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Toy Story: Firing on All Eight

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...Arriving in theaters in late 1995, Toy Story was acclaimed as a breakthrough for its use of computer-generated animation, and proved to be a major commercial success. But its success was not due solely to the technology behind it....

The Fellowship of the Ring: The Shotgun Approach

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...In bringing The Fellowship of the Ring to the screen, the filmmakers faced two difficult problems at the outset: a large “installed base” of devoted fans who had read J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy and thus had...

Blood and Blades: Transnational Heroic Violence in Twilight Samurai and The Last Samurai

Ken Provencher

Ken Provencher has taught film and media studies at Josai International University in Tokyo, Japan, and Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. His work focuses on the transnational Hollywood industry, especially its relation to East Asian media industries and popular cultures. He has contributed to The Companion to Wong Kar-wai, The Quarterly Review of Film and Video, and The Velvet Light Trap, among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Exploiting East Asian Cinemas : Genre, Circulation, Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction On February 1, 2004, the main body of Japan’s Ground Self-Defense Forces (JGSDF) held an awards ceremony in Asahikawa City, Hokkaido. The occasion was to celebrate the dispatch of a JGSDF unit to Samawah, Iraq, to assist...

Fellini’s Nights of Cabiria: Nocturnal Episodes

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...This picture, which won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film in 1957, provides a contrast in structure to the others analyzed herein. While by no means as “experimental” as the films Federico Fellini made a few years later, it is still...

Marketing Your Finished Popular Genre Screenplay

Stephen V. Duncan

Stephen Duncan is an Associate Professor, and currently Chair of the Screenwriting Department, at Loyola Marymount University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Genre Screenwriting : How to Write Popular Screenplays That Sell

Continuum, 2008

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...The Screenplay Is a Product The last thing a screenwriter wants to think about is selling his or her screenplay. “I’m an artist, why do I need to get involved in the business shenanigans?” you might ask. The answer is simple: a screenplay...

The technological image

Bruce Isaacs

Bruce Isaacs is a Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has published widely on film history and theory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Orientation of Future Cinema : Technology, Aesthetics, Spectacle

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Between reality, illusion and effect Basically, special effects, whether optical or physical, are concerned with creating illusions on the screen.John Brosnan, The Story of Special Effects in the Cinema (London: Abacus, 1977), 7...

An Introduction to Sequences

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...Why Sequences? The great challenge in writing a feature-length screenplay is sustaining audience emotional involvement from page one through 120. Most writers can dash off a ten-or fifteen-minute script with little planning; as the length...

Muay Thai / Action

Thai Cinema : The Complete Guide

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...Although currently rather overshadowed by horror and comedy, action films make up a significant portion of Thai cinematic production. In their most popular format, known as nang bu (action films), often telling stories of cops...

Theoretical trajectories in the age of late cinema: Time and space

Bruce Isaacs

Bruce Isaacs is a Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has published widely on film history and theory. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Orientation of Future Cinema : Technology, Aesthetics, Spectacle

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...The unfortunate burden of time For a filmmaker, you could say that time is of the essence and is everywhere inscribed into film in a complex and metaphorical manner … Basically, a filmmaker constructs a ‘sense of time’ and a ‘sense...

Air Force One: Eight Sequences Eight Miles Up

Paul Joseph Gulino

Paul Gulino is Associate Professor of Screenwriting at Chapman University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Screenwriting : The Sequence Approach

Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

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...In this 1997 film, screenwriter Andrew Marlowe and director Wolfgang Petersen teamed to create a polished and sophisticated thriller that demonstrates effective use of the four main tools, with dramatic and ironic tension building across...