Discuss these questions with the members of your breakout room. Select one member of your breakout room to present your answer to the large room after we close the breakout rooms.

Question 1

Why did Hollywood become the center of the American film industry in the first decades of the 20th century?

Question 2

Who were the Big Five and the Little Three during the age of the Hollywood studio system?

Question 3

What is the difference between the Production Code and the MPAA ratings system?

Question 4

Who are the major conglomerates in the movie industry today?

Question 5

What are some differences between pre-production, production, and post-production?

Question 6

What are the four release patterns for theatrical films?

Question 7

What are some financial arrangements made between a distributor and a exhibitor?

Question 8

Describe each of the post theatrical windows for movies.