Note: Sample below may appear distorted but all corresponding word document files contain proper formattingExcerpt from Term Paper:
Film Prioritization case study centers on the film division of a large entertainment conglomerate. This company has enjoyed a 7% increase in revenues over the previous year, however profit margin was down 3% due the poor performance of three of the five films the company released during that year. The mission of the company focuses on creating shareholder value by being the world's premier entertainment company. This includes using creative, strategic and financial means. To do this, the company produces four to six films each year. This paper will rank seven potential projects the company is considering and give the reasoning why they are ranked as they are.
The Film Prioritization case study centers on the film division of a large entertainment conglomerate. This company has enjoyed a 7% increase in revenues over the previous year, however profit margin was down 3% due the poor performance of three of the five films the company released during that year. The mission of the company focuses on creating shareholder value by being the world's premier entertainment company. This includes using creative, strategic and financial means. To do this, the company produces four to six films each year.
There are several objectives that each project must have, in order to be undertaken by the company. First, they must meet current legal, safety and environmental standards. All films must have an advisory rating of PG or lower. And, the project must not have an negative effect on any of the operations the parent company may have.
In addition to these must have objectives, there are also seven objectives that they would like to see in each project. They would like to see a project that would be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture. The company would like to create one new animated character each year. They would like to have a project that leads to ancillary sales, as well as generate profit in excess of 18%. A project would be preferred to advance the state of the art in film animation, as well as provide a basis for a new ride at one of the company's theme parks. In addition, the CEO has advocated that the company to champion environmental concerns. The company utilizes these objectives, along with the company's mission, and the directive of the CEO to determine which projects should receive priority treatment.
The Projects and Their Ranking:
According to the company's objectives, mission, and CEO's environmental directive, 7 film projects are being considered. All have passed the estimated hurdle rate of 14% ROI, for both theater and video sales. Other factors come into play when deciding which project should receive company prioritization.
The film that should receive top prioritization is Project Proposal 4: Escape from Rio Japuni. First, as mentioned this film offers an excellent probability of a high ROI. It has an 80% chance of achieving a 15% ROI, which helps meet the company's mission of financial responsibility to its shareholders. The film also meets all three of the "must have" objectives to be considered, by meeting all legal, safety and environmental standards, it should be rated at an advisory of PG or lower, and does not have any conflict with the parent company's objectives.
Reviewing the objectives the company would like to have present in their projects, one can see that it also meets those as well. A touching story, such as this where warring animals put aside their differences to escape the devastation of clear-cutting in the jungle, could easily be nominated for a Best Picture award. It also offers up a possibility for the creation of a variety of new animated characters, including Pablo, the young jaguar who is the lead, and the supporting characters that are sure to surround him, and could easily lead to an animated series. As it's a children's film, it is also perfect for generating additional merchandise revenues. The film also offers a powerful environmental message and could advance the art of animation. Lastly, a theme park ride involving the animals escape through the rainforest is certain to be a hit with young moviegoers.
Project Proposal 6: Keiko -- One Whale of a Story is rated second in priority, for the company. It's anticipated ROI is…[continue]
"Film Prioritization" (2005, March 01) Retrieved October 24, 2016, from http://www.paperdue.com/essay/film-prioritization-62904
"Film Prioritization" 01 March 2005. Web.24 October. 2016. <http://www.paperdue.com/essay/film-prioritization-62904>
"Film Prioritization", 01 March 2005, Accessed.24 October. 2016, http://www.paperdue.com/essay/film-prioritization-62904
movie "Coach Carter," 2005.I choose character, event, idea effects. Work Cited. Coach Carter is an extremely inspiration film about a real life high school basketball coach who unabashedly values education over winning. This coach, Ken Carter, places his priorities in a highly unpopular way in the surrounding community of the Richmond High School Oilers -- most community members believe that success on the basketball court and a career in
Business Principles and Technology Job Specialization The contemporary workplace has vastly changed thanks to the globalization effects that in itself has grown quire complex too. The previous workplace and the requirements are very different from the one that is experienced currently. The today's world has vastly changed in terms of structure, process and even content of work hence making work cognitively very complex, work is now more team-based than ever before, more
2006, p.1). In Anglo culture, extremities of grief may be reserved for close family members, while in cultures where extended family is important, intense grief may be acceptable and expected, even for distant family members There is also greater acceptance of death in the Latino culture as a whole, as manifest in the almost festive 'Day of the Dead' rituals in that nation, in which children often participate, and
This points us toward the concept of distributed leadership, which is increasingly cited as a mode to effective principalship. In many ways, the emergence of distributed leadership represents a paradigm shift in the way that school improvements are sought. To this extent, Gronn (2002) sites as crucial to the process "concertive action in which a key defining criterion is conjoint agency." (Gronn, 2002; p. 423) the author cites a support
Given the extensive demands put upon the military, which is currently fighting two wars on two different fronts, prioritization of resources, even regarding recreational services, is essential. The men and women served must believe that the organization has a strong sense of integrity, and truly believes that it has their best interests at heart: this is true of the military in terms of how it secures the safety of personnel,
This is to say that where a piece of popular culture may lack the capacity to alter -- whether through paradigm shift, revolution or evolution -- the greater consciousness of the culture in which it has been produced and proliferated, it is likely to receive the disregard of cultural critics. And in a manner, there are concrete historical ways in which we can trace the line of distinction. In the
b. Persona assignment variables i. Pleasures vs. productivity index -- how much each subsegment of the Young and Wireless spent time on their wireless devices for pleasure vs. For work. ii. Key Criterion of Pleasure vs. Productivity use of the proposed tablet PC c. Ergonomic and Change Management Variables i. What are the switching costs from existing electronics products to the build-to-order tablet PC? ii. How is this defined by demographics, income levels, self-concept segmentation? d.