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Japanese Cinema Goes Global: Filmworkers' Journeys

Yoshiharu Tezuka

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083329
eISBN:
9789882209282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083329.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Japan's film industry has gone through dramatic changes in recent decades, as international consumer forces and transnational talent have brought unprecedented engagement with global trends. With ... More


Balanchine the Teacher: Fundamentals That Shaped the First Generation of New York City Ballet Dancers

Barbara Walczak and Una Kai

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813032528
eISBN:
9780813046310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032528.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Widely regarded as the foremost choreographer of contemporary ballet, George Balanchine was, and continues to be, an institution and major inspiration in the world of dance. This book provides a ... More


Psychology for Musicians: Understanding and Acquiring the Skills

Andreas C. Lehmann, John A. Sloboda, and Robert H. Woody

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195146103
eISBN:
9780199851164
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146103.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book provides a concise, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to psychological research for musicians, performers, music educators, and studio teachers. Designed to address the needs and ... More


Hello to Hollywood

Charlotte Greenspan

in Pick Yourself Up: Dorothy Fields and the American Musical

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195111101
eISBN:
9780199865703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111101.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the Hollywood career of Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh. McHugh and Fields went to Hollywood as a songwriting team, like Rodgers and Hart, or George and Ira Gershwin. They ... More


Tube of Pleasure, Tube of Bliss: Television Music as (Not So) Drastic Experience

Ron Rodman

in Tuning In: American Narrative Television Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195340242
eISBN:
9780199863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340242.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

Besides its role as a narrative agent, music has been featured in television to pleasure its audience, creating what Carolyn Abbate would call a “drastic” experience. However, the pleasures of ... More


Early Commercial Era

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the dawn of Cajun recording. The Cajun community’s relationship to recording technology, the evolving nature of America’s recording industry, and Cajun music’s relationship to ... More


A Heterogeneous Tradition

Ryan André Brasseaux

in Cajun Breakdown: The Emergence of an American Made Music

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195343069
eISBN:
9780199866977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195343069.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

Bayou Country’s musical terrain and the cultural and historical undercurrents that expanded the genre’s repertoire, stylistic range, and instrumental conventions are outlined in this chapter. Three ... More


Sinfonia Antartica

David Manning

in Vaughan Williams on Music

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195182392
eISBN:
9780199851485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182392.003.0089
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The Sinfonia Antartica was suggested by the film Scott of the Antarctic, which was produced by Ealing Studios a few years ago. Some of the themes are derived from my incidental music to that film. ... More


Tanaka Kinuyo: Nation, Stardom and Female Subjectivity

Irene González-López and Michael Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474409698
eISBN:
9781474444637
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474409698.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This is the first book in English dedicated to the actress and director Tanaka Kinuyo. Praised as amongst the greatest actors in the history of Japanese cinema, Tanaka’s career spanned the industrial ... More


Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space

Brian R. Jacobson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172813
eISBN:
9780231539661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172813.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By 1915, Hollywood had become the epicenter of American filmmaking, with studio “dream factories” structuring its vast production. Filmmakers designed Hollywood studios with a distinct artistic and ... More


Black Boxes and Open-Air Stages: Film Studio Technology and Environmental Control from the Laboratory to the Rooftop

Brian R. Jacobson

in Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172813
eISBN:
9780231539661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172813.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines W.K.L. Dickson’s Black Maria studio and its critical role in Dickson and Thomas Edison’s invention of moving images. It argues that the Black Maria films’ “framed aesthetic” was ... More


Georges Méliès’s “Glass House”: Cineplasticity for a Human-Built World

Brian R. Jacobson

in Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172813
eISBN:
9780231539661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172813.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines Georges Méliès's glass-and-iron studio, the first studio in France and the model that would become the standard form for studio architecture through the 1910s. Situating the ... More


Dark Studios and Daylight Factories: Building Cinema in New York City

Brian R. Jacobson

in Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172813
eISBN:
9780231539661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172813.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how American film companies in New York used cutting-edge building technologies and materials–including reinforced concrete, prismatic glass, and steel–to compete for the ... More


Studio Factories and Studio Cities: Paris’s Cités Du Cinéma and the Inconsistency of Modernity

Brian R. Jacobson

in Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172813
eISBN:
9780231539661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172813.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes the expansion of film studios into mass production centers in major Western cities, focusing on Gaumont and Pathé’s studios in Paris. As these studios began to look and operate ... More


The Studio Beyond the Studio: Nature, Technology, and Location in Southern California

Brian R. Jacobson

in Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231172813
eISBN:
9780231539661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172813.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the transition to Hollywood and the peculiar reinvention of studio form and the emergence of both the studio backlot and the concept of “location” there between 1909 and 1915. ... More


A Brief Conclusion

Daniel Goldmark

in Tunes for 'Toons: Music and the Hollywood Cartoon

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236172
eISBN:
9780520941205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236172.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

With the demise of the animation units run by or for major Hollywood companies, the power shifted to independent animation studios that could supply the seemingly insatiable demand for children's ... More


Mock Classicism: Latin American Film Comedy, 1930-1960

Nilo Couret

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296848
eISBN:
9780520969162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296848.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book reconceptualizes both the geopolitical boundaries and the periodization of Latin American film histories in order to reveal a predominant comic mode in the cultural practices of Latin ... More


From Avant-Garde to Authentic: Revisiting Langston Hughes’s “Moscow Movie”

Steven S. Lee

in The Ethnic Avant-Garde: Minority Cultures and World Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173520
eISBN:
9780231540117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173520.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 3 traces the passing of the ethnic avant-garde by discussing Langston Hughes' 1956 account of his 1932 Moscow film project--specifically the account's deployment of a racially exclusive ... More


The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

Tom Ryan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496817983
eISBN:
9781496822406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817983.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Working in Europe during the 1930s, mainly for Germany’s UFA studios, and then in America in the 1940s and ’50s, Douglas Sirk brought to all his work a distinctive style that has led to his ... More


The Changing Spaces of Television Acting: From Studio Realism to Location Realism in BBC Television Drama

Richard Hewett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992989
eISBN:
9781526128362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992989.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Why study television acting? While works focusing on cinema performance have increased in recent years, small screen drama has been largely neglected – despite the fact that developments in acting ... More


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