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  1. Term 1 175 items
    1. Week 1 10 items
      1. Screening 0 items
        No Screening
      2. Primary Reading 2 items
        1. The American film industry

          Chapter Essential reading The Movies in Vaudeville: Historical Context of the Movies as Popular Entertainment

        2. Early cinema: space, frame, narrative

          Chapter Essential reading read pp56-75 Tom Gunning, 'The Cinema of Attractions'

      3. Further Reading 8 items
        1. The Oxford guide to film studies

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 4 pp255-271 Tom Gunning 'Early American Film'

        2. Film history: an introduction

          Chapter Recommended reading Chapter one

        3. The American film industry

          Chapter Recommended reading A Novelty Spawns Small Businesses, 1894-1908’, introduction to Part 1

        4. Early cinema: space, frame, narrative - Thomas Elsaesser, Adam Barker 1990

          Book Recommended reading

        5. Hollywood and the box office 1895-1986

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 1, pp1-6 ‘Inventions and Patents, 1895-99

        6. The emergence of cinema: the American screen to 1907 - Charles Musser 1994

          Book Recommended reading

    2. Week 2 5 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Broken blossoms - D. W. Griffith 2000 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Primary Reading 2 items
        1. Interpreting films: studies in the historical reception of American cinema

          Chapter Essential reading read 5 pp 101-123 Rethinking “Primitive Cinema”: Intertextuality, the Middle-Class Audience, and Reception Studies

      3. Further Reading 2 items
        1. Film history: an introduction

          Chapter Recommended reading chapter 2, ‘The International Expansion of the Cinema, 1905-1912’

        2. Shared pleasures: a history of movie presentation in the United States

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 2, pp18-33 ‘The Nickelodeon Era’

    3. Week 3 10 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. The jazz singer - Alan Crosland 2007 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Primary Reading 4 items
        1. Film history: theory and practice

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 5, pp109-130 ‘Technological Film History’ (excellent chapter from a key text on how to understand and ‘do’ film history)

        2. Cinema and technology: image, sound, colour

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 4 pp61-76 The Technology of Sound Recording

        3. Cinema and technology: image, sound, colour - Stephen Neale 1985

          Book Essential reading Introduction and Chapters 4-6

        4. Technologies of seeing: photography, cinematography and television - Brian Winston 1996

          Book Essential reading an excellent account of the reasons for the adoption or otherwise of new technologies more generally; includes a chapter on early cinema and the adoption of colour rather than sound)

      3. Further Reading 5 items
        1. Sound theory, sound practice

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 2 pp46-64 Sound Space

        2. The classical Hollywood cinema: film style & mode of production to 1960 - David Bordwell, Janet Staiger, Kristin Thompson 1988, c1985

          Book Recommended reading

        3. Movies and methods: an anthology, Vol.2 - Bill Nichols 1985

          Book Recommended reading Sound and Color

        4. The American film industry

          Chapter Recommended reading The Coming of the Sound: Technological Change in the American Film Industry

        5. Movies and methods: an anthology, Vol.2 - Bill Nichols 1985

          Book Recommended reading Writing the History of the American film Industry: Warner Brothers and Sound

    4. Week 4 18 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        No screening
        1.  

          Screening: No screening, but exercise to do ahead of seminar:

           

           

           

          Choose one or two Hollywood films and try to find out the following (some might be harder to discover than others):

           

           

           

          1.      which company (or companies) produced the film

           

          2.      who distributed it

           

          3.      which larger company or group does the production and/or distribution company belong to, and what other interests does that company have

           

          4.      how might the nature of the film itself be explained in terms of these business relationships?

      2. Primary Reading 5 items
        1. The classical Hollywood cinema: film style & mode of production to 1960

          Chapter Essential reading The Hollywood Mode of Production, 1930-1960

        2. Hollywood cinema: an introduction

          Chapter Essential reading read Chapter 2 pp59-106 Industry

        3. Contemporary Hollywood cinema - Stephen Neale, Murray Smith 1998

          Book Essential reading

        4. Contemporary Hollywood cinema

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 2 pp21-44 Richard Maltby, 'Nobody knows everything’: post-classical historiographies and consolidated entertainment

      3. Further reading 12 items
        1. The cinema book

          Chapter Recommended reading read pp19-22 The Studios’ and ‘Warner Bros'

