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Character, History, and Politics

Ken Dancyger

Ken Dancyger is the author of numerous books on screenwriting, editing, and production. He conducts screenwriting forums and workshops in North America, Europe, and Asia. A past chair of Undergraduate studies in the Department of Film and Television at NYU, he is currently Professor of Film and Television at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jeff Rush

Jeff Rush is an associate professor at Temple University's Department of Film & Media Arts. He has served as director of the MFA program and as Department Chair in Film & Media Arts. He received an MFA in Screenwriting and Directing from the American Film Institute and an MFA in Fiction Writing from the University of Iowa's Writer's Workshop. In addition to teaching, Jeff has worked as a freelance screenwriter and has published numerous articles and books. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Alternative Scriptwriting : Beyond the Hollywood Formula

Focal Press, 2013

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... C haracter, History, and Politics In Richard Leacock’s 1964 documentary C ampaign Manager , a heated, meal- time strategy session slides into an equally intense argument over who ordered the medium-rare steak. A similar scene...

Digital Media as Pandora’s Box Ajar

Aleks Wansbrough

Aleks Wansbrough is Lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts at University of Sydney in Australia. He has written popular and academic articles concerning the tragic in relation to film and philosophy. He is also the editorial manager of the Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capitalism and the Enchanted Screen : Myths and Allegories in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Daniel Lust, “New York Courts Are Finally Leveraging the Pandora’s Box of Social Media,” New York Business Journal (March 3, 2019...

Babel and the Internet Tower

Aleks Wansbrough

Aleks Wansbrough is Lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts at University of Sydney in Australia. He has written popular and academic articles concerning the tragic in relation to film and philosophy. He is also the editorial manager of the Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capitalism and the Enchanted Screen : Myths and Allegories in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Quoted by Alex Murashko, “Christian Apologist Says Social Media Like the Tower of Babel,” The Christian Post (April 2013). https://www.christianpost.com/news/christian-apologist-says-social-media-like-the-tower-of-babel.html“Social media...

Politics

Felicity Colman

Felicity Colman is Director of Research Programmes at Kingston University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Deleuze and Cinema : The Film Concepts

Berg, 2011

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...Under the terms of a philosophy of difference, Deleuze’s approach to film teaches us that every screen text is political. In the logic of this system, movement-images reveal the falsity of narrative ‘truth’ and time-images hold...

Introduction to Magical Technology and Disenchanting Screens

Aleks Wansbrough

Aleks Wansbrough is Lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts at University of Sydney in Australia. He has written popular and academic articles concerning the tragic in relation to film and philosophy. He is also the editorial manager of the Journal of Asia-Pacific Pop Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Capitalism and the Enchanted Screen : Myths and Allegories in the Digital Age

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Max Horkheimer and Theodor Adorno, Dialectic of Enlightenment, trans. Edmond Jephcott (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2002), 5.“The myths which fell victim to the Enlightenment were themselves its products. […] Myth sought to report...

Righting English, or Does Spelling Matter?

Colin MacCabe

Colin Maccabe is Distinguished Professor of English and Film at the University of Pittsburgh and Associate Director of the London Consortium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Eloquence of the Vulgar : Language, Cinema and the Politics of Culture

British Film Institute, 1998

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...One of the great pleasures of moving to Strathclyde from Cambridge was to move from a campus to a city university. True, Cambridge is located in a city but the university in my day had no contact of any kind with either the local schools...

Gesture, Time, Movement

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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Cinema and Agamben : Ethics, Biopolitics and the Moving Image

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

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...Across the corpus of Giorgio Agamben’s work lie scattered a number of speculative propositions on what may be said to define or characterize the species of the human. One of the most forceful of these speculations occurs in the introduction...

‘To Take Ship to India and See a Naked Man Spearing Fish in Blue Water’

Colin MacCabe

Colin Maccabe is Distinguished Professor of English and Film at the University of Pittsburgh and Associate Director of the London Consortium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Empire and Film

British Film Institute, 2011

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...I might have called this introductory essay ‘Never Apologise, Never Explain’. That was the advice offered by the late nineteenth-century Master of Balliol, Benjamin Jowett, to the young men whose education he oversaw, when the time came...

Introduction: Nation, Film, Child

Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

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Stephanie Hemelryk Donald is incoming Distinguished Professor of Film at the University of Lincoln and visiting Distinguished Professor at the iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research at the University of New South Wales. Her research covers film, the media, childhood, migration and Chinese visual culture. She is co-editor of Inert Cities: Globalization, Mobility and Suspension in Visual Culture (I.B.Tauris, 2014), among other publications. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emma Wilson

Emma Wilson is Professor of French Literature and the Visual Arts at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright is Reader in Hispanic Studies at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The proposition underlying this book is not only that each of its three organizing concepts – the child, the nation and cinema – can sometimes illuminate unexpected aspects of the other two, but above all that the three taken in conjuncture...

Dialectic Film Montage

Nitzan Ben-Shaul

Nitzan Ben-Shaul is Associate Professor at the Film and Television Department in Tel Aviv University. He is the author of Mythical Expressions of Siege in Israeli Films, Introduction to Film Theories and A Violent World: Competing Images of Middle East Conflicts. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Film : The Key Concepts

Berg, 2007

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...Introduction The concept of dialectic film montage has been used by formalists and cognitivists as a peculiar film device, whose dialectic or rather asymmetrical or contradictory film transitions enhance the viewers’ attention...