With the fast advancement of the world entertainment technology, film fanatics and the worldwide audience can now watch their favorite films right in their homes and or even watch it through online movies data base. The VHS tapes are now replaced with DVDs, Blu-Ray and the latest, the high definition television. It becomes more exciting and convenient because you do not need to go to movie theaters, grab some popcorn, and hurry yourself up just to be on time.
Let us go back to the history of movie database software program. It started on the year 1990 which was invented by Col Needham. Three years after, a more centralized interface program was created and by 1994, this interface program was upgraded to allow information submission. The program was later placed into a web-based interface and by the year 1996, the entire project was integrated in United Kingdom and formed as the Internet Movie Database Ltd. It was later bought by Amazon.com, which is now the current owner of the program.
Enough of history, this software program will greatly help film collectors and fans to organize their selection of films especially when the numbers finally reached to hundreds. The fact that …
With the swift advancement of technology, most of the business fields are frequently threatened by an evil called piracy. Piracy is rampant in many creative and technology based industries. Here we will be discussing the movie industry, which is very badly hit by piracy.
Movie piracy has become a rampant and flourishing business for a large number of people. And even the general masses accept the evil as it is helping them to save a lot of money. The easy availability and pocket friendly street price tags have made the music piracy and movie piracy industry a million dollar industry throughout the world.
The movie piracy industry has become so widespread that it is causing great loss for the film producers and as well as the distributors who invest a huge sum of money for the making of each film. Movie piracy alone has cost the United States economy $20.5 billion per year in loss of business, jobs, wages and taxes, according to a recent market study.
The film industry for years has fought a war against movie piracy. The scenario has reached such an alarming stage that illegal copies of new films are easily available through street DVD sales …
Cinemax, is an Indian company which operates theaters. It is a part of the famous Kanakia Group. Cinemax has about 138 screens, and in Mumbai alone operates from 14 different locations.
Preceding films, many years ago, plays and dances were sources of entertainment for the people. Plays had elements common to films. They had sets, scripts, actors, background scores, storyboards and audiences. Due to the absence of technology they could not be recorded. Post the 1860s celluloid was developed for still photography, making it possible, to directly capture objects in motion in realtime. By the 1880s the motion picture camera was invented allowing individual component images to be captured as well as stored on a single reel. This quickly led to the development of the motion film projector that could project these images on a large screen for the audience. The earlier forms of motion pictures had only visuals and no sound, what we today call, the silent movies. Theater owners would hire a pianist or an organist to play the background score as the film ran on the large screen.
The greatest innovation in the history of film was perhaps the development of the technicolor which was used to …
When you watch a movie in a cinema, you will find that the most important device that is used is a movie projector. This device projects the frames from a rool of film. As the result, the moving picture is created. Then, the picture is projected to a screen. In a movie projector, there are 4 components that include the lamp, lens, spool and audio. If all components work properly, you will be able to enjoy the movie that you want to watch.
Back to the past, the movie projector was invented in the 1890’s. In that period, there were many inventors around the world created the film devices. But, the most significant inventions were made by Thomas Edison and Lumiere brothers. There are many movie projection devices that were invented in the 1890’s up to the early 1900’s. Cinematographs, vitascope and kinetoscope were some of early movie projectors.
The Lumiere brothers were the first people who invented the movie projector. They knew about photograph since they worked for their father’s photography firms. They came to the invention of the movie projector after they made improvements to the still pothograph process. After their father retired in 1982, they …