The Virtual Life of Film

In the first of two books exploring this question, Rodowick considers the fate of film and its role in the aesthetics and culture of the twenty-first century.

The Virtual Life of Film

The Virtual Life of Film

As almost every aspect of making and viewing movies is replaced by digital technologies, even the notion of "watching a film" is fast becoming an anachronism. With the likely disappearance of celluloid film stock as a medium, and the emergence of new media, what will happen to cinema--and to cinema studies? In the first of two books exploring this question, Rodowick considers the fate of film and its role in the aesthetics and culture of the twenty-first century.

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The Virtual Life of Film
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: D. N. RODOWICK, David Norman Rodowick
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-06-30 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

As almost every aspect of making and viewing movies is replaced by digital technologies, even the notion of "watching a film" is fast becoming an anachronism. With the likely disappearance of celluloid film stock as a medium, and the emergence of new media, what will happen to cinema--and to cinema
Flickers of Film
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Jason Sperb
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-15 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Whether paying tribute to silent films in Hugo and The Artist or celebrating arcade games in Tron: Legacy and Wreck-It-Ralph, Hollywood suddenly seems to be experiencing a wave of intense nostalgia for outmoded technologies. To what extent is that a sincere lament for modes of artistic production that have nearly
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory
Language: en
Pages: 526
Authors: Edward Branigan, Warren Buckland
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-04 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory is an international reference work representing the essential ideas and concepts at the centre of film theory from the beginning of the twentieth century, to the beginning of the twenty-first. When first encountering film theory, students are often confronted with a dense, interlocking set
Thinking Reality and Time through Film
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Christine Reeh, José Manuel Martins
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-07 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Over the last few decades, film has increasingly become an issue of philosophical reflection from an ontological and epistemological perspective, and the claim “doing philosophy through film” has raised extensive discussion about its meaning. The mechanical reproduction of reality is one of the most prominent philosophical questions raised by the
Phenomenology and the Future of Film
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: J. Chamarette
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-28 - Publisher: Springer

Using hybrid phenomenological approaches to film, this book focuses on how moving images are 'experienced' and 'encountered' as well as 'read' and 'viewed'. Its close engagements with films and installations by four contemporary French filmmakers explore the limits and possibilities of 'cinematic' subjectivity.

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