Film & TV Communication Products

  • Prewriting Your Screenplay

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Generating Stories

    By Michael Tabb

    Prewriting Your Screenplay cements all the bricks of a story’s foundations together and forms a single, organic story-growing technique, starting with a blank slate. It shows writers how to design each element so that they perfectly interlock together like pieces of a puzzle, creating a stronger…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Focal Press

  • The Craft of Criticism

    Critical Media Studies in Practice

    Edited by Mary Celeste Kearney, Michael Kackman

    With contributions from 30 leading media scholars, this collection provides a comprehensive overview of the main methodologies of critical media studies. Chapters address various methods of textual analysis, as well as reception studies, policy, production studies, and contextual, multi-method…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 

  • Analyzing Music in Advertising

    Television Commercials and Consumer Choice

    By Nicolai Graakjaer

    The study of music in commercials is well-suited for exploring the persuasive impact that music has beyond the ability to entertain, edify, and purify its audience. This book focuses on music in commercials from an interpretive text analytical perspective, answering hitherto neglected questions:…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07 
    Routledge Interpretive Marketing Research

  • The Discourses of Environmental Collapse

    Imagining the End

    Edited by Alison E. Vogelaar, Brack W. Hale, Alexandra Peat

    In recent years, ‘environmental collapse’ has become an important way of framing and imagining environmental change and destruction, referencing issues such as climate change, species extinction and deteriorating ecosystems. Given its pervasiveness across disciplines and spheres, this edited volume…

    Hardback – 2018-04-03 
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Communication and Media

  • Television

    Visual Storytelling and Screen Culture, 5th Edition

    By Jeremy G. Butler

    For over two decades, Television has served as the foremost guide to television studies, offering readers an in-depth understanding of how television programs and commercials are made and how they function as producers of meaning. Author Jeremy G. Butler shows the ways in which camera style,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-26

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media

    Edited by Fabienne Darling-Wolf

    The Routledge Handbook of Japanese Media is a comprehensive study of the key contemporary issues and scholarly discussions around Japanese media. Covering a wide variety of forms and types from newspapers, television and fi lm, to music, manga and social media, this book examines the role of the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07

  • TV Writing On Demand

    Creating Great Content in the Digital Era

    By Neil Landau

    TV Writing On Demand: Creating Great Content in the Digital Era takes a deep dive into writing for today’s audiences, against the backdrop of a rapidly evolving TV ecosystem. Amazon, Hulu and Netflix were just the beginning. The proliferation of everything digital has led to an ever-expanding array…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30
    Focal Press

  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • From Networks to Netflix

    A Guide to Changing Channels

    Edited by Derek Johnson

    Even as the television industry experiences significant transformation and disruption in the face of streaming and online delivery, the television channel itself persists. If anything, the television channel landscape has become more complex to navigate as viewers can now choose between broadcast,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09

  • Introducing Japanese Popular Culture

    Edited by Alisa Freedman, Toby Slade

    Specifically designed for use on a range of undergraduate and graduate courses, Introducing Japanese Popular Culture is a comprehensive textbook offering an up-to-date overview of a wide variety of media forms. It uses particular case studies as a way into examining the broader themes in Japanese…

    Paperback – 2017-12-11

  • A Perfect Union?

    Television and the Winning of Same-Sex Marriage

    By Cory Albertson

    On June 26, 2015, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy declared same-sex marriage "is so ordered" across the United States. The day will no doubt be remembered as a landmark shift in how U.S. society views and validates marriage and romantic relationships. But the shift would not have happened…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27
    The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture

  • The Japanese Adult Video Industry

    By Heung-Wah Wong, Hoi-yan Yau

    Unlike many other books on pornography which concentrate on arguments about restricting or not restricting pornography, this book focuses on the production of adult videos. It outlines and examines the industrial dynamics of the industry, its strategies, technological capabilities and…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22
    Routledge Culture, Society, Business in East Asia Series

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