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The Actor

Robert Klenner

Robert Klenner is the Acting Head of Directing at The Australian Film, Television and Radio School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directing Screen Performances

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...In very general terms an actor is a person who participates in something or does something. When we talk about drama we might say that an actor is a person who by doing something presents her interpretation of a character. The character...

Eating with Your Eyes: Edible Cinema and Participatory Synaesthesia

Live Cinema : Cultures, Economies, Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...A substantial amount of research has, and with reason, been devoted to the subject of gastronomic representation and consumption upon the silver screen. It goes without saying that this most fundamental and necessary human activity allows...

Living Cinema Memories: Restaging the Past at the Pictures

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Live Cinema : Cultures, Economies, Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Introduction Between 2013 and 2016, I was part of a team of researchers at University College London, led by Melvyn Stokes and also including Emma Pett, which collected people’s memories of visiting cinemas in Britain’s villages, towns...

Conclusion

Max Sexton

Max Sexton is a lecturer at the University of Surrey, where he currently teaches film and television theory, and an independent scholar. After working in British television, he completed an MA History of Film and Visual Media and a PhD. He is currently interested in the links between aesthetics and technology, the de-stabilization of genre and inter-medial areas between film and television, including debates about the use of live performance and special effects. He co-authored Adapting Science Fiction to Television: Small Screen, Expanded Universe (2015) with Malcolm Cook. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Secular Magic and the Moving Image : Mediated Forms and Modes of Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This book has shown that secular magic and its use on television and film can heighten an awareness of the difficulties of definition and interpretation of particular types of texts. It is possible to analyse them texturally...

Pre-production

Robert Klenner

Robert Klenner is the Acting Head of Directing at The Australian Film, Television and Radio School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Directing Screen Performances

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...If I had nine hours to chop down a tree, I’d spend the first six sharpening my ax. The above saying, attributed to Abraham Lincoln, could well be applied to film pre-production. The process which, depending on the length and scale...

Introduction

Sarah Atkinson

Sarah Atkinson is Principal Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Brighton, UK, and an audio-visual arts practitioner undertaking explorations into new forms of fictional and dramatic storytelling in visual and sonic media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Helen W. Kennedy

Helen W. Kennedy is Head of the School of Media at the University of Brighton, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Live Cinema : Cultures, Economies, Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This section brings together cutting-edge, practice-based enquiry into different aspects of live cinema production. The contributions take creative practice forwards in a number of key ways:They examine advances in creative practice in live...

Introduction

Sarah Atkinson

Sarah Atkinson is Principal Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Brighton, UK, and an audio-visual arts practitioner undertaking explorations into new forms of fictional and dramatic storytelling in visual and sonic media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and Helen W. Kennedy

and Helen W. Kennedy

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Live Cinema : Cultures, Economies, Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The act of film viewing is inherently a time-based, temporally specific occasion. Nowhere more is this the case than in film festivals which work to a large extent to a specific annual or biannual calendar, take place over a clearly defined...

Introduction

Sarah Atkinson

Sarah Atkinson is Principal Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Brighton, UK, and an audio-visual arts practitioner undertaking explorations into new forms of fictional and dramatic storytelling in visual and sonic media. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and Helen W. Kennedy

and Helen W. Kennedy

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Live Cinema : Cultures, Economies, Aesthetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Our readers will have already discerned that audiences feature a great deal in the first two sections of this volume – populating and negotiating the spaces and temporalities of live cinema; audiences are indeed key to animating live cinema...

Introduction

Max Sexton

Max Sexton is a lecturer at the University of Surrey, where he currently teaches film and television theory, and an independent scholar. After working in British television, he completed an MA History of Film and Visual Media and a PhD. He is currently interested in the links between aesthetics and technology, the de-stabilization of genre and inter-medial areas between film and television, including debates about the use of live performance and special effects. He co-authored Adapting Science Fiction to Television: Small Screen, Expanded Universe (2015) with Malcolm Cook. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Secular Magic and the Moving Image : Mediated Forms and Modes of Reception

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...This book explores the idea of secular magic and its use in the moving image. The term ‘secular magic’ is used in this book to suggest a realist account of magic and its proximity to illusion and fiction. The link between communication...

The Last Battle

Lee : A Romance

Faber & Faber, 1997

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...It didn’t take us long to put the trial behind us. We had much to do: finishing the remodelling of the house, celebrating the births of more grandchildren, fulfilling our publicity commitments, making more movies — and of course, our yearly...