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Samantha Colling

Samantha Colling is Lecturer in Film and Media at Manchester School of Art and Research Degrees Development Tutor in the Arts and Humanities Graduate School, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Aesthetic Pleasures of Girl Teen Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...10 Things I Hate About You (1999), Gil Junger, USA, Buena Vista13 Going on 30 (2004), Gary Winick, USA, Sony Pictures16 Wishes (2010), Peter DeLuise, USA, Disney ChannelA Cinderella Story (2004), Mark Rosman, USA, Warner BrothersA Star...

Tax and Other “Soft Money” Benefits and Limited Partnerships

Investing in Movies : Strategies for Investors and Producers

Routledge, 2017

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... TAX AND OTHER “SOFT MONEY” BENEFITS AND LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS Summary—T he chapter discusses the strategies that the studios have used to supple- ment their investment in a slate and reduce their cost of capital—in particular, various...

How to Beat the Odds

Investing in Movies : Strategies for Investors and Producers

Routledge, 2017

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... H OW TO BEAT THE ODDS N iche Strategies Summary—T he chapter begins by discussing the possibility of creating algorithms to predict film performance. Niche strategies are then explored—in particular, low-budget horror films...

Pros and Cons of Motion Picture Investment

Investing in Movies : Strategies for Investors and Producers

Routledge, 2017

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... PROS AND CONS OF MOTION PICTURE INVESTMENT S ummary—I nvestors in any business need accurate information in order to assess risk and project rewards. The movie business , however, does not provide the full panoply of publicly...

Virtual Reality, Transcendence and Flights from Embodiment

Melanie Chan

Melanie Chan is Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication Cultures at Leeds Beckett University, UK. She has written numerous articles and essays on virtual reality, mobile media, and digital culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Virtual Reality : Representations in Contemporary Media

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Visions of transcending the limitations of physical embodiment are a recurrent feature of many cinematic representations of virtual reality in films such as Tron (1982, dir. Steven Lisberger), Brainstorm (1983, dir. Douglas Trumbull), Ghost...

So Who Says It’s Great?

Philip Gillett

Philip Gillett is an independent film critic and writer and author of The British Working Class in Postwar Film. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Movie Greats : A Critical Study of Classic Cinema

Berg, 2008

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...Three Models of Greatness For those who consider themselves open to new ideas, ‘I know what I like,’ with its implications of narrow-mindedness and inflexibility, is not a remark which springs readily to the lips. Not that ‘I don’t know...

Sensibilities

Ray DiZazzo

Ray DiZazzo is the author of four other books on corporate media published by Focal Press, including Corporate Media Production (2003) and Directing Corporate Video (1993). He has also produced hundreds of corporate media projects and received numerous awards, including ITVA and Telly Awards. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Corporate Media Toolkit : Advanced Techniques for Producers, Writers and Directors

Routledge, 2017

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... SENSIBILITIES “Can you feel the love?” In This Chapter Empathy: The Key Ingredient Other Influences I hate to admit it but I often tear up in sad movies. My wife calls me the Kleenex King because I never fail to ask her for a tissue (or...

A Cut Above

Ray DiZazzo

Ray DiZazzo is the author of four other books on corporate media published by Focal Press, including Corporate Media Production (2003) and Directing Corporate Video (1993). He has also produced hundreds of corporate media projects and received numerous awards, including ITVA and Telly Awards. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Corporate Media Toolkit : Advanced Techniques for Producers, Writers and Directors

Routledge, 2017

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... A CUT ABOVE It’s all about the “little” things! In This Chapter B-Roll: A Subtle Difference A Director’s Command The Power of Subtlety and Nuance B-ROLL: A SUBTLE DIFFERENCE Quite a few years ago, when I was working as a new director...

Working the Banks

Investing in Movies : Strategies for Investors and Producers

Routledge, 2017

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... WORKING THE BANKS Summary—T he chapter discusses the role of banks in financing the film industry start- ing with a historical discussion of how the banks began to finance independently produced films. An important distinction is made...

The Sinkhole of Development

Investing in Movies : Strategies for Investors and Producers

Routledge, 2017

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... THE SINKHOLE OF DEVELOPMENT Summary—T he problems of making a classical development model work are discussed in detail, but the importance of investing in development is also emphasized. Sugges- tions are given where to source...