Film Studies An Introduction Teach Yourself

Film Studies  An Introduction  Teach Yourself

This book is your first step on the long and enjoyable path called film studies.

Author: Warren Buckland

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781473608801

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 256

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An unpretentious guide for all those who want to learn to analyse, understand and evaluate films. Film Studies: An Introduction provides an overview of the key areas in film studies, including aesthetics, narrative, genre, documentary films and the secrets of film reviewing. From Hitchcock and Tarantino to Spielberg and Bigelow, you will gain a critical understanding of legendary directors and the techniques and skills that are used to achieve cinematic effects. Whether you are a film studies student or just a film buff wanting to know more, this book will give you an invaluable insight into the exciting and incredibly fast-moving world of film. Understand Film Studies includes: Chapter 1: Film aesthetics: formalism and realism Chapter 2: Film structure: narrative and narration Chapter 3: Film authorship: the director as auteur Chapter 4: Film genres: defining the typical film Chapter 5: The non-fiction film: five types of documentary Chapter 6: The reception of film: the art and profession of film viewing
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Film Studies

Film Studies

Author: Warren Buckland

Publisher:

ISBN: 1473608813

Category: Film criticism

Page: 220

View: 532

Categories: Film criticism

Media Studies A Complete Introduction Teach Yourself

Media Studies  A Complete Introduction  Teach Yourself

The book uses a structure that mirrors the way Media Studies is taught on many university courses. Chapters include essential coverage of the history, organization and production of the media industries, and regulation of the media.

Author: Joanne Hollows

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781473618992

Category: Social Science

Page: 336

View: 280

Written by an academic and researcher with over twenty years' experience in teaching and convening Media Studies courses, Media Studies: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value features like case studies, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam. The book uses a structure that mirrors the way Media Studies is taught on many university courses. Chapters include essential coverage of the history, organization and production of the media industries, and regulation of the media. The analysis of media texts is covered in detail, as are the issues of identity and gender, the idea of globalization and the shifting face of social media in its many contexts.
Categories: Social Science

Jung A Complete Introduction Teach Yourself

Jung  A Complete Introduction  Teach Yourself

Jung's work is one such approach, and a hugely influential one, not just in
counselling and psychotherapy, but stretching out into fields of study and popular
interest such as cultural and religious studies, politics and identity, and film
studies, ...

Author: Phil Goss

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781473601789

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

View: 306

Jung: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear, jargon-free English and providing added-value features like summaries of key books, and even lists of questions you might be asked in your seminar or exam. The book uses a structure that mirrors the way Jung is taught on many university and counselling courses. Chapters include individuation and the archetypal power of the unconscious, Jung's early life, Jung's early career and key influences, Freud and Jung, the self and ego, the dark side, anima and animus, archetypes, typology, Jungian analysis, working with dreams, active imagination, developmental approaches, application of Jungian analysis to mental health needs, and Jung's legacy in culture, spirituality and therapy. Jung employs the 'Breakthrough Method' to help you advance quickly at any subject, whether you're studying for an exam or just for your own interest. The Breakthrough Method is designed to overcome typical problems you'll face as learn new concepts and skills. - Problem: "I find it difficult to remember what I've read."; Solution: this book includes end-of-chapter summaries and questions to test your understanding. - Problem: "Lots of introductory books turn out to cover totally different topics than my course."; Solution: this book is written by a university lecturer who understands what students are expected to know.
Categories: Psychology

The Dolby Era

The Dolby Era

In An Introduction to Film Studies, edited by Jill Nelmes, sound is evoked in a
couple of chapters. Chapter 4, 'Film Form and Narrative', written by Allan ... less
than 1 per cent of the total wordage. Warren Buckland's Teach Yourself Film
Studies ...

Author: Gianluca Sergi

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 0719070678

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 209

View: 945

This book tells the story of the arrival of Dolby onto the film scene in the early 70s, and its profound impact on Hollywood filmmakers and audiences worldwide.
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A2 Film Studies

A2 Film Studies

The Essential Introduction Sarah Casey Benyahia, Freddie Gaffney, John White.
V BIBLIOGRAPHY Abrams , N . , Bell , I . and Udris , J . ( 2001 ) Studying Film .
London : Hodder ... Buckland , W . ( 2000 ) Teach Yourself Film Studies . London
 ...

