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The Reality Of The Entertainment Industry

- Many people, almost all of America, choose to watch movies, whether it is in theatres or on a TV at home. Children used to flock to the old theatres where they would watch black and white silent movies. For example, popular movies such as the original Wizard of Oz (1939) and It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) were in black and white and movies like Pandora’s Box (1929) and The Phantom of the Opera (1925) were silent films. These types of films mark the transition into a new era. Nowadays one cannot turn on the television without being bombarded with the new release of movies or shows....   [tags: Film, Horror film, Entertainment, Television]

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Entertainment Industry: American Vaudeville as Seen by Its Contemporaries

- Vaudeville, Act Two: Nickelodeons With the entertainment business already booming with traveling circuses, wild west shows, burlesque, and vaudeville, just to name a few, it seemed like Americans already had an abundant amount to choose from. However, going into the 20th century, with the invention of early motion picture cameras, such as Thomas Edison's kinetograph, it seemed like only the beginning for the entertainment industry; new means of entertainment were bound to be founded. Americans wanted cheap and easily available entertainment.1 They wanted something big, as evident in the quick decline in the popularity of the kinetoscope, a novelty one-man motion picture viewer also invented...   [tags: nickelodeons, entertainment business, films]

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The Entertainment Industry Is Rewriting What We Define As Sports

- The entertainment industry is rewriting what we define as sports. In 1972 when a tournament for a game called Spacewar elevated our understanding of competitivity by becoming the first electronic tournament. Since then competitive games have made a place for themselves in minds of future electronic athletes. These types of competitions have gained traction in events that range from college tournaments to full scale event where millions of dollars are on the line. One big draw to this type of competition is due to the fact that anyone with any build or gender has a chance at becoming the best....   [tags: Sport, Game, Entertainment, The Players]

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Muslim Women in the Entertainment Industry

- Muslim Women in the Entertainment Industry Imagine a world immersed in beauty, wealth, gloss, and fame. I may be generalizing, but lets just say it’s a world in which you are born with a streaming talent that most individuals could only dream of. You constantly have hordes of spectators cheering your success and everyone wants to be your friend. The greatest fear of most women seems to be being hideous or lacking capacity and you have no idea what that feels like. Seems spectacular, doesn’t it....   [tags: Islam]

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Business Structure Of The Entertainment Industry

- Part B There are different types of business structure that can be utilised in the media and entertainment industry as because the entertainment industry is quite dynamic and challenging in nature. Each promoter in the entertainment industry should use the business structure they find to be most appropriate in addressing their business needs and to avoid he issues that will arise in the future. There are some business structures promoters could use in the entertainment industry to promote events and gain finance, like: Partnership Partnership is the relationship that exists between persons carrying on a business in common with a view to profit....   [tags: Partnership, Corporation]

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The Diversity Of The Entertainment Industry

- The subject of diversity in the entertainment industry has dominated conversations, especially following last year’s Oscar controversy that promoted celebrities to boycott the event in protest of the low number of people of color nominated for awards. This hot topic resurfaced at the 69th annual Emmy Awards, where host Jimmy Kimmel repeatedly emphasized how the nomination ballot this year was the most diverse ever. “The Emmys are so diverse this year that the Oscars are telling people we are their closest friends,” joked Kimmel during his opening monologue....   [tags: Actor, Film, Acting]

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The Reality Of The Entertainment Industry

- The entertainment industry has a seemingly insatiable appetite for all things dark and violent. A high percentage of movies and television shows released recently revolve around violent acts to draw an audience and keep them entertained. This is not a new fascination in media however, paintings and carvings have been glorifying aggression between humans since the dawn of artisanship. This is why the producers here at International Media Creations have decided that it is time to put a new spin on the entire concept of immortalizing man kind’s darkest hours....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse, Player]

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Entertainment Industry and Social Media

- ... If something is popular and controversial it becomes a smash hit. A great example of a controversial star is Miley Cyrus. Miley Cyrus is a perfect example of someone who tried one style and when that wasn’t selling, started doing the exact opposite. Miley Cyrus first made it big when she sang pop music as “Hannah Montana.” As she grew up she started to go in a different direction. Miley grew into the country genre and had come out with a few country songs while her fan base however, did not change with her....   [tags: bruce willis, movies, miley cyrus]

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The Media And Entertainment Industry

- Adolescent have a deep seed need for belonging, it is this need that often brings them to experiment with everything from sex to drugs. Drinking and being a teen seem to go hand in hand. WHY. The media and entertainment industry have taken a somewhat defensive and mixed stance against drugs and alcohol use. In America, youth programs like M.A.D.D. and D.A.R.E. encourage kids to not try or participate in these behavior. However, these programs are not addressing the core problem that is central to why teens drink or use drugs and the sudden “Epidemic” of underage drinking here and abroad....   [tags: Drinking culture, Alcoholism, Drug addiction]

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What Inspired You Enter The Entertainment Industry?

