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Murray Pomerance

Murray Pomerance is an independent scholar living in Toronto, Canada. He is the editor of the "Techniques of the Moving Image" series and the Horizons of Cinema series, and co-editor, with Lester D. Friedman and Adrienne L. McLean respectively, of the Screen Decades and Star Decades series. Pomerance has written, edited and co-edited several books, including Cinema, If You Please (2018), Moment of Action (2016), Alfred Hitchcock's America (2013), The Horse who Drank the Sky: Film Experience beyond Narrative and Theory (2008), and two BFI Classics on Marnie (2014) and The Man Who Knew Too Much (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Virtuoso : Film Performance and the Actor’s Magic

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Because I had just seriously broken my leg and thought that if ever I were going to write about this film, now was the time—I did a piece in 2003 about Rear Window (1954) and chose as epigram a Confucian saying, “Misfortune comes from...

From “Inherent Transgression” to the Body as “Semiotic Chōra”

Sandra Meiri

Sandra Meiri is a senior lecturer and academic supervisor of film studies in the Department of Literature, Linguistics and Art, The Open University of Israel. She has taught many undergraduate, graduate courses, and seminars (on film theories, gender, sexuality, film history, film and psychoanalysis) in the Department of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Odeya Kohen-Raz

Odeya Kohen Raz is a lecturer and coordinator of film theory teaching at the Sapir Academic College, a teaching coordinator in the Department of Literature, Linguistics and Art, The Open University of Israel, and teaches in the Department of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Traversing the Fantasy : The Dialectic of Desire/Fantasy and the Ethics of Narrative Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The Trans Body and Desire: Between Blocking and Creating a Semiotic Space Western liberal societies no longer seem to have a problem accepting gay people, who have gradually been asserting their rights as equals. This means...

Roto and the Human Figure

Benjamin Bratt

Benjamin Bratt is a visual effects artist based out of Dallas, Texas who has worked as a digital artist on recent movies such as Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, Race to Witch Mountain, Obsessed, and The Proposal. He is currently the lead compositor at Radium/Reel FX in Dallas. Clients include the Dallas Cowboys, Coors, Ram Truck, and more. Benjamin has also taught Visual Effects and Rotoscoping classes at the Academy of Art. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Rotoscoping : Techniques and Tools for the Aspiring Artist

Focal Press, 2011

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... Roto and the human FiguRe A good portion of a roto artist’s day is spent isolating human figures. The reasons vary quite often, but in most cases your focus object (or objects) will be human beings for which mattes must be created...

For an Ethics of the Cinema

Cinema and Agamben : Ethics, Biopolitics and the Moving Image

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Translated by John V. Garner and Colin Williamson Type In his “Notes sur les Tableaux parisiens de Baudelaire,” drafted in French during the last years of his exile in Paris, Walter Benjamin evokes a “nightmare” familiar to anyone who...

Rabid (2002)

Directed by

David Cronenberg

Written by

David Cronenberg

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...Hilly Country Road ‒ Day A large, black, powerful-looking motorcycle waits propped up on its center stand on the gravel shoulder of a deserted country road. The gold lettering on its tank and side covers identifies it as a Norton Commando...
...What can we learn from call centres about the place of voice in documentary? Although these two sites – the offshore call centre and documentary’s vocal conventions – may seem at first to have little to do with each other, I will suggest...

Stereoscopic Basis and Techniques

Celine Tricart

Celine Tricart is an independent filmmaker and stereographer (aka 3D specialist) who is particularly interested in storytelling for stereoscopic cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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3D Filmmaking : Techniques and Best Practices for Stereoscopic Filmmakers

Routledge, 2017

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... Stereoscopic Basis and Techniques Now that we have studied the specifics of 3D vision and his- These parameters have a direct effect on the final tory, it is time to explain how to make a stereoscopic movie impression of 3D...

Traversing the FantasyBody-Character-Breach Films

Sandra Meiri

Sandra Meiri is a senior lecturer and academic supervisor of film studies in the Department of Literature, Linguistics and Art, The Open University of Israel. She has taught many undergraduate, graduate courses, and seminars (on film theories, gender, sexuality, film history, film and psychoanalysis) in the Department of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Odeya Kohen-Raz

Odeya Kohen Raz is a lecturer and coordinator of film theory teaching at the Sapir Academic College, a teaching coordinator in the Department of Literature, Linguistics and Art, The Open University of Israel, and teaches in the Department of Film and Television, Tel Aviv University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Traversing the Fantasy : The Dialectic of Desire/Fantasy and the Ethics of Narrative Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Casting, the Return of the Repressed and the Real of the Body The “body-character-breach” corpus lays bare the connection between characters, actors, the operation of fantasy, and spectatorship precisely by disrupting this connection...

VR Headsets and Other Human–VR Interfaces

Celine Tricart

Celine Tricart is an independent filmmaker and stereographer (aka 3D specialist) who is particularly interested in storytelling for stereoscopic cinema. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Virtual Reality Filmmaking : Techniques & Best Practices for VR Filmmakers

Focal Press, 2018

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... VR Headsets and Other Human–VR Interfaces In this chapter are listed the current means of interfac- most important specs and requirements of the current ing with virtual reality. From VR headsets to controllers VR headsets and what...

Feminism and Film Since the 1990s

The Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2007

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...River Phoenix in My Own Private IdahoFeminist film theory will soon be entering its 40th year. While some post-feminists have declared that the feminist movement is over, others are more optimistic, preparing to celebrate the dictum that,...