This resource provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history. Approximately 200 entries cover specific topics, including acting, censorship, editing, lighting and others. Also included are more than 230 career profiles, placing individual achievements in the context of specific topics. Additional features include a comprehensive index; a list of further reading sources; 350 black-and-white and 150 full colour photographs; and more.
Film & Television