But the pioneers of the industry were actually foreigners. In 1896, the Lumiere brothers demonstrated the art of cinema when they screened Cinematography consisting of six short films to an enthusiastic audience in Bombay. The success of these films led to the screening of films by James B. Stewart and Ted Hughes. In 1897, Save Dada made two short films, but the fathers of Indian cinema were Dada Saheb Phalke who in 1913 made the first feature length silent film and Ardeshir Irani who in 1931 made India's first talking film. With the demise of the silent era and the advent of the talkies, the main source for inspiration for films came from mythological texts.
Bollywood has an amazing fan base and an incredible mass appeal. Bollywood has a great impact on the common lives of Indians week in and week out. In 1913, Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema, released the first ever Indian film, Raja Harishchandra (translation: Truthful King Harishchandra) . In the 1930s, more than 200 films per year were being produced by the industry. Ardeshir Irani’s Alam Ara (translation: The Ornament of the World), released in 1931, was the first Indian sound film and it turned out to be a major commercial success.
In current times, our society is greatly profused with movie studios all over the place, but during the 1920’s, only few studios succeeded due to having the financial stability to be able to produce films. Paramount Pictures was initially brought up in 1912. Primarily, by a Hungarian-born investor named, Adolph Zukor. The incorporation truly sought prosperity. As Britannica states, “The new company, which continued to use the name Paramount as well, quickly rose to prominence by featuring such popular stars as Mary Pickford, Fatty Arbuckle, Gloria Swanson, Clara Bow, and Rudolph Valentino.
Nur Saleha Saini S10148536J Term Paper Life & Death: Malay Film Productions In 1925, the Shaw brothers by the names Runje, Runme and Runde founded Tianyi Film Company, also known as Unique, in Shanghai. (SCHOOL LIBRARY) Finding too much competition, more than ten years later in 1937, the Shaw brothers revealed plans to expand the company to Southeast Asia. The brothers did this by setting up a production house in Malaya to make Malay films that will cater the local audience. The studio was initially reported to be opened in Gopeng, Perak, however, in 1940, the brothers built a $20,000 studio located at Moulmein Road, recruiting Chinese directors named Wan Hoi-Ling and Hou Yao. Equipment and crew were brought over from Hong Kong to be used on these Malay films that starred Malaya’s own actors and
Will the editing style of Lawrence of Arabia still work in todays generation? Both the movies are well recognized and won many awards changing the film industry. Both posses an overall unique style of editing. Lawrence of Arabia released in 1962, was a biographical, action adventure drama shot captured in 70mm. It was directed by David Lean and edited by Anne V. Coates.
There was a lot of freedom which is something Germany never really experienced before. Along with the freedom of speech there came many new books, paintings and news papers that had the freedom to criticize. Some believe this was the greatest period in German history for writers and artists to create many new things. Germany also became the centre for plays and operas, the most famous playwright of the time was Bertolt Brecht with his successful “Threepenny Opera”. Germany also had a great advancement in the film industry, with great films such as “Metropolis” which was directed by the best known director Fritz Lang.
Briefly, Walt Disney Studios was founded in 1923 by the Disney brothers in Burbank, California, whereas Studio Ghibli was founded in 1985 by Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Tahakata and Toshio Suzuki in Tokyo. Given the difference of age between the studios, it’s natural that Disney has not only more movies, but that its animation and the way they tell stories has progressed a lot in its almost 100 years of existence. Also, it helps understand one of the major differences between the two: the question of auteurism. Having become this gigantic company, running for almost a century, Disney has seen a great number of animators, directors and screenwriters parade through its studios, most of them unknown to the public. Why?
Odeon Cinema becomes the largest cinema in the UK, with over one hundred cinemas. The founding of Odeon Cinema was Oscar Deutsch in 1930 (Odeon Cinema, 2018). The spelling of Odeon was an acronym of Oscar Deutsch Entertains Our Nation, at that time their art decoration and their interiors became the company icons. In the beginning, their mission statement was “not only simply somewhere to watch films, but somewhere to experience them” based on Herte (2018). The ODEON was acquired in 1941 by J Arthur Rank who had interests in the film production and distribution, in 1998 the company launch their rebranding campaign to reinforce ODEON place as market leader in the UK with introducing the “ Fanatical about the film” to UK cinema (Odeon Cinema,
Director Hari introduced Suriya as Duari Singam in the first part as a reluctant police officer with strong family values, who preferred to run a provision store over policing Nallur, a small village in Tamil Nadu. He was raw and he had his own ways of dealing with problems of villagers. He was always game for a fistfight but was also open for dialogues. The first part is all about Durai Singam overcoming his own mental barriers and convincing himself to stick to the khaki uniform. In the second part, he had no confusions and no doubts.
DECLINE OF PAKISTANI CINEMA SUBJECT: HISTORY SUBMITTED TO: MAMOONA RASOOL SUBMITTED BY: I14-0071 ABDUL MUNEM KAYANI BS (CS) 3 RD SEMESTER FAST-NUCESDECLINE OF PAKISTANI CINEMA INTRODUCTION The history of the Pakistan film industry is spread over more than 60 years. After independence, the Pakistani cinema was reborn. With shortage of funds and facilities, the industry still managed to release memorable movies. The Golden Era of our film industry came under the regime of the then president Ayub khan. Many legends and stars of our industry were introduced.