Film Studies: The Basics
Published October 9th 2006 by Routledge – 176 pages
Series: The Basics
This engaging and accessible introduction explores the intricacies of the film world to show how anyone can gain a broader understanding and a more pleasurable experience of film.
Addressing general questions about why and how to study film, topics discussed include:
Including illustrations and examples from an international range of films drawn from over a century of movie-making and a glossary of terms for ease of reference, Film Studies: The Basics is a must-have guide for any film student or fan.
Introduction to Film Studies: What Is Cinema? The Language of Film. The history of Film. The Production and Exhibition of Film. The Reception of Film. The Future of Film
Amy Villarejo won the 2005 Katherine Singer Kovacs Book Award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies for her book Lesbian Rule: Cultural Criticism and the Value of Desire. She is associate Professor in Film at Cornell University, USA.