Friday, October 10, 2008
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Twentieth Century Fox, Universal
Time Warner owns Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, Picturehouse, Warner
America On Line.
CNN, HBO, Cartoon Network, Time, Life, Sports Illustrated, People, DC
Braves & Hawks
$60 million to make
$35 million to distribute
Theatres = 30 million weekly viewers
Television = 200 million weekly viewers
35mm film = 12+ million pixels
Broadcast Video = 350,000 pixels
HD video = 2 million pixels
Video = 17 million hues
Film = 800+ million hues
Digital compresses film, adding more bit-by-bit encoding to moving
images. Non-moving scenes flat.
Top 10 percent of all films released garners 50 percent of all box
office receipts. Most popular 30 count for 80 percent.