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Theorising Audience Behaviour

Roy Stafford

Roy Stafford is a freelance lecturer and writer based in West Yorkshire, working in film education with independent cinemas. He is co-author, with Gill Branston, of The Media Student's Book (Routledge, 4th edition 2006) and has produced a wide range of film materials for teachers and students. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Understanding Audiences and the Film Industry

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...Work on audiences is derived from the social sciences – sociology, anthropology, ethnography, psychology etc. It is more comfortably situated in media studies and cultural studies than film studies for this reason. This chapter explores how...

Beyond National Humiliation: Han Sanping and China’s Post-Olympics Historical Event Blockbusters

A. T. McKenna

Dr A.T. McKenna had published extensively on Film Producers, most notably Michael Klinger and Joseph E. Levine. His work has appeared in Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Journal of British Cinema and Television, Journal of Popular Film and Television and SCOPE: An Online Journal of Film Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Beyond the Bottom Line : The Producer in Film and Television Studies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...It is customary in China to place the family name before the given name (Han Sanping, not Sanping Han), and I have adopted this form throughout, except where the person is better known in a different form (e.g. Jet Li, John Woo). I have...

Illicit Business: The Global Economy of Industrialised Video Piracy

Paul McDonald

Paul McDonald is Professor of Cultural and Creative Industries and Vice Dean (People & Planning) for Arts in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at King’s College London, UK. He is the author of The Star System: Hollywood’s Production of Popular Identities (2000); Hollywood Stardom (2013) and Video and DVD Industries (BFI 2007). His co-edited volumes include, with Janet Wasko, The Contemporary Hollywood Film Industry (2008) and with Emily Carman, Eric Hoyt and Philip Drake, Hollywood and the Law (BFI 2015). He is the co-editor, with Michael Curtin, of the BFI series International Screen Industries. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Video and DVD Industries

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...‘All rights reserved. No copying. Subject to Applicable Laws.’ ‘Licensed for home viewing only. All other use prohibited.’ ‘WARNING: All rights of the producer and of the owner of the work reproduced reserved. Unauthorised copying, hiring...

Videocopia: Shaping the US Market in the Digital Age

Paul McDonald

Paul McDonald is Professor of Cultural and Creative Industries and Vice Dean (People & Planning) for Arts in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at King’s College London, UK. He is the author of The Star System: Hollywood’s Production of Popular Identities (2000); Hollywood Stardom (2013) and Video and DVD Industries (BFI 2007). His co-edited volumes include, with Janet Wasko, The Contemporary Hollywood Film Industry (2008) and with Emily Carman, Eric Hoyt and Philip Drake, Hollywood and the Law (BFI 2015). He is the co-editor, with Michael Curtin, of the BFI series International Screen Industries. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Video and DVD Industries

British Film Institute, 2007

Book chapter

...DVD players were launched in the US market on 24 March 1997. When DVD was introduced, approximately 82 per cent of television households in the US owned at least one VCR (table 5.1). According to industry estimates, by the end of 1997...

The Hidden Conscience of Estimated Palestine

Elia Suleiman

Elia Suleiman is a Palestinian film-maker; his recent feature films include Chronicle of a Disappearance (1996) and Divine Intervention (2002). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theorising National Cinema

British Film Institute, 2006

Book chapter

...This article is an extract from a longer work, also called ‘The Hidden Conscience of Estimated Palestine’ and was originally published in UTS Review 2(2) (Nov. 1996): 163–7.This epilogue (epitaph) is dedicated to the Palestinian TV to be....

Burning Straw Men: The 1979 Revolution and Bahman Farmanara's Stubborn Cosmopolitanism

Cinematic Homecomings : Exile and Return in Transnational Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...As a director who began his career in the early 1970s, Bahman Farmanara provides a unique case study of a “cinematic homecoming” in relation to the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Farmanara established his career in Iran with feature films...

Animation and/as Children’s Entertainment

Amy Ratelle

Amy Ratelle is the Research Coordinator for the Semaphore Research Cluster on Mobile and Pervasive Computing, at the University of Toronto, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Animation Studies Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...On a broad scale, animation has been historically devalued and dismissed as ‘kids’ stuff’ – loud, often obnoxious, poorly written and frivolous ( Wells 2002: 61). Yet, animated programming forms a substantial portion of broadcasting...

History as nonsense: Historical parodies of the Bakumatsu period

Sean D. O’Reilly

Sean D. O’Reilly is Assistant Professor at Akita International University, Japan, where he teaches courses on Japanese history, cinema, and popular culture. He graduated from Harvard University’s History and East Asian Languages program with a secondary field in Film and Visual Studies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Re-Viewing the Past : The Uses of History in the Cinema of Imperial Japan

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...It is the calm before the storm: the steely-eyed samurai smiles contemptuously at a ring of opponents, slowly draws his sword and stands stock-still, ready to unleash his righteous fury in the blink of an eye. The scene is one familiar...
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...Omar Khayyam Restaurant, Bradford The blasphemers’ banquet table: there on mirrored cushions will sit Voltaire, me, Molière, Omar Khayyam, Lord Byron and that, that’s Salman Rushdie’s chair. It’s perfect for tonight’s blasphemers...

The Remodelling of a National Cinema

Julian Ward

Julian Ward is Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies at the University of Edinburgh, UK. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Chinese Cinemas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Chinese Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2011

Book chapter

...The years following the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in 1949 saw a series of major social and political upheavals, from land reform to the Hundred Flowers campaign, the Great Leap Forward and the ideological split...