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by Susan Lehman Intellect (January 28, 2013)

The interviews contained in Directors: From Stage to Screen and Back Again demonstrate the myriad ways in which a theater background can engender innovative and stimulating work in film. As unique and idiosyncratic...

Understanding Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

by James Fenwick Intellect (April 01, 2018)

This edited volume seeks to bring to light the impact of the ‘new’ Kubrick studies upon the ‘old’ Kubrick studies and collate together original insights, and textual and interpretative analyses of 2001:...

The Global Road Movie

by José Duarte & Timothy Corrigan Intellect (April 09, 2018)

This edited volume looks at the cinematic travel motif from different perspectives and nations, focusing on movements and flows and how these narratives (re)imagine the contemporary global world. Primarily an...

Australian Film Theory and Criticism Vol 3

by Deane Williams & Constantine Verevis Intellect (January 01, 2018)

The third part of a three-volume work devoted to mapping the transnational history of Australian film studies, Australian Film Theory and Criticism, Volume 3 concludes the project by gathering together the 'Documents'...

The Imaginary Geography of Hollywood Cinema 1960–2000

by Christian Long Intellect (October 05, 2017)

The Imaginary Geography of Hollywood Cinema 1960-2000 combines digital cartography with close readings of representative films to write a history of twentieth century Hollywood narrative cinema at the intersection...

The Hollywood War Film

by Daniel Binns Intellect (July 01, 2017)

Considering selected films representing three periods in history – World Wars I and II and their interim, the Vietnam War, and the major conflicts in the Middle East – The Hollywood War Film reflects on...

Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses

by Eva Bakoy Intellect (October 01, 2017)

This edited collection focuses on the production cultures of successful small and medium-sized (SME) film and television companies in Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands and the UK, based on a three-year research...

Cultural Quarters

by Simon Roodhouse Intellect (September 01, 2010)

This definitive book provides a conceptual context for cultural quarters through a detailed discussion concerning the principles of urban design and planning. To examine these issues, the book presents several...

Don't Look Now

by Paul Newland Intellect (January 01, 2010)

While postwar British cinema and the British new wave have received much scholarly attention, the misunderstood period of the 1970s has been comparatively ignored. Don’t Look Now uncovers forgotten but richly...

The Film Paintings of David Lynch

by Allister Mactaggart Intellect (May 14, 2014)

One of the most distinguished ?lmmakers working today, David Lynch is a director whose vision of cinema is ?rmly rooted in ?ne art. He was motivated to make his ?rst ?lm as a student because he wanted a painting...

The Grey Zone of Health and Illness

by Alan Blum Intellect (September 01, 2010)

With The Grey Zone of Health and Illness, Alan Blum offers a new perspective, outlining a highly nuanced theoretical approach to health, illness, suffering and disease and the ethical and aesthetic implications...

Diasporas of Australian Cinema

by Catherine Simpson, Renata Murawska & Anthony Lambert Intellect (May 14, 2014)

Diasporas of Australian Cinema is the first volume to focus exclusively on diasporic hybridity and cultural diversity in Australian filmmaking over the past century.Topics include post-war documentaries and...

Cinema and Landscape

by Graeme Harper & Jonathan Rayner Intellect (January 01, 2010)

While the consideration of landscape on film has been growing in currency over the past four to five years, as yet no single publication has attempted to embrace the multitude of nationalities, cinematic examples...

Filming the City

by Mirko Guaralda, Ari Mattes & Edward M. Clift Intellect (June 01, 2016)

Filming the City brings together the work of filmmakers, architects, designers, video artists, and media specialists to provide three distinct prisms through which to examine the medium of film in the context...

Fan Phenomena: Supernatural

by Lynn Zubernis & Katherine Larsen Intellect (January 01, 2014)

Supernatural premiered on September 14, 2005, on what was then called the WB Network. Creator Eric Kripke was inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On The Road, putting his heroes, brothers Sam and Dean Winchester, in...

Fan Phenomena: Audrey Hepburn

by Jacqui Miller Intellect (January 01, 2014)

The satirical American newspaper the Onion recently ran a story with the headline "College-Aged Female Finds Unlikely Kindred Spirit In Audrey Hepburn," lampooning modern American girls’ continued fascination...

Who's Who in Research: Film Studies

by Intellect Books Intellect (January 06, 2013)

This volume of Who’s Who in Research series offer a useful guide for current researchers in Intellect’s subject area of Film Studies. The directory holds the names, institutions, biographies and current...

Queer Cinema in Europe

by Robin Griffiths Intellect (May 01, 2008)

This landmark collection draws together a number of accessible and insightful essays that explore, for the first time, an exciting new area of academic analysis and debate. Through case studies of key films...

Governing Visions of the Real: The National Film Unit and Griersonian Documentary Film in Aotearoa/New Zealand

by Lars Weckbecker Intellect (December 01, 2015)

Governing Visions of the Real traces the emergence, development, and techniques of Griersonian documentary - named for pioneering Scottish film-maker John Grierson - in New Zealand throughout the first half...

Hong Kong New Wave Cinema (1978-2000)

by Pak Tong Cheuk Intellect (January 01, 2008)

The rise of 'New Wave' cinema in 1970s Hong Kong has had a significant cultural and economic impact on the film industry of China. Hong Kong New Wave Cinema presents a comprehensive picture of the films made...

The Musical Comedy Films of Grigorii Aleksandrov: Laughing Matters

by Salys Rimgaila Intellect (October 01, 2009)

Grigorii Aleksandrov's musical comedy films, created with composer Isaak Dunaevskii, were the most popular Russian cinema of the 1930s-1940s. Based on studio documents, press materials and interviews with surviving...