        2. The Hollywood studio system: a history

          Chapter Recommended reading Read Chapter 1 pp11-26 Paramount

        3. The genius of the system: Hollywood filmmaking in the studio era - Thomas Schatz 1998, c1988

          Book Recommended reading

        4. Hollywood genres: formulas, filmmaking, and the studio system - Thomas Schatz 1981

          Book Recommended reading

        5. Movie blockbusters

          Chapter Recommended reading The Hollywood blockbuster: Industrial analysis and practice’

        6. The new American cinema

          Chapter Recommended reading read pp87-121 Money Matters: Hollywood in the Corporate Era

        7. Movie blockbusters

          Chapter Recommended reading Following the money in America’s sunniest company town: Some notes on the political economy of the Hollywood blockbuster

        8. A new pot of gold: Hollywood under the electronic rainbow, 1980-1989

          Chapter Recommended reading chapter 3

        9. Global Hollywood - Toby Miller 2001

          Book Recommended reading

    5. Week 5 16 items
      1. Screening 5 items
        1. Riso amaro: Bitter rice - Giuseppe De Santis, Silvana Mangano, Vittorio Gassman, Raf Vallone 2003 (videorecording =)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

        2. Recommended Viewing 4 items
          1. Roma, cittá aperta - Roberto Rossellini, Sergio Amidei, Federico Fellini, Aldo Fabrizi c2005 (videorecording)

            Audio-visual document Recommended reading

          2. The bicycle thieves - Vittorio De Sica, Luigi Bartolini 2009 (videorecording)

            Audio-visual document Recommended reading

          3. Ossessione - Luchino Visconti, James M. Cain 2003 (videorecording)

            Audio-visual document Recommended reading

          4. Umberto D - Vittorio De Sica 2004 (videorecording)

            Audio-visual document Other reading

      2. Primary Reading 3 items
        1. The Italian cinema book

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 9 pp77-83 Stephen Gundle, 'Neorealism and Left-wing culture'

        2. Film history: an introduction

          Chapter Essential reading Ch. 16 'Postwar European Cinema: Neorealism and its Context, 1945-1959

      3. Further reading 8 items
        1. The cinema book - Pam Cook 2007

          Book Recommended reading

        2. Italian cinema: from neorealism to the present

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 2 pp 31-73 The Masters of Neorealism:Rossellini, De Sica, and Visconti

        3. Italian cinema: from neorealism to the present

          Chapter Recommended reading chapters 3

        4. Italian film in the light of neorealism - Millicent Marcus 1986

          Book Recommended reading

        5. Italian neorealism and global cinema - Laura E. Ruberto, Kristi M. Wilson c2007

          Book Recommended reading

        6. André Bazin and Italian neorealism - André Bazin, Bert Cardullo c2011 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading

        7. Film analysis: a Norton reader

          Chapter Recommended reading read pp422-438 Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, ‘Bicycle Thieves’

    6. Week 6 15 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Pennies from heaven - Piers Haggard, Dennis Potter, Kenith Trodd, Bob Hoskins 2004 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Primary Reading 5 items
        1. Understanding television

          Chapter Essential reading Public Service broadcasting the history of a concept

        2. Television studies: the basics

          Chapter Essential reading Television Institutions

        3. Television studies: the basics - Toby Miller 2010

          Book Essential reading Technology

        4. The television studies book - Christine Geraghty, David Lusted 1998

          Book Essential reading

      3. Further reading 9 items
        1. Ken Loach: the politics of film and television - John Hill, British Film Institute 2011

          Book Recommended reading

        2. The television handbook

          Chapter Recommended reading Read Chapter 2 pp 9-26 studying television

        3. Channels of discourse, reassembled: television and contemporary criticism - Robert Clyde Allen 1992

          Book Recommended reading More Talk About Television

        4. Public Service versus the Market - Nicholas Garnham 01/01/1983

          Article Recommended reading

        5. Critical ideas in television studies

          Chapter Recommended reading Read Chapter 2 pp13-23 Institution

        6. The television studies reader

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 17 pp275-292 John Ellis, 'Television Production'

        7. Media studies: texts, institutions, and audiences - Lisa Taylor, Andrew Willis 1999

          Book Recommended reading Read ‘Public Service and the Market

        8. Media studies: texts, institutions, and audiences

          Chapter Recommended reading Read chapter 8 pp 91-106 'Approaches to Media Institutions’