- Due to a variety of obstacles which I have had to overcome as woman, I am very passionate about strong women and women standing up for themselves and who they genuinely are. It just so happens that I am not alone, and even within the realm of the entertainment industry, there are those who are seeking to highlight the tough and dare I say “kick ass” women of films. I happened upon one such woman, Melanie Wise, and I was delighted to chat with her recently as we discussed her upcoming crowdfunded film festival which brings attention to women’s action films and the ladies who are attempting to shift the focus of the film industry....   [tags: Film, Entertainment, Movie theater, Action film]

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Entertainment Industry: Offensive America

- Offensive America Have you ever been watching a television show and suddenly something peculiar catches your attention; a word, phrase, or an action made by a character on the show. You’re almost taken aback by the thought of directors and producers putting such language or vulgarity during prime time television. How am I supposed to watch Scandal and talk with my mother about what happened in the previous episode when all that happened was that the President of the United States is having an affair with a woman who is not his wife....   [tags: inappropriate language, vulgarity]

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The Teen Entertainment Industry

- During the 20th century, the teen entertainment industry was monopolized with a common theme within many of their works: attractive people are mean. Movies, TV shows, and books such as Mean Girls, Lizzie McGuire, and Midsummer Night 's Dream depict a person or persons as attractive and portray their personality as vulgar and ill-mannered. Even though these works are artificial, attractiveness and meanness have also been seen to have a positive correlation in real life. Studies have shown that narcissists are perceived as attractive and are also better at skilled adornment....   [tags: Mind, Psychology, Physical attractiveness]

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How Steve Jobs was Responsible for Reinvigorating the Entertainment Industry

- Apple co-founder and CEO, Steve Jobs, can be portrayed as one of the greatest innovators and ambitious businessmen of the 21 century. The purpose of this essay is to explain how Steve Jobs’ ingenuity and driven nature personifies a visionary leader responsible for reinvigorating the entertainment and technology industry. I will also expound upon the events in his life which lead him to make unethical decisions based upon his personal principles. Finally, I will talk about how his visionary leadership, his unfavorable and at times unethical behavior drove his employees to work even harder....   [tags: technology industry, apple, steve jobs]

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The Music Of The Entertainment Industry And Especially As A Screenwriter

- There 's just something about Hallmark and Christmas. In our household, we typically watch little else but the Hallmark Channel during the holidays. And if you ever wondered about the immensely gifted people bringing such joyful stories to us through the art of writing, permit me to introduce you to one of these extraordinary writers--Carley Smale. Recently, she agreed to answer a few questions about her career, including her most notable Hallmark works. 12932849_10153928302385240_942965668323625579_n.jpg RH: What inspired you to pursue a career in the entertainment industry and especially as a screenwriter....   [tags: Christmas, Christmas tree, Film, Yule]

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Software Piracy : A Burden On The Entertainment Industry

- Piracy Over the years, software piracy have become a burden on the entertainment industry. Software piracy is the unauthorized selling or copying of soft wares. This occurs by copying, selling or by downloading multiple copies of a software on personal computer without the authorization of the manufacturer. There are five common types of piracy the end user piracy, the Client-server overuse, internet piracy, Hard-disk loading and software copyrighting. According to BSA, the software industry lost 63.4 billion in revenue in 2012 due to software piracy....   [tags: Copyright infringement, Warez]

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Making A Decision For Enter The Entertainment Industry

- Making a decision to enter the entertainment industry is always a difficult one. All too often, the person knows what his/her destiny is, but sometimes comfort, family and finances keep one from making the determination in line with the heart. Recently, I encountered the young actor, Justin M. Tolliver, and he is one who has learned that lesson all too well. He stepped out in faith to pursue his dream, and he was gracious enough to answer a few questions about this journey to follow his passion....   [tags: Actor, Film, Movie studio, Independent film]

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Video Games Are A Huge Entertainment Industry

- Video games are a huge entertainment industry. Video games produce over 10 billion dollars annually. The annual profit from video games greatly surpasses the annual profit of movies and music. Sixty seven percent of households in the US have a gaming console, and interestingly, it’s not just males who have these system. Forty percent of gamers are women. So how exactly did this incredibly popular industry, which lets us escape our run of the mill boring lives, to save princesses and fend off alien invasions start, and how did it get where it is today....   [tags: Video game, Video game console, Arcade game, Pong]

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Jen Morrison and Debra Rathwell's Roles in the Entertainment Industry

- The Entertainment Industry is an expanding industry with numerous career opportunities especially for the quick learning students in today’s world. I chose to study the entertainment industry because I have always had a passion for it. I grew up with music always playing on the radio and if the radio was off, the television was tuned into some show. I know many people listen to music and watch television all the time, but there is so much more to this industry. Being so passionate has led me to studying specific things in the industry and learning the ins and outs of it, which is helping me to find a potential career....   [tags: music, career, acomplishments]

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Online Gambling And Its Effects On The Entertainment Industry

- Advances in technology over the last several decades have had major impacts on the entertainment industry. For instance, as gambling has made its shift onto the Internet, there have been a number of moral and ethical issues that have arisen. Whether its people playing underage, people committing acts of fraud, or people becoming addicted, online gambling presents many dangers to its participants and the rest of society. Although there are several problems with online gambling, there are also many positive features associated with this new phenomenon....   [tags: Virtue, Ethics, Virtue ethics, Gambling]

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Walt Disney 's Influence On The Entertainment Industry

- Walter Disney also known as Walt Disney was an American motion picture and Film producer, voice actor and the Creator of Disneyland. He was born in Chicago on the 5th December 1901 and died on the 15th December 1966. He was recognised throughout the world for his Animation industry and was regarded as the cultural icon who made massive contribution to the entertainment industry in the 20th century. Walt and his brother Roy co-founded Walt Disney production, which became the best-known motion- picture Production Company in the world....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company, Mickey Mouse]