The Student Actor Prepares: Acting for Life

by Gai Jones Intellect (January 01, 2014)

The Student Actor Prepares is a practical, interactive approach to a student actor's journey. Each chapter includes acting principles, their importance to the process, and workbook entries for emotional work,...

The Place of Artists Cinema: Space, Site and Screen

by Maeve Connolly Intellect (September 05, 2009)

In The Place of Artists' Cinema, Maeve Connolly identifies a recurrent concern with site, space and cinema architecture in film and video works by artists, extending from the late 1960s to the present day. Focusing...

National Conversations: Public Service Media and Cultural Diversity in Europe

by Karina Horsti, Gunilla Hultén & Gavan Titley Intellect (January 01, 2014)

Public service broadcasting is in the process of evolving into 'public service media' as a response to the challenges of digitalization, intensive competition and financial vulnerability. While many commentators...

(Re)viewing Creative, Critical and Commercial Practices in Contemporary Spanish Cinema

by Duncan Wheeler Intellect (December 01, 2014)

Formulated around a number of key thematic concerns - including new creative trends; the politics and practices of memory; auteurship, genre, and stardom in a transnational age - this reassessment of contemporary...

Australian Film Theory and Criticism: Volume 2 Interviews

by Noel King & Deane Williams Intellect (March 07, 2015)

A three-volume project tracing key critical positions, people and institutions in Australian film, Australian Film Theory and Criticism interrogates not only the origins of Australian film theory but also its...

Futures of Chinese Cinema: Technologies and Temporalities in Chinese Screen Cultures

by Khoo Olivia & Sean Metzger Intellect (September 01, 2009)

With the burgeoning interest in Chinese film, this interdisciplinary collection investigates how new technologies, changing production constraints and shifting viewing practices have shaped perceptions of Chinese...

Screen Education: From Film Appreciation to Media Studies

by Terry Bolas Intellect (January 01, 2008)

Film and media studies now attract large numbers of students in schools, colleges and universities. However the setting up of these courses came after many decades of pioneering work at the educational margins...

Cindy Sherman: Another kind of monster

by Dahlia Schweitzer Intellect (March 24, 2014)

One of the twentieth century's most significant artists, Cindy Sherman has quietly uprooted conventional understandings of portraiture and art, questioning everything from identity to feminism. Critics around...

The Emergence of Video Processing Tools Volumes 1 & 2: Television Becoming Unglued

by Kathy High, Sherry Miller-Hocking & Mona Jimenez Intellect (January 01, 2014)

The Emergence of Video Processing Tools presents stories of the development of early video tools and systems designed and built by artists and technologists during the late 1960s and 70s. Split over two volumes,...

Fan Phenomena: The Hunger Games

by Nicola Balkind Intellect (January 01, 2014)

An exciting dystopian fantasy thriller series, The Hunger Games began its life as a trilogy of books by Suzanne Collins, the first released in 2008. An immediate success, the first instalment had a first printing...

Perform, Repeat, Record: Live Art in History

by Amelia Jones & Adrian Heathfield Intellect (January 01, 2014)

Bringing together contributors from dance, theatre, visual studies, and art history, Perform, Repeat, Record addresses the conundrum of how live art is positioned within history. Set apart from other art forms...

Sophia Loren: Moulding the Star

by Pauline Small Intellect (September 06, 2009)

European stardom is very different from that of Hollywood, where the industry concentrates intensively on establishing and promoting major stars. This unique book sets out to highlight the career of Sophia Loren...

Beauty and the Beast: Italianness in British Cinema

by Elisabetta Girelli Intellect (June 01, 2009)

Recent years have seen an increased interest in issues of national identity and representation, and cinema is a major medium where strands and layers of representational systems come together in cross-cultural...

Educating Film-makers: Past, Present and Future

by Duncan Petrie & Rod Stoneman Intellect (June 20, 2014)

A timely consideration of both the history and the current challenges facing practice-based film training, Educating Film-Makers is the first book to examine the history, impact, and significance of film education...

Throwing the Body into the Fight: A Portrait of Raimund Hoghe

by Mary Connolly Intellect (January 01, 2013)

Throwing the Body into the Fight is the first English-language publication dedicated to the German choreographer Raimund Hoghe. Curated and edited by Mary Kate Connolly, the book operates as a collage, drawing...

Film on the Faultline

by Alan Wright Intellect (January 05, 2015)

Film has always played a crucial role in the imagination of disaster. The earthquake, especially, transforms our understanding of the limits and possibilities of cinema, as well as of life itself. After major...

Berlin School Glossary: An ABC of the New Wave in German Cinema

by Roger F Cook, Lutz Koepnick & Kristin Kopp Intellect (August 01, 2013)

Berlin School Glossary is the first major publication to mark the increasing international importance of a group of contemporary German and Austrian filmmakers initially known as the Berlin School: Christian...

Clown Through Mask: The Pioneering Work of Richard Pochinko as Practised

by Veronica Coburn & Sue Morrison Intellect (January 01, 2013)

Richard Pochinko (1946-89) played a pioneering role in North American clown theatre through the creation of an original pedagogy synthesizing modern European and indigenous Native American techniques. In Clown...

Hollywood Utopia: Ecology in Contemporary American Cinema

by Patrick Brereton Intellect (November 01, 2004)

Utopianism, alongside its more prevalent dystopian opposite together with ecological study has become a magnet for interdisciplinary research and is used extensively to examine the most influential global medium...