100 Ideas that Changed Film

100 Ideas that Changed Film

Book Title: 100 Ideas that Changed Film

Author: Jeremy Vineyard

Format: Paperback | 216 pages

Publication Date: 18 Apr 2012

ISBN-13: 9781856697934

This inspiring book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped film since its inception. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a concise history as well as being a fascinating resource to dip into.

Arranged in a broadly chronological order to show the development of film, the ideas include innovative concepts, technologies, techniques and movements. From the silent era's masterpieces to today's blockbusters and art house movies, these highly illustrated pages are a chance to discover or rediscover films from five continents. The milestones that have given Hollywood a hegemony over world cinema are discussed, but so too are subjects as diverse as German Expressionism, auteur theory and Third Cinema. Key ideas such as continuity editing, genre and sound are also fully explored.

The ideas include innovative concepts, technologies, techniques and movements, from the silent era's masterpieces to today's blockbusters and art house movies, these highly illustrated pages are a chance to rediscover films from five continents.

Also part of the series: 100 Ideas That Changed Architecture (Sep 2011), 100 Ideas That Changed Fashion (Sep 2011)

Upcoming titles: 100 Ideas That Changed Graphic Design (Spr 2012), 100 Ideas That Changed Art (Aut 2012), 100 Ideas That Changed Photography (Aut 2012)