Film Studies

Film Studies

The Basics

Book - 2007
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Taylor & Francis Publishing

This engaging and accessible introduction explores the intricacies of the film world to show how anyone can gain a broader understanding and a more pleasurable experience of film.

Addressing general questions about why and how to study film, topics discussed include:

  • the movie industry, from Hollywood to Bollywood
  • who does what on a film set
  • the history, the technology and the art of cinema
  • theories of stardom, genre and film-making.

Including illustrations and examples from an international range of films drawn from over a century of movie-making and a glossary of terms for ease of reference, Film Studies: The Basics is a must-have guide for any film student or fan.

Publisher: Abingdon, [England] : Routledge, c2007
ISBN: 9780415361392
Characteristics: 171 p. : ill. ; 20 cm


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