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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...

Deren, Maya

Theresa Geller

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Maya Deren Introduction Maya Deren (b. 1917–d. 1961) completed only six films and two monographs in her lifetime, yet she made a huge impact o...

Design, Art, Set, and Production

Lucy Fischer

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Art, Set, and Production Design Introduction Within cinema discourse, the terms art direction, production design, and set direction are interr...

Detective Films

Philippa Gates

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Detective Film Introduction The “detective film” can be defined as a film that focuses on a detective-hero’s investigation into the mystery sur...

Dietrich, Marlene

Barbara Kosta

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Marlene Dietrich Introduction Marlene Dietrich (b. 1901–d. 1992) is known as an icon of glamour whose image continues to fascinate contemporar...

Digital Media and Convergence Culture

Ethan Tussey

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Digital Media and Convergence CultureIntroduction“Convergence culture” is a term used to describe the ways in which digital media has changed the rela...

Directors

Virginia Wright Wexman

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

DirectorsIntroductionMost cinema scholarship is about directors; thus, many of the articles in the Oxford Bibliographies in Cinema and Media Studies r...

Disability

Martin Norden

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Disability Introduction The study of moving-image representations of persons with disabilities (PWDs) is a young and vibrant subset of cinema a...

Disney, Walt

Eddy Von Mueller

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-11-27

Walt Disney Introduction Few figures of the 20th century have made so deep and indelible an impact on world culture as Walt Disney. Few people...

Doctor Who

Paul Booth

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Doctor Who Introduction As a television program (and now multimedia experience) with over fifty years of history, Doctor Who has reflected an ...

Documentary Film

Zoë Druick

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Documentary FilmIntroductionSince the 1990s, there has been a veritable explosion of documentary films and digital media productions accompanied by a ...

Downton Abbey

Katherine Byrne

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Downton AbbeyIntroductionCertainly the most successful period drama, indeed perhaps the most popular television show, of the 21st century, British ser...

Dreyer, Carl Theodor

Casper Tybjerg

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Carl Theodor DreyerIntroductionCarl Theodor Dreyer (b. 3 February 1889–d. 20 March 1968) was a Danish film director; in Danish usage, his middle name ...

Eastern European Television

Anikó Imre

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

Eastern European TelevisionIntroductionThe field of television studies has given us a rich tapestry of the history and theory of the dominant commerci...

Eastwood, Clint

Dennis Bingham

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Clint EastwoodIntroductionClint Eastwood (b. 31 May 1930–), a dominant figure in cinema for more than five decades, has enjoyed three exceptional care...

Ecocinema

Kiu-wai Chu

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

EcocinemaIntroductionThis article introduces recent English scholarship in the expanding field of ecocinema studies. Often seen as a sub-branch of eco...

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