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The Japanese Entertainment Industry

- The Japanese Entertainment Industry Thirty-five years ago, Japan’s entertainment industry found an answer to its problems. Still developing in the aftermath of defeat in World War II, and the subsequent restructuring plan instituted by the United States, Japan was without surplus resources. There was no money for the production of films. American films soon began invading the Japanese entertainment industry. Yet the Japanese people longed for entertainment which would reflect their own culture....   [tags: Japan Animation Anime Art Essays]

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Music and Entertainment Industry: Digital TV and MP3s

- ... Cinemas are also been effected by ICT as a result in the advances in technology films are bow shown in better quality because of the improvement in ICT with cameras. And also film has improved from ICT because you can now download films of the internet and put them on to a DVD. DVDs came into existence as a result in developments in ICT, DVDs have created the chance for people to watch things whenever they want which the can buy from shops. ICT now also has the ability to send out digital Radio which allows certain radio stations to broadcast solely on computers and certain digital radio players....   [tags: ICT, videos, devices]

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Canada and Their Government´s Intervention in the Entertainment Industry

- Many people argue whether not Canada has any culture at all, and why American culture seems to have such a big influence on Canadian music, art and television. Over the years the Canadian government has tried to protect and develop talent in Canada. Once British traditions started to fade away, the influence on Canada from America became stronger. If Canada was to become a strong independent country they needed their own identity. The government support has played an important role in the arts development, as has the establishment of numerous art schools and colleges across the country .Canada has produced a variety of well-known films, actors, and authors....   [tags: Nationalism, Heritage, Influence]

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Animal Cruelty in Factory Farms, the Clothing Trade, Laboratories, and the Entertainment Industry

- Animal rights is the viewpoint that animals have rights corresponding to the way humans do. Animal cruelty is a worldwide social problem that is multidimensional. Animals are generally abused in four major areas: factory farms, in the clothing trade, in laboratories, and in the entertainment industry (PETA.org). Factories often conceal their harmful acts to avoid animal welfare laws imposed by the government. In a household, people isolate or physically abuse their animals, which can also be linked to family abuse....   [tags: Animal Rights, Social Issue]

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The Entertainment Industry's Standards of Beauty and Impact on Youth

- The Entertainment Industry's Standards of Beauty and Impact on Youth “Man, I am hungry. But if I eat, I will never be able to look like that celebrity.” These words could come out of a typical teenager’s mouth. If a teenager sees someone on TV, in a movie, or in a magazine that he or she wishes to look like, he or she may try anything necessary to accomplish it. The standards of beauty set by the entertainment industry today are having a negative effect on today’s youth. Have you ever heard of Calista Flockhart, Lara Flynn Boyle, Jennifer Aniston, or Antonio Sabato Jr.....   [tags: Media Argumentative Persuasive Argument]

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Video Game Industry Is Responsible For A Great A Part Of American Entertainment

- The Video game industry is responsible for a great a part of American entertainment. All sorts of people have use of video games wether they are male or female or if they are in elementary, high school, college, or even married. Video games revolve around the superficial life where you can accomplish mostly anything. Government, parents, news media and so on believe video games lead to Gun violence. The video game industry has been blamed for gun violence since most massive gun shooters have been associated with video gamers....   [tags: Video game, Video game industry]

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The Effects of Performing Schools on Children

- When he is 5 or 4, most of child dreamed about 'being movie star when grow up' because it is fantastic to known by everyone and being a hero in the movie for children. Parents want their children to do some good jobs that tempts other people and they want to be proud of their children. So when their children are at this age, they direct them to the art performing schools. To a certain extent it might be beneficial for kids to develop communication skills, personality and knowledge about health but as well as these positive sides forcing children to become to be part of this show may come with some problems....   [tags: performing arts, entertainment industry]

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What Impact Has the Commercializaiton of English Football Clubs Had on Their Own Corporate Responsibility Policies

- ... The successful implementation of corporate citizenship initiatives can deliver a range of benefits for football clubs such as the development of long-term loyalty, legitimacy, trust and brand equity, which can contribute to the development of competitive advantage and improve financial performance (Walters and Chadwick, 2009). Evidence of research into CSR activities of Scottish football clubs from the 2008 season shows that an effective application of CSR policy by football clubs can offer an array of benefits to both the donor and a wide range of stakeholder recipients of such policies (Hamil et al, 2009) Hamil also made a point that with the limited academic literature on CSR and spor...   [tags: sports entertainment industry]

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Is Teenage Gambling a Problem in Canada?

