Media Studies (Section B)

Media Studies Section B Revision


Warp Films - Film Details (Section B)

It made £608,608 on it's opening weekend (UK)

It won a BAFTA for Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer and Best Comedy by Empire. It was nominated for BAFTA, Outstanding Briting Film and many more.

It made £244,476 on it's opening weekend (UK)

It made £207,676 on it's first weekend (UK)

It won BAFTA, Best British Film, British Independant Film Awards, Best Independant British Film, etc. It was nominated BAFTA, Best Screenplay, Empire, Best British Film and many more.

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Warp Films - General (Section B)

Warp is one of the foremost and most respected creative independent companies, now composed of Warp Records, Warp Films and Warp Music Videos & Commercials. It is based in London, England and Sheffield, with a further office now in Melbourne. Since its inception as a shop and record label in 1989, it has been a platform for innovative and boundary-breaking talent.

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News Corp - General (Section B)

News Corporation, often abbreviated to News Corp., is the world's third-largest media conglomerate (behind The Walt Disney Company and Time Warner) as of 2008, and the world's third largest in entertainment as of 2009.[5][6][7][8] The company's Chairman & Chief Executive Officer is Rupert Murdoch.

News Corp bought half of 20th Century fox in 1984. 

News Corp bought Metro Media in 1985 and a year later closed it down and re-launched as Fox Broadcasting Company, know as Fox which can now be picked up in over 96% of U.S households. 

News Corp forced rival BSB to accept a merger on its terms. The merged company BskyB has dominated the british pay TV since. 

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News Corp - 20th Century Fox (Section B)

20th Century Fox, or simply 20th or Fox – is one of the six major American film studios as of 2011. (Time Warner, Viacom, News Corp, The Walt Disney Company, Sony Corporation of America and Comcast/General Electric).

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20th Century Fox Film Info (Section B)

Avatar - December 10, 2009. Made £8,509,050 on opening weekend. Won 3 Oscars for Best Achievement in Art Direction, Best Achievement in Cinematography & Best Achievement in Visual Effects. Nominated for 5 other Oscars. Won Saturn award in 10 categories and nominated for one other. 

Simpsons Movie - Made £13,626,853 (UK) on opening weekend. Won and Nominated tens of awards. 

The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe (2005) - Made £8,884,111 (UK) on opening weekend. Won oscar for Best Achievement in Makeup and was nominated for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing and Best Achievement in Visual Effects. It won and was nominated for BAFTAS and many other awards. 

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