Interactive Investigation (Wednesday 16th-Thursday 24th March 2016)

Type of media production:

a) UNIVERSAL

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Universal Studio Inc is a film production company from America (New York) was founded on 30th April 1912, in this time it was known as the Universal Film Manufacturing Company. Now it is known as Universal Pictures and is the fourth oldest film studio in the United States.

Universal Studios Inc was founded by nine people. Carl Laemmie, Mark Dintenfass (co- founder), Charles O. Baumann, Adam Kessel, Pat Powers, William Swanson, David Horsley, Robert H. Cochrane and Jules Brulator.

Universal Studios was set by Laemmie who was Prsident of this studio in July 1912. This studio also produced the movie production and created the public display of the Studio system. Later at the end of 1912, this company focused on creating the production in the Hollywood area.

Since 1940s Carl Laemmie Jnr (son of Carl Laemmie) released a series of horror films in this studio such as Frankenstien and Dracula (1931), The Mummy (1932) and The Invisible Man (1933)

Highest-grossing film: ┬áIn 2015: Universal studio made $651,926,506 from the film- ‘Jurassic World’ which is the fourth highest- grossing film in the North America and the world.

 

Clients: In the late 1950s, the MCS knows as the ‘Music Corporation America take over Universal Studios after Universal sold its 360 acre studio to MCA in 1958 for $11million.

Link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Studios

 

 

 

b) PARAMOUNT PICTURES CORPORATION

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c) COLUMBIA PICTURES:

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d) WARNER BROS:

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e) METRO GOLDEN MAYER:

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f) WALT DISNEY PICTURES:

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g) 20th CENTURY FOX:

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h) DREAMWORKS:

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i) LIONSGATE:

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