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  • Television and Serial Adaptationby Shannon Wells-Lassagne

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    As American television continues to garner considerable esteem, rivalling the seventh art in its "cinematic" aesthetics and the complexity of its narratives, one aspect of its development has been relatively unexamined. While film has long acknowledged its tendency to adapt, an ability that contributed to its status as narrative art (capable of translating... more...

  • The Modern Supernatural and the Beginnings of Cinemaby Murray Leeder

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.63

    This study sees the nineteenth century supernatural as a significant context for cinema?s first years. The book takes up the familiar notion of cinema as a ?ghostly,? ?spectral? or ?haunted? medium and asks what made such association possible. Examining the history of the projected image and supernatural displays, psychical research and telepathy,... more...

  • Applied Discourse Analysisby Arthur Asa Berger

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 48.12

    This book, written in an accessible style and illustrated with drawings by the author and with many other images, discusses the basic principles of discourse theory and applies them to various aspects of popular culture, media and everyday life. Among the topics it analyzes are speed dating, advertising, jokes, language use, myths, fairy tales and... more...

  • Deutsch-Türkische Filmkultur im Migrationskontextby Ömer Alkin

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 49.47

    Das Buch bietet mit einer mehr als 40 Jahre Migrationskino thematisierenden Bandbreite an Aufsätzen, Interviews und Filmographien ein umfassendes Nachschlagewerk zum deutsch-türkischen Kino an. Mit diesem erhalten Lehrende, Forschende und Studierende der Film-, Medien- und Kulturwissenschaften erstmalig einen Überblick über die Diversität des deutsch-türkischen... more...

  • Gender and Islam in Indonesian Cinemaby Alicia Izharuddin

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 86.63

    This book presents a historical overview of the Indonesian ?lm industry, the relationship between censorship and representation, and the rise of women ?lmmakers in the post-New Order period. It considers scholarship on gender in Indonesian cinema through the lens of power relations. Examining key themes such as nationalism, women's rights, polygamy,... more...

  • Pleasing Everyoneby Jeffrey Knapp

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Shakespeare's plays were immensely popular in their own day -- so why do we refuse to think of them as mass entertainment? In Pleasing Everyone , Jeffrey Knapp opens our eyes to the uncanny resemblance between Renaissance drama and the incontrovertibly mass medium of Golden-Age Hollywood cinema. more...

  • Class Divisions in Serial Televisionby Sieglinde Lemke; Wibke Schniedermann

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 86.63

    This book brings the emergent interest in social class and inequality to the field of television studies. It reveals how the new visibility of class matters in serial television functions aesthetically and examines the cultural class politics articulated in these programmes. This ground-breaking volume argues that reality and quality TV?s intricate... more...

  • Independent Filmmaking and Digital Convergenceby Vladan Nikolic

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    Independent Filmmaking and Digital Convergence: Transmedia and Beyond offers a comprehensive analysis of the technological changes of the past few decades in independent film and media-making, and explores new strategies and practices in media production, exhibition and distribution for independent producers and content creators. The book examines... more...

  • Film and Video Production in the Cloudby Jack James

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    With cloud applications and services now widely available, film and video professionals have all the tools they need to work together on centralized platforms and effectively collaborate across separate desktop, web, and mobile devices. In Film and Video Production in the Cloud , veteran video production consultant Jack James provides a practical... more...

  • Filmmakers and Financingby Louise Levison

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    In this new and updated ultimate filmmaker?s guide, Louise Levison gives you easy-to-use steps for writing an investor-winning business plan for a feature film, including: A comprehensive explanations for each of the eight sections of a plan Full financial section with text and tables A sample business plan A companion website... more...