This series highlights recent scholarship in the study of media and cultural industries. Encompassing issues of production, policy, distribution, and consumption, it provides researchers with an essential resource for key ideas, innovations, and debates in the field.
Curation in the Age of Platform Capitalism The Value of Selection, Narration and Expertise in New Media Cultures
Canadian Cultural Policy in Transition
Word-of-Mouth in Contemporary Hollywood
European Audiovisual Policy in Transition
Configuring the Field of Character and Entertainment Licensing The Licensing Expo and Other Sites of IP Management
By Panos Kompatsiaris
March 26, 2024
This book employs the concept of curating—the selection, arrangement, and display of objects, concepts, and things—to explore the cultures of platform capitalism. Considering its rise in the global art world as an authorial, meaning-making activity and an organizational-entrepreneurial endeavour, ...
By Devin Beauregard, Jonathan Paquette
September 25, 2023
This book offers a comprehensive overview of Canadian cultural policy and research, at a time of transition and redefinition, to establish a dialogue between conventional and emerging foundations. Taking a historical view, the book informs insights on current trends in policy and explores global ...
By Enrique Uribe-Jongbloed
September 07, 2023
This book presents the Cultural Transduction framework as a conceptual tool to understand the processes that media and cultural products undergo when they cross cultural and national borders. Using a series of examples from pop culture, including films, television series, video games, memes and ...
By Simon Hewitt
July 26, 2023
Word-of-Mouth in Contemporary Hollywood provides a unique insight into the potential for online communication to enable audiences to exert a greater impact on film industrial practices than ever before. In an overarching analysis of contemporary Hollywood film financing, marketing, distribution, ...
By Elizabeth Gackstetter Nichols, Amy C. Lewis, Dave Tomczyk
June 01, 2023
Entrepreneurial Cosplay takes a comprehensive and insightful look at the business of cosplay, exploring the ways that artists and fans engage in entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial practices to gain personal and professional success. Centered around the concept of entrepreneurship and the newly ...
By Heritiana Ranaivoson, Sally Broughton Micova, Tim Raats
May 31, 2023
This book describes and critically addresses the innovations and shifts made in the revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD) adopted by the European Parliament and Council in 2018. Reflecting on European Union regulation and policy practice in all its Member States, the book’s ...
By Avi Santo
December 23, 2022
This book examines the creative impact of licensing on the entertainment industry, how licensing practitioners’ occupational disposition is formed, and the role licensing professionals play in managing the circulation of intellectual property. Offering a study of the spatial logics and fantasies ...
By Leora Hadas
August 01, 2022
This book discusses the use of authorship discourses and author figures in the promotion and marketing of media content, dealing with the U.S. mainstream media, including franchise film, network television, and triple-A video games. The research takes a unique approach studying ideas of authorship...
By Nahuel Ribke
August 01, 2022
This book examines the process of transnationalization of Latin American television industries. Drawing upon six representative case studies spanning the subcontinent’s vast and diverse geo-political and cultural landscape, the book offers a unique exploration of the ongoing formation of ...
By Myles McNutt
December 31, 2021
This book launches a comprehensive detailing of the dramatic expansion of the geography of television production into new cities, states, provinces, and countries, and how those responsible for shaping the "landscape" of television have been forced to adapt, taking established strategies for ...
By Susan Liddy, Anne O'Brien
April 21, 2021
This interdisciplinary and international volume offers an innovative and critical exploration of the impact of motherhood on the engagement of women in media and creative industries across the globe. Diverse contributions critically engage with the intersections and overlap between the social ...
By Dal Yong Jin, Wendy Su
November 27, 2019
This book examines cross-regional film collaboration within the Asia-Pacific region. Through a mixed methods approach of political economy, industry and market, as well as textual analysis, the book contributes to the understanding of the global fusion of cultural products and the reconfiguration ...