Author: Sarah Casey Benyahia

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123293776

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 348

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Building on the groundwork laid by the AS Film Studies syllabus, A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introductionintroduces students to the diversity of cinematic styles and to different film cultures as well as positioning film within wider political, cultural and artistic debates. The book is designed to support students through the transition from a focus on textual analysis to the consideration of the wider contexts that inform any study of Film. Individual chapters cover the following key areas: The Small Scale Research Project Practical Application of Learning Studies in World Cinema The Film Text and Spectator Producers and Audiences – Issues and Debates Messages and Values – Critical Approaches Specially designed to be user-friendly, A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introductionincludes: activities sample exam questions further reading a glossary of key terms and resources case studies
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Introduction to Film Studies

Introduction to Film Studies

Introduction to the fifth edition Jill Nelmes Introduction to Film Studies is more
than a guide to studying film, it is a ... The study of film has become such an
integral part of higher education teaching in so many countries that Introduction
to Film has now been translated into Chinese. ... oneself to the pleasures of the
big screen, while watching a film narrative unfold, is still an unmatchable
experience.

Author: Jill Nelmes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136777158

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 538

View: 210

This is a comprehensive textbook for students of cinema. It provides a guide to the main concepts used to analyse the film industry and film texts, and also introduces some of the world's key national cinemas.
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Media Studies

Media Studies

Other related titles W TEACH YOURSELF FILM STUDIES Warren Buckland
Teach Yourself Film Studies provides a clear and concise introduction to the
exciting world of film . The book offers an overview of the key areas in film studies
 ...

Author: Brenda Downes

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 0844200360

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

View: 942

Media studies is now one of the fastest-growing academic fields, reflecting the public's boundless fascination with the media and desire to work in its various fields. As stimulating and fascinating as the field it introduces, this book is the ultimate overview encompassing concepts, central issues, examples, practical applications, and suggestions for further study.
Categories: Social Science

Feminist Film Studies

Feminist Film Studies

B00KS: Warren Buckland, Teach Yourself Film Studies, London: ... Woman Film
1928-1942, Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin Press, 1991 Jill Nelmes, An
Introduction to Film Studies, Second Edition, London: Routledge, 1999 Dawn B.
Sova ...

Author: Terri Murray

Publisher: Auteur Pub

ISBN: PSU:000066232391

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 143

View: 287

"This book is aimed at helping Media and Film Studies teachers introduce the basics of feminist film theory, a complex area which is nonetheless essential for studying the moving image. No prior knowledge of the theory is required as author Terri Murray explains key terminology and the contributions of influential authors whose seminal texts have influenced understanding of gender representation in the visual media, such as John Berger and Laura Mulvey, all illustrated with useful case studies. Films and film-makers discussed include Blonde Venus, Psycho, Double Indemnity, Mildred Pierce, The Last Seduction, Strange Days, Beau Travail and 'unexpected heroes' of feminist film -- Paul Verhoeven (Basic Instinct) and Spike Lee (She Hate Me). "
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Psycho

Psycho

... Kristin , Film Art , McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993 An introduction to film
aesthetics for the non - specialist Branson , Gill & Stafford , Roy , The Media
Studies Handbook , Routledge , 1996 Buckland , Warren , Teach Yourself Film
Studies ...

Author: Amanda Sheahan Wells

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015056825055

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 93

View: 591

This book takes the reader on a journey behind the scenes for the bigger picture about the film.
Categories: Performing Arts

Goldfinger

Goldfinger

... Film Art , McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993 An introduction to film aesthetics for the
non - specialist Branson , Gill & Stafford , Roy , The Media Student ' s Handbook ,
Routledge , 2nd edn , 1999 Buckland , Warren , Teach Yourself Film Studies ...

Author: Brian Dunbar

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UOM:39015054110351

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 78

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"You were supposed to observe Goldfinger, not borrow his girlfriend." --- From the film Goldfinger Provides information about the making of the movie and its aim at the American market. Looks at the influence of Bond in general, and Goldfinger in particular, on Hollywood action thriller blockbuster movies Examines the secret behind Bond's continued movie success The ultimate film guides takes the reader behind the scenes of Goldfinger and gives a perspective of the bigger picture. Discover how Ian Flemming's Britain has been immortalized in film and how the Bond series has become part of an institution in British movie making. Learn how the Bond films have influenced Hollywood and helped shape the blockbuster and action thriller genre, tells which features of Goldfinger became regular features in later films and how this has contributed to the success of Bond in film. Brian Dunbar includes a listing of cinematic terms, information on the production, and a filmography. Learn the secret behind Bond's continued success and what the once 'coffin polisher' Sean Connery, contributed to the role. Written in a accesible style, Goldfinger is excellent reading for the movie fan and film student alike. Brian Dunbar is at the University of Edinburgh.
Categories: Performing Arts

Nosferatu

Nosferatu

... Film Art , McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993 An introduction to film aesthetics for the
non - specialist Branson , Gill & Stafford , Roy , The Media Student ' s Handbook ,
Routledge , 2nd edn , 1999 Buckland , Warren , Teach Yourself Film Studies ...

