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Hollywood

  1. 1. Hollywood. The Dream Factory Hollywood has always been a cage... cage to catch our dreams John Huston
  2. 2. Hollywood: it’s... ... a real legendary place on the Earth and of film-industry all over the world. "The Dream Factory","The Kitchen of big business" and "The Artificial Paradise“- Hollywood became a symbol of film industry and successful life. Nowadays Hollywood is a real magical place for people all over the world. Show, film and music industries... Famous places and celebrities. This is a live fairy-tail for talented directors, actors and writers...
  3. 3. Kodak Theatre
  4. 4. Walk of Fame
  5. 5. History Hollywood was an ordinary district near Los-Angeles. It was a wonderful place for making movies: a good location, picturesque nature and its warm climate. The first film studio was established by the "Selig Pelyscope Company“in August 1909.
  6. 6. Golden Age  Between the late 1920s and the early 1960s there was a Golden Age for Hollywood. That time gave a birth to a lot of famous and classical films like "Casablanca", "Cleopatra" with Elizabeth Taylor and the most famous comedy "Some like it hot" with Merilyn Monroe. It was a real HIT: songs, jokes and a legendary quote "Well,nobody's perfect“.And of course that time gave us many stars..
  7. 7. Louis B. Mayer He was a real influential person in the Hollywood history. Firstly he founded  "MGM" - MetroGoldwyn-Mayer. Secondly, he organised American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. And  a bit later- OSCAR.
  8. 8. OSCAR : it’s... ... an award conferred by the AMPAS to recognize tallent & success of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers. This is the most important event in Hollywood. Every year in "Kodak Theatre" all Hollywood stars tread on a red carpet: Only “ The Bestest of the Best". OSCAR is the real legendary award.
  9. 9. Academy Awards Records:   Most Awards won by a man: - Walt Disney.He won 26 OSCARs. Most Awards won by a woman: - Costume designer Edith Head won 8 OSCARs.
  10. 10. Academy Awards Records:    Most Awards won by an actress: - Ketharine Hapburn. She won 4 OSCARs. Most nominations by an actress: - Meryl Streep. 17 nominations and 3 wins. Most nominations by an actor: - Jack Nicholson. 12 nominations and 3 wins.
  11. 11. Most awards won by a single film :            Best Picture Best Director Best Actor in a Leading Role Best Actor in a Supporting Role Best Art Direction Best Cinematography Best Costume Design Best Special Effects Best Film Editing Best Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture Best Sound
  12. 12. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King            Best Art Direction Best Costume Design Best Director Best Film Editing Best Picture Best Makeup Best Original Score Best Original Song Best Adapted Screenplay Best Sound Mixing Best Visual Effects
  13. 13. TITANIC Love story of Rose and Jack on the famous ship. This film is the most legendary one in film-industry.  It has $1.8 billion dollars in the box office.  This film had 87 Awards and 48 nominations.  11 Academy Awards.  It’s the first film which had the budget of $200 million dollars (one minute of the movie costs - $1 million)
  14. 14. Sad facts... 20th century FOX stopped financing.  Before primiere all Hollywood thought that film will be unsuccessful, even James Cameron.  Celine Dion didn’t want to sing famous song (My Heart Will Go On) 
  15. 15. P.S.
  16. 16. Russian Winners:  "War and Peace" (1968) by Sergei Bondarchuk  "Dersu Uzala" (1975) Akira Kurosawa (joint production of the Soviet Union and Japan)  "Moscow does not believe in tears" (1981) Vladimir Menshov  "Burnt by the Sun" (1994) Nikita Mikhalkov
  17. 17. Big six  Paramount Pictures  Warner Bros. Pictures  Columbia Pictures  Walt Disney Pictures  Universal Pictures  20 th Century FOX
  18. 18. Paramount Pictures  Begginig in 1914.  Founded by Adolph Zukor  Divisions and brends: Insurge Pictures, Nickelodeon Movies,MTV Films.  One of the oldest existing film studios in the world.
  19. 19. Warner Bros. Pictures  Started in 1922 by 4 brothers Harry,Albert,Sam And Jack Warner.  Made first sound film “Jazz singer”  Devisions and brands:New Line Cinema,HBO Films,Warner Bros. Animation
  20. 20. Columbia Pictures  Was founded in 1919 by Harry Cohn, his brother Jack Cohn, and Joe Brandt.  Devisions and Brends: TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures, Animation Destination Films, Triumph Films, Stage 6 Films, Affirm Films.  Subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment
  21. 21. Walt Disney Pictures  Founded by Walt and Roy Disney in 1923.  The Most famous, popular and profitable company.  In addition, Disney is the only major Hollywood studio to have released two films each grossing more than $1 billion worldwide in the same year (2010).
  22. 22. Walt Disney Pictures is noteworthy for having four films that have surpassed the $1 billion mark in worldwide ticket sales :  Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006) ($1,066,179,725)  Alice in Wonderland (2010) ($1,024,299,904)  Toy Story 3 (2010) ($1,063,171,911)  Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) ($1,043,871,802)
  23. 23.  Walt Disney Company is included an industrial index of Dow Jones. Market capitalization on 20 November 2006 about 69 billion dollars.  Devisions and Brends:Pixar, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Disneynature
  24. 24. Universal Pictures Universal was founded by Carl Laemmle.  Devisions and Brends:Universal Animation Studios, Illumination Entertainment, Working Title Films  Owner NBC Universal. 
  25. 25. 20th Century Fox
  26. 26. 20th century FOX     The company was founded on May 31, 1935, as the result of the merger of Fox Film Corporation, founded by William Fox in 1915, and Twentieth Century Pictures, founded in 1933 by Darryl F. Zanuck, Joseph Schenck, Raymond Griffith and William Goetz. Nowadays it’s Rupert Murdoch’s Empire. Owner – News Corporations. Devisions and brends:20th Century Fox Animation, Fox Faith, Blue Sky Studios, New Regency Productions (20% equity), Fox Animation Studios
  27. 27. Interesting facts:    The sign was first erected in 1923 and originally read "HOLLYWOODLAND". It’s purpose was to advertise the name of a new housing development in the hills above the Hollywood district of Los Angeles . In September 16, 1932 the body of Broadway actress Peg Entwistle was found in a ravine below the sign. She had been living at her uncle's house in Beachwood Canyon. A suicide note was found in a purse anonymously dropped off at the Hollywood police station. Police surmised Entwistle jumped to her death from the letter H . In Hollywood, movie show everywhere: on the stands and on posters and on the big screens, and even in cemeteries. There is a "star" cemetery Hollywood Forever Cemetery, which have found their last resting place of such famous figures as the film Mel Blanc, Cecil B. DeMille, Bugsy Siegel and others.
  28. 28. Thanks 4 your attention.
  29. 29. Dedicated to William Richard Wilkerson

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