Film Policy: International, National and Regional Perspectives

Film Policy: International, National and Regional Perspectives

by Albert Moran
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415097916

ISBN-13: 9780415097918

Pub. Date: 10/08/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Film Policy is the first comprehensive overview of the workings of the international film industry. The authors examine film cultures and film policy across the world, explaining why Hollywood cinema dominates the global film market, and the effects of the rise of television and video on the international industry.

In a series of case studies drawn from

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Overview

Film Policy is the first comprehensive overview of the workings of the international film industry. The authors examine film cultures and film policy across the world, explaining why Hollywood cinema dominates the global film market, and the effects of the rise of television and video on the international industry.

In a series of case studies drawn from North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia, the authors explore the relationship between Hollywood cinema product and national film cultures, and trace the development of international and national film policies, looking at issues of financing, regulation, protectionism and censorship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415097918
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/08/1996
Series:
Culture: Policy and Politics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Notes on contributors
Series editors' preface
Acknowledgements
Terms for a Reader: Film, Hollywood, National Cinema, Cultural Identity and Film Policy1
1Adjusting to the New Global in the Economy: Hollywood in the 1990s23
2Evolution and Competition in the American Video Marketplace39
3Selling Television62
4The Crime of Monsieur Lang: GATT, the Screen and the New International Division of Cultural Labour72
5European Co-Production Strategies: The Case of France and Britain85
6British Film Policy101
7Policy Rhetorics of an Imaginary Cinema: The Discursive Economy of the Emergence of the Australian and Canadian Feature Film114
8Film Policy in Latin America128
9India's National Film Policy: Shifting Currents in the 1990s148
10Cinema Polic(ing)y in Indonesia172
11Film and Cinema in Singapore: Cultural Policy as Control185
12Art and Industry: Regional Film and Video Policy in the UK215
13Peripheral Visions: Regionalism, Nationalism, Internationalism234
14The National Question in Quebec and Its Impact on Canadian Cultural Policy249
15Speaking Out: Indigenous Film Policy Debates in Australia, New Zealand and Canada262
Index275

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