Dictionary of Film Terms

The Aesthetic Companion to Film Art

Author: Frank Eugene Beaver

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 289

View: 693

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Dictionary of Film Terms

The Aesthetic Companion to Film Art

Author: Frank Eugene Beaver

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Drama

Page: 343

View: 734

Now in its fifth edition, Frank Beaver's <I>Dictionary of Film Terms has become an indispensable reference tool for the study of films and filmmaking. This trusted and practical handbook clearly and concisely defines the essential terms of film analysis and film art, with a special focus on the aesthetic parameters and values of filmmaking.<BR> The updated and expanded edition includes new definitions ranging from bullet-time optical effects, to the coming-of-age narrative, and LED lighting technology in science fiction films such as Gravity. More than 200 film title references not cited in previous editions have been added. Many classic and contemporary photo stills are included to illustrate terms. Extensive cross-referencing among individual definitions ensures easy access to interrelated terms, and a comprehensive topical index relates to larger concepts of film art.<BR> This up-to-date and comprehensive resource is a useful companion for film students and filmgoers, who will find it illuminating in its range and clarity.

Dictionary of film terms

the aesthetic companion to film analysis

Author: Frank Eugene Beaver

Publisher: Twayne Pub

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 410

View: 393

Focuses on historical and contemporary film-art techniques, concepts, genres, and styles in over three hundred-fifty entries

A Dictionary of Film Studies

Author: Annette Kuhn

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 516

View: 167

This volume covers all aspects of film studies, including critical terms, concepts, movements, national and international cinemas, film history, genres, organizations, practices, and key technical terms and concepts. It is an ideal reference for students and teachers of film studies and anyone with an interest in film studies and criticism.

The Facts on File Dictionary of Film and Broadcast Terms

Author: Edmund F. Penney

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 251

View: 850

Defines terms dealing with film or television equipment, special effects, broadcast formats, camera shots, film theories, production staff, and the film industry, and identifies studios and networks

Dictionary of Film and Television Terms

Author: Virginia Oakey

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 206

View: 798

Defines more than 3000 words and phrases concerned with the technical, business, and artistic aspects of the motion picture and television industries

The Complete Film Dictionary

Author: Ira Konigsberg

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 469

View: 824

Defines technical terms used in the production of motion pictures and discusses techniques, genres, and topics in film criticism.

Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory

Author: Roberta Pearson

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 528

View: 536

The Critical Dictionary of Film and Television Theory clearly and accessibly explains the major theoretical approaches now deployed in the study of the moving image, as well as defining key theoretical terms. This dictionary provides readers with the conceptual apparatus to understand the often daunting language and terminology of screen studies. Entries include: *audience * Homi K. Bhabha * black cinema * the body * children and media * commodification * cop shows * deep focus * Umberto Eco * the gaze * Donna Haraway * bell hooks * infotainment * master narrative * medical dramas * morpheme * myth * panopticon * pastiche * pleasure * real time * social realism * sponsorship * sport on television * subliminal * third cinema * virtual reality Consultant Editors: David Black, USA, William Urricchio, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, Gill Branston, Cardiff University, UK ,Elayne Rapping, USA

Dictionary of Film Finance and Distribution

A Guide for Independent Filmmakers

Author: John W. Cones

Publisher: Algora Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Art

Page: 427

View: 376

This dictionary is an aid to anyone involved in seeking to finance a feature film project, especially independents. It covers terms used in film production and distribution, marketing, accounting, insurance, securities, corporate structures and general financial arenas. All of the principal forms of feature film finance are covered, including studio/distributors, production companies, lending institutions, co-financing, pre-sales, grants, foreign and passive investor financing involving the sale of a security.

Dictionary of Film Makers

Author: Georges Sadoul

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN:

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 288

View: 412