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A production company, production house, or production studio is a company that produces performing arts, new media art, film, television, radio, comics, interactive arts, video games, websites, and videos. [1]

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An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.

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Alloy Entertainment

Alloy Entertainment (formerly 17th Street Productions) is a book packaging and television production unit of Warner Bros. Television.

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Amazon (company)

Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.

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Amazon Studios

Amazon Studios is a subsidiary of Amazon that focuses on developing television series, and distributing and producing films and comics from online submissions and crowd-sourced feedback.

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A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer.

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Broadcast syndication

Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.

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Casting (performing arts)

In the performing arts industry such as Theatre, Film, or Television, a casting (or casting call) is a pre-production process for selecting a certain type of actor, dancer, singer, or extra for a particular role or part in a script, screenplay, or teleplay.

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CBS Corporation

CBS Corporation is an American mass media corporation focused on commercial broadcasting, publishing, and television production, with most of its operations in the United States.

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Celebrity refers to the fame and public attention accorded by the mass media to individuals or groups or, occasionally, animals, but is usually applied to the persons or groups of people (celebrity couples, families, etc.) themselves who receive such a status of fame and attention.

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Co-production (media)

A co-production is a joint venture between two or more different production companies for the purpose of film production, television production, video game development, and so on.

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a medium used to express ideas by images, often combined with text or other visual information.

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A company, abbreviated as co., is a legal entity made up of an association of people for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise.

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Condé Nast

Condé Nast Inc. is an American mass media company founded in 1909 by Condé Montrose Nast, based at One World Trade Center and owned by Advance Publications.

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Condé Nast Entertainment

Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE) is the award-winning next generation production and distribution studio with film, television, social and online video, and virtual reality content.

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Conglomerate (company)

A conglomerate is the combination of two or more corporations operating in entirely different industries under one corporate group, usually involving a parent company and many subsidiaries.

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D'Influence (also D-Influence and D*Influence) is a British production team and acid jazz band.

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A designer is a person who designs.

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Directors Guild of America

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) is an entertainment guild which represents the interests of film and television directors in the United States motion picture industry and abroad.

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DreamWorks Pictures (also known as DreamWorks SKG or DreamWorks Studios, commonly referred to as DreamWorks) is an American film production label of Amblin Partners.

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Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight.

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Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often initially a small business.

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Executive producer

Executive producer (EP) is one of the top positions in the making of a commercial entertainment product.

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A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Film adaptation

A film adaptation is the transfer of a work or story, in whole or in part, to a feature film.

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Film crew

A film crew is a group of people, hired by a production company, for the purpose of producing a film or motion picture.

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Film distributor

A film distributor is responsible for the marketing of a film.

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Film producer

A film producer is a person who oversees the production of a film.

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Film studio


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Filmmaking (or, in an academic context, film production) is the process of making a film, generally in the sense of films intended for extensive theatrical exhibition.

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First look deal

A first-look deal is any contract containing a clause granting, usually for a fee or other consideration that covers a specified period of time, a pre-emption right, right of first refusal, or right of first offer (also called a right of first negotiation) to another party, who then is given the first opportunity to buy outright, co-own, invest in, license, etc., something that is newly coming into existence or on the market for the first time or after an absence, such as intellectual property (manuscript, musical composition, invention, artwork, business idea, etc.) or real property (real estate).

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Focus Features

Focus Features LLC is an American film production and distribution company, owned by Comcast through Universal Pictures, a division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.

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A freelancer or freelance worker is a term commonly used for a person who is self-employed and is not necessarily committed to a particular employer long-term.

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Harry Potter

Harry Potter is a series of fantasy novels written by British author J. K. Rowling.

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Hip hop production

Hip hop production is the creation of hip hop music in a recording studio.

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An impresario (from the Italian impresa, "an enterprise or undertaking") is a person who organizes and often finances concerts, plays, or operas, performing a role similar to that of an artist manager or a film or television producer.

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Interactive art

Interactive art is a form of art that involves the spectator in a way that allows the art to achieve its purpose.

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International Cinematographers Guild

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) represents approximately 8,400 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film and television as Directors of Photography, Camera Operators, Visual Effects Supervisors, Still Photographers, Publicists and all members of camera crews.

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Legendary Entertainment

Legendary Entertainment (also known as Legendary Pictures Productions, LLC or simply Legendary) is an American media company based in Burbank, California.

