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  • Screening Woolfby Earl G. Ingersoll

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    Screening Woolf: Virginia Woolf and/on/in Film examines the three film adaptations of her novels To the Lighthouse, Orlando, Mrs. Dalloway ; her theorizing about film and its impact on her thinking about fiction; and her central role in the David Hare/Stephen Daldry adaptation of Michael Cunningham?s Pulitzer Prize ? winning novel The Hours... more...

  • J.J. Abrams vs. Joss Whedonby Wendy Sterba

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    In J.J. Abrams vs. Joss Whedon , Wendy Sterba compares the parallel careers in film and television of two creative masterminds?pitting one against the other in a light-hearted competition. The author looks back upon the beginnings of both men?s careers?Whedon?s stint as a writer on Roseanne and Abrams? early scripts for films like Regarding... more...

  • The Essential Jack Nicholsonby James L. Neibaur

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 35.99

    The Essential Jack Nicholson looks at the key films in the career of one of Hollywood?s biggest stars. After a brief profile of the actor, author James L. Neibaur highlights each of Nicholson?s most important works, explaining why his performances are essential viewing. Neibaur also provides details about each film?s production, critical reaction,... more...

  • Winnie Lightnerby David L. Lightner

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 35.00

    The biography of the spunky ?Song a Minute Girl,? the first actress to have her spoken words censored more...

  • Exception Takenby Jonathan Buchsbaum

    Columbia University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    In Exception Taken , Jonathan Buchsbaum examines the movements that have emerged in opposition to the homogenizing force of Hollywood in global filmmaking. While European cinema was entering a steady decline in the 1980s, France sought to strengthen support for its film industry under the new Mitterrand government. Over the following decades, the... more...

  • Filming the Everydayby Paul G. Pickowicz; Yingjin Zhang

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    This cutting-edge book examines the rapidly developing scene of Chinese independent documentary, arguably the most courageous player in contemporary Chinese visual culture. The book?s emphasis on current issues and its discussion of aesthetic experiments will appeal to all readers interested in China?s culture, media, politics, and society.... more...

  • Perpetual Carnivalby Colin MacCabe

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Upholding literature and film together as academically interwoven, Perpetual Carnival underscores the everlasting coexistence of realism and modernism, eschewing the popularly accepted view that the latter is itself a rejection of the former. 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...

  • Screening Modern Irish Fiction and Dramaby R. Barton Palmer; Marc C. Conner

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.57

    This book offers the first comprehensive discussion of the relationship between Modern Irish Literature and the Irish cinema, with twelve chapters written by experts in the field that deal with principal films, authors, and directors. This survey outlines the influence of screen adaptation of important texts from the national literature on the construction... more...