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Hum, Buzz, Gurgle: Ecological Soundscapes in Poetic Ecodocs

Vocal Projections : Voices in Documentary

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...This chapter explores the construction of voice, and in particular, the production of non-human ecological soundscapes, in poetic documentaries about the challenges of the Anthropocene. Offered as a new field of acoustic studies within...

Biopolitics of Gesture

Cinema and Agamben : Ethics, Biopolitics and the Moving Image

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...The genealogy that Giorgio Agamben provides for cinema in his short but powerful text “Notes on Gesture” strikes in its singularity. Rather than thinking of cinema as an art of optical spectacles, he approaches the medium in terms...

Food, Inc.

Jeff Swimmer

Jeff Swimmer is Associate Professor at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, USA, where he teaches Documentary Production and directs the renowned International Documentary program. He is an award-winning Writer and Producer of documentary films on both sides of the Atlantic. His programs have aired on BBC, PBS, NBC News, HBO, A&E, CNN, DISCOVERY, THE HISTORY CHANNEL, TRAVEL CHANNEL, ARTE and many others. His 2001 Northern Ireland: Dying For Peace (Supervising Producer, CNN) won a DuPont Award in 2001. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Documentary Case Studies : Behind the Scenes of the Greatest (True) Stories Ever Told

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...director and producerRobert KennerproducerElise PearlsteinOscar Nominee, Best Documentary Feature—2009summaryFood, Inc. is a vivid and disturbing examination of America’s food supply, finding a system that prioritizes corporate profits...

Cinema as Laboratory: On Insects and the Anthropological Machine

Janet Harbord

Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London, UK. She is the author of several books on film and philosophies of the moving image, including Chris Marker: La Jetée (2009), The Evolution of Film (2006) and Film Cultures (2002). She is the recipient of grants from the AHRC, EPSRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ex-centric Cinema : Giorgio Agamben and Film Archaeology

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...FlightIn the history of cinema there is a fly, and in the history of biology a tick. The tick is critical to the theories of biologist Jacob von Uexküll who from studying the tick, develops the concept Umwelt as a description...

Intercultural Approaches to Ecocinema

Pietari Kääpä

Pietari Kääpä is Lecturer in Media and Communications at University of Stirling, UK. His research work synergizes transnational film and media studies with ecocriticism. Kääpä has published widely on transnational Nordic cinema and issues relating to ecocinema, including collections and articles exploring ecocritical concerns in Chinese cinema, in relation to audiences, documentary politics and minority film production. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas : From Nation-building to Ecocosmopolitanism

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...This book has so far outlined some of the scope of Nordic ecocinema, which ranges from questions of human ecology to heritage dynamics, from environmental justice to neoliberal systems of resource exploitation. The majority of these cases...

Between Setting and Character: A Taxonomy of Sentient Spaces in Fantasy Film

Animated Landscapes : History, Form and Function

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Introduction With reference to Aylish Wood’s concept of ‘timespaces’, this chapter explores the sentient spaces of fantasy film.Aylish Wood, ‘Timespaces in Spectacular Cinema: Crossing the Great Divide of Spectacle versus Narrative...

Quasi-Documentary, Cellflix and Web Spoofs

China’s iGeneration : Cinema and Moving Image Culture for the Twenty-First Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...In China, as elsewhere, new locations and new media have redefined the experience of watching a moving image, beyond just the cinematic experience.Art historians, critics and curators have been quite active in the debate over the new...

GasLand

Jeff Swimmer

Jeff Swimmer is Associate Professor at Chapman University’s Dodge College of Film and Media Arts, USA, where he teaches Documentary Production and directs the renowned International Documentary program. He is an award-winning Writer and Producer of documentary films on both sides of the Atlantic. His programs have aired on BBC, PBS, NBC News, HBO, A&E, CNN, DISCOVERY, THE HISTORY CHANNEL, TRAVEL CHANNEL, ARTE and many others. His 2001 Northern Ireland: Dying For Peace (Supervising Producer, CNN) won a DuPont Award in 2001. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Documentary Case Studies : Behind the Scenes of the Greatest (True) Stories Ever Told

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...director and producerJosh FoxOscar Nominee, Best Documentary Feature—2010summaryJosh Fox’s brash and brazen road trip through an America landscape besieged by what Fox calls an all-out assault from the oil and gas fracking industry...

Introduction

Laura McMahon

Laura Mcmahon is Lecturer in French at Gonville and Caius College, University of Cambridge, UK. She is the author of Cinema and Contact (2012) and editor of 'The Screen Animals Dossier' (Screen, 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Michael Lawrence

Michael Lawrence is Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sussex, UK. He is the author of Sabu (2014) and co-editor of The Zoo and Screen Media: Images of Exhibition and Encounter (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Animal Life and the Moving Image

British Film Institute, 2015

Book chapter

...Nénette (2010), a feature-length documentary by the French film-maker Nicolas Philibert, opens with an extreme close-up of its eponymous female star: a Bornean orang-utan (pongo pygmaeu) who has lived for thirty-seven of her forty years...

A Cut or a Dissolve?

Animal Life and the Moving Image

British Film Institute, 2015

Book chapter

...There can be little doubt that human spectators commonly conceive of forms of likeness connecting them to the animal subjects they witness in nature documentary film. Laura Mulvey’s classic 19 75 essay, ‘Visual Pleasure and Narrative...