    7. Week 7: Reading week, no classes this week 0 items
    8. Week 8 17 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. The Sopranos: Complete HBO Season 1 - James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli 2007 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading Episode 1

      2. Primary Reading 5 items
        1. Television: critical methods and applications

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 1 pp3-19 Television's Ebb and Flow in the Postnetwork Era

        2. Television studies after TV: understanding television in the post-broadcast era

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 1 pp 9-19 Michael Curtin, 'Matrix Media'

        3. Cable visions: television beyond broadcasting

          Chapter Essential reading Cable Watching: HBO, The Sopranos, and Discourses of Distinction

        4. Cable visions: television beyond broadcasting

          Chapter Essential reading If It’s Not TV, What is It? The Case for U.S. Subscription Television

        5. Thinking outside the box: a contemporary television genre reader

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 10 pp226-246 Al Auster, ‘HBO’s approach to generic transformation’

      3. Further reading 11 items
        1. Television as digital media - James Bennett, Niki Strange 2011 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading

        2. Televisuality: style, crisis, and authority in American television - John Thornton Caldwell 1995

          Book Recommended reading

        3. Cable visions: television beyond broadcasting - Sarah Banet-Weiser, Cynthia Chris, Anthony Freitas 2007

          Book Recommended reading

        4. Remediation: understanding new media - J. David Bolter, Richard A. Grusin c1999

          Book Recommended reading

        5. YouTube: online video and participatory culture - Jean Burgess, Joshua Green 2009 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading

        6. The rise of the network society - Manuel Castells 2000

          Book Recommended reading

        7. The politics of ‘platforms’ - Tarleton Gillespie 05/2010

          Article Recommended reading

        8. Television goes digital 2010, Ã2010

          Book Recommended reading

    9. Week 9 31 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Jurassic World - Colin Trevorrow 2015

          Audio-visual document Essential reading Log in to Box of Broadcasts in order to view/access this film.

      2. Primary reading 30 items
        1. New Hollywood cinema: an introduction

          Chapter Essential reading Chapter 6 ‘Narrative vs. Spectacle in the Contemporary Blockbuste

        2. The new American cinema - Jon Lewis 1998

          Book Essential reading From Pillar to Postmodern: Race, Class, and Gender in the Male Rampage Film

        3. The way Hollywood tells it: story and style in modern movies - David Bordwell 2006

          Book Essential reading Part I: A Real Story

        4. Spectacular digital effects: CGI and contemporary cinema - Kristen Whissel, Duke University Press 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading

        5. Digital imaging in popular cinema

          Chapter Essential reading chapter 1, ‘Interpretation and the Digital’

        6. Contemporary action cinema

          Chapter Essential reading chapter 1, Narrative and the action film

        7. Digital visual effects in cinema: the seduction of reality - Stephen Prince c2012 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading especially introduction and chapter 1

        8. CineTech: film, convergence and new media

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 3 pp. 56-75 ‘Digital special effects’

        9. On narrative, primarily 8 items
          1. Studying contemporary American film: a guide to movie analysis

            Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 2, pp. 26-79 ‘Classical/post-classical narrative (Die Hard)’

          2. Emotional Curves and Linear Narratives - Patrick Keating 2006

            Article Recommended reading

          3. Contemporary Hollywood cinema

            Chapter Recommended reading Warren Buckland, A close encounter with Raiders of the Lost Ark: notes on narrative aspects of the New Hollywood blockbuster

          4. Contemporary Hollywood cinema

            Chapter Recommended reading Elizabeth Cowie, Storytelling: classical Hollywood cinema and classical narrative

          5. Storytelling in the new Hollywood: understanding classical narrative technique - Kristin Thompson 1999

            Book Recommended reading

          6. Hollywood puzzle films

            Chapter Recommended reading Geoff King, ‘Unraveling the Puzzle of Inception’

          7. Quality Hollywood: markers of distinction in contemporary studio film

            Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 2 pp 81-124, ‘Inception and the Quality Blockbuster’ (a longer version of the above article)

        10. On spectacle, primarily 6 items
          1. Early cinema: space, frame, narrative - Thomas Elsaesser, Adam Barker 1990

