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Celebrate the 2017 Oscars with Routledge

Get ready for the 89th Academy Awards with these great books from Routledge Filmmaking!

Each January, the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards. Interest and anticipation builds to a fevered pitch leading up to the Oscar telecast in February, when hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in to watch the glamorous ceremony and learn who will receive the highest honors in filmmaking.

2017 marks the 89th Academy Awards and as always, Routledge is celebrating with the beloved books and resources of filmmakers and cinema enthusiasts alike.  Take a look at our "award-winning" titles below:


Book of Sides II


Design for Motion



Costume Design

FilmCraft: Costume Design

Wig Making and Styling



Director's Tell the Story

Documentary Feature

Documentary Storytelling

Documentary Short

The Practical Guide to Documentary Editing

Film Editing

Cutting Rhythms

Art of the Cut

Makeup & Hairstyling

The Hair Stylist Handbook

The Makeup Artist Handbook


Music Editing for Film and Television

Production Design

The Art Direction Handbook for Film and Television

Film Noir Production

Short Film Animated

Independent Animation

Short Film Live

Producing and Directing the Short Film and Video

Write to Shoot

Sound Editing

Producing Great Sound for Film and Video

Sound Mixing

Sound Design for Low and No Budget Films

Visual Effects

The Filmmaker's Guide to Visual Effects

Adapted Screenplay

Developing Story Ideas

Original Screenplay

The Heart of the Film

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  • Community Filmmaking

    Diversity, Practices and Places

    Edited by Sarita Malik, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    This book examines the role of community filmmaking in society and its connection with issues of cultural diversity, innovation, policy and practice in various places. Deploying a range of examples from Europe, North America, Australia and Hong Kong, the chapters show that film emerging from…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge Studies in Media and Cultural Industries

  • Tracing the Borders of Spanish Horror Cinema and Television

    Edited by Jorge Marí

    This critical anthology sets out to explore the boom that horror cinema and TV productions have experienced in Spain in the past two decades. It uses a range of critical and theoretical perspectives to examine a broad variety of films and filmmakers, such as works by Alejandro Amenábar, Álex de la…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19 
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The New Woman's Film

    Femme-centric Movies for Smart Chicks

    By Hilary Radner

    With the chick flick arguably in decline, film scholars may well ask: what has become of the woman’s film? Little attention has been paid to the proliferation of films, often from the independent sector, that do not sit comfortably in either the category of popular culture or that of high art––…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06

  • The Modern Superhero in Film and Television

    Popular Genre and American Culture

    By Jeffrey A. Brown

    Hollywood’s live-action superhero films currently dominate the worldwide box-office, with the characters enjoying more notoriety through their feature film and television depictions than they have ever before. This book argues that this immense popularity reveals deep cultural concerns about…

    Hardback – 2016-11-10
    Routledge Advances in Comics Studies

  • Film and Television Analysis

    An Introduction to Methods, Theories, and Approaches

    By Harry Benshoff

    Film and Television Analysis is especially designed to introduce undergraduate students to the most important qualitative methodologies used to study film and television. The methodologies covered include: ideological analysis auteur theory genre theory semiotics and structuralism psychoanalysis…

    Paperback – 2015-10-23

  • Film Studies

    A Global Introduction

    By Glyn Davis, Kay Dickinson, Lisa Patti, Amy Villarejo

    Film Studies: A Global Introduction reroutes film studies from its Euro-American focus and canon in order to introduce students to a medium that has always been global but has become differently and insistently so in the digital age. Glyn Davis, Kay Dickinson, Lisa Patti and Amy Villarejo’s…

    Paperback – 2015-03-25

  • Hollywood Musicals, The Film Reader

    Edited by Steven Cohan

    Articles examine the musical in relation to its generic form and conventions, the relationship between narrative and spectacle, gender and feminist analysis, camp production and reception, stardom, and the representation of race and ethnicity.Includes essays by: Rick Altman, Lucie Arbuthnot and…

    Paperback – 2001-12-20
    In Focus: Routledge Film Readers

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*New Silent Cinema is a 2017 SCMS Award Winner, Best Essay in an Edited Collection: "A YouTube Bestiary: Twenty-Six Theses on a Post-Cinema of Animal Attractions" by James Leo Cahill

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