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Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Over the course of his career, Jackson has developed a number of significant collaborative relationships. Like many other film auteurs, Jackson often prefers to use the same collaborators on different projects and some of them, including...

A–Z Films/Themes/Key Concepts

Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... to New Zealand history and culture, such as the theme of meat processing and the New Zealand cult of the chainsaw (Leotta 2010). Jamie Selkirk, who along with Tony Hiles viewed the first cut of the film, talks about the unique Kiwi humour...

Peter Jackson, Wellywood and the Global Dispersal of Film Production

Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... that the only way New Zealand could develop a film industry would be with the support of the state (Leotta 2012, 36). In 1977, the interim Film Commission was created with the goal ‘to advise the Government on legislation, to establish...

From Kaihoro to Middle Earth: The Imaginary Geography of Peter Jackson’s Film Landscapes

Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... and a challenge’ (Harvey and Bridge 2005, 17). Other scholars (Kavka and Turner 2008; Leotta 2012) have argued that the prominence of landscape in New Zealand cinema is a refraction of the country’s settler mentality and its ideologically loaded...

The Cinema of Peter Jackson

Alfio Leotta

Alfio Leotta is Lecturer in Film Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His main research interests are the relation between film and tourism; the global dispersal of film production; the history of New Zealand film, and contemporary Italian cinema. He is the author of Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Peter Jackson

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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... Some commentators have claimed that the tactile, immersive nature of Middle Earth as recreated by Jackson and his team was one of the main appeals of the LOTR trilogy (Leotta 2012). Jackson repeatedly claimed that he wanted to make...