Author: Roy Ashbury

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UOM:39015053493162

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 86

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"Is this your wife? What a lovely throat." - Max Schreck as Graf Orlock in Nosferatu Provides excerpts of reviews and gives a background to the film. Includes biographies of key cast and crew, and puts the movie in the cultural context of Germany and the world in 1922 Looks at production, writing, key scenes, themes and techniques used in making the movie. Go behind the scenes of Nosferatu with the ultimate film guides and get the bigger picture. Discover how Murnau saw himself as an artist and how he uses artwork and specific paintings to influence the look of a scene and how set design adds a visual intensity. Consider the film in the context of history and circumstance and how the experience of war and defeat is reflected in the film. Get a background of the small production company responsible for the film and short biographies of Albin Grau, F.W. Murnau, the director, Henrik Galeen, scriptwriter, Fritz Arno Wagner, cinematographer, and several actors including Max Schreck, Alexander Granach, Gustav von Wangenheim, Great Schroeder and Ruth Landshoff. Included is a bibliography of books and articles having to do with German filmaking, and Nosferatu, a listing of cinematic terms and a listing of credits. Learn why Murnau recruited an inexperienced girl for the role of Ruth and what features and techniques have become recognized as stylistic traits of Murnau's films. Written in a accessible style, Nosferatu is excellent reading for the movie fan or flm student alike. Roy Ashbury is head of Media Studies at Queen Mary's College.
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North by Northwest

North by Northwest

Altman - Nowell - Smith general film Altman , Rick , Film Genre , BFI , 1999
Detailed exploration of the concept of film genre Bordwell ... it covers film style
and production - - & Thompson , Kristin , Film Art , McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993
An introduction to film aesthetics for ... Warren , Teach Yourself Film Studies ,
Hodder & Stoughton , 1988 Very accessible , it gives an overview of key areas in
film studies ...

Author: Dan Williams

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UOM:39015053493014

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 81

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"In the world of advertising, there's no such thing as a lie. There's only expedient exaggeration." -- Cary Grant in North by Northwest Begins with brief excerpts from reviews and a synopsis of the story. Provides a background to the movie and offers biographies of key cast and crew. Looks at the production, key scenes, themes and techniques used in making the movie. Go behind the scenes with the ultimate film guide and get the bigger picture. Discover how Hitchcock used a combination of different genres to make North by North West into a comedy, romance, thriller and adventure story. Consider the importance of film style and how Hitchcock leads the audience into a temporary state of nightmare. Understand how camera work is employed to give more impact to specific images and how color plays a vivid role. Read about the decisions behind casting Cary Grant as Thornhill and how did Bernard Herrmann capture the suspense and tension of the movie with music. Get biographies of Alfred Hitchcock, Ernest Lehman, screenwriter, Carey Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Bernhard Herrman, composer, and Saul Bass. North by Northwest includes bibliography of books relating to the movie, a filmography of Hitchcock, and a listing of cinematic terms. Written in an accessible manner, North by Northwest is excellent reading for the movie fan and film student alike. Dan Williams teaches film studies at City University (London) and Brunel Univesity.
Categories: Performing Arts

Seven Samurai

Seven Samurai

Altman - Nowell - Smith general film Altman , Rick , Film Genre , BFI , 1999
Detailed exploration of the concept of film genre Bordwell ... Kristin , Film Art ,
McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993 An introduction to film aesthetics for the non -
specialist ; contains an analysis of North by ... Warren , Teach Yourself Film
Studies , Hodder & Stoughton , 1988 Very accessible , it gives an overview of key
areas in film studies ...

Author: Roy Stafford

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UOM:39015053493154

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 91

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Would you be willing to do what is right, regardless of the consequences? To see good triumph over evil and use your strength and heroism to protect the lives of others? Maybe you have what it takes to be a Samurai.Enjoyed the film? Want to know more? Go behind the scenes with the ultimate film guides and get the bigger picture.Discover how Akira Kurosawa's movie career began with a competition win and developed into one of the most highly respected Japanese directors. Understand how the sheer range of cinematography helped endorse the status of the film into an all time classic. Consider the importance of the film at the time of it's release and the changes it instigated within film making. Understand the influence the film and director had on other movie makers and what relationship Seven Samurai has with the classic Western, The Magnificant SevenWhat is the final image of the film and what is its symbolic significance? How did Toshiro Mifune and Kurosawa meet and what influence did each have on the others work? Satisfy your curiosity with the ultimate film guides. Read biographies of key players, critics reviews and finally see the film the director wanted you to see....don't be
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Goodfellas

Goodfellas

... Kristin , Film Art , McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993 An introduction to film
aesthetics for the nonspecialist Branson , Gill & Stafford , Roy , The Media
Student ' s Book , Routledge , 2nd edn 1999 Buckland , Warren , Teach Yourself
Film Studies ...

