Film Studies: The Basics

Film Studies: The Basics

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Film Studies: The Basics is a compelling guide to the study of cinema in all its forms. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to take account of recent scholarship, the latest developments in the industry and the explosive impact of new technologies. Core topics covered include:

The history, technology and art of cinema
Theories of stardom, genre and film-making
The movie industry from Hollywood to Bollywood
Who does what on a film set

Complete with film stills, end-of-chapter summaries and a substantial glossary, Film Studies: The Basics is the ideal introduction to those new to the study of cinema.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 133 x 197 x 15.24mm | 227g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 24 Halftones, black and white
  • 0415584965
  • 9780415584968
  • 874,096

Table of contents

Introduction to Film Studies: What Is Cinema? The Language of Film. The history of Film. The Production and Exhibition of Film. The Reception of Film. The Future of Film
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About Amy Villarejo

Amy Villarejo is Professor in Film at Cornell University, USA. She won the 2005 Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies for her book Lesbian Rule: Cultural Criticism and the Value of Desire.
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