Electronic Media Final

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What are the 6 major Hollywood based movie studios?
Warner Bros, Paramount, Walt Disney, Columbia, Universal, Fox
WGA
Writer's Guild of America
Who is the owner of CMT?
Viacom
Who is the owner of NBC?
Comcast
Who is the owner of MTV?
Viacom
2 basic things to understand about directors
1. The creative leader of the movie is the director (not usually the producer); In television this is not so, but it is the producer
2. The first person a director hires is the director of photography
*The director of photography usually knows the most on the lighting and the technical aspects of the camera
In music, a ____ comes first; in TV, a _____ comes first
demo; pilot
storyboarding
a comic book drawing of a scene, basically like you are reading a comic strip in the sunday paper funnies
pre-production
to make sure you will have a smooth production
production
where you make sure everything looks and goes right
post production
where you fix everything
major music trade publication
billboard
major hollywood trade publications
The Hollywood Reporter and Variety
Types of Programming
1. Original
2. Network
3. Re runs
4. First run orignal programming
5. Network first run
Network
affiliated with national organization; run what network sends them
Syndicated
each individual city that has a TV or Radio station goes to a programming supplier (NBC, universal, etc) and has auction or tries to sell; way you pay is advertising, commercial advertising,
counter programming
when you do something the opposite of whatever is on; example if the bachelor is running, then run something on you channel that will appeal to male audience. Another example=super bowl and puppy bowl
Where are movies made
The home of the movie is Hollywood, but their business offices are almost all in NYC.
Runaway production
run away from Hollywood and films are being made elsewhere, like in Atlanta and Baton Rouge
Film festivals
where a lot of the business in the tv and film industry go on
Biggest film festival in the world
Cannes
Biggest film festival in North America
Toronto
Big days for movies to come out
1. Memorial day 2. The wednesday before thanksgiving
Two kinds of movies
1. Star Driven
2. Concept driven
how people get paid pecentage wise
90/10
Head of ABC/Disney
Robert Iger
Gaffer
an electrician responsible for lighting on a movie or tv set
Grip
a person who moves the equipment, scenery, and props on a studio set
Best Boy
first assistant
DP
Director of Photography
AD
Assistant Director
Grammys
The biggest honor of music awards
Emmys
Awards given by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for TV programming.
Oscars
given by the academy of motion picture arts and sciences
Tonys
award show for broadway
Greenlighting
The "Go Ahead"
Film treatment
Description of film in narrative (story) from as if the writer were seeing the film.
Owner of News Corporation
Rupert Murdoch
When are Billboard music awards?
May
When are CMT awards?
June
Auditorium testing
gather people into an auditorium to evaluate music selection; both new and familiar songs; stations considering a format change use this; examine reactions of new format
Hook testing
call people and play part of a song and surveying them
Cue score
a combination of awareness and likability for a celebrity
W
east
K
west
X
Mexico
C
Canada
BDS
Broadcast Data Service the company that keeps track and monitors radio air play using computers that identify what records are being played by identifying signature parts of the recording stored in the computers memory.
Basic formats for radio
CHR, country, talk, news, urban, rock, etc
famous words for MTV
"I want my MTV"
CNET.com
site about products that are coming out
music cue
any time music comes into the picture, image can suggest action, emotion, mood (explicit) AND internalized thought, emotion, mood, characterization, abstract ideas (implicit) when composer/director get together to decide on cues, sound provides subtext- can contradict image