            Book Recommended reading

          2. Seeing through movies

            Chapter Recommended reading Advertising: End of Story’

          3. Explorations in film theory: selected essays from Ciné-tracts

            Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 1 pp3-14 Patricia Mellencamp, 'Spectacle and Spectator: Looking Through the American Musical Comedy'

          4. Neo-Baroque aesthetics and contemporary entertainment - Angela Ndalianis 2004

            Book Recommended reading

          5. Meta-morphing: visual transformation and the culture of quick-change

            Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 12 pp251-271 Angela Ndalianis, 'Special Effects, Morphing Magic, and the 
1990s Cinema of Attractions'

          6. The cinema of attractions reloaded - Wanda Strauven 2006

            Book Recommended reading various essays, especially that by Scott Bukatman, ‘Spectacle, Attractions and Visual Pleasure’) 
On both or more background reading

        11. On Both 5 items
          1. The classical Hollywood cinema: film style & mode of production to 1960

            Chapter Recommended reading The classical Hollywood style, 1917-60’

          2. Action speaks louder: violence, spectacle, and the American action movie - Eric Lichtenfeld c2007

            Book Recommended reading

          3. Hollywood cinema: an introduction - Richard Maltby, Ian Craven 1995

            Book Recommended reading ‘The Spectacle of Movement’, in chapter 6, and chapter 8, ‘Narrative’

          4. Contemporary American cinema - Michael Hammond, Linda Ruth Williams 2006

            Book Recommended reading Spectacle and Narrative in the Contemporary Blockbuster

          5. Movie blockbusters

            Chapter Recommended reading Spectacle, Narrative, and the spectacular Hollywood blockbuster

    10. Week 10 18 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Gravity - Alfonso Cuarón, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney 2014 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Reading 17 items
        (divided by the two periods, although might be some overlap)
        1. On earlier period: 8 items
          1. The American film industry

            Chapter Recommended reading introduction to Part IV, ‘Retrenchment, Reappraisal, and Reorganization, 1948-

          2. Hollywood in the age of television

            Chapter Recommended reading introduction to Part I, ‘Responding to Network Television’ (both offer lots of good contextual detail on changes in Hollywood from the 1950s)

          3. Hollywood in the age of television

            Chapter Recommended reading Glorious Technicolor, Breathtaking CinemaScope, and Stereophonic Sound

          4. Film theory and criticism: introductory readings

            Chapter Recommended reading read pp120-146 Charles Barr, 'Cinemascope: Before and After'

          5. Widescreen cinema - John Belton c1992

            Book Recommended reading (the definitive account of 1950s and 1960s widescreen)

          6. Film theory goes to the movies

            Chapter Recommended reading The New Hollywood

          7. Technologies of seeing: photography, cinematography and television

            Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 5, pp109-118 'The Case of the Third Dimension: Where is Holography?: Necessities and Constraints’

          8. The Aesthetics of Emergence - William Paul 1993

            Article Recommended reading

        2. On more recent 3D: 9 items
          1. Digital visual effects in cinema: the seduction of reality

            Chapter Recommended reading chapter 5, Immersive Aesthetics

          2. Digital imaging in popular cinema

            Chapter Recommended reading chapter 6, The Digital in Three Dimensions

          3. Stereoscopic visuality - Miriam Ross 11/2013

            Article Recommended reading

          4. Has 3D Already Failed? The sequel, part one: RealDlighted Print - Kirsten Thompson, David Bordwell

            Webpage Recommended reading

          5. 3-D revolution: the history of modern stereoscopic cinema - Ray Zone 2012 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended reading (more descriptive than analytical or academic, but some useful background info)

    11. Week 11 20 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. The Bourne supremacy - Paul Greengrass 2004 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Primary Reading: 10 items
        1. The way Hollywood tells it: story and style in modern movies - David Bordwell 2006

          Book Essential reading Originally published as ‘Intensified Continuity: Visual Style in Contemporary American Film’, Film Quarterly, vol. 55, no. 3, Spring 2002

        2. Film art: an introduction - David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson, Jeff Smith 2017

          Book Essential reading see section on Continuity Editing

        3. New Hollywood cinema: an introduction

          Chapter Essential reading Chapter 7, ‘From Big Screen to Small’

        4. Post-classical cinema: an international poetics of film narration - Eleftheria Thanouli 2009

          Book Essential reading includes some Hollywood examples among others from overseas)

