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By early 1900’s, twenty-four frames per second standardized method became most popular for projecting films. The characteristic discrepancies in filming speeds due to being dependent on cinematographers hand speed saw the process of filming remain unstandardized for a long period. A skilled cinematographer was able to film a complete film at constant speeds; however, variations were made in order to incorporate special effects. Georges Melies, the popular French filmmaker was the first individual to use changing backgrounds and outfits to narrate his story. Prior to that event, most films were short and took place on a single set. His idea on stage opened up a wide variety of new prospects and stimulated growth in the largely green industry.
As the film industry spread and wide, American cinematographers thought it wise to find a central location that would serve them better in creating films uninterrupted. California features of bright sunlight, favourable climatic conditions and a wide-ranging terrain made it perfect for filmmakers, and, thus, ended up being their preferred choice. Hollywood, as is commonly known became a chosen heaven for movie creators. Key innovations within this period also played a vital role that propelled Hollywood dominance in the film industry. Hollywood became an audience pleaser, as technological advancements in the use of double reel in filming made it possible to have lengthy films. The two-hour long films replaced the short 30 minutes films. The double reel camera became a darling for filmmakers. The film industry grew exponentially in two fronts, both financially and in creativity.
Film producers in Hollywood swiftly learned that movie spectators were attracted to particular artists and film players, the “movie stars,” who could attract the largest crowds, thus, bringing in a lot of revenue. Colloquially, this is referred to as the “Star System.” This discovery in Hollywood
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