This is the third instalment of a four-part series chronicling trends and changes in the film industry.
To compile the list, I have been back through all of my old research, conducted new projects, read outside research and solicited suggestions from my industry readership (thank you to everyone who contributed).
The result is a list of 48 trends and changes affecting the film industry. For readability, I have split them into four groups:
In the first half of the 20th century, there was a lot of change in what cinemas screened. They started showing very short gimmicky films, added live music, replaced the music with …