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Accounting, Motion Picture

Mark Garrett Cooper

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Motion Picture Accounting Introduction Accounting measures and regulates social conduct. This makes it more broadly interesting than the basic...

Acting

Cynthia Baron

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Acting Introduction Perceptions about acting in film have been remarkably polarized: when people give priority to the now-mythical experiment b...

Adaptation

Thomas Leitch, Kyle Meikle

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Adaptation Introduction Studies of cinematic adaptations—films based, as the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences puts it, on ...

Advertising and Promotion

Matthew P. McAllister, Alexandra Nutter Smith

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Advertising and Promotion Introduction Advertising is unique in its status as both a major textual genre and a revenue source for media system...

African Cinema

Frank Ukadike

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

African Cinema Introduction The term “African cinema” generally refers to film production in Sub-Saharan African countries. Compared to the ot...

Allen, Woody

Sam Girgus

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Woody Allen Introduction Since starting in the 1960s, Woody Allen (b. December 1935) has made more than forty films, an amazing record, especi...

Altman, Robert

Robert T. Self

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Robert Altman Introduction Robert Altman (b. 1925–d. 2006) had a directing career that stretched over fifty years, from the end of World War II...

American Cinema, 1895-1915

Charlie Keil

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

American Cinema, 1895–1915 Introduction The study of early American cinema was both the beneficiary and the instigator of a wave of revisionist...

American Cinema, 1939-1975

Sarah Kozloff

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

American Cinema, 1939–1975 Introduction From 1939, when World War II started in Europe, to 1975, when the mega-success of the blockbuster Jaws

American Independent Cinema

David Sterritt

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

American Independent Cinema Introduction American independent cinema, often called “indie cinema,” has no clear historical starting point and ...

American Independent Cinema, Producers

Yannis Tzioumakis

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

American Independent Cinema, Producers Introduction The concept of independence in American cinema has been widely debated as a great variety ...

Animals in Film and Media

Jennifer Peterson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Animals in Film and Media Introduction In the thirty-six years that have passed since John Berger wrote his landmark essay, “Why Look at Anima...

Animation and the Animated Film

Paul Wells

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Animation and the Animated Film Introduction For many years, animation received minimal recognition as a significant form of cinematic and art...

Anime

Thomas Lamarre

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Anime Introduction Japanese animation comprises a variety of forms, formats, genres, franchises, and markets. Its forms include cel animation,...

Arzner, Dorothy

Theresa Geller

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Dorothy Arzner Introduction In 1936, Dorothy Arzner (b. 1897–d. 1979) was the first woman to join the Directors Guild of America; it would be s...

Asian American Cinema

Celine Parreñas Shimizu

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Asian American Cinema Introduction Asian American cinema refers to an ongoing struggle for moving image representation by and about Asian Amer...

Astaire, Fred and Rogers, Ginger

Adrienne L. McLean

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers Introduction Fred Astaire (1899–1987) and Ginger Rogers (1911–1995) would likely have become movie stars on the...

Australian Cinema

Jonathan Rayner

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Australian Cinema Introduction The cinema of Australia has been the subject of continual, complex, and interdisciplinary scrutiny since the rev...

Auteurism

Timothy Corrigan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Auteurism Introduction Auteurism has arguably been at the center of film practice, theory, and historiography since the 1950s. Originating in t...

Avant-Garde and Experimental Film

Robin Blaetz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Avant-Garde and Experimental Film Introduction Experimental and avant-garde film is cinema made outside of the film industry on an artisanal b...

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