• Cinema in Muslim Societies book cover

    Cinema in Muslim Societies

    Edited by Ali Nobil Ahmad

    This book collates a comprehensive range of fascinating essays by leading authors on film from across the Muslim world. Responding to political and theoretical misconceptions about Islam and Muslim culture, it covers North African, Arab and Asian cinemas in a rich series of industry histories,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • The Screenwriters Taxonomy: A Collaborative Approach to Creative Storytelling book cover

    The Screenwriters Taxonomy

    A Collaborative Approach to Creative Storytelling

    By Eric Williams

    In The Screenwriters Taxonomy, award-winning screenwriter and teacher Eric R. Williams offers a new collaborative approach for creative storytellers to recognize, discuss and reinvent storytelling paradigms that have evolved over the decades. Williams presents seven different aspects of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-02 
    Focal Press
    Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice

  • Open Space New Media Documentary: A Toolkit for Theory and Practice book cover

    Open Space New Media Documentary

    A Toolkit for Theory and Practice

    By Helen De Michiel, Patricia Zimmerman

    Open Space New Media Documentary examines an emerging and significant area of documentary practice in the twenty-first century: community-based new media documentary projects that move across platforms and utilize participatory modalities. The book offers an innovative theorization of these…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Media Theory and Practice

  • Writing Hollywood: The Work and Professional Culture of Television Writers book cover

    Writing Hollywood

    The Work and Professional Culture of Television Writers

    By Patricia F. Phalen

    Writing Hollywood highlights the writing process in the production of television drama and comedy series in the U.S. The way writers do their jobs is heavily dependent not only on the demands of commercial business, but also on the uncertainties inherent in a writing career in Hollywood. Drawing on…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture book cover

    Cinematic Aided Design

    An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture

    By Francois Penz

    Cinematic Aided Design: An Everyday Life Approach to Architecture provides architects, planners, designer practitioners, politicians and decision makers with a new awareness of the practice of everyday life through the medium of film. This novel approach will also appeal to film scholars and film…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Queercore: Queer Punk Media Subculture book cover

    Queercore

    Queer Punk Media Subculture

    By Curran Nault

    Queercore is a queer and punk transmedia movement that was instigated in 1980s Toronto via the pages of the underground fanzine ("zine") J.D.s. Authored by G.B. Jones and Bruce LaBruce, J.D.s. declared "civil war" on the punk and gay and lesbian mainstreams, consolidating a subculture of likeminded…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

  • Chinese Animation, Creative Industries, and Digital Culture book cover

    Chinese Animation, Creative Industries, and Digital Culture

    By Weihua Wu

    This book explores the development of the Chinese animation film industry from the beginning of China’s reform process up to the present. It discusses above all the relationship between the communist state’s policies to stimulate "creative industries", concepts of creativity and aesthetics, and the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

  • The Beloved Does Not Bite: Moral Vampires and the Humans Who Love Them book cover

    The Beloved Does Not Bite

    Moral Vampires and the Humans Who Love Them

    By Debra Dudek

    In this new monograph, author Debra Dudek defines a new era of vampire texts in which vampires have moved from their iconic dark, feared, often seductive figure lingering in alleys to the beloved and morally sensitive vampire winning the affections of teen protagonists throughout pop culture. Dudek…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Women, Monstrosity and Horror Film: Gynaehorror book cover

    Women, Monstrosity and Horror Film

    Gynaehorror

    By Erin Harrington

    Women occupy a privileged place in horror film. Horror is a space of entertainment and excitement, of terror and dread, and one that relishes in the complexities that arise when boundaries – of taste, of bodies, of reason – are blurred and dismantled. It is also a site of expression and exploration…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Film Philosophy at the Margins

  • Isn’t that Clever: A Philosophical Account of Humor and Comedy book cover

    Isn’t that Clever

    A Philosophical Account of Humor and Comedy

    By Steven Gimbel

    Isn’t That Clever provides a new account of the nature of humor – the cleverness account – according to which humor is intentional conspicuous acts of playful cleverness. By defining humor in this way, answers can be found to longstanding questions about humor ethics (Are there jokes that are wrong…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Contemporary Femme Fatale: Gender, Genre and American Cinema book cover

    The Contemporary Femme Fatale

    Gender, Genre and American Cinema

    By Katherine Farrimond

    The femme fatale occupies a precarious yet highly visible space in contemporary cinema. From sci-fi alien women to teenage bad girls, filmmakers continue to draw on the notion of the sexy deadly woman in ways which traverse boundaries of genre and narrative. This book charts the articulations of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • History on Film/Film on History book cover

    History on Film/Film on History

    3rd Edition

    By Robert A. Rosenstone

    History on Film/Film on History has established itself as a classic treatise on the historical film and its role in bringing the past to life. In the third edition of this widely acclaimed text, Robert A. Rosenstone argues that to leave history films out of the discussion of the meaning of the past…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18 
    Routledge
    History: Concepts,Theories and Practice

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