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  • Writing Diverse Characters For Fiction, TV or Filmby Lucy V. Hay

    Oldcastle Books 2017; US$ 15.99

    We're living in a time of unprecedented diversity in produced media content, with more characters appearing who are Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT), disabled, or from other religions or classes. What's more, these characters are increasingly appearing in genre pieces, accessible to the mainstream,... more...

  • Shakespeare, Bakhtin, and Filmby Keith Harrison

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 105.71

    This book explores how Bakhtin’s ideas can illuminate the compelling but uneasy fusion of Shakespeare and cinema. With a wide variety of tones, languages, cultural orientations, and thematic concerns, film directors have updated, translated, transposed, fragmented, parodied, and geographically re-situated Shakespeare. Keith Harrison illustrates... more...

  • Legacies of the Degraded Image in Violent Digital Mediaby Stuart Marshall Bender

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 52.85

    This book undertakes a concentrated study of the impact of degraded and low-quality imagery in contemporary cinema and real-world portrayals of violence. Through a series of case studies, the book explores examples of corrupted digital imagery that range from mainstream cinema portrayals of drone warfare and infantry killing, through to real-world... more...

  • Beijing Film Academy Yearbook 2016by Journal of the Beijing Film Academy Journal of the Beijing Film Academy

    Intellect Books Ltd 2017; US$ 170.55

    The Beijing Film Academy Yearbook is a collection of specially selected articles chosen from issues of the Journal of Beijing Film Academy. This volume collates articles published in the journal throughout 2016, and are translated for an English-speaking readership. Due to the increased academic focus on Chinese cinema, the Beijing Film Academy Yearbook... more...

  • Localising Hollywoodby Courtney Brannon Donoghue

    British Film Institute 2017; US$ 35.26

    Hollywood has a complex relationship with local markets around the world. This critical yet accessible overview of Hollywood’s local presence investigates the dynamic between the studios’ film entertainment divisions and individual media markets – exploring how their position, partnerships and practices function in an era characterised by globalisation,... more...

  • Children's Reading of Film and Visual Literacy in the Primary Curriculumby Jeannie Hill Bulman

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.05

    This book draws on a longitudinal study which highlights the beneficial impact of film in the primary curriculum. It provides detailed accounts of both the reading process as understood within the field of literacy education, and of film theory as it relates to issues such as narration, genre and audience. The book focuses on a small cohort of children... more...

  • Hollywood Soundscapesby Helen Hanson

    British Film Institute 2017; US$ 29.38

    The technical crafts of sound in classical Hollywood cinema have, until recently, remained largely ‘unsung’ by histories of the studio era. Yet film sound – voice, music and sound effects – is a crucial aspect of film style and has been key to engaging and holding audiences since the transition to sound by Hollywood’s major studios in 1929. This innovative... more...

  • Real Deceptionsby Jennifer Friedlander

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    Real Deceptions develops a new theory of realism through close consideration of myriad contemporary art, media, and cultural practices. Rather than focusing on transgressing deceptions which distort reality, the book argues that reality lies within the deceptions themselves. more...

  • Only Fools and Horses (The Best of British Comedy)by Richard Webber

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 6.76

    The best jokes, gags and scenes from a true British comedy classic. Del: You were gun running during the Spanish Civil War? Grandad: Well…that was the best time to do it! more...

  • How to Work the Film & TV Marketsby Heather Hale

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    How to Work the Film & TV Markets takes independent filmmakers, television and digital content creators on a virtual tour of the entertainment industry’s trade shows — the circulatory system of the entire global media landscape. This book highlights the most significant annual events around the world, details a dossier of all the players that frequent... more...