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  • Contemporary Documentaryby Daniel Marcus; Selmin Kara

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Contemporary Documentary offers a rich survey of the rapidly expanding landscape of documentary film, television, video, and new media. The collection of original essays addresses the emerging forms, popular genres, and innovative approaches of the digital era. The anthology highlights geographically and thematically diverse examples of documentaries... more...

  • The Day the Music Diedby Tony Garnett

    Little, Brown Book Group 2016; Not Available

    'An extraordinary book by an extraordinary man' Ken Loach Tony Garnett's story begins in working-class, war-torn Birmingham where he movingly describes the trauma of his mother's death following a back-street abortion. Nineteen days later, stricken with grief, Tony's father committed suicide and Tony was sent to live with other family members. He... more...

  • Compositing Visual Effects in After Effectsby Lee Lanier

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    Create vibrant visual effects with Adobe After Effects. Gain the tips, tricks, and applied knowledge you need to carry out essential visual effects tasks and bring your digital compositing to the next level. In Compositing Visual Effects in After Effects, industry veteran Lee Lanier covers all the common After Effects techniques any serious visual... more...

  • The Art of Short Form Contentby Bryan Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 36.95

    The Art of Short Form Content: From Concept to Color Correction is an in-depth examination of the craft of creating short form filmic content ? a category which includes television commercials, music videos, television promos, movie trailers, digital billboards, corporate videos, and pretty much anything else with a running time under five minutes.... more...

  • International Noirby Homer B. Pettey; R. Barton Palmer

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Following World War II, film noir became the dominant cinematic expression of Cold War angst, influencing new trends in European and Asian filmmaking. International Noir examines film noir’s influence on the cinematic traditions of Britain, France, Scandinavia, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, and India. This book suggests that the film noir style continues... more...

  • Nordic Genre Filmby Tommy Gustafsson; Pietari Kääpä

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    Nordic Genre Film offers a transnational approach to studying contemporary genre production in Nordic cinema. It discusses a range of internationally renowned examples, from Nordic noir such as the television show The Bridge and films like Insomnia to high concept ‘video generation’ productions such as Iron Sky . Other contributions focus... more...

  • Post-1990 Documentaryby Camille Deprez; Judith Pernin

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    This book questions the meanings of ‘independence’ for documentaries made in the post-1990 context, a period of unrivalled disruption and creativity in the field. Based upon a reasoned selection of contributions, it is the first collection of in-depth case studies cutting across formats, media, subject matters, purposes and national divides.... more...

  • Independent Chinese Documentaryby Dan Edwards

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    There has been an explosion in Chinese independent documentary making since the turn of the twenty-first century. How are we to understand this vibrant burst of activity? Are these films brave expressions of dissidence? Or a more complex attempt to expand the terms of public discourse in the People’s Republic? This timely study is based on detailed... more...

  • Bollywood and Postmodernismby Neelam Sidhar Wright

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    ‘New Bollywood’ has arrived, but its postmodern impulse often leaves film scholars reluctant to theorise its aesthetics. How do we define the style of a contemporary Bollywood film? Are Bollywood films just uninspired Hollywood rip-offs, or does their borrowing signal genuine innovation within the industry?Applying postmodern concepts and... more...

  • Extreme Asiaby Daniel Martin

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    From Japanese horror to South Korean revenge thrillers, and from the new Hong Kong crime film to Thailand’s boundary-breaking ghost stories, Western audiences have been stunned by a boom in challenging cult cinema from East Asia over the last decade. But how did this cycle of ‘Extreme’ Asian films gain such notoriety? How did distribution... more...