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  • 1. 20th Century Pictures
    By ShabanJahan
  • 2. History
    Twentieth Century Fox is one of the six major American film studios today. It is located in the Century City area of Los Angeles, near west side of Beverly Hills. Twentieth Century Fox is a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s news corporation.
    Twentieth Century Fox was founded on May 31st 1935 as the result of the merger of Fox Film Corporation, which was founded by William Fox in 1915 and Twentieth Century Pictures, which was founded in 1933 by Darryl F. Zanuck , Joseph Schenck, Raymond Griffith and William Goetz.
    Twentieth Century Fox most popular film franchises include Avatar, Star Wars, Ice Age, Garfield , Alvin and the Chipmunks, X-Man , Die Hard, Alien, Speed, Revenge of the Nerds, Plant of the Apes, Home Alone, Dr. Dolittle, Night at the Museum, Predator, Diary of Wimpy Kid and the Beach.
    Twentieth Century Fox are also famous for TV shows such as The Simpsons, Family Guy and American Dad
    In addition Twentieth Century Fox also produced famous actors and actress for example Shirley Temple was one of the first film star for Twentieth Century Fox
  • 3. List of Drama Films
    Black Swan
    Slumdog Millionaire
    Australia
    Avatar
    Little Miss Sunshine
    Master and Commander
    Walk the Line
  • 4. Most Successful
    Why?
    Directed by James Cameron
    Avatar is successful because of the technology used in the production to make Avatar due to the technology for the film was not available
    Special cameras used to film Avatar
    Virtual camera system – a new was of directing motion-capture filmmaking
    Pace Fusion 3D
    Fusion Camera ( dual- strip 3-D)
    CGI
    Officially Avatar was budgeted at $237 million, however other estimates out the budget between $280 million and $310 million for production and $150 for promotion
    Avatar was released for traditional viewing, 3-D ( using the RealD 3D, Dolby 3D, XpanD 3D and IMAX 3D formats) and 4-D viewing
    Avatar was a successful breakthrough in cinematic technology
  • 5. How Much did it earn?
    Officially Avatar was budgeted at $237 million, however other estimates out the budget between $280 million and $310 million for production and $150 for promotion
    Avatar was released for traditional viewing, 3-D ( using the RealD 3D, Dolby 3D, XpanD 3D and IMAX 3D formats) and 4-D viewing
    Avatar was a successful breakthrough in cinematic technology
    In the box Office Avatar made a profit of $ 2,782, 275,172
  • 6. What technology was used?
    In Avatar a number of Visual Effects techniques was used in the production
    For example director James Cameron planned to use photorealistic computer-generated characters, created using new Motion- Capture animation technologies , which he had been developing
    James Cameron new innovations include a new system for lighting massive such as the Pandora’s jungle with a Motion-Capture Stage
    As well as an improved method of capturing facial expressions, which enabling full performance capture. In order to achieve the face capturing, therefore actors wore individually made Skull Caps fitted with a tiny camera positioned in front of the actor’s faces which then was collected and transmitted to computers
    This method according to James Cameron allows filmmakers to transfer 100% of actors physical performances to their digital counterparts
    Other technology used in Avatar are Pace Fusion 3D, Fusion Camera( dual-3-D) and CGI
  • 7. What is Unconventional and Conventional?
    Unconventional
    The technology used to make Avatar was newly developed
    Avatar’s storyline brings a new way of experiencing movie to the audience since their is no books or products that is based on Avatar, therefore Avatar brings a fresh movie to the audience
    None famous actors or actress’s were used in the movie which is unconventional since most movies have a well known actor or actress to draw audience into the movie
    Conventional
    Avatar used CGI and visual effects such as Green Screen
    Used actors and actress
    General 3D cameras to film
  • 8. What is the Institution working on now or planning next?
    Twentieth Century Fox is working on a production called Monte Carlo
    Monte Carlo is romantic comedy film
    Directed by Tom Bezucha
    produced by Nicole Kidman, Denise Di Novi, Arnon Milchan and Alison Greenspan
    Monte Carlo production began in Budapest on May 5, 2010
    Stars Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester and Katie Cassidy
    Monte Carlo was released on July 1, 2011
    It also features the song “Who Says” form Selena Gomez & the Scene