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Film History: An International Journal
Film History focuses on the historical development of the motion picture and the social, technological, and economic context in which this has occurred. Its areas of interest range from the technical and entrepreneurial innovations of the early and pre-cinema experiments, through all aspects of the production, distribution, exhibition, and reception of commercial and non-commercial motion pictures.
Published by: Indiana University Press
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Film Theory by
Publication Date: 2009-12-16
"sing seven distinctive configurations of spectator and screen that move progressively from ‘exterior'to ‘interior'relationships, the authors retrace the most important stages of film theory from 1945 to the present, from neo-realist and modernist theories to psychoanalytic, ‘apparatus', phenomenological and cognitivist theories."
Screenwriting & Cinematography
Publication Date: 2014-08-23
According to the book description, this volume "explores the social, political, and economic implications of the changing craft of American screenwriting from the silent screen through the classical Hollywood years, the rise of independent cinema, and on to the contemporary global multi-media marketplace."
Publication Date: 2014-07-18
Aside from offering a history of scientific and artistic changes, this book also reveals the people behind the camera, profiling numerous acclaimed cinematographers from James Wong Howe to Roger Deakins.
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