In order to establish a dedicated reader base, online news website The News Lens aims to drive traffic directly to their website rather than via third-party social media, such as Facebook. Establishing this goal involves selecting a list of featured articles to display on the homepage, which are most likely to be read completely and aid in establishing a reader habit to primarily use The News Lens for its insights to current events.
Our primary stakeholder is theater managers, an important role in theater who have to arrange released weeks and halls for each new movie. Therefore they have a potential need of knowing how new movies will perform on box office revenues. However, there’s a gap among the box office revenues in Taipei and in US and other movie features, and cause the prediction difficult. Hence, our business goal of this project is to allow managers knowing how new movies will perform on box office revenues in Taipei in advanced.
This research is in an effort to increase the profits of movie theaters in China. It is with no doubt that
the movies which a theater decide to show differ in the revenue that they contribute. With that in mind,
this research aims to identify movies that are more likely to generate higher revenue because:
1. If the demand for a particular movie is too low in comparison to the supplied amount of
shows and venues, the movie theater will incur a loss.
BookCrossing is defined as "the practice of leaving a book in a public place to be picked up and read by others, who then do likewise." The term is derived from bookcrossing.com, a free online book club which began in order to encourage the practice, aiming to "make the whole world a library."
Producing films is one of the riskiest of businesses. A ‘mega-project’ movie (e.g. Superman Returns) can cost up to $270 million and take years to produce. To justify this investment, the mega-project movie has to make its way to the top 5 of the box office for the year, and generate approximately $300 - $400 million total gross revenue.