Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
British Film Design: A History
Foyalty 54

British Film Design: A History (Paperback)

£17.99
Usually despatched within 1 week.

Synopsis

"British Film Design" is about the things that you see when you close your eyes and think of British cinema: Dr. No's Hideaway, the buffet of 'Brief Encounter', Vera Drake's parlour, Hogwarts School...and a thousand other visions of British films. This book is also about the people who have created those visions. The physical environments of films are made by Production Designers/Art Directors. Their efforts have tended to go unnoticed by cinema audiences. "British Film Design" offers the first comprehensive historical survey of British art direction. It takes a chronological journey through British film design, starting with the efforts of the film 'primitives' of the silent era and ending with the modern day purveyors of part built/part computer generated 'blended design'. Certain themes recur en route. These include British cinema's obsession with realism; the Production Designer's continual struggle for recognition; and, influence from European artists and the benefits - and perils - of American finance. The book succeeds in expressing the joy of looking at films from inside out; seeing beyond the stars to recognise sets as silent players in the action.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaFilm theory & criticism Publisher: I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd. Publication Date: 30/03/2010 ISBN-13: 9781848851085  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Usually despatched within 1 week. Add to Basket

Laurie N. Ede is a Principal Lecturer in Film, Media and Applied Writing at the University of Portsmouth.

More books by Laurie N. Ede

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery Free Free 3-5 Days
UK First Class £3.75 £0.00 1-2 Days
Delivery to a Foyles Bookshop Free Free From 2 hours
Click and Collect Free Free From 2 hours - Individual item delivery times given at checkout
UK Courier £7.95 £0.00 1 Working Day
Western Europe**Airmail £9.00 £1.00 7-8 Days
Rest of World Airmail £12.50 £1.00 7-10 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Click and Collect is available for all our shops; collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.

Special delivery items

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.

Animator's Survival Kit

For delivery charges for the Animator's Survival Kit please click here.

 

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Textiles on Film
(Hardback)
Becky Peterson
 
 
£85.00
 
Global Image Wars: Geopolitics and...
(Paperback)
Kari Anden-Papadopoulos
 
 
£21.99
 
Film History: An Introduction through...
(Hardback)
Thomas Elsaesser; Michael Wedel
 
 
£90.00
 
Film History: An Introduction through...
(Paperback)
Thomas Elsaesser; Michael Wedel
 
 
£23.99
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close