- Gambling has become one of the major components in Canada’s entertainment industry. Not only has gambling become popular among adults, but it has also gained popularity among teenagers. The various types of gambling include lottery or scratch cards, card games such as blackjack, bingo and gambling machines. Gambling can affect an individual both mentally and physically. Some of the harmful effects of gambling include experiencing depression, isolation, loss of sleep, stress related problems, loss of control and many more....   [tags: effects of entertainment industry]

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The Music Industry : An Epic Fight With Youtube

- The music business is secured an epic fight with YouTube, the most famous on-interest administration, over the declining sovereignty rates the site pays per stream as it develops, and the trouble in distinguishing copyrighted material from the mass of recordings transferred on the site. The site intentionally offers record names a framework to naturally square, adapt or quiet their music on the site, coordinating sound documents with 99.7% exactness, the administration says, and a chance for marks to take advantage of client transferred content rather than simply turning to sending takedown takes note....   [tags: Music industry, EMI, Sony Music Entertainment]

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Research Summary- Sony Music Entertainment Must Compete in the Digital Industry

- Introduction Sony Music Entertainment has a challenge in the field of digitally distributed music. Sony wants to be the frontrunner in innovative music products, but is behind Apple. Sony is losing its market to other industries that produce more advanced and user-friendly devices. With the emergence of digital downloads, iTunes has become king for those who listen to music digitally. With the projected growth of digitally distributed music, Sony needs to develop strategies to combat its competitors by offering more novel and breakthrough products....   [tags: music, technology]

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Reality TV Shows

- Big Brother, Survivor, The Apprentice, and The Bachelor: all these programs have one thing in common. They are classified as reality TV shows. This list is just a representative of the literally hundreds of reality TV programs that have eclipsed the TV scene. Reality TV programs have become a popular genre today due to two major reasons. First, they are much cheaper to produce because they do not require expensive actors like fictive drama series. The second and the major reason is that they are believed to depict purported or actual reality thereby assuring their audience that they are seeing life as it really is, without artifice and storytelling expertise....   [tags: Entertainment Industry, Pros, Cons]

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Are Actors and Athletes Paid Too Much?

- What comes to mind if someone mentions entertainer or an athlete. People think of their lavish lifestyle, and their salaries are excessive. Many say that athletes and entertainers live in a care free world by all the money they make and that their job isn’t that hard to do. Although some people say that people who contribute to the society don’t make money like entertainers and athletes do, because of all the extravagant amount of money they make, the consumers would have to pay more. I feel that entertainers and athletes should be making their high salaries because they put in hard work to get to that point, freely donate to charities, and society aids their high wages....   [tags: salaries in the entertainment and sports industry]

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How Netflix Started and their New Threats

- Netflix offers streaming entertainment content to its customer as well as DVDs and Blu-Ray Disc content by mail. Netflix now, has 29.2 million people in the US subscribed to its $8-a-month streaming plan, which is, for the first time, greater than HBO’s domestic subscription base of 28.7 million. The cable TV industry’s stagnation has had its own trouble signing up new subscribers. (Outside the US, the situation is much different: HBO has a huge lead over Netflix. Offering VOD through online streaming Netflix was the first to enter the market giving them a competitive advantage over HBO in international markets....   [tags: dvd, streaming entertainment, tv industry]

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The Need for Drug Testing in World Wrestling Entertainment

- It took the death of superstars to make the company realize the importance of their superstar's health. World Wrestling Entertainment made drug testing official in 2005 when a superstar by the name of Eddie Guerrero Passed away. The author states "After one of professional wrestling`s biggest star died, World Wrestling Entertainment said it would start random testing for drugs, steroids and prescription drug abuse by its performers"(Wrestling With Drug…).The company began to get serious with their performers by starting new rules and regulations....   [tags: industry, death, performers]

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Video Games : A Major Influence On Entertainment World

- Thesis: Being a newly found industry, video games can be acknowledge as a major influence in entertainment world. The hobby adapts modern business practices, international appeal, and the integration of other industries let’s videogames enter the mainstream limelight. Claim 1 Each major factor of business- from development to marketing and advertising- video games have intercepted and use like every industry before. Gaming companies have dealt with varying markets over the years. Every generation holds some new or modified method to advertise and sell games....   [tags: Video game industry, Video game]

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The Prosperity From Free Entertainment

- Recent technological innovations have allowed for our civilization to enjoy an age of superior entertainment, more people have command over how, when, and why they access entertainment. This special access that we have gained has changed many industries in the business, such as the music industry. It is necessary that this change positively influence both the consumer and producer of the music. That is why music should be free to purchase because the free and easy to obtain abundance of music will enable the artists of the music to sell more merchandise and sell out more concerts, not to mention an increase in music quality and the elimination of music piracy....   [tags: innovations, music industry]

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The Cable Television Industry in the United States

- ... Netflix incorporated group the jobs by the aims of functions, rather than by consumers or geography. It is a functional organizational structure. CEO Reed Hastings has centralized the marketing, talent, service, finance, product, and content six different departments, each with individual managers. “CEO plays an important role in defining the architecture, coordinating activities across departments, making key operating decisions, and setting strategy.” CEO centralized the different functions could help promote effective coordination and improve to disperse the specific knowledge within the different functional area....   [tags: netflix, entertainment, competitors]

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Entertainment And Its Effect On Society

- Every morning along with my alarm, I am greeted by notifications from the news, social media, and celebrities. Throughout my day I continue to experience literature, news, and social media. Before bed, like countless other teenagers, I like to relax by watching a TV show on the ever-popular streaming website, Netflix. Needless to say, entertainment is always present in today 's society. Entertainment has the capacity to be informative and enjoyable: a source of relaxation and mindless fun. However, it is what we, as members of society, do with entertainment that determines the impact it will have on our society....   [tags: Television, Entertainment, Mass media, Film]

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Atari and the Video Game Industry

