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The Education of the Filmmaker in Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas

The Education of the Filmmaker in Africa, the Middle East, and the Americas

by M. HjortM. Hjort


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Using case studies from Nigeria, Qatar, the United States, the West Indies, and others, the contributors to this volume examine aspects such as audience response, film education for children, and the impact on crime in the various studios, clubs, film festivals, NGOs, peripatetic workshops, and alternative film schools where filmmaking is taught.

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ISBN-13: 9781349441204
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/06/2013
Series: Global Cinema
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x (d)

About the Author

Alia Arasoughly, Shashat, Palestine
Nicholas Balaisis, Trent University, Canada
Anton Basson, South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, South Africa
Gerda Dullaart, South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, South Africa
Armida de la Garza, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Scott MacKenzie, York University, Canada
Christopher Meir, University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
Toby Millerk, City University of London, UK
Hamid Naficy, Northwestern University, USA
Osakue Stevenson Omoera, Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria
Rod Stoneman, National University of Ireland, Galway
Keyan Tomaselli, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban
George Yúdice, University of Miami, USA

Table of Contents

More than Film School: Why the Full Spectrum of Practice-based Film Education Warrants Attention; Mette Hjort PART I: AFRICA 1. Audience Response in Film Education; Anton Basson, Keyan Tomaselli, Gerda Dullaart 2. Bridging the Gap: Answering the Questions of Crime, Youth Unemployment, and Poverty through Film Training in Benin, Nigeria; Osakue Stevenson Omoera 3. Global Interchange: the Same, but Different; Rod Stoneman PART II: THE MIDDLE EAST 4. Branch-Campus Initiatives to Train Media-Makers and Journalists: Northwestern University's Branch Campus in Doha, Qatar; Hamid Naficy 5. Film Education in Palestine Post-Oslo: The Experience of Shashat; Alia Arasoughly 6. Art and Networks: The National Film School of Denmark's 'Middle East Project'; Mette Hjort PART III: THE AMERICAS 7. Goodbye to Film School: Please Close the Door on Your Way Out; Toby Miller 8. 'An Arrow Not a Target': Film Process and Processing at the Independent Imaging Retreat; Scott MacKenzie 9. The School for Every World: Internationalism and Residual Socialism at EICTV; Nicholas Balaisis 10. Building Film Culture in the Anglophone Caribbean: Film Education at the University of the West Indies; Christopher Meir 11. Practice-based Film Education for Children: Teaching and Learning for Creativity, Citizenship, and Participation; Armida de la Garza 12. Audiovisual Educational Practice in Latin America's Peripheries; George Yúdice

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