Movies and Los Angeles always been known for a long time. The first ever production company started its shooting in the winters of 1907. D.W. Griffith came to the Limelight in the winters of 1909 and 10 with his production crew when the first studio was built in Hollywood. Hollywood is the names invented in 1886 by a recognized real estate developer’s wife in the year 1911. In the same here around 15 more manufacturers arrived because the producing companies where invited.
A professor of film history at Yale, Charles Musser told, “There were some reasons the movie business moved to southern California. The weather was certainly a big reason why the movie business shifted to California. The rain was predicted quite low, and the place was much warmer that let people work outside without any climate problems.”
During those times, there was nothing that you can say was comfortable. Even the brightest electrical light during that time was too ill-lit for the films to expose properly.
According to Robert Sklar’s writing in the “movie made America,” “an hour or two of Downtown Los Angeles you can find a location that looks similar to almost any conceivable scene you might want to use- jungle, snow peak, farm, or a factory.
Everything was also cost-effective as compared to that of the east side and the wages from Los Angeles where found to be half the cost that was available in New York. The film producers needed skilled craft workers such as electrician, carpenters, dressmakers, and many other specialized workers which ultimately charged quite low as compared to that of the other cities and this became an essential factor why Hollywood was considered as the best place to settle the American film industry.
The distance from Los Angeles to New York was also a matter of comfort for the film producers to travel easily without getting harassed by the motion picture patents company or the trust that was created by Thomas Edison in the year 1909. The trust was made of dominant producers, film stock manufacturer, and a distributor that was intended to monopolize the existing industry completely.
The migration that took place from the west word was certainly a big success for the Hollywood and the American film industry altogether. In the year 1924, the Wall Street Journal reported to the news that the movies were now considered as the Nation’s seventh largest Industry that employed over 15000 people only in Hollywood itself and customers spending more than 500 million dollars in buying the tickets. Hollywood has been growing things those times, and it never looks back. Many Producers and directors came to the Limelight because of their astonishing movies. Robert Symonds has been famous for his work dedication in the industry. Producer Robert Simonds partners with TPG for new Studio venture. This is how Hollywood was loaded with more and more producers and directors from worldwide who wanted to show the world what they have in their movies.