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Cocteau, Jean

James S. Williams

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Jean Cocteau Introduction Jean Cocteau (b. 1889–d. 1963) was one of French cinema’s greatest and most original directors whose work covered nea...

Coen Brothers, The

Jeffrey Adams

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-02-27

The Coen BrothersIntroductionThe Coen brothers, Ethan and Joel, launched their career as independent filmmakers in 1984 with the debut of Blood Simple

Colonial Educational Film

Nadine Chan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Colonial Educational FilmIntroductionThe “colonial educational film” goes by many names. Recent scholarship in this emergent field has identified thes...

Color

Brian Price

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Color Introduction The history and theory of film has, from the very beginning, been characterized by subfields devoted to major stylistic ele...

Comedy, Film

Lucy Fischer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Film Comedy Introduction Film comedy is a ubiquitous form of cinema, present from the medium’s earliest days with little “mischief joke” movie...

Comedy, Television

Jonathan Gray, Nick Marx

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Television Comedy Introduction Few genres have commanded as much popular attention, discussion, and ratings success throughout television’s hi...

Comics, Film, and Media

Aaron Kashtan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Comics, Film, and MediaIntroductionComics emerged as a mass medium at the same time as film, and were one of the most popular and influential media in...

Computer-Generated Imagery

Bob Rehak

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Computer-Generated Imagery Introduction Computer-generated imagery or CGI is an area of digital visualization practices that, following its em...

Coppola, Francis Ford

Jeffrey Chown

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Francis Ford CoppolaIntroductionFrancis Ford Coppola became the first of the film school generation directors to gain celebrity, with the phenomenal f...

Copyright and Piracy

Peter Decherney

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Copyright and Piracy Introduction Copyright and piracy have always been important drivers of media industries. Copyright regulates authorship ...

Corman, Roger

Murray Leeder

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

Roger CormanIntroduction“The King of the B Movies.” “The Pope of Pop Cinema.” “The Spiritual Godfather of the New Hollywood.” “The King of Cult.” Cele...

Costume and Fashion

Nancy E. Friedland

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Costume and Fashion Introduction Costume is an essential element of the overall design of a film. Working within the director’s vision for the ...

Cronenberg, David

Ernest Mathijs

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

David CronenbergIntroductionDavid Cronenberg (b. 1943) is a filmmaker from Toronto, Canada. Between 1966 and 2012 he directed twenty-one feature films...

Cuban Cinema

Ruth Goldberg

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Cuban Cinema Introduction The Cuban viewing public developed a healthy appetite for cinema during the first half of the twentieth century, but ...

Cult Cinema

Benjamin van Loon

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Cult CinemaIntroductionThough relatively young in the world of film studies, the research and analysis of cult cinema and cult film culture continues ...

Dance and Film

Sangita Shresthova

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Dance and Film Introduction The aesthetic, temporal, and interactive intersections of dance, film, and most recently new media cut across avan...

de Oliveira, Manoel

Randal Johnson

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Manoel De Oliveira Introduction Manoel de Oliveira (b. 1908, Porto–d. 2015, Porto) was Portugal’s most important film director. His career spa...

Dean, James

Kurt Hemmer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

James DeanIntroductionJames Dean (b. 1931–d. 1955), along with the actors Montgomery Clift and Marlon Brando, ushered onto the American silver screen ...

Deleuze, Gilles

Marcia Landy

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Gilles Deleuze Introduction This article covers both the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze (b. 1925–d. 1995) and his influential writings on media...

Denis, Claire

Kristin Hole

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Claire Denis Introduction Claire Denis (b. 1948) is one of the most important directors working in France today. Her unclassifiable body of wo...

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