Film Studies: The Basics

Film Studies: The Basics

Description

Film Studies: The Basics is a compelling guide to the study of cinema in all its forms. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to take account of recent scholarship, the latest developments in the industry and the explosive impact of new technologies. Core topics covered include:


The history, technology and art of cinema
Theories of stardom, genre and film-making
The movie industry from Hollywood to Bollywood
Who does what on a film set

Complete with film stills, end-of-chapter summaries and a substantial glossary, Film Studies: The Basics is the ideal introduction to those new to the study of cinema.

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