The Film Studio: Film Production in the Global Economy (Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture)
- Publish Date: 2005-04-28
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Ben Goldsmith Tom O'Regan
The Film Studio sheds new light on the evolution of global film production, highlighting the role of film studios worldwide. The authors explore the contemporary international production environment, alleging that global competition is best understood as an unequal and unstable partnership between the design interest of footloose producers and the location interest of local actors. Ben Goldsmith and Tom O'Regan identify various types of film studios and investigate the consequences for Hollywood, international film production, and the studio locations.