Dictionary of Film Terms

The Aesthetic Companion to Film Art

Author: Frank Eugene Beaver

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 289

View: 764

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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: 580

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.

A Dictionary of Film Studies

Author: Annette Kuhn

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Category: Performing Arts

Page: 516

View: 843

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.

Dictionary of Film and Television Terms

Author: Virginia Oakey

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 206

View: 819

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

Dictionary of Film Finance and Distribution

A Guide for Independent Filmmakers

Author: John W. Cones

Publisher: Algora Publishing

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Category: Art

Page: 432

View: 589

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.

Historical Dictionary of Film Noir

Author: Andrew Spicer

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 532

View: 980

The Historical Dictionary of Film Noir is a comprehensive guide that ranges from 1940 to present day neo-noir. It consists of a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, a filmography, and over 400 cross-referenced dictionary entries on every aspect of film noir and neo-noir, including key films, personnel (actors, cinematographers, composers, directors, producers, set designers, and writers), themes, issues, influences, visual style, cycles of films (e.g. amnesiac noirs), the representation of the city and gender, other forms (comics/graphic novels, television, and videogames), and noir's presence in world cinema. It is an essential reference work for all those interested in this important cultural phenomenon.

The Facts on File Dictionary of Film and Broadcast Terms

Author: Edmund F. Penney

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 251

View: 915

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 Makers

Author: Georges Sadoul

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN:

Category: Motion pictures

Page: 288

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Dictionary of Films

Author: Georges Sadoul

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN:

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 432

View: 889

Lists significant international films, with brief plot summaries, critical analyses, and listings of producers, directors, and actors