        5. Digital visual effects in cinema: the seduction of reality - Stephen Prince c2012 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading

        6. Digital imaging in popular cinema - Lisa Purse c2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading

        7. Panel to the screen: style, American film, and comic books during the blockbuster era - Drew Morton 2017, Ã2017

          Book Essential reading

        8. High concept: movies and marketing in Hollywood

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 2, pp23-64 ‘Construction of the Image and the High Concept Style’

      3. Further Reading: 9 items
        1. Hollywood incoherent: narration in seventies cinema - Todd Berliner 2010

          Book Recommended reading

        2. Men's cinema: masculinity and Mise en Scène in Hollywood - Stella Bruzzi 2013, Ã2013

          Book Recommended reading (some very useful reading of contemporary style as an expression of a male sensibility)

        3. Video and DVD industries

          Chapter Recommended reading esp. chapter 4 pp 107-142 hollywood home entertainment: controlling and profiting from video software

        4. Video and DVD industries - Paul McDonald 2007

          Book Recommended reading esp. chapter 5

        5. Big picture, small screen: the relations between film and television

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 2 pp9-46 Peter Kramer, 'The Lure of the Big Picture: Film, Television and Hollywood’

        6. A new pot of gold: Hollywood under the electronic rainbow, 1980-1989

          Chapter Recommended reading chapter 3, ‘The Brave New Ancillary World’

        7. Seeing through movies

          Chapter Recommended reading Advertising: End of Story

    12. Week 12 15 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Wanted - Phillip Noyce, Timur Bekmambetov, Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber 2011 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading Log in to Box of Broadcasts in order to view/access this film.

      2. Primary Reading 5 items
        1. Digital disruption: cinema moves on-line - Dina Iordanova, Stuart Cunningham, University of St Andrews. Film Studies 2012

          Book Essential reading 2012 (includes chapter with focus broader than Hollywood)

        2. On-demand culture: digital delivery and the future of movies - Chuck Tryon 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading

        3. New Hollywood cinema: an introduction

          Chapter Essential reading chapter 7, ‘From Big Screen to Small’

        4. Contemporary American cinema - Michael Hammond, Linda Ruth Williams 2006

          Book Essential reading ‘What is Cinema Today? Home Viewing, New Technologies and DVD’

      3. Further Reading 9 items
        1. Portals: a treatise on internet-distributed television - Amanda D. Lotz 2017, Ã2017

          Book Recommended reading

        2. The contemporary Hollywood film industry

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 5 pp106-119 Eileen R. Meehan, ‘Ancillary Markets – Television: From Challenge to Safe Haven’

        3. The contemporary Hollywood film industry

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 6 pp120-131 Frederick Wasser, ‘Ancillary Markets – Video and DVD: Hollywood Retools’

        4. The Business of Media Distribution, 2nd Edition - Jeff Ulin 2013

          Book Recommended reading Read 'Chapters 5 to 8' (on home video, TV, internet and ancillary markets)

        5. Contemporary Hollywood cinema

          Chapter Recommended reading ‘Widescreen composition in the age of television’

  2. Term 2 94 items
    1. Week 13 11 items
      1. Primary Reading 3 items
        1. Convergence culture: where old and new media collide - Henry Jenkins 2006, c2008

          Book Essential reading

        2. New dimensions of Doctor Who: adventures in space, time and television 2013

          Book Essential reading Part II ‘New Television, New Media’

      2. Further Reading 8 items
        1. Reinventing cinema: movies in the age of media convergence - Chuck Tryon c2009

          Book Recommended reading

        2. World building: transmedia, fans, industries 2017, date of distribution not identified, Ã2017

          Book Recommended reading

        3. Sherlock and transmedia fandom: essays on the BBC series - Louisa Ellen Stein, Kristina Busse c2012 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading

    2. Week 14 28 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Four eyed monsters - Arin Crumley, Susan Buice 2008 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Primary Reading 6 items
        1. Indie 2.0: change and continuity in contemporary American indie film

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 2, pp77-121 ‘Industry 2.0: The digital domain and beyond’;

        2. Indie 2.0: change and continuity in contemporary American indie film - Geoff King 2014

          Book Essential reading chapter 3, ‘Mumblecore’; chapter 5, ‘The Desktop Aesthetic: First-person expressive in Tarnation and Four Eyed Monsters’

