Tuesday, 26 November 2013

The Big 6 -

The Big six are major film studios which produce and distribute a substantial number of films annually and consistently. These companies (which are listed below) command a significant share of box-office revenues in a given market.

20th Century Fox -

20th century fox (2009).pngTwentieth (20th) Century Fox Film Corporation  is a large American company that makes movies. It is in the Century City area of Los Angeles, California, USA, just west of Beverly Hills. The studio is a subsidiary of News Corporation, the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch.
Twentieth Century Fox was formed in 1935 when Fox Film Corporation and Twentieth Century Pictures joined together to form the company. 20th Century Fox Television is a part of the company that makes television series. In recent years the company has released films such as  Ice Age, Wolverine, Prometheus as well as the highest grossing film of all time, Avatar.

Colombia Pictures -

Columbia Pictures (logo).jpgColumbia Pictures Industries, Inc. is an American company that produces movies and television shows. It is part of the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group, which is owned by the Japanese company Sony.
Columbia has distributed films such as Skyfall, Elysium and The Amazing Spider-man.

Universal Studios -

Universal logo 2013.jpgUniversal Studios is one of the major American movie studios that has production studios and offices at 100 Universal City Plaza Drive in Universal City, California. Distribution and other corporate, administrative offices are based in New York City. Universal have distributed films such as Jaws, E.T, Jurassic Park and The Back to The Future trilogy.

Walt Disney Studios -

The Walt Disney Studios is an American film studio, one of five major business segments of The Walt Disney Company.The studio, known for its multi-faceted film division, which is one of Hollywood's major film studios, is based at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. Walt Disney Studios' film division is a member of the Motion Picture Association of America. The Studios generated an estimated income of $722 million during 2012. The studio entertainment business alone (live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays) brought in $5.83 billion in 2012.

Paramount Pictures -

Paramount Pictures logo (2013).jpgParamount Pictures Corporation (commonly known as Paramount Pictures or simply Paramount) is a film and television production/distribution studio, consistently ranked as one of the largest (top-grossing) film studios. The company has distributed various commercially successful film series, such as Shrek, Transformers, Mission: Impossible, Marvel Cinematic Universe (2008-2011), Indiana Jones, Star Trek, Jackass, Beverly Hills Cop, "Crocodile" Dundee, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, Paranormal Activity, G.I. Joe, and Friday the 13th.

Warner Bros. -

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (commonly called Warner Bros.) is a large entertainment group, movie studio and record label. It is owned by Time Warner. Warner Bros. is best known for the creation of the hit cartoon comedy show titled 'Looney Tunes'. The company owns the copyrights to the Harry Potter movie series, the Batman movie series, and Superman movie series, making it one of the most well known distribution companies in the world.

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