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Puncturing Hollywood conventional wisdom

A movie star’s popularity boosts opening-weekend ticket sales, but the actor’s artistic merit is just as important for box office receipts over a film’s theatrical run, finds new study. A movie star's popularity boosts ticket sales on opening weekend, but…

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Venturing forth: The Helpful Clinic

Bringing the best from movies and technology to improve wellbeing An alumna of Cambridge Social Ventures programme, run by the Cambridge Centre for Social Innovation at Cambridge Judge Business School, founded The Helpful Clinic aiming to help people get back…

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Cineuropa: BigData.BigMovies reveals cinema digitalisation opportunities

Fran Royo writes about an international conference BigData.BigMovie that took place in Germany last month. Scientists and practitioners came together to discuss the importance of big data on the film and television industry. Dr Allègre Hadida, University Senior Lecturer in…

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French film ‘artistes’

For French film directors, also serving as producer could backfire because 'artistic penalties may override commercial benefits,' finds study co-authored at University of Cambridge Judge Business School. It's long been a cliché that French film directors consider themselves artistes divorced…

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French film

The dreamer in me

Entrepreneurship graduate wins award for best music video at the Oregon Independent Film Festival 2015. An alumna of the Postgraduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship (PGDE) at Cambridge Judge, Ania Nakov, has won an award for Best Music Video at the Oregon…

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Still from music video 'Cais' created by Ania Nakov

Hollywood and the MBA

Brett Granstaff, Cambridge MBA 2012, talks about film, financing and Cambridge. Brett Granstaff, Cambridge MBA 2012, spoke on 8 May to students in the MPhil in Management programme at Cambridge Judge, directed by Allègre Hadida, University Senior Lecturer in Strategy.…

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Hollywood and the MBA

Nadia Denton, Author: The Nigerian filmmaker’s guide to success

Nadia Denton, the author of The Nigerian filmmaker's guide to success: beyond Nollywood about the Nigerian film industry, talks to Cambridge Judge Business School's Dr Allègre Hadida. Nadia Denton is a member of BAFTA with considerable film industry experience. She…

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Nadia Denton

Goliath takes up the slingshot (part 3 of 3)

While creatives and corporates fight it out for control of production, one thing hasn’t changed – the audience always comes first. In the last in our series looking at how technology is changing creative production and consumption, we discover how…

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What happens in Cambridge … influencing creative industries management around the world

Google, YouTube, NBC Universal, National Theatre, National Trust, Art Finder, Saatchi & Saatchi - all homes to Cambridge MBA alumni who were prepared for a career in the global creative, arts and media industry by an unusual concentration of courses…

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Dr Allègre Hadida

Lights, camera, action!

Can Hollywood blockbusters, graphic novels and other artistic mediums stimulate fresh approaches to business and management? Dr Allègre Hadida, Lecturer in Strategy at Cambridge Judge Business School, regularly uses Hollywood blockbusters and graphic novels to stimulate fresh approaches to business…

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Dr Allegre Hadida