Books in category Performing Arts – Film & Video

  • On Hollywood

    On Hollywood
    Allen John Scott

    On Hollywood builds on this work by adding major new empirical elements.

  • Sanctuary Cinema

    Sanctuary Cinema
    Terry Lindvall

    Sanctuary Cinema provides the first history of the origins of the Christian film industry.

  • Understanding Digital Cinema

    Understanding Digital Cinema
    Charles S. Swartz

    * An overview of digital cinema system requirements * Post production work flow * Color in digital cinema * The digital cinema mastering process * Fundamentals of compression * Security * Basics of audio * Digital distribution * Digital …

  • Critical Cinema

    Critical Cinema
    Clive Myer

    Seminal filmmakers such as Peter Greenaway and Mike Figgis also contribute to the debate, making this book a critical text for students, academics, and independent filmmakers as well as for any reader interested in new perspectives on …

  • Framed

    Judith Mayne

    In Framed, Judith Mayne, a respected critic whose reach extends from film, literature, and feminism to the culture at large, offers a sustained exploration of feminist approaches to film and mass culture, with a particular focus on how …

  • Film Studies For Dummies

    Film Studies For Dummies
    James Cateridge

    Film Studies For Dummies will open your mind to how the film industry works and help you to discover the impact of film on popular culture.

  • Now and Then We Time Travel

    Now and Then We Time Travel
    Fraser A. Sherman

    This book examines some of the roles time travel plays on screen in science fiction and fantasy. Plot synopses and credits are listed for TV series from England, Canada, the UK and Japan, as well as for films from around the world.

  • The Road Movie Book

    The Road Movie Book
    Steven Cohan, Ina Rae Hark

    The first comprehensive study of this enduring but ever-changing Hollywood genre and its legacy to world cinema beyond the United States.

  • Pop Fiction

    Pop Fiction
    Steve Lannin, Matthew Caley

    All provide fresh insight towards the inter-textual fusion of film and song. Additionally the books form reduces the area of analysis to expose differences and similarities between these contrasting fields of study.

  • Monty Python

    Monty Python
    Douglas McCall

    A chronological listing of the creative output and other antics of the members of the British comedy group Monty Python, both as a group and individually. Coverage spans between 1969 (the year Monty Python's Flying Circus debuted) and 2012.

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