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  • Re-Imagining DEFAby Séan Allan; Sebastian Heiduschke

    Berghahn Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    By the time the Berlin Wall collapsed, the cinema of the German Democratic Republic-to the extent it was considered at all-was widely regarded as a footnote to European film history, with little of enduring value. Since then, interest in East German cinema has exploded, inspiring innumerable festivals, books, and exhibits on the GDR's rich and varied... more...

  • Shoot, Edit, Shareby Kirsten Johnson; Jodi Radosh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    Shoot, Edit, Share is an interactive, accessible introduction to video production techniques, concepts, and terminology. With the increasing availability of affordable video equipment, many students and professionals need to learn the basics of video production without being overwhelmed by technical details and equipment lists. Covering preproduction,... more...

  • Cinematic Philosophyby Tal S. Shamir

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 90.89

    In this book, Tal S. Shamir sets out to identify cinema as a novel medium for philosophy and an important way of manifesting and developing philosophical thought. The volume presents a comprehensive analysis of the nature of philosophy?s potential?or, more strongly put, its need?to be manifested cinematically. Drawing on the fields of cinema, philosophy,... more...

  • Film-Induced Tourismby Sue Beeton

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 40.00

    This research-based monograph presents an introduction to the concept of film-induced tourism, building on the work of the seminal first edition. This revised edition has been thoroughly updated with substantial additions including the areas of film-induced tourism in non-Western cultures, movie tours and contents tourism. more...

  • Wie die Sopranos gemacht sindby Claudia Bath; Marlene Sophie Deines; Uwe Durst; Vincent Fröhlich; Sabrina Maag; Tom Reiss; Kristin Rheinwald

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 37.75

    The Sopranos  hat neue künstlerische Maßstäbe gesetzt. Das über die Episoden fortlaufende Geschehen verlässt die Vertrautheit automatisierter Schemata, die in jeder Folge aktualisiert werden und den meisten TV-Serien bis heute zugrunde liegen. Bisherige, im Wesentlichen englischsprachige Untersuchungen verfolgen mehrheitlich einen interpretativen... more...

  • Shakespeare | Cutby Bruce R. Smith

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    In distracted times like the present, Shakespeare too has been driven to distraction. Shakespeare | Cut considers contemporary practices of cutting up Shakespeare in stage productions, videogames, book sculptures, and YouTube postings, while also exploring how Shakespeare's texts have been cut apart beginning in Shakespeare's own time. more...

  • Hollywood in Crisis or: The Collapse of the Realby Wheeler Winston Dixon

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.29

    This book discusses the collapse and transformation of the Hollywood movie machine in the twenty-first century, and the concomitant social collapse being felt in nearly every aspect of society. Wheeler Winston Dixon examines key works in cinema from the era of late-stage capitalists, analyzing Hollywood films and the current wave of cinema developed... more...

  • The Cheerful Subversive's Guide to Independent Filmmakingby Dan Mirvish

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95

    In The Cheerful Subversive?s Guide to Independent Filmmaking , celebrated Slamdance Film Festival co-founder Dan Mirvish offers a rich exploration of the?process and culture of making low-budget, independent films.?Once labelled a "cheerful subversive" by The ? New York Times , Mirvish shares his unfiltered pragmatic approach to scriptwriting, casting,... more...

  • Hollywood Sound Design and Moviesound Newsletter: A Case Study of the End of the Analog Ageby David Stone

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    As film students and younger fans experience "Big Hollywood Sound" in Imax presentations and digital theaters, many are also discovering action and adventure movies made well before they were born. There is a legacy to be enjoyed in the sound of these films: Blockbuster movies of the ?80?s, and ?90?s are notable for the extraordinarily dramatic impact... more...

  • The Movie Business Bookby Jason E Squire

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    Drawing from a variety of experts in an industry that has seen major disruptions and technology advancements since the third edition, The Movie Business Book offers a comprehensive, authoritative overview of this fascinating, global business. A must-read for film students and industry newcomers, this new edition features key movers and shakers,... more...