The South China Morning Post talk about how Star Wars paved way to a new era of special effects, films and film genre. It mentions new technologies and industries created for this series.
Shows the influences Star Wars had on the film industry, and as you can see a bit of Guardians of the Galaxy features on there.
Only briefly mentions the original Star Wars movie, but does say that in 1977 motion control rigs were made for the film.
Talks about how George Lucas had to look to Industrial Light & Magic to create models. Dykstra would use miniatures, animation and a pioneering system.
Extreme Tech talk about the process of how technological improvements effect every step of digital film transfer to the cinema screens.
Though this article from the Korean Times is from December 2013, it still shows a valid point that film distribution should target certain countries to make profit, and with the arrival of multiplexes and more, they are able to do this.
This goes through the impact of new technologies on film production including costs, efficient shooting, editing, CGI, 3D and more.
Jon Favreau talks about his film Chef and how he advertised it through Social Media.