Opportunities in Television and Video Careers (Opportunities by Shonan F. R. Noronha

By Shonan F. R. Noronha

Greater than a hundred "opportunities" for college kids and activity seekers! the main accomplished profession publication sequence to be had, possibilities in . . . covers various professions, from performing to writing, and encompasses conventional in addition to state-of-the-art careers. each one ebook deals task seekers crucial information regarding quite a few careers inside of each one box and contains education and schooling specifications, wage information, and web assets.

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Movies Made for Television: 2005-2009 by Alvin H. Marill

By Alvin H. Marill

In 2005, Scarecrow released video clips Made for tv, 1964-2004, a five-volume reference set commemorating forty years of each made for television movie on account that See How They Run debuted in 1964. those books supplied a complete directory of each tv movie and mini-series, detailing each one film's unique community, airdate, and size of broadcast. during this newest quantity, Marill provides one other 5 years of tv movies, offering info for one more four hundred works produced among 2005 and 2009. in addition to a quick precis, entries additionally contain vast construction credit (director, author, manufacturer, composer, director of images, and editor) and an entire solid and personality directory. With a chronology of the flicks, an appendix of flicks tailored from different assets, and separate indexes for actors and administrators, video clips Made for tv, 2005-2009 is a great addition to a source very hot through students and historians of tv and pop culture.

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Reading between Designs: Visual Imagery and the Generation by Piers D. Britton

By Piers D. Britton

From the alien worlds of famous person Trek to the lifelike working room of ER, the layout of units and costumes contributes not just to the glance and temper of tv indicates, yet much more importantly to the construction of memorable characters. but, formerly, this important element of tv creativity has bought little severe awareness, regardless of the continuing curiosity in construction layout in the heavily allied self-discipline of movie experiences. during this ebook, Piers Britton and Simon Barker provide a primary analytical learn of scenic and dress layout for tv drama sequence. They concentrate on 3 enduringly renowned sequence of the 1960s--The Avengers, The Prisoner, and surgeon Who--and talk about such issues because the sartorial picture of Steed within the Avengers, the juxtaposition of picturesque and fascistic structure within the Prisoner, and the evolution of the high-tech inside of health professional who is TARDIS. Interviews with the sequence' unique designers and reproductions in their unique drawings supplement the authors' research, which sheds new mild on numerous concerns, from the discourse of favor to that of the history undefined, notions of "Pop" and unfashionable, and the cultural preoccupation with realism and digital truth.

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It's Not TV: Watching HBO in the Post-Television Era by Marc Leverette, Visit Amazon's Brian L. Ott Page, search

By Marc Leverette, Visit Amazon's Brian L. Ott Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Brian L. Ott, , Cara Louise Buckley

Considering the fact that first occurring the air in 1972, HBO has continuously tried to redefine tv as we all know it. at the present time, pay tv (and HBO specifically) is situated as a substitute to community choices, continuously considered as the most well known web site for what has end up known as "quality television." This number of new essays by means of a global team of media students argues that HBO, as a part of the forefront of tv, is on the middle of tv stories’ pursuits in marketplace positioning, kind, content material, expertise, and political financial system. The members specialise in pioneering components of research and new severe ways in tv reports this present day, highlighting distinct points of the "HBO influence" to discover new views on modern tv from radical alterations in know-how to dramatic shifts in viewing conduct. It’s now not television presents clean insights into the "post-television community" through analyzing HBO’s phenomenally renowned and pioneering exhibits, together with The Sopranos, The twine, Six toes below, intercourse and the town in addition to its failed sequence, equivalent to okay highway and The Comeback. The members additionally discover the construction approach itself and the production of a model commodity, besides HