INTRODUCTIONTechnology has become a medium of creating fantasies intoreality. Film is one such form of art which is also considered as a product ofthe development of science and technology. Film is one such medium for filmmakerfor turning their fantasies into reality. Without science and technology,humans cannot have this magical art that can make our fantasies become reality.Every revolution in the advancement of technology has dominated the developmentof film direction throughout the history of film industry. However with theemergence of digital technology since 1960, the whole film industry entered anew era.
People today from all over the world can experience an pleasant audio-visualexperience when they are watching their favourite films. Meanwhile, digitaltechnology has also given power to many filmmakers who have the great passionto make their own movies easier than before. Now, everyone can make “films”.This dissertation will study the evolution of the Indian film industry underthe emergence of digital technology from the perspective of interviews of someprofessional film makers and practitioner, history of film development and filmindustry economics. First of all, the research will address the currentsituation of film industry, which will involve every important link of the filmindustry such as production, distribution etc. Then it will further find thefundamental changes hiding inside the industry to learn what exactly digitaltechnology really means to film industry.
Finally, the dissertation willaddress the impact of new digital technology on film industry.Key words: digital technology, film industry, filmproduction and distribution PURPOSE OF STUDYThis study will help to sort out the milestones in the developmentof film making before the emergence of digital technologies, and also it willfurther discuss about the changes to the film industry for 40 years afterapplication of digital technologies, including not only changes to film itself,but also changed to the film industry. In addition, this dissertation will alsopredicts what new technologies will dominate the film industry in the future. Thereare few existing works that specialize on the relationship between digitaltechnology and the film industry. Most of them target certain sectors and howprogress in digital technology affects the film and audiences.STATEMENT OF PROBLEMDigital Video technology has been widely used in severalareas, especially in the movie industry decades.
The utilization of DigitalVideo technology has lead in pre production to high quality Movies and offers abetter audience experiences for consumers. Technology providers kept updatingtheir equipment to make a easier entry for more people to utilize. Therefore,thisdissertation will give an detail idea in order to deeply understand how DigitalVideo technology has affected the development of movie industry and therelationship between them.