- Many members of the current generation enjoy playing video games, but how many of them actually know where this interactive entertainment art form started. This is where Syzygy, now Atari, comes in. At its height, Atari almost single-handedly started and sustained the video arcade and home console markets, but was also a major contributor into the downfall of this same market in 1983. Atari started video game history with their video arcade games. Although they did not actually start the video arcade, Atari did make the first commercially sold and commercially successful arcade games....   [tags: Syzygy, history of interactive entertainment]

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Movie Analysis : The Movie Industry

- The movie industry is so important to our lively hoods. We dress up and go to premieres as if it was the most significant event that is the universe will ever hold. For 2 hours we snack on buttered popcorn and the sweet sour candy, and we live in a fantasy world. The emotions that run through our body feel realer than ever. It makes us connect. I cannot lie, but I simply can’t wait for the new Star Wars premiere. I will be buying my tickets as soon as possible. This movie has crossed into multiple generations and is a story line that everyone knows....   [tags: Film, Narrative, Movie theater, Entertainment]

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Hospitality Industry : A Wider And Diverse Industry

- The hospitality is taken from the term ‘hospice’, meaning a house of rest for pilgrims during medieval times (Grottola, 1988). Hospitality may be defined as the reception of guest and catering to their needs and expectations, these may include food, beverage, lodging, and transportation, activities/Entertainment, shopping and supporting services. Hospitality entails a mixture of tangible and intangible factors that include the behaviors of employees and make available for guest’s security, psychological and physiological comfort (Brotherton, 1999)....   [tags: Hotel, Hospitality industry, Lodging, Yahoo!]

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Journalism backs the Entertainment and Advertising Moment

- As part of pop culture’s largest entertainment and advertising movement, magazine journalism and publishing is a profession based on research, writing and reproof that I feel led to pursue because of the desires and talents that god has blessed me with. Journalism is the action of providing citizens with the information they need to stay independent, free, and self-governing. This main focus has remained constant throughout journalism’s long history. Although journalism has been stretched to a new level, as anyone with basic writing skills and technology may call themselves journalist, the definition remains the same that it is the sending out of new information to the people that they might...   [tags: advertisements, entertainment, journalism, ]

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The On The Entertainment Field

- The entertainment field is very complex, most disputes between producers and unions are resolved by an arbitrator who will interpret the contract. If an arbitrator awards a remedy, a court may be called upon to enforce the award. Court enforcement is necessary in very few arbitration cases, especially in the international context (Bartlett). Disputes involving licensing contracts are often lengthy and complex and involve numerous parties. Most of the lawsuits involving union employees are resolved through arbitration, since union contracts have long resorted to this process to expedite the resolution of disputes (Bartlett)....   [tags: Contract, Contract law, Arbitration]

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The Success Of The Music Industry

- Who is your all-time favorite artist or band. Chances are you’ve seen them in concert one or five times, and perhaps you even bought a t-shirt to remember the night. Regardless of your musical preferences, fans just like you make up the audiences that every aspiring musician hopes to perform and create music for one day. Yet the most essential, and often overlooked, member of every band is one who never even steps foot on stage– it’s manager. They oversee the many business aspects of the band’s career, such as booking venues and promoting ticket sales....   [tags: Music industry, Record label]

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Tourism Industry, Characteristics And Importance Of The Hospitality Industry

- Task 1 Describe the size, scope, growth and economic importance of the hospitality industry LO 1.1- Describe the history of the hospitality industry, characteristics and importance of the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry has developed continuously over the decades .The history of the hospitality and tourism industries are strongly linked, starting back when people started to travel for business, traced back to as early as 3000BC in Egypt. Knowles (1996:2) describes the hospitality industry as ‘any combination of the three core services of food, drink and accommodation … a blend of ‘tangible and intangible elements’ - and the service, atmosphere and image that surrounds them.’...   [tags: Hotel, Hospitality industry, Restaurant, Lodging]

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American Film and Television Industry

- Hollywood, a metonym for the American film and television industry is located in the West-northeast of Los Angeles Downtown. Due to its fame and cultural identity as the historical center of movie studios and stars, the word “Hollywood” stands an influential venue internationally. Many historic Hollywood theaters are used as venues to premiere major theatrical releases, and host the famous Academy Awards. It is a popular destination for nightlife and tourism, and home to the Walk of Fame. Except the film and television industry, Hollywood is famous of its editing effects, post-production, and lighting companies as well....   [tags: Film Industry, History]

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The Church Industry

- Is the church a social club where handsome young men come to window shop for pretty young ladies. Is the church a beautiful architectural masterpiece like the 50,000 sitter church auditorium – “Faith Tabernacle” reputed to be the single largest church building on Earth, according to Guinness Book of Records (2007). Should we liken the church to a football club, where only valuable players (big boys in Nigeria context) sit in front roles and drop big money for church project. No, is the church is a money-making venture piloted by pastors who use tithe and offering to buy flashy cars, fly private jet and live in lavish houses....   [tags: Entertainment, Poverty, Media]

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Animals in Entertainment

- The world is constantly trying to invent and find new forms of entertainment. This being said, people often find pleasure in watching animals. When thinking about how animals are used in the entertainment industry, it seems that in most cases they are being mistreated. Owners of such animals that are neglected lack the care and knowledge to provide for them. This is a social issue because not only do we use animals for our own enjoyment, but we uproot them from their natural habitats and take them away from their families....   [tags: mistreatment, animal cruelty]

