Michael R. Ogden, Ph.D. and Maria Sanders, M.F.A.*
Why Study Cinema Technologies?
• A typical feature-length motion picture costs millions of dollars to make and requires the skills of hundreds of people.
• New digital cinema production as well as projection technologies are changing the workflow and distribution of movies.
• Cinema is the world’s most lucrative cultural industry, and watching movies is one of the most popular cultural practices.
• In the U.S. alone, movie box office receipts totaled nearly $11 billion in 2013 and are expected to top $2 trillion globally by 2016.
Storytelling is a universally human endeavor. In his book, Tell Me A Story: Narrative and Intelligence (1995), computer scientist ...