        3. Joe Swanberg, Intimacy, and the Digital Aesthetic - Aymar Jean Christian 2011

          Article Essential reading

        4. New digital cinema: reinventing the moving image - Holly Willis 2005

          Book Essential reading

        5. Reinventing cinema: movies in the age of media convergence

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 4, pp 93-124 ‘Desktop Productions: Digital Distribution and Public Film Cultures’

        6. On-demand culture: digital delivery and the future of movies - Chuck Tryon 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading particularly chapters 7 and 8

      3. Further Reading 9 items
        1. Digital disruption: cinema moves on-line - Dina Iordanova, Stuart Cunningham, University of St Andrews. Film Studies 2012

          Book Recommended reading

        2. Digital disruption: cinema moves on-line

          Chapter Recommended reading Read pp67-100 Michael Gubbins, 'Digital Revolution: Active Audiences and Fragmented Consumption’

        3. A companion to American indie film

          Chapter Recommended reading Looking through a Rearview Mirror: Mumblecore as Past Tense

        4. Indie reframed: women's filmmaking and contemporary American independent cinema

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 8 pp138-153 Claire Perkins, 'My Effortless Brilliance: Women’s Mumblecore'

        5. A companion to American indie film

          Chapter Recommended reading Crowdfunding, Independence, Authorship

        6. A companion to American indie film

          Chapter Recommended reading Go Digital or Go Dark: Crowdfunding, Independent Filmmaking, and Arthouse Exhibition on Kickstarter’

        7. Spreadable media: creating value and meaning in a networked culture - Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, Joshua Green 2013 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading

        8. Fans, friends & followers - Scott Kirsner c2009

          Book Recommended reading this and Reiss, below, are ‘how to’ books with advice and examples of DIY distribution and other strategies)

      4. Week 15 12 items
        1. Screening 1 item
          1. The gleaners and I - Agnáes Varda (videorecording)

            Audio-visual document Essential reading

        2. Primary Reading 6 items
          1. The cinematic footprint: lights, camera, natural resources - Nadia Bozak c2012 (electronic resource)

            Book Essential reading

          2. Greening the Screen: An Environmental Challenge - Ekin Gündüz Özdemirci 03/06/2016

            Article Essential reading

          3. Ecology and popular film: cinema on the edge - Robin L. Murray, Joseph K. Heumann c2009

            Book Essential reading

          4. Film & everyday eco-disasters - Robin L. Murray, Joseph K. Heumann 2014

            Book Essential reading

          5. EcoMedia - Sean Cubitt 2005

            Book Essential reading

        3. Further Reading 5 items
          1. Ecocinema theory and practice - Stephen Rust, Salma Monani, Sean Cubitt 2013 (electronic resource)

            Book Recommended reading

          2. The media commons: globalization and environmental discourses - Patrick D. Murphy 2017

            Book Recommended reading

          3. Green media and popular culture: an introduction - John Parham 2016

            Book Recommended reading

          4. Consuming environments: television and commercial culture - Mike Budd, Steve Craig, Clayton M. Steinman c1999

            Book Recommended reading

    3. Week 16: Industry visit 1 item
      1.  

        This week's classes will be replaced by a visit to an organization/company within the film and television industries, to enable you to engage with some aspects of the industry more directly. This will form a key basis for the second assessment, full details of which are under 'Assessments' above'. More details will be available nearer the time.

    4. Week 17: Reading week, no classes this week 0 items
    5. Week 18 7 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. RiP!: a remix manifesto - Brett Gaylor 2009 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Reading 6 items
        1. Wired shut: copyright and the shape of digital culture - Tarleton Gillespie c2007 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended reading

        2. Contraband Cinema: Piracy, Titanic, and Central Asia - Barbara Klinger Winter 2010

          Article Recommended reading

    6. Week 19 6 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Benefits Street

          Audio-visual document Essential reading Log in to Box of Broadcasts in order to view/access this tv series.