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The Music Recording Industry

- The biggest accomplishment for any artist is recognition, appreciation and success of there work. Therefore, you can imagine the hope and courage Chance the Rapper is giving all independent artist. Chance the Rapper was able to successfully release his album via apple music and later, many other streaming platforms without the support of any record label. The Album entitled “Coloring Book” is currently number 8 on Billboard’s critically acclaimed Top200 list based on stream listens alone. Chance is currently on tour where most of the shows are sold out....   [tags: Record label, Music industry, Recording contract]

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Video Games And The Video Game Industry

- In 2017, video games are always a current trending topic for video game enthusiast like myself. According to IGN, the major news outlet for video games, stated that 16-30 years spend hundreds of dollars on a PlayStation 4 so they can play popular games such as FIFA and Call of Duty. American culture is obsessed with video games because you can disappear in this virtual world and play as a character that contradict your personality. You can be a sniper on Call of Duty; you can be a basketball player on NBA 2K17 or football player on Madden 2017; you can be a criminal on Grand Theft Auto, Mafia III, and Watchdogs 2....   [tags: Video game, Video game industry, Reinforcement]

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Entertainment that Shape American Culture

- Reading and writing. Painting and drawing. Dancing and singing. Just a few of the many forms of entertainment that shape American culture. Many people seek various outlets in their leisure time, both active and passive; and whether it be sports, TV, music, etc. most can agree that entertainment is a fundamental aspect of today’s society. Although its influence is undeniable, some people (like those that Neal Gabler writes about in his book Life the Movie: How Entertainment Conquered Reality) may argue that this is bad for our society, only leading to corruption....   [tags: reality t.v., gladiators]

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The Between Arts And Entertainment

- The qualifications for classifications as art, the connection between arts and entertainment, the relationship between business and the arts and the safety net of the non-profit classification are explored in the following paragraphs. What is art. The distinction between what the masses consider art is indeed changing. Gone are the days where only precise oil-paintings by a classical trained man in a black baret are exclusively classified as the only true form of art. Nowadays people are willing to label numerous activities that involve creative processes as “art.” After All what is art....   [tags: Art, Arts, Music, Aesthetics]

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Walt Disney: Genius of Entertainment

- Throughout the course of his life, Walter Elias Disney, more commonly known as Walt Disney, used his talents to become one of the most famous and influential people in the world. His unstoppable ambition and persistence drove Walt Disney to pour in every ounce of creativity into his work. His originality and inventiveness was exhibited by his numerous contributions to society as a whole. With his limitless imagination, Walt created quality entertainment that will be known by generations to come....   [tags: Walt Disney Essays]

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Easier, Faster Way to Entertainment

- As time has progressed in society and people’s values have changed, the entertainment industry has seemed to focus less on talent and ethics, and more on social and appearance appeal. Media and technology have become more important in everyday life, so a person may rely heavily on those factors for pretty much anything, especially entertainment. In today’s society, people have to complete tasks in very little time, this concept has transferred over to how people spend their leisure time; things have to be made available quickly so that little to no work has to be applied to in order to relax....   [tags: Technology]

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Media 's Influence On Entertainment

- Entertainment effectively attracts a large number of audiences’ attentions, as well as brings more opportunity to earn money. Entertainment uses audiences to create huge economic benefit for media industry by three ways. The first way is media directly get profits by audiences consumption. Media industry uses entertainment that contains some sentimental contents can always invoke similar experiences or emotions with audiences, and then attracts a large number of audiences to engage with different these media products, thus get profits from them....   [tags: Social media, Mass media, User-generated content]

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A Brief Note On Video Gaming And The Video Game Industry

- Sexism in Video Gaming The video game industry, also known as the interactive entertainment, is the development, marketing, and selling of video games to millions of people worldwide. The video game industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S. economy. Today, players of all backgrounds and ages enjoy playing video games. According to Michael Gallagher’s book, there are around 155 million Americans that play video games. There is an average of two gamers in each game-playing U.S....   [tags: Video game, Video game industry]

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The Movie Industry

- What are You Looking At. Oh, those were the days. Remember high school. Oh, high school. A world without subject-by-numbers, p-sets, all-nighters, or worries. There wasn't much of anything to do, period. The most exciting thing that could happen to you in high school was probably go to a keg party-er, did I say keg. You know I meant cake, and going to the big premiere of "Spider-man." Friday night at the movies with your buds was a sure-fire way to pass two or three hours of your endless free time....   [tags: Film Industry Movies Essays]

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Video Games : A Multi Billion Dollar Industry

- Video games are a multi-billion dollar industry. Playing into both the cost and profit circulating within the industry is the advertising content disseminated to consumers. Like other entertainment media, advertising derives from the content itself—film trailers tout some of the best moments of the picture, for instance. However, the content of video games is uniquely tied to the industry’s advertising goals and whom the industry deems to be part of its target audience. In essence, AAA games—those developed by large production companies—are made and advertised based on the target audience....   [tags: Video game, Video game industry, Gender]

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Digital Distribution And Music Industry

- There are six key new market disruptions concerning the digital distribution of music: the creation of a new and broad customer base, the possibility of an annuity versus a per-unit revenue model, the gatekeeper advantage for a record company having proprietary access to a new digital distribution infrastructure, understanding of a technology that could be applied to other digital content, need for balance between physical and digital distribution strategies, the strategy the incumbent should adopt with respect to the evolving war over digital distribution standards....   [tags: Music Industry Digital Technology]

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All the World's A Stage

- I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” This quote comes from Maya Angelou. I relate this to the industry of entertainment because entertainers, performers and musicians make people feel a certain way. Entertainers can make millions of dollars and that all comes over time with practice and perfection of their craft. The entertainment industry is for talented people, young or old, who want to share their talent with the world....   [tags: Entertainment]

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Does Privilege and Wage mean Success on the Stage?