Author: Iain Colley

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

ISBN: UOM:39015056200796

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 87

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"As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster. " - Henry Hill in Goodfellas Provides a brief background to the "gangster" movie genre and includes excerpts from key reviews of the film. Includes biographies of key cast and crew and describes the cultural context in which the movie was made. Examines the production, key scenes, themes and techniques used in making the movie. Go behind the scenes with the ultimate film guides and get the bigger picture. Discover how Martin Scorsese's gangster movie draws on a repertoire of cinematic elements to create a movie that has widely been accepted as a classic and established Scorsese as a film artist. Find out how Scorsese has created a style which resurfaces throughout his career and how this was influenced by a biographical element. Consider the importance of film style and key scenes, and learn how the film engages the audience by the use of narrative. Understand what role lighting, camera shots and music had on building the scene and the subsequent emotions. Read about the decisions behind casting Ray Liotta in the role of Henry and what Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci brought to the film. Includes short biographies of Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Joe Pesci, Paul Sorvino, Lorraine Bracco, and the director Martin Scorese, Dr. Colley included information about the production, the critical response and a bibliography of books having to do with the movie. Written in an accessible style, Goodfellas is excellent reading for the movie fan and film student alike. Dr. Iain Colley is a freelance writer
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A Hard Day s Night

A Hard Day s Night

... Film Art , McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993 An introduction to film aesthetics for the
non - specialist Branson , Gill & Stafford , Roy , The Media Student ' s Handbook ,
Routledge , 2nd edn , 1999 Buckland , Warren , Teach Yourself Film Studies ...

Author: Lorraine Rolston

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UOM:39015054266856

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 77

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"The Citizen Kane of juke box movies" -- Film historian Andrew Sarris. Provides information about the making of A Hard Day's Night and includes a brief history of the beginning of the Beatles. Looks at the "day in the life" style of the film and explores the individual Beatles as characters. Examines the culture, merchandising and influence of the movie. Go behind the scenes with the ultimate film guides and get the bigger picture. A Hard Day's Night follows the Beatles through a day of "Beatlemania", a mixture of slapstick comedy, surrealism and simple satire has ensured its classic film status. Richard Lester created the film with the intention of cashing in on the success of the young stars and as a method of releasing a profitable soundtrack album. Little did he know that some years later he would be credited with an award from MTV for his part in what many see as the first steps of the popular music video. With this book fans will understand how Lester's film defined the era and captures early 60's Britain in the throws of social and musical change. It considers what the Beatles represented and how much of its success was based on the fact that the film and the group themselves were something of a cultural phenomenon. It explores the style of the film, explains cinematic terminology, offers a bibliography and lists the full cast and crew. Learn what the Beatles thought of their performance and how did the public responded. Accessible to the general fan, as well as film students or critics, Lorraine Rolston and Andy Murray offer insight and background to a cult classic. Lorraine Rolston is a former film reviewer and Manchester's City Life Magazine and is the Cinema Education Officer as Cornerhouse in Manchester. Andy Murray is also with Cornerhouse in Manchester.
Categories: Performing Arts

In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father

... Film Art , McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993 An introduction to film aesthetics for the
non - specialist Branston , Gill & Stafford , Roy , The Media Student ' s Handbook ,
Routledge , 2nd edn 1999 Buckland , Warren , Teach Yourself Film Studies ...

