Film making around the world

I was wondering where are films made around the world.  Luckily we have IMDB as a datasource about films and cartograms as a visualisation technique.  A cartogram is a map where areas have been adjusted to a quantity of interest.  In this case we’ll adjust the area of each country so that the resultant area is proportional to the number of films in IMDB from that country.

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So watching a lot of films from the US is probably to be expected but are you up enough on European and Japanese cinema?

[For info I used the Rcartogram package to make this plot.]

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