They are shot on high-definition digital cameraswith computer-generated effects added in postproductionand transmitted to theaters, websites, and video-on-demand networks worldwide. They are viewed on laptop, iPod, and cell phone screens. They are movies in the 21st centurythe product of digital technologies that have revolutionized media production, content distribution, and the experience of moviegoing itself.
21st-Century Hollywood introduces readers to these global transformations and describes the decisive roles that Hollywood is playing in determining the digital future for world cinema. It offers clear, concise explanations of a major paradigm shift that continues to reshape our relationship to the moving image. Filled with numerous detailed examples, the book will both educate and entertain film students and movie fans alike.
|Publisher:||Rutgers University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
WHEELER WINSTON DIXON is the James Ryan Endowed Professor of Film Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. His many books include the recently published A History of Horror (Rutgers University Press).
GWENDOLYN AUDREY FOSTER is a professor in Film Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and editor in chief of the Quarterly Review of Film and Video.
Table of Contents
1. The Digital Century
2. Constructing an Audience
3. The Globalization of the Moving Image
4. The New Auteurs
5. The Moving Image Is Everywhere