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Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., doing business as Lionsgate, is an American, Canadian-domiciled entertainment company.

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List of Live-action film production companies

This is a list of film filmmaking, film distribution companies.

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List of television production companies

This is a list of television production companies, sorted by country.

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Management (or managing) is the administration of an organization, whether it is a business, a not-for-profit organization, or government body.

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Marketing is the study and management of exchange relationships.

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Matmos is an experimental electronic music duo originally from San Francisco but now residing in Baltimore.

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Media conglomerate

A media conglomerate, media group, or media institution is a company that owns numerous companies involved in mass media enterprises, such as television, radio, publishing, motion pictures, theme parks, or the Internet.

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Media franchise

A media franchise, also known as multimedia franchise, is a collection of related media in which several derivative works have been produced from an original creative work, such as a film, a work of literature, a television program or a video game.

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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (initialized as MGM or hyphenated as M-G-M, also known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer or simply Metro, and for a former interval known as Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, or MGM/UA) is an American media company, involved primarily in the production and distribution of feature films and television programs.

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Miramax (also known as Miramax Films) is an American entertainment company known for producing and distributing films and television shows.

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New media art

New media art refers to artworks created with new media technologies, including digital art, computer graphics, computer animation, virtual art, Internet art, interactive art, video games, computer robotics, 3D printing, cyborg art and art as biotechnology.

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Outline of film

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to film: Film – refers to motion pictures as individual projects and to the field in general.

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Paramount Pictures

Paramount Pictures Corporation (also known simply as Paramount) is an American film studio based in Hollywood, California, that has been a subsidiary of the American media conglomerate Viacom since 1994.

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Parent company

A parent company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operation by doing and influencing or electing its board of directors.

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Performing arts

Performing arts are a form of art in which artists use their voices or bodies, often in relation to other objects, to convey artistic expression.

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Post-production is part of the process of filmmaking, video production, and photography.

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Pre-production is the process of fixing some of the elements involved in a film, play, or other performance.

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Production team

A production team is the group of technical staff who produce a play, television show, recording, or film.

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Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.

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Random House Studio

Random House Studio is a production company responsible for adapting books published by Penguin Random House to film and TV.

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Reboot (fiction)

In serial fiction, to reboot means to discard all continuity in an established fictional universe, work, or series in order to recreate its characters, timeline and backstory from the beginning.

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Record producer

A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.

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Revenue stream

A revenue stream is a source of revenue of a company or organization.

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Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth Productions is an American media and entertainment company located mainly in Austin, Texas, as well as Los Angeles and London.

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Running crew

Running crew, run crew or stage crew, is a collective term used in theatre to describe the members of the technical crew who supervise and operate ("run") the various technical aspects of the production during a performance.

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Screen Actors Guild

The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) was an American labor union which represented over 100,000 film and television principal and background performers worldwide.

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A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.

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Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.

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Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group

The Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group (commonly known as the Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group and formerly known as the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group until 2013 and abbreviated as SPMPG) is a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment to manage its motion picture operations.

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Stagecraft is the technical aspect of theatrical, film, and video production.

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Star Trek

Star Trek is an American media franchise based on the science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry.

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Star Wars

Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas.

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A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.

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Television crew

Television crew positions are derived from those of film crew, but with several differences.

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Television network

A television network is a telecommunications network for distribution of television program content, whereby a central operation provides programming to many television stations or pay television providers.

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Television producer

A television producer is a person who oversees all aspects of video production on a television program.

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Television show

A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.

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Television studio

A television studio, also called a television production studio, is an installation room in which video productions take place, either for the recording of live television to video tape, or for the acquisition of raw footage for post-production.

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The Twilight Saga (film series)

The Twilight Saga is a series of five romance fantasy films from Summit Entertainment based on the four novels by American author Stephenie Meyer.

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The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.

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Theatre director

A theatre director or stage director is an instructor in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a theatre production (a play, an opera, a musical, or a devised piece of work) by unifying various endeavours and aspects of production.

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Theatrical producer

A theatrical producer is a person who oversees all aspects of mounting a theatre production.

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Thomas Dunne Books

Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press, a division of Macmillan Publishers, publishes popular trade fiction and nonfiction.

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Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.

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Video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Video production

Video production is the process of producing video content.

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Warner Bros.

Warner Bros.

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A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.

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Writers Guild

Writers Guild may refer to.

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