Introduction To The Motion Picture Industry


This course will provide students with an overview of the various sectors of the motion picture industry. During this course students will examine these various segments from an historical perspective, and the key technological advancements that have changed this industry. Most notably, this course will look at the economic structure and current trends that are shaping the future of the motion picture industry.

SKU: ONT-T105 Category:

Made possible with the support of the Ontario Media Development Corporation.

Course Topics

  • The Beginning of Motion Picture
  • The Birth of the Film Industry
  • The Birth of Hollywood
  • The Development of the Studio System
  • The Studio System and the Golden Age of Hollywood
  • The 1950’s & 1960’s: Hollywood’s Struggles
  • The 1980’s: New Hollywood & High Concept
  • The 1900’s & the 2000’s
  • Motion Picture Development
  • Motion Picture Pre-Production
  • Motion Picture Production
  • Motion Picture Sales & Distribution