Author: Kate Domaille

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UOM:39015055174125

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 76

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"I am an innocent man, so is my son. We shouldn't even be here."- Pete Postlethwaite as Giuseppe Conlon, In The Name of the Father Includes excerpts of original reviews and provides a background to the film. Provides biographies of key cast and crew and provides a cultural context for the movie. Looks at the production, casting, key scenes, themes and techniques used in making the film. Go behind the scenes of In the Name of the Father. with the ultimate film guides and get the bigger picture. In 1974 a bomb exploded in a Guildford pub, five people were killed and many injured. In The Name of the Father is the story of a father and son, convicted of the crime and how they spend the next 15 years trying to prove their innocence. Discover why Jim Sheridan's film created a tidal wave of controversy on its release in 1994 and what part he played in the overall look of the film and how did he represent the relationship between the truth and real life. Consider the importance of film style and key scenes, and learn how the film engages the audience by the use of narrative. Discover how, by the use of stylistic features, the themes in the film have been elaborated and understand what role lighting, camera shots and music had on building emotions. Get short biographies of the director Jim Sheridan, Scriptwriter Terry George, and actors Emma Thompson, Daniel Day Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite and Corin Redgrave. Included is a bibliography of articles and books pertaining to the film and a listing of cinematic terms. Written in an accessible style, In the Name of the Father is excellent reading for movie fans and film students alike. Kate Domaille is a lecturer in Media Studies and a freelance writer and works with the Film Education and Associate Tudor scheme at the British Film Institute.
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Se7en

Se7en

... Film Art , McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993 An introduction to film aesthetics for the
non - specialist Branson , Gill & Stafford , Roy , The Media Student ' s Handbook ,
Routledge , 2nd edn 1999 Buckland , Warren , Teach Yourself Film Studies ...

Author: Nick Lacey

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UOM:39015050025645

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 80

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"This isn't going to have a happy ending." - Morgan Freeman as Detective Somerset in Se7en Includes excerpts from original reviews of the film and provides a background to the film. Includes biographies of key cast and crew and a cultural context for the movie. Looks at production, key scenes & themes and techniques used in making the movie. Go behind the scenes with the ultimate film guides and get the bigger picture. Discover how David Fincher lures the audience into his grisly thriller and what kind of ending studio executives really wanted. Understand what role lighting, camera shots and imagery plays in the overall effect and consider how Fincher constructed each scene. David Fincher's highly stylized film played an important role in his career as a director, find out how his directorship was key in creating a film which is both subversive and popular and how his films show great craftsmanship and depth. Read short biographies of the director, David Fincher, and actors Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Spacey. Get a bibliography of articles and books relating to the movie , a listing of cinematic terms and a discussion of several relevant genres including film noir, serial killer films, and horror. Written in a accessible style, Se&en is excellent reading for the movie fan and film student alike. Nick Lacey has been teaching Media Studies since 1990, and the British Film Institute ahs published his Film as Product in Contemporary Hollywood (with Roy Stafford).
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Trainspotting

Trainspotting

... Film Art , McGraw - Hill , 4th edn , 1993 An introduction to film aesthetics for the
non - specialist Branson , Gill & Stafford , Roy , The Media Student ' s Handbook ,
Routledge , 2nd edn , 1999 Buckland , Warren , Teach Yourself Film Studies ...

Author: Martin Stollery

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: UOM:39015053493006

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 85

View: 955

"With God's help I'll conquer this terrible affliction." Ewan McGregor as Mark Renton in Trainspotting Includes excepts from the film reviews and provides a background to Transpotting. Gives biographies of key cast and crew and provides a cultural context for the film Looks at production, key scenes, themes and techniques used in making the movie. Go behind the scenes with the ultimate film guides and get the bigger picture. Discover how Trainspotting broke new ground within British cinema and became the highest placed film of the 1990's. Learn how the film related to the 90's culture of Britpop and 'Cool Britannia' and how music played an important role in the significance of certain scenes. Consider the film's importance within British Cinema and how it differed from the dogged realism of other British movies. Get short biographies of the producer Andrew Macdonald, author Irving Welsh, screenwriter John Hodge, cinematographer Brian Tufano, editor Masahiro Hirakubo, and actors Ewan Mcgregor, Robert Carlyle and Ewen Bremner. Get a bibliography of articles and books having to do with Trainspotting, as well as, British & Scottish films, find a listing of cinematic terms. Learn what Trainspotting contributed to the debate on drugs and how the media reacted to the film's release. Discover the reasons behind the casting of Ewen Bremner as Spud and the role costumes had on character portrayal. Written in an accessible style, Trainspotting is excellent reading for the movie fan and film student alike. Martin StolleyD> is Lecturer in Film Studies at the Faculty of Media, Arts and Society at
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Sams Teach Yourself Macromedia Flash MX in 24 Hours

Sams Teach Yourself Macromedia Flash MX in 24 Hours

We learned quite a bit about them in Hour 5, “Using the Library for Productivity,”
when we studied the Library. Probably ... This introduction doesn't try to
summarize Movie Clips because there Animating Using Movie Clip and Graphic
Symbols.

Author: Phillip Kerman

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 0672323710

Category: Computers

Page: 600

View: 554

Showcases the computer animation program's newly designed interface while demonstrating drawing tools, interactivity, animation, data collection, and Web site applications.
Categories: Computers