- Does Privilege and Wage mean Success on the Stage. Let’s face it, you can’t turn on your TV at the moment without another reality show promising young hopefuls the chance of fame and celebrity. It’s everywhere – from ‘X Factor’ to ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, thousands of young aspiring Britney’s and Justin’s are led to believe that fame is just around the corner. But is it really that easy. How many of these ‘wannabes’ go on to achieve real success. Is it really that easy to become a big name in the West End or is it all down to hard work, going to the right schools and knowing the right people....   [tags: Entertainment]

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Don't Judge a Celebrity By It's Cover

- Humans are judgmental creatures by nature. Since our inception it has been programmed into our brains to be this way and at one point with due cause. It was vital for the preservation of our species to make observations and respond to stimuli in our environments. However, as a necessity, being judgmental has for the most part dissipated. It is no longer vital to our existence to determine on the first encounter with a unfamiliar entity whether or not they are going to be friend or foe; if they bare their teeth and the hair on the back of their neck stands up, our culture acknowledges the safer bet is the latter....   [tags: Entertainment ]

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Regal Entertainment Group

- The term “big business” attracts a wild frenzy of bad connotation that leads us to believe that the leaders in the business world are innately a bunch of no good, greedy, old men in black suits. The corporate world is cutthroat and if you want to survive in it, you will spend your days walking on thin ice, because any mistake you make can affect everyone below you. The business being analyzed in this paper is going to be Regal Entertainment Group. The exploration of the stakeholder models, internal and external factors will be discussed throughout the course of this paper....   [tags: Stakeholder Models, Factors]

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Digital Entertainment Piracy : The Big Debate

- Digital Entertainment Piracy: The Big Debate America thrives on entertainment. It has always been a big part of our culture. This love of music, movies, games etc. has gone to the next level now that we are in an age like no other in history. The digital age. The era of worldwide content at anyone’s fingertips has brought a wave of new entertainment companies and practices especially tailored to consumers. In a world where instant entertainment is found on devices that fit in pockets or even in someone’s ear, people are finding it difficult to wait for the traditional entertainment companies to catch up....   [tags: File sharing, Copyright, Digital rights management]

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Entertainment Aspects And The Motion Picture Exhibition

- This case really takes a look into the world of the movie industry. The entertainment aspects and the motion picture exhibition are massive points that really make this case study interesting. This case harps on the dynamics of the value variables that have an impact on the profitability of movie theater owners. Consumers ultimately decide the way the studio-dominated business model will grow. Movies are a key influencer in the market of entertainment. In the U.S it is one of largest exports. It currently is consisted of 3 stages which include; studio production, distribution, and exhibition....   [tags: Film, Movie theater, Strategic management, Ticket]

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Gaming: Not Just for Entertainment but Also to Learn

- Outline Gaming, Not a Waste of Time Anymore Thesis: With enhancements in the gaming genre being created every day, many industries, experts and educators are seeing the benefits of using this technology in ways outside of just entertainment purposes. • History of gaming, where it originated • Gaming and technology today and the kids that use them • History of the in home game systems • What the Game Industry has done for the economy o How it has evolved o How the gaming industry has impacted careers • Presidential recognition of the industry • Concept of gaming used in other professions o Military/armed forces o NASA o Health Care o Education • Other devices used for gaming other than com...   [tags: Knowledge, Technology, Education]

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How Entertainment Has Ruined Society

- ... At its core, society is miserably ruined. To quote Shakespeare, society is "as rotten as ever oak or stone was sound," and on entertainment lies most of the blame. In today's society, students take a different approach to dancing at prom, homecoming, and the like, than was customary of the generations that preceded. Instead of the low contact, save-room-for-Jesus type of dancing our parent's did at their dances, teens are moving their bodies in the way of the infamous "twerk", and bumping and grinding, one skimpy dress away from full fledged intercourse on the dance floor....   [tags: music, morals, sexual]

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Entertainment Media´s Influence on Youth

- Even though Some Hollywood entertainment can teach teen’s moral values and lessons, Hollywood makes teens reckless because teens think if it can happen in the movies it can happen in reality and teens want to do what the 'big' actors do. Entertainment media, in all of its various forms, has had a tremendous impact on how we should think, perform and desire to be. The public are lead to believe the movies, TV shows, etc. are all real happenings. “The Hollywood industry is one of the most powerful and influential enterprises in the world, its visual voice heard around the globe” (Lowson)....   [tags: impact, think, perform, desire, society]

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Sony Music Entertainment Division Analysis

