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The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

The Rise and Fall of the Uk Film Council

Gillian Doyle, Philip Schlesinger, Raymond Boyle, and Lisa Kelly

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748698233
eISBN:
9781474416122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748698233.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A unique The Rise and Fall of the UK Film Council provides a unique study of the making of film policy in the UK set in its political, economic and international contexts. The UK Film Council was ... More

Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

Romantics and Modernists in British Cinema

John Orr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640140
eISBN:
9780748671090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book examines the neglected relationship between romanticism and modernism in British cinema from 1929 to the present day. Encompassing a broad selection of films, filmmakers and debates, it ... More

Sapphism on ScreenLesbian Desire in French and Francophone Cinema

Sapphism on Screen: Lesbian Desire in French and Francophone Cinema

Lucille Cairns

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621651
eISBN:
9780748651108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621651.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book sets out to investigate and theorise mediations of lesbian desire in a substantial corpus of films (spanning the period 1936–2002) by male and female directors working in France and also in ... More

Scenes from the SuburbsThe Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Scenes from the Suburbs: The Suburb in Contemporary US Film and Television

Timotheus Vermeulen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748691661
eISBN:
9781474400909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691661.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Suburbia. Say the word and a stream of images pass before your eyes: white picket fence, neatly mowed lawns, winding roads nicely lined with trees, pastel tinted bungalows, bored housewives, ... More

Science Fiction CinemaBetween Fantasy and Reality

Science Fiction Cinema: Between Fantasy and Reality

Christine Cornea

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624652
eISBN:
9780748671106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624652.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This study offers a broad historical and theoretical reassessment of the science fiction film genre. The book explores the development of science fiction in cinema from its beginnings in early film ... More

Scotland: Global CinemaGenres, Modes and Identities

Scotland: Global Cinema: Genres, Modes and Identities

David Martin-Jones

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633913
eISBN:
9780748651207
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633913.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book focuses exclusively on the unprecedented explosion of filmmaking in Scotland in the 1990s and 2000s. It explores the various cinematic fantasies of Scotland created by contemporary ... More

Selling the Splat PackThe DVD Revolution and the American Horror Film

Selling the Splat Pack: The DVD Revolution and the American Horror Film

Mark Bernard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748685493
eISBN:
9781474406444
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748685493.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the role of the DVD market in the growth of ultraviolent horror in the 2000s and assesses how the emergence of the market changed cultural and industrial attitudes to horror films ... More

Shane MeadowsCritical Essays

Shane Meadows: Critical Essays

Martin Fradley, Sarah Godfrey, and Melanie Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748676392
eISBN:
9780748693856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676392.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the attention-grabbing short film Smalltime (1996) and his debut feature Twenty Four Seven (1997), director Shane Meadows has emerged as arguably the most distinctive young film-maker in ... More

The Sitcom

The Sitcom

Brett Mills

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748637515
eISBN:
9780748671229
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637515.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This book examines the popular television genre – the sitcom – via a wide range of frameworks, and places that analysis in historical institutional, and national contexts. The aim of the book is to ... More

Small-Gauge StorytellingDiscovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Small-Gauge Storytelling: Discovering the Amateur Fiction Film

Ryan Shand and Ian Craven (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748656349
eISBN:
9780748684274
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748656349.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Storytelling in film has never been an activity confined to the domain of the professional movie maker. Ever since the introduction of small-gauge equipment in the 1920s, numerous amateur ‘lone ... More

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