Museum! Camera! Action! Using Film-induced Tourism to Promote Museums and Their Resources

By Sylwia Kucharska.

Published by The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum

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Film-induced tourism is a worldwide phenomenon. Today, the main trends in research concerning film tourism include studies in disciplines such as: cultural geography, social science, economics and film theory. This article aspires to answer the question if the tourism activity associated with movies can help to promote cultural institutions such as museums and their resources. Final conclusions will have recommendations on developing functional film policy for such institutions.

Keywords: theme: visitors, Museums, Film-induced Tourism

The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, Volume 6, Issue 4, December 2014, pp.33-41. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 879.132KB).

Sylwia Kucharska

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Culture and Communication, University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Wroclaw, Poland

Sylwia Kucharska is a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw (SWPS). Her thesis focuses on the role of film-induced tourism in promotion of cultural heritage. Her research interest is also marketing for small museums. Since 2002 Sylwia Kucharska is working as a freelance location manager for feature and documentary movies, mostly for foreign runaway productions in Poland.

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