- Introduction The problem which our company found with Sony’s music entertainment division was their lack of focus on digital distribution. That is, most consumers do not know the artists or content which Sony Music Entertainment has to offer. Also, if consumers were aware of the content which Sony has made available, most consumers would download it illegally rather than pay for it because they feel that the price is too high. The trend of digitally available content is an essential adaptation for an industry giant such as Sony due to the fast paced “on-demand” society in which we currently live....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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The Entertainment Fields

- The Entertainment Fields In this literature review, I wil attempt to explain the wealth of opportunities available to technical communicators in the electronics entertainment industry due to the changing nature of video game the technical communication and electronics entertainment fields. I believe an abundance of opportunities exist for technical communicators in the video game industry because the industry itself is stil rather young and poselopingnorms. Documentation and information organization are an integral part of video ga me construction....   [tags: Technology Video Games Papers]

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The Transformation Of The Music Industry

- THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE MUSIC INDUSTRY IN THE ADVENT OF MEDIA CONVERGENCE Remember Napster, the first peer-to-peer file sharing service found in 1999 that raised a ruckus in the music industry. Through Napster, web users copied digital recordings that thousands of other users could copy for free, ultimately creating “a copying frenzy” (Rose, 2000). The birth of digital file sharing created uproar in the music industry as the opportunities for piracy escalated (Freedman, 2003). Contrary, this forced the music industry to retaliate; causing monumental changes in the way music was created, formatted, distributed and consumed....   [tags: Music industry, Record label]

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The Truth About the Music Industry

- Music is universally known as an expression of emotion, rebellion against the man, a way of life, a random collection of sounds, an annoying thing kids listen to, or even a vacation from everything, but in reality music is free of all definition. The industry involved in buying, selling and recording of music has grown so old, treacherous, and ignorant that it can not figure out the steps it needs to evolve with the rapidly expanding music industry. Musicians and fans alike are screaming about the dire need of some modern day innovation in the market....   [tags: Music Industry Research paper]

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Bad Language and Violence in Entertainment

- I find this "liberated age" morally and intellectually void of any redeeming qualities. I must admit that when I was a teenager life styles were, in comparison, almost puritanical and teenagers felt life was too restrictive. Today the restrictions have indeed been relaxed. In fact I see very little sign of any restrictions on content and explicitness and I find this both annoying and insulting to my concept of decency or morality. I search through the movie listings to find a film that will be enjoyable....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Media TV Violence]

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Challenges of the Automobile Industry of USA

- As we all know, automobile industry plays an important part in the economy of USA; however, this industry is facing some environmental challenges. In this assignment, I would like to discuss about the challenges that the automobile industry of USA is struggling with. Specifically, there are four main challenges that will be looked into details which are global competition, new technology, emission’s effect on the environment and the government’s reaction, and the consumers’ opinion about the products....   [tags: car industry, american automobile, gm]

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The Device That Will Revolutionize the Gaming Industry

- Throughout time, technological tools have been created and improved for the well-being of humans. From the discovery of fire to having robots educate children, all inventions influence and impact the way we live in a society. Another instrument which will soon remodel the gaming industry and our lifestyle is the Oculus Rift. According to Chacos, Edge-Salois, Hamdan, Luckerson and Trivedi, there is research to prove that the Oculus Rift is a device that will revolutionize the gaming industry and the real world....   [tags: Technological Tools, Advancements, Gaming Industry]

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Controversy over Entertainment Contracts for Young Artisits

- Entertainment contracts require young, aspiring entertainers to often spend multiple sleepless nights training to become what seems to be the impossible: A global pop icon. In the entertainment industry, it is very common for an artist or entertainer to be under a contract with a company. Being under a contract means a set amount of time the artist has to stay under the company. As long as the contract is in play, the artist has to comply with whatever their companies say. The company is in charge of housing, advertising, training, and making the schedule for their artists....   [tags: training, idols, power]

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Hospitality Industry And Tourism Sector

- Hospitality industry is one of the several industries, which has gradually gained prominence in the modern business world. In order to fully explain the role of hospitality industry within the travel and tourism sector and the interrelationship between the two, it is imperative to discuss what the hospitality sector actually entails. Hospitality sector comprises of various smaller sectors, for instance restaurants, hotels, accommodation, holiday and theme parks, transportation, event management and most importantly, travel and tourism services....   [tags: Hotel, Tourism, Recreation, Hospitality industry]

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Walt Disney Company : A Diversified Media And Entertainment Company

- The Walt Disney Company is a highly diversified media and entertainment company that has been growing by leaps and bounds since its inception in the late 1920’s. In the past few decades, The Walt Disney Company has expanded into numerous markets and diversified its business greatly. The company states that their corporate strategy is targeted at creating high-quality family content, exploiting technological innovations to make entertainment experiences more memorable, and expanding internationally....   [tags: Walt Disney, The Walt Disney Company, Mickey Mouse]

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A Brief Note On The American Auto Industry

- When a 25-year-old becomes pregnant, she needs to make some daunting decisions regarding her lifestyle. One of those decisions is whether or not to replace her ten-year-old car. It has been making some ominous rattling sounds and doesn 't like to go over hills. She 's always thought it had “character”, but are those quirks safe for her baby. How will she know what kind of vehicle she needs for the lifestyle she is going to be living. The American auto industry has managed to innovate along with the changing tides of American culture....   [tags: Automotive industry, Automobile]

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