Bringing together a wide array of accessible and contemporary source material, Film Studies is the ideal companion for students studying film studies at university and pre-university level.
From printed media to the views of actual individuals involved in the film-making process, the sources cover all areas to illustrate key topics in film studies. They include:
- academic articles
- interviews with directors and actors
- magazines and newspapers.
With each extract introduced and contextualized by the editors, and suggestions for further activities and further reading included, Film Studies is the perfect resource to kick-start students' autonomy.
Table of Contents
Introduction Section A: Codes 1. Film Language 2. Production 3. Narrative 4. Canon Section B : Concepts 5. Genre 6. Auteur 7. Star 8. Realism Section C: Contexts 9. Textual Analysis 10. Perspectives 11. Industry 12. Audience 13. Hollywood Section D: Cinemas 14. British 15. National 16. Alternative