List of Hollywood-inspired nicknames
Hollywood-inspired nicknames, most starting with the first letter(s) of the location and ending in the letters "-ollywood" or "-wood", have been given to various locations around the world with associations to the film industry - inspired by the iconic Hollywood in Los Angeles, California, whose name has come to be a metonym for the motion picture industry of the United States. Some of the following names, however, did in fact exist before Hollywood.
The first Hollywood-inspired nickname, dating back to 1932, was Tollywood, referring to the Bengali film industry in Tollygunge (then in the Bengal Presidency of British India, now in the West Bengal state of India). The most widely recognized Hollywood-inspired nickname is Bollywood, the informal name for the Hindi language film industry in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), India.
- Bollywood dating back to 1910s, is the informal name given to the Bombay-based Hindi language film industry in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
- Pollywood may refer to:
- Lollywood refers to the Punjabi films of Pakistani film industry based in the city of Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
- Dhallywood or Dhaliwood refers to the Bangladeshi film industry, based in the city of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
- Chhollywood is the colloquial name given to the Chhattisgarhi language movie industry in Chhattisgarh, India.
- Tollywood may refer to:
- Follywood refers to Cinema of Sri Lanka.
- Kollywood refers to Tamil cinema in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
- Kaliwood refers to the cinema of Nepal in the city of Kathmandu
- Mollywood may also refer to the Malayalam film industry in the state of Kerala.
- Sandalwood refers to the Kannada language film industry in Karnataka, India.
- Jollywood refers to the film industry of Jharkhand state, or cinema in Nagpuri dialect.
- Ollywood is the colloquial name given to the Odia language movie industry in Odisha, India.
- Kariwood refers to the Pakistani film industry, based in the city of Karachi.
- Dhollywood or Gollywood refers to the cinema of Gujarati Language in Gujarat, India .
- Ghollywood refers to the Ghana film industry.
- Hillywood refers to the emerging film industry in Rwanda
- Nollywood refers to the film industry in Nigeria.
- Riverwood is the film industry in Kenya
- Swahiliwood refers to the cinema of Tanzania 
- Ugawood is the Ugandan film industry.
- Wakaliwood refers to the film studio in Wakaliga, Kampala, Uganda, which specialises in very violent films.
- Zollywood refers to cinema of Zimbabwe
- Chollywood refers to the Peruvian film industry. It is also spelled "Choliwood."
- Hollywood North refers to film and television production in Canada, especially the cities of Vancouver and Toronto.
- Mollywood may refer to the Mormon film industry in the United States.
- Tamalewood may refer to the active film industry of the state of New Mexico.
- Somaliwood refers to the film industry that has sprung up around the Somali immigrant community of Columbus, Ohio.
- Peruliwood refers to film production in Peru.
- Yallywood refers to film production in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Etyekwood is the informal name given in the media to Hungary's new Korda Studios under construction in the wine-making village of Etyek near Budapest.
- Görliwood is the informal name for the German city of Görlitz, which frequently serves as a filming location.
- Hollyhammar was used to refer to a TV production facility in Hallstahammar, Sweden, in the 1990s.
- Pinewood, name given because of the pine trees surrounding it. Is located in Buckinghamshire, England This studio dates from the 1930s so its real name predates the +wood suffix.
- Trollywood is the informal name for a film production facility in Trollhättan Municipality, Sweden.
- Valleywood is the informal name for the Dragon International film studio complex in Wales.
- Wellywood refers to Wellington, New Zealand - home of Weta Workshop, Weta Digital and Peter Jackson's film studio.
- "Mollywood" is sometimes jokingly used to describe the Hollywood Sign-inspired town name on the hillside at the eastern edge of Mosgiel in New Zealand.
- Aussiewood or Oziwood refers to Australian cinema, including Ozploitation from the 1970s and 1980s but post-dates the genre.
- Chinawood is a nickname for the Hengdian World Studio, the largest filmstudio in China.
- Pallywood is a term used by conservative commentators to describe alleged anti-Israeli media manipulation through video footage.
- Hallyuwood refers to cinema of South Korea
Some Hollywood-inspired nicknames do not refer directly to the film industry:
- Dollywood is an amusement park owned by Dolly Parton.
- "FC Hollywood" is a nickname for FC Bayern Munich, used especially widely by German media in the 1990s, an era in which Bayern players were as likely to appear in gossip pages as in sports pages.
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