Film Studies For Dummies

Film Studies For Dummies

Non-Fiction, Screen & Performing Arts, Film, TV & Radio, Film
Paperback Published on: 06/02/2015
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Synopsis

Film StudiesFrom Hollywood to Bollywood, explore the fantastic world of filmWhether you’re preparing to study film at university or you simply have a passion for cinema, you’re bound to enjoy this book. Here’s where you’ll learn how people communicate ideas in films, how the industry works and who’s on the team, the impact of film on popular culture, the different genres and styles, film theory, the joys of animation and so much more. Explore far-reaching effects – examine the narrative, artistic, cultural, economic and political implications of cinemaCompare and contrast film and reality – explore conceptual frameworks for a film’s relationship to realityFind out just how they do it – discover how stories are developed in movies and how a storyline is related to broader issues in societyWork out what it’s all about – get to grips with avant-garde cinema and find out what such films really offerTake the incredible world tour – sample the unique styles of cinema in Europe, Japan, India and other countriesGo larger than life – learn about greats in the industry, venture into film analysis and look at the transitions into 21st century cinemaOpen the book and find:How people tell stories in filmWays film is used to explore current issues and attitudesResponsibilities of cinema tographers and producersThe mysteries of mise-en-sceneAll about digital-age animationAuteurs from the 1930s to todayWhat poststructuralism and postmodernism really meanTen must-watch movies

  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • ISBN: 9781118886595
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 544g
  • Dimensions: 234 x 185 x 36 mm

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