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Who's Who in Research - Performing Arts
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 400

Who's Who in Research - Performing Arts

Increasingly, academic communities transcend national boundaries. “Collaboration between researchers across space is clearly increasing, as well as being increasingly sought after,” noted the online magazine Inside Higher Ed in a recent article about research in the social sciences and humanities. Even for those scholars who don't work directly with international colleagues, staying up-to-date and relevant requires keeping up with international currents of thought in one's field. But when one's colleagues span the globe, it's not always easy to keep track of who's who—or what kind of research they're conducting. That's where Intellect's new series comes in. A set of worldwide guides to...

Media Studies
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 400

Media Studies

Increasingly, academic communities transcend national boundaries. “Collaboration between researchers across space is clearly increasing, as well as being increasingly sought after,” noted the online magazine Inside Higher Ed in a recent article about research in the social sciences and humanities. Even for those scholars who don't work directly with international colleagues, staying up-to-date and relevant requires keeping up with international currents of thought in one's field. But when one's colleagues span the globe, it's not always easy to keep track of who's who—or what kind of research they're conducting. That's where Intellect's new series comes in. A set of worldwide guides to...

Who's who in Research
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 400

Who's who in Research

  • Categories: Art

Increasingly, academic communities transcend national boundaries. “Collaboration between researchers across space is clearly increasing, as well as being increasingly sought after,” noted the online magazine Inside Higher Ed in a recent article about research in the social sciences and humanities. Even for those scholars who don't work directly with international colleagues, staying up-to-date and relevant requires keeping up with international currents of thought in one's field. But when one's colleagues span the globe, it's not always easy to keep track of who's who—or what kind of research they're conducting. That's where Intellect's new series comes in. A set of worldwide guides to...

Videogames and Art
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 283

Videogames and Art

  • Categories: Art

Videogame art is developing as an area of burgeoning interest, departing from embryonic roots into a flourishing division of scholarly study. The collection provides both an overview of the field, positioning it within a social and commercial context with reference to other forms of digital and pictorial art, and to the mainstream videogames industry.

Creative Content for the Web
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 188

Creative Content for the Web

How to create effective, attractive content for the World Wide Web. Designed for content providers, authors and writers, it explains in straightforward language how to take advantage of the many opportunities offered by this electronic medium.Part 1 outlines these opportunities, explains the theory of hyperlinkage, and discusses 'third-generation websites' using visual metaphor to aid navigation. Part 2 is a practical tutorial covering HTML, style in hypertext writing, effective use of images, and creating a homepage.

Star Trek
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 106

Star Trek

  • Categories: Art

From a decidedly inauspicious start as a low-rated television series in the 1960s that was cancelled after three seasons, Star Trek has grown to a multi-billion dollar industry of spin-off series, feature films, and merchandise. Fueling the ever-expanding franchise are some of the most rabid and loyal fans in the universe, known affectionately as Trekkies. Perhaps no other community so typifies fandom as the devoted aficionados of the Star Trek television series, motion pictures, novels, comic books, and conventions. Indeed, in many respects, Star Trek fans created modern fan culture and continue to push its frontiers with elaborate fan-generated video productions, electronic fan fiction col...

Fan Phenomena: Audrey Hepburn
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 111

Fan Phenomena: Audrey Hepburn

What gives Audrey Hepburn such staying power? A talented actress, an icon of fashion, a loving mother, and an active humanitarian, Hepburn remains one of the world's most beloved women even two decades after her death. Ranked as the third greatest screen star of all time by the American Film Institute, she possessed grace and beauty that still enchant us today. The winner of the 1953 Academy Award for her role as Princess Ann in Roman Holiday, she received further Academy Award nominations for Sabrina, Breakfast at Tiffany's, and Wait Until Dark. Her timeless, iconic style, both on and off screen, has long been admired, and she is seen by many as the epitome of grace, class, and elegance. This book focuses on the transformative nature of Hepburn's star persona, exploring her journey from ingenue to UNICEF ambassador, & her continuing influence on female culture and fashion.

Understanding the Global TV Format
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 187

Understanding the Global TV Format

This volume presents a series of papers concerned with the interrelations between the postmodern and the present state of art and design education. Spanning a range of thematic concerns, the book reflects upon existing practice and articulates revolutionary prospects potentially viable through a shift in educative thinking.

The Potentials of Spaces
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 188

The Potentials of Spaces

A classic text on the burgeoning fields of scenography and performance and multi-media technologies. This book covers scenography and performance in opera, theatre, live art and site specific works, it looks at the movements of theatre making and the development of experimental processes for the theatre and creative arts.

World Film Locations: San Francisco
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 128

World Film Locations: San Francisco

  • Categories: Art

An extraordinarily beautiful city that has been celebrated, criticized, and studied in many films, San Francisco is both fragile and robust, at once a site of devastation caused by 1906 earthquake but also a symbol of indomitability in its effort to rebuild afterwards. Its beauty, both natural and manmade, has provided filmmakers with an iconic backdrop since the 1890s, and this guidebook offers an exciting tour through the film scenes and film locations that have made San Francisco irresistible to audiences and auteurs alike. Gathering more than forty short pieces on specific scenes from San Franciscan films, this book includes essays on topics that dominate the history of filmmaking in the...