Eisenstein on the Audiovisual: The Montage of Music, Image and Sound in Cinema

Eisenstein on the Audiovisual: The Montage of Music, Image and Sound in Cinema

by Robert Robertson

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Overview

Eisenstein on the Audiovisual is winner of the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation's And/Or Award for the Best Moving Image Book of 2009. Chair of the judging panel Francine Stock commented: 'We had no hesitation in choosing the winner. Composer and filmmaker Robert Robertson achieves the near-impossible, shedding fresh light on Eisenstein without loading him with ideology. Like the work it describes, this book is symphonic; it draws together strong influences and forces around Eisenstein into a compelling and cogent narrative - at once enjoyable, provocative.'

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786729545
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publication date: 03/24/2011
Series: KINO - The Russian and Soviet Cinema
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Robert Robertson is a composer and filmmaker. He has an MFA in Film Production from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Montreal. His music/films include 'Oserake and The River That Walks', 'Doors of the Spirits', and 'I'm Back', and he has produced the operas 'The Kingdom', 'The Cathars', and 'Empedocles'. He has been influ enced by Eisenstein's ideas since 1977, and this book is the result of his doctoral research at King's College London, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Audiovisual counterpoint
2 Organic unity
3 Nonindifferent nature
4 Synaesthesia

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