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  • Italian Cinemaby Barry Forshaw

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 15.99

    From the unbridled sensuality of silent Italian films, to the neorealist classic Bitter Rice , to the astonishing imagination of Fellini and the more cerebral and fascinating movies of Antonioni, Italy has a filmic legacy unlike that of any other nation. And then there are the popular movies: the lively sword and sandal epics of the peplum era through... more...

  • Writing for the Screenby Anna Weinstein

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    Writing for the Screen is a collection of essays and interviews exploring the business of screenwriting. This highly accessible guide to working in film and television includes perspectives from industry insiders on topics such as breaking in; pitching; developing and nurturing business relationships; juggling multiple projects; and more. Writing... more...

  • The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Productionby Lorene M. Wales

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This expanded, updated, and revised third edition of Lorene Wales? The Complete Guide to Film and Digital Production offers a comprehensive introduction to the positions/roles, procedures, and logistics of the film and digital video production process, from development and pre-production all the way to marketing and distribution. Lorene Wales offers... more...

  • Intimate Violenceby David Greven

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 28.99

    Intimate Violence explores the consistent cold war in Hitchcock's films between his heterosexual heroines and his queer characters, usually though not always male. These conflicts eerily echo the tense standoff between feminism and queer theory. From a reparative psychoanalytic perspective, David Greven merges queer and feminist approaches to Hitchcock. more...

  • The Latin American (Counter-) Road Movie and Ambivalent Modernityby Nadia Lie

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 85.90

    This book offers a comprehensive and systematic overview of the flourishing genre of the contemporary Latin American road movie, of which Diarios de motocicleta and Y tu mamá también are only the best-known examples. It offers the first systematic survey of the genre and explains why the road movie is key to contemporary Latin American cinema... more...

  • Komik als Kommunikation der Kulturenby Christopher Kloë

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.05

    Christopher Kloë stellt in diesem Buch Samuel Huntingtons Hypothese eines Kampfes der Kulturen die Systematik einer Begegnung der Kulturen gegenüber. Diese wird durch das Mittel der medialen komischen Kommunikation von (Selbst-)Darstellungen anhand der Thesen von Homi K. Bhabha, Thilo Sarrazin, Alfred Schütz und Zygmunt Bauman erläutert. Der Vorgang... more...

  • Advanced Visual Effects Compositingby Lee Lanier

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    In Advanced Visual Effects Compositing: Techniques for Working with Problematic Footage , learn to tackle difficult visual effect composites in layer-based and node-based compositing programs. In this book, industry veteran and compositing expert Lee Lanier offers tips, tricks, techniques, and workflows for difficult visual effects shots, including... more...

  • Split Screen Nationby Susan Courtney

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    Analyzing an eclectic history of film and related media, Split Screen Nation argues that popular visions of the American West and the American South must be thought in relation to one another if we are to fully understand the marks both have left on popular ways of imagining the U.S. more...

  • Byronic Heroes in Nineteenth-Century Women?s Writing and Screen Adaptationby Sarah Wootton

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 76.35

    This book is a timely reassessment of Byron's legacy, focusing on the ever-present figure of the Byronic hero in the fiction of Jane Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell, and George Eliot, together with screen versions of their novels. more...

  • Medialität der Mise-en-scèneby Ivo Ritzer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 62.44

    Mit dem Konzept der Mise-en-scène definiert der Band die Medialität telekinemati-scher Medien  neu. Dabei arbeitet die Studie telekinematische Inszenierungsprakti-ken und ihre Subjekteffekte ebenso heraus wie sie die Frage beantwortet, warum und auf welche Weise diese Formen der Mise-en-scène historisch manifest geworden sind. Im Versuch einer... more...