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Globalisation 1. What is globalisation? 2. Some films now have global release date – available to be seen by cinema audiences around the world on the same.

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1 Globalisation 1. What is globalisation? 2. Some films now have global release date – available to be seen by cinema audiences around the world on the same day. Why has this come about? (research this there might be more than one reason) 3. Produce a list of examples of films that have received a global release date

2 Film experience If films do not receive a global release date the gap between cinema release and finding the DVD in the shops is getting shorter, particularly for Hollywood films. Why is this? (research why this might be the case)

3 Film Industry 1. Make a list of local cinemas in a 6 mile radius. 2. How long has each cinema been open? 3. Can you find out brief details for the development of each cinema? 4. Do any local cinemas have a particularly long history? 5. How many screens are at each cinema?

4 Film Industry 1. What sorts of films are shown at your listed cinemas? e.g. The Watershed shows art- house films. Vue shows more blockbusters/Hollywood/children films. 2. When are they screened and how often?

5 Film Industry What is the cost for each Cinema? What is the cost for each Cinema? Is there much difference in the price? Is there much difference in the price? If so, can you see why this may be? If so, can you see why this may be? Are there special discount times or deals at particular cinemas? Are there special discount times or deals at particular cinemas?

6 Film Industry Where are your listed cinemas situated? Where are your listed cinemas situated? Why are they situated in this places? Why are they situated in this places? Are they in or out of town? Are they in or out of town? Are they easily accessible by road? Are they easily accessible by road? Are there any bus and/or rail stations nearby? Are there any bus and/or rail stations nearby? Is car-parking easy? Is car-parking easy?

7 Film Industry Do your listed cinemas advertise what they are showing in local newspapers/radio? Do your listed cinemas advertise what they are showing in local newspapers/radio? Do they offer press screenings of new films before they are shown to the public? Do they offer press screenings of new films before they are shown to the public?

8 Film Industry We are planning to go to watch Avatar in the New Year and hopefully meet with the Manager. Can you think of any questions to ask them? We are planning to go to watch Avatar in the New Year and hopefully meet with the Manager. Can you think of any questions to ask them? Some ideas: Some ideas: How the cinema decides which films to show and for how long? How the cinema decides which films to show and for how long? What percentage of films shown would be classified American? What percentage of films shown would be classified American? Whether they have deals with particular distributors or studios? Whether they have deals with particular distributors or studios? How they decide which advert and trailers to show? How they decide which advert and trailers to show? What percentage of takings come from the box-office? What percentage of takings come from the box-office? What percentage of takings come from other sources? What percentage of takings come from other sources?

9 Film Industry On our visit take shots of as many film related images that we see on the streets as possible. On our visit take shots of as many film related images that we see on the streets as possible. Note places you will definitely see images (bookstores, Film rental stores, billboards, shops selling DVDs etc) Note places you will definitely see images (bookstores, Film rental stores, billboards, shops selling DVDs etc) We will use these images once we get back to create a montage of how inescapable film is and open discussion too. We will use these images once we get back to create a montage of how inescapable film is and open discussion too.


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