In 1910 to 1920 art films took the world by storm as directors started to go bigger with what they offer in films. Many of these directors started to have their films edited to provide the perfect scene is ever part of the movie. Other directors focused more on the perfect camera angel to get each shot exactly the way intended. Directors who manage to achieve this became very well known for the films they have provided. This is also where art films became bigger and started to attract more people. Directors also started to have bigger budgets, which allowed them to get better actors or offer current actors more, bigger sets, special effects and of course better advertisement.
In the 1920’s it was said that films can be divided, which means serious art films can be shown at its on cinema and entertainment films could be shown at a different cinema. The motion was set in place after the request had been put in by film societies. Serious art films were also imported from Germany, however these films were reviewed and only films that were considered artistic achievements were shown.
In the 1930’s to 1950’s the film industry started to see a number of big directors creating films that brought in large amounts of money due to the quality of films directors were starting to achieve in their creations. This allowed digger films to be made and earning for actors become much greater. Films in Hollywood were divided into artistic aspirations. In the 1940’s a different variety of films were seen from the European film industry and were considered to be completely different from Hollywood mainstream films. These European films were reinforced by art house cinemas in most major American cities due to this.
After the Second World War the American film industry took a different turn and created new cinemas. In this time they created bigger cinemas that were able to hold more people, only American mainstream films were shown here, but after time also included a few international films from around the world. The films shown in these cinemas were reviewed and strongly considered before being featured, this also made the cinema attractive to audiences as they were expecting only the best Films.
Art films also made it to this cinema as many of these were very entertaining, but also provided a wonderful story line with art still being the main attraction. Other art film directors chose to stay with the original smaller cinemas as they preferred to keep the audience that were focused on art films. The smaller cinemas also meant that directors were able to receive more in depth reviews from their views, which was more valuable to some directors.
Late in the 1950’s films with Italian Neorealism were created by French filmmakers. This had a fairly big influence with classical Hollywood films as well. The critics called it French new wave filmmakers of new wave had been linked with their self-conscious rejection of their split of youthful iconoclasm and their classical cinematic form, which as a perfect example of European art cinema.