of discontent and disintegration within the system were apparent as soon as the late 1930’s, exemplified in such films as Destry Rides Again (1939, George Marshall) and Mr. Smith Goes To Washington (1939, Frank Capra)....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]
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Gregory Crewdson's In a Lonely Place - Throughout history artists have used various mediums to express their views of the world, some use oils and canvas, some use marble or clay, and others use a camera. Gregory Crewdson uses both a camera and his flawless lighting skills to create beautiful other worldly scenes. In the Article In a lonely place by Gregory Crewdson, Crewdson discusses how his art reflexes the “ideas of beauty, sadness, alienation, and desire.” Crewdson has derived these ideas from a myriad of influences. The most influential of these sources would have to be other artists and Hollywood films....   [tags: Studio Art, Artist] 1476 words
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A Brief Biography of Ana Sokolow - Through her cultural influence on dance, as well as her impact on reinventing dance itself, Anna Sokolow has gone down in history as one of the great modern dancers. Her Jewish roots were a huge basis for the dances she would perform and the messages that she would try to get across, which is significant to me and my own similar religious views. It was important for dancers and choreographers to speak up for what they believe in and disseminate their message throughout the world of the arts, and Sokolow was one of those who did this with great success....   [tags: Co-founder of the Actors Studio] 1458 words
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Analysis of the Logo, Branding, and Marketing of Universal Studios - In this essay I will look at the Film Company and distributer Universal Studios, also known as Universal Pictures. I will analyse the logo, branding, and marketing within the corporate company. Overview of Universal Studios. With a long history in the film making industry, Universal Studios is the largest film studio in the world, with 9000 employee’s. The company produced ‘ET: The Extra Terrestrial’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ which are two of the highest grossing movies in all of time. The company is quite regular in introducing new films into the consumer market, releasing on average between 15 – 18 per year....   [tags: Universal Studios Marketing Essays]
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Overview of Universal Studios - In this essay I will look at the film company Universal Studios, also known as Universal Pictures, and look at the logo and brand design within the company. Overview of Universal Studios. With a big history in the film making industry, Universal Studios is the largest film studio in the world, with 9000 employee’s. The company produced ‘ET: The Extra Terrestrial’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ which are two of the highest grossing movies in all of time. The company is quite regular in introducing new films into the consumer market, outputting between 15 – 18 per year....   [tags: logo, marketing, social media] 1843 words
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The Fox and the Hound in the Walt Disney Studios: John Lasseter - ... In 1984 he decided to work at Pixar Animation Studios for a month but he stayed and never left its side since. This became the place for where he found the freedom to produce computer-animated works like he’s always wanted to. After several years working diligently on another short film called Tin Toy, he decided to release the movie in 1988 . This was the first fully computer animated, three-dimensional movie to give Lasseter an Oscar. Pixar and Disney Animation Studios eventually teamed up and named John Lasseter as their Chief Creative Officer....   [tags: biography, pixar animation studios] 644 words
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A Case Study of Universal Studios - A Case Study of Universal Studios Universal was a relatively minor studio, one of the ‘Little Three’ companies (the others being Columbia and United Artists), which lacked their own theatres and depended for exhibition outlets on the cinema circuits of the ‘Big Five’ (Warner Bros, RKO, Fox, Paramount and MGM), the vertically integrated majors. The company established itself in the 1920s under the ownership of Carl Laemmle and adapted its studio to sound production relatively early: by 1930, all of its releases were ‘talkies’....   [tags: Papers] 490 words
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Disney MGM Studios versus Universal Studios - Disney MGM Studios versus Universal Studios "Mom, can we go to Florida" is a common phrase heard when school is out. Deciding where to go and what to see is a very hard decision for cash strapped parents. Picking one park is even harder when they are both five minutes apart from each other. When you want to see top amusement parks, you have a choice of two of the biggest names in the Industry, Disney-MGM or Universal. Both parks offer a different experience, yet they started with the same goal in mind, entertain the guest....   [tags: Papers] 434 words
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Mixed Martial Arts and Martial Arts Insurance Studios - More than 45 plus United States Athletic or Boxing Commissions have agreed to regulate and allow Mixed Martial Arts in their states. While the sport continues to explode and the enthusiasm seems to know no limits, regulation has added much needed rules and guidelines to ensure the safety of the participants and spectators. Each state has specific rules when it comes to fighter safety, typically including all combatants must participate in a pre-fight medical screening by a commission-approved doctor, and that insurance is required for all fighters and referees in the events....   [tags: Martial Arts ] 1049 words
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Maxey Hayse Design Studios Creates Interior Concepts that Inspire - ... Both firms focus more on the areas of commercial and hospitality that Maxey Hayse does, but the main difference is that Maxey Hayse also does hotel designs and the firm also have a upcoming future line. Each firm has their own ways in sale and marketing, when a consumer searches on Google for a restaurant interior designer NJ Maxey Hayse comes up as third on the list. In the past couple of years, the firm has focused on their work and not as much on the marketing side of their business that in return the firm fell from first to third position on the list....   [tags: awards, consumers, hospitality] 1470 words
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Producing Professional Recordings at Home - For most careers, sound is used as a medium for communicating thoughts, ideas, and important information. For this very reason, it is unlikely that you would ever see an office space with tall ceilings and hardwood floor—as people would be unable to clearly communicate with each other due to the echoic effects of the architectural structure. Instead, office spaces have relatively low ceilings and carpeted floor to reduce the number of reflections from a sound source. This allows our voices to be heard clearly for the intended audience—whether a cubicle neighbor, or a group of people in a conference room....   [tags: Home Sound Studios]
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The Film Industry in Florida - Florida is known for many things like its fresh oranges, its sunshine and warm climate, its beautiful beaches, its Everglades National Park, cigar factories and many more interesting things. There is also one more thing that adds on to Florida’s popularity and it is its film industry. The film industry in Florida is one of the largest in the United States. In 2006, Florida was ranked third in the U.S. for film production, after California and New York, based on revenue generated. Who knew Florida would also be famous for its film industry....   [tags: kalem studios, winter film capital] 1355 words
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A Hint of Humor, a Dash of Cinnamon... in the Legal Conflict between Warner Brothers Studios and the Marx Brothers - ... In general, humor has always had a way of easing relations with other people. Marx clearly wants to make the reader of his letter feel as comfortable as possible. This comedic writing also demonstrates to his reader that Marx is not attacking him in any way. In general, this style has positive effects and usually makes one’s reader more apt to listen to one’s point-of-view. Although humor is a good way to engage a reader, logic is what carries that reader effortlessly to the purpose of a written work, and Marx uses a fair amount of logic to explain his ideas....   [tags: casablanca, letter, refute, assertion] 602 words
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The History of Disneyland - ... November 18, 1928 Steamboat Willie, the first Mickey Mouse cartoon, opened in New York and was a huge hit. Steamboat Willie started Walt’s career because it was the first show that had music and effects added to it. This was something that was never done before but was loved by the public. Walt Disney continued to create many lovable characters and films up till WWI. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs released in 1937, was the first feature- length animated film. “Snow White, which took three years to produce, won a special Academy Award for innovation, and held the record as the movie industry’s highest grossing film until Gone with the Wind was released in 1941” (Slayman 3)....   [tags: mickey mouse, disney studios] 1283 words
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Yoga and Pilates Studios in Korea - The health and wellness market in South Korea is continuing to grow. This is largely due to the ongoing wellbeing trend and diversified product portfolios. A smart trend was dissembled in 2010, with people increasingly making purchases based on value or quality of health and wellness products. This means that consumers were willing to buy typical health and wellness product such as organic, natural and functional goods at best prices. By the end of 2009 an economic recovery started which allowed people to pay more to join fitness club, buy high end active wear, and eat wellbeing foods....   [tags: well-being and health] 515 words
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The History of American Cinema - American film from the 1960’s to present time has undergone a complete makeover. Prior to this decade, the Golden Age of Hollywood reigned. Movies were a major source of entertainment for all generations. With the popularization of television in the 1950’s and 1960’s, the average movie-goer was more likely to stay home to get their entertainment than to venture out to the theater. Studios had to learn how to deal with lesser resources while still wanting to make big-budget films. This set the stage for many changes in the film industry....   [tags: hollywood studios, movies, film industry ]
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The Golden Gate Bridge - Study tour destination The whole world scrambles just to catch a glimpse of Los Angeles each time a movie from Hollywood or Universal studio shows. Do you know that Los Angeles is home to the two studios and has a larger GDP than countries such as Belgium, Saudi Arabia, Norway and Taiwan. It is also a world leader in tourism, aerospace, clean technology, entertainment as well as healthcare. Being a large sophisticated metropolis and its ability to host a large number of movie celebrities, clearly shows that this is one of the safest cities on earth in comparison to Taiwan....   [tags: los angeles, hollywood, universal studios]
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Adaptation of Frankenstein by Mary Shelley and Universal Studios - Arguably, the two most famous film adaptations of Frankenstein are Frankenstein, directed by James Whale and produced by Universal Studios in 1931, and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, directed by Kenneth Branagh and produced by TriStar Pictures in 1994. In Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein, the Monster’s eloquence and persuasiveness make it easier for the reader to sympathize with him, yet, in most film versions of the story the Monster is portrayed as mute or inarticulate and basically inhuman. Whale’s film completely dehumanizes the Monster, however, it is mostly based on a stage play that was adapted from the novel....   [tags: human, monster, murder]
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Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure Observation Report- Observational Study on the Length of Time to Purchase Tickets at the Two Parks - 1. Introduction At the combined parks of Universal Studios (US) and Islands of Adventure (IoA) patrons have been complaining that it takes too long to both purchase park tickets and then get through the entrance lines. According to managers of the park patrons have been giving conflicting data as to which is actually having a problem. Some say that US is slower than IoA where others disagree and claim IoA is indeed the slower of the parks. To get to the truth behind the issue we conducted an observational usability study where we spent a minimum of 30 minutes at each park’s ticket purchase and entrance lines measuring the time interactions relative to time....   [tags: observation research] 1737 words
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