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Cinema industry books

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The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction by Geoffrey (Honorary Professorial Fellow in the School of History at Queen Mary, University of London) Nowell-Smith The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction
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In this Very Short Introduction Geoffrey Nowell-Smith defines the field of cinema, and explores its fascinating history within the cultural and aesthetic sphere. Considering the influences of the other art forms from which it arose, he looks at how technological...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2017

The British Cinema Boom, 1906-1914 A Commercial History by Jon Burrows The British Cinema Boom, 1906-1914 A Commercial History

This book examines why thousands of cinemas opened in Britain in the space of a few years before the start of the First World War. This account also takes a new look at the development of film distribution, the emergence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/11/2017

Cartoons in Hard Times The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932-1945 by Tracey (University of Leeds, UK) Mollet Cartoons in Hard Times The Animated Shorts of Disney and Warner Brothers in Depression and War 1932-1945
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Cartoons in Hard Times provides a comprehensive analysis of the short subject animation released by the Walt Disney and Warner Brothers from 1932 and 1945, one of the most turbulent periods in Unites States history. Through a combination of content...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

The British Horror Film from the Silent to the Multiplex by Ian Fryer The British Horror Film from the Silent to the Multiplex

This is the story of the British horror film, with biographies of the stars, directors, and film studios, incisive reviews of key films, and a complete history of the genre. For everyone from beginners to film buffs, from silent movies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Jews, Nazis and the Cinema of Hungary The Tragedy of Success, 1929-44 by David Frey Jews, Nazis and the Cinema of Hungary The Tragedy of Success, 1929-44

Demonstrates how the transnational process of forging an industry designed to define a national culture proved particularly contentious and surprisingly contradictory in the heyday of racial nationalism and antisemitism. This title details the interplay of Hungarian cultural and political elites,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/08/2017

Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses A Cross-National Perspective by Eva Bakoy Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses A Cross-National Perspective

This edited collection focuses on successful small and medium-sized film and television companies in Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. The contributors explore case studies of businesses that have prospered over a period of at least five years...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

The Insider's Guide to Independent Film Distribution by Stacey Parks The Insider's Guide to Independent Film Distribution

Innovation in technology means that almost anyone can make an independent film these days. Although this may be good news for aspiring filmmakers, it also means that the oversupply of independent films on the market has caused acquisition prices to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Investing in Movies Strategies for Investors and Producers by Joseph N. Cohen Investing in Movies Strategies for Investors and Producers

Investing in Movies: Strategies for Investors and Producers is a useful guide for investors and producers looking for an analytical framework to assess the opportunities and pitfalls of film investments. The book traces macroeconomic trends and the globalization of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

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Bollywood in Britain Cinema, Brand, Discursive Complex by Lucia Kramer Bollywood in Britain Cinema, Brand, Discursive Complex

Bollywood in Britain provides the most extensive survey to date of the various manifestations and facets of the Bollywood phenomenon in Britain. The book analyzes the role of Hindi films in the British film market, it shows how audiences engage...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

A History of Film by Virginia Wright Wexman, Sara Hall A History of Film
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

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Investing in Movies Strategies for Investors and Producers by Joseph N. Cohen Investing in Movies Strategies for Investors and Producers

Investing in Movies: Strategies for Investors and Producers is a useful guide for investors and producers looking for an analytical framework to assess the opportunities and pitfalls of film investments. The book traces macroeconomic trends and the globalization of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Film Marketing by Finola Kerrigan Film Marketing

The role of the film marketer is both vital and challenging. Promotion is one of the industry's biggest costs, with the campaign of a large film costing up to half its production budget. Box office results, however, are wildly unpredictable:...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/03/2017

Film Marketing by Finola Kerrigan Film Marketing

The role of the film marketer is both vital and challenging. Promotion is one of the industry's biggest costs, with the campaign of a large film costing up to half its production budget. Box office results, however, are wildly unpredictable:...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/03/2017

Voices of Labor Creativity, Craft, and Conflict in Global Hollywood by Dr. Michael, PhD Curtin Voices of Labor Creativity, Craft, and Conflict in Global Hollywood
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Motion pictures are made, not mass produced, requiring a remarkable collection of skills, self-discipline, and sociality-all of which are sources of enormous pride among Hollywood's craft and creative workers. The interviews collected here showcase the ingenuity, enthusiasm, and aesthetic pleasures...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/03/2017

Exception Taken How France Has Defied Hollywood's New World Order by Jonathan Buchsbaum Exception Taken How France Has Defied Hollywood's New World Order

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/01/2017

Exception Taken How France Has Defied Hollywood's New World Order by Jonathan Buchsbaum Exception Taken How France Has Defied Hollywood's New World Order

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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/01/2017

Gender and Islam in Indonesian Cinema by Alicia Izharuddin Gender and Islam in Indonesian Cinema

This book presents a historical overview of the Indonesian film industry, the relationship between censorship and representation, and the rise of Islamic popular culture. It considers scholarship on gender in Indonesian cinema through the lens of power relations. With key...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/01/2017

The Rise and Fall of the Italian Film Industry by Marina (Bocconi University, Italy) Nicoli The Rise and Fall of the Italian Film Industry
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Italian cinema triumphed globally in the 1960, with directors such as Rossellini, Fellini, and Leone, and actors like Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni known to audiences around the world. But by the end of the 1980s, the Italian film industry...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/12/2016

Precarious Creativity Global Media, Local Labor by Dr. Michael, PhD Curtin Precarious Creativity Global Media, Local Labor
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Examines the seismic changes confronting media workers in an age of globalization and corporate conglomeration. This anthology peeks behind the hype and supposed glamor of screen media industries to reveal the intensifying pressures and challenges confronting actors, editors, electricians, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/12/2016

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