Tag Archives: Film Advertising

The Depreciation of American Culture

10 Oct

1st article of our 6 week series on Hollywood Politics Inside & Out

It’s not a surprise media companies like Time Warner own film studios. Time Warner who own major Internet, publishing, telecommunications and television divisions, owns Warner Brothers and News Corporation owns Twentieth Century Fox and the Wall Street Journal. With all this influence the progression of American culture don’t stand a chance of evolving.  In this article we will look into media companies and advertisers influence over consumers as part of an ongoing six-week series on Hollywood and Politics.

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The Movie Poster: The Most Iconic Promotional Tool-Part 1

10 Sep

The movie poster frequently considered one of the most iconic promotional tools of the feature film industry. This article will not be exhaustive but will try to isolate some of the persistent aspects of this form of film advertising. One might see the poster used to promote a feature film, advertise an Oscar telecast, or be used as a form of memorabilia.  This article will be concerned with poster as a form of film advertising only.  Hopefully this article will help us better determine whether the contemporary movie poster remains a vital form of feature film advertising.

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