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Cinema Technologies

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.

Introduction

Storytelling is a universally human endeavor. In his book, Tell Me A Story: Narrative and Intelligence (1995), computer scientist ...

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