By Wheeler Winston Dixon
They are shot on high-definition electronic cameras—with computer-generated results extra in postproduction—and transmitted to theaters, web pages, and video-on-demand networks around the world. they're considered on computer, iPod, and cellular phone displays. they're videos within the twenty first century—the made of electronic applied sciences that experience revolutionized media construction, content material distribution, and the event of moviegoing itself.
21st-Century Hollywood introduces readers to those worldwide variations and describes the decisive roles that Hollywood is taking part in in picking the electronic destiny for international cinema. It bargains transparent, concise causes of an immense paradigm shift that maintains to reshape our courting to the relocating photo. packed with quite a few distinctive examples, the e-book will either train and entertain movie scholars and film enthusiasts alike.
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3 million at the domestic box ofﬁce). . Although [audience member] 27-year-old Diana Salazar didn’t know that Bay had directed the movie, she praised its execution. “It had a lot of action. It was really interesting to see the good ﬁght scenes,” she said. “Either I like the plot or I don’t. ” For Bay, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen succeeds because it appeals to “the kid in all of us—it’s a wish-fulﬁllment movie. This one is just a big, epic adventure. It’s got scope beyond belief and it’s got more heart,” while also noting that his long apprenticeship as a director of television commercials helped him immeasurably in capturing the audience’s attention.
There’s much, much more out there for those willing to take the time to troll the web for diversion or enlightenment—though there’s also apparently more of the former than the latter. But with the advent of Google TV, discussed later in this book, it seems likely that web and conventional television programming will soon mesh into an endlessly interactive experience far removed from what one traditionally associates with the “turn off your mind; relax and ﬂoat downstream” 30 THE DIGITAL CENTURY ethos of zoning out in front of the tube as a way to unwind at the end of day.
But the web is another matter, and access to it is much easier to obtain. While conventional television (even cable and on-demand broadcast delivery systems) has a ﬁnite amount of space for programming, 22 THE DIGITAL CENTURY the viewer space on the web is literally limitless, and those eager to share their handmade visions have found their own space on YouTube, which has, in many ways, transformed our collective visual culture. Created in “2005 by three former PayPal employees . . Chad Hurley, Steven Chen, and Jahed Karim,” the site’s domain name was registered on February 15 of that year and, after roughly 4 months of development, previewed for the public in May 2005 in a beta version.