      2. Reading 5 items
        1. Reality TV: the work of being watched - Mark Andrejevic c2004

          Book Essential reading

        2. Reality TV: realism and revelation - Anita Biressi, Heather Nunn 2005

          Book Essential reading

        3. Reality television and class - Helen Wood, Beverley Skeggs, British Film Institute 2011

          Book Essential reading

        4. Considering class: theory, culture and the media in the 21st century

          Chapter Essential reading ‘Class, Culture and Exploitation: The Case of Reality TV’

    7. Week 20 13 items
      1. Screening 3 items
        1. Gomorrah: The complete season one - Roberto Saviano, Stefano Sillima, Claudio Cupellini, Francesca Comencini 2018 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

        2. Gomorrah: The complete season two - Roberto Saviano, Stefano Sillima, Claudio Cupellini, Francesca Comencini 2018 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

        3. Gomorrah: The complete season three - Roberto Saviano, Stefano Sillima, Claudio Cupellini, Francesca Comencini 2018 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Reading 3 items
        1. The TV crime drama - Sue Turnbull 2014 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading

        2. Quality popular television: cult TV, the industry and fans - Mark Jancovich, James Lyons 2003

          Book Essential reading

      3. Further Reading 7 items
        1. Locating Nordic Noir: from Beck to The bridge - Kim Toft Hansen, Anne Marit Waade 2017

          Book Recommended reading

        2. Quality TV: contemporary American television and beyond - Janet McCabe, Kim Akass 2007

          Book Recommended reading

    8. Week 21 10 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Kill zone - Donnie Yen, Samo Hung, Simon Yam 2010 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Primary Reading 3 items
        1. Planet Hong Kong: popular cinema and the art of entertainment

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 8 pp199-247 ‘Motion Emotion’

        2. At full speed: Hong Kong cinema in a borderless world - Ching-Mei Esther Yau c2001

          Book Essential reading ‘Aesthetics in Action: Kung Fu, Gunplay and Cinematic Expressivity’

        3. Kung Fu cult masters

          Chapter Essential reading read chapter 1 pp21-47 Wicked Shapes/Wicked lies performance and 'Authenticity' in Hong Kong Martial Arts Films

      3. Further Reading 6 items
        1. Violent dances in martial arts films - Aaron Anderson

          Article Recommended reading

        2. The Cinema of Hong Kong: history, arts, identity

          Chapter Recommended reading read chapter 5 pp 113-136 David Bordwell, 'Richness Through Imperfection: King Hu and the Glimpse'.

        3. Hong Kong connections: Transnational imagination in action cinema - Meaghan Morris, Siu Leung Li, Stephen Ching-kiu Chan 2006

          Book Recommended reading

        4. City on fire: Hong Kong cinema - Lisa Odham Stokes, Michael Hoover 1999

          Book Recommended reading

        5. Hong Kong cinema: the extra dimensions - Stephen Teo 1997

          Book Recommended reading

    9. Week 22 8 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Living in Bondage - Chris Obi Rapu 1992

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Reading 7 items
        1. Nollywood central - Jade L. Miller 2016

          Book Essential reading

        2. Nollywood: the creation of Nigerian film genres - Jonathan Haynes 2016, Ã2016 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading

        3. The Routledge companion to world cinema 2018 (electronic resource)

          Book Essential reading

        4. Creative industries and informal economies - Ramon Lobato 07/2010

          Article Essential reading

        5. Nollywood: Prisms and Paradigms. - Jude Akudinobi 2015

          Article Essential reading

    10. Week 23 10 items
      1. Screening 1 item
        1. Leviathan - Lucien Castaing-Taylor, Vâerâena Paravel, Cinema Guild 2013 (videorecording)

          Audio-visual document Essential reading

      2. Primary Reading 2 items
        1. Leviathan and the Experience of Sensory Ethnography - Christopher Pavsek 05/2015

          Article Essential reading

        2. The World Made Flesh - Irina Leimbacher Mar/Apr, 2014

          Article Essential reading

      3. Further Reading 7 items
        1. A History of Transhumanist Thought - Nick Bostrom 01/04/2005

          Article Recommended reading Nick Bostrom, A History of Transhumanist Thought,

        2. The Palgrave handbook of posthumanism in film and television 2018

          Book Recommended reading Chimeras and Hybrid

        3. The address of the eye: a phenomenology of film experience - Vivian Carol Sobchack c1992

          Book Recommended reading

        4. The visible and the invisible: followed by working notes - Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Claude Lefort 1968

          Book Recommended reading

    11. Week 24 0 items
      Case study: Interactive Documentary (Daniele Rugo)
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