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American Public Broadcasting

Laurie Ouellette

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

American Public BroadcastingIntroductionPublic broadcasting arrived late in the United States. While most Western democracies developed large national...

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,...

Arbuckle, Roscoe

Rob King

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Roscoe ArbuckleIntroductionRoscoe “Fatty” Arbuckle (b. 1887–d. 1933) was a comedian and filmmaker whose critical acclaim and popularity in the 1910s w...

Argentine Cinema

Jessica Stites Mor, Nicolas Poppe

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Argentine CinemaIntroductionThe field of Argentine cinema studies can be said to have begun in earnest with the publication of film journalist Domingo...

Aronofsky, Darren

Tarja Laine

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Darren AronofskyIntroductionDarren Aronofsky (b. 1969) is an acclaimed American filmmaker known for his psychologically disturbing films. Before study...

Art Cinema

Alex Lykidis

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Art CinemaIntroductionThe artistic sophistication of interwar movements such as German Expressionism and French surrealism led to the establishment of...

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 ...

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...

Asian Television

Anthony Fung

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Asian TelevisionIntroductionIn the early 21st century, studies of Asian television have become an important and significant research area in the field...

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 CinemaIntroductionThe cinema of Australia has been the subject of continual, complex, and interdisciplinary scrutiny since the revival of f...

Auteurism

Eleni Palis, Timothy Corrigan

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

AuteurismIntroductionAuteurism has arguably been at the center of film practice, theory, and historiography since the 1950s. Originating in the films ...

Authorship, Television

Leora Hadas

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Television AuthorshipIntroductionUnlike the well-established tradition of auteurism in its sibling art cinema, in the case of television, the question...

Avant-Garde and Experimental Film

Robin Blaetz

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Avant-Garde and Experimental FilmIntroductionExperimental and avant-garde film is cinema made outside of the film industry on an artisanal basis, larg...

Bachchan, Amitabh

Anne Ciecko

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

Amitabh BachchanIntroductionAmitabh Bachchan (b. 1942 in Allahabad) is perhaps the most enduringly iconic figure of Bollywood. He has appeared in near...

Battle of Algiers, The

Nicholas Harrison

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

The Battle of Algiers Introduction The Battle of Algiers (1966) offers a moving account of an early phase in the Algerian war of independence....

Battleship Potemkin, The

Dušan Radunović

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

The Battleship PotemkinIntroductionThe Battleship Potemkin (Bronenosets Potёmkin) is Sergei Eisenstein’s second feature film. Produced in 1925 and pre...

Bazin, André

Dudley Andrew

Subject: Cinema and Media Studies »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

André BazinIntroductionAndré Bazin (b. 1918–d. 1958) may well be the most influential critic ever to have written about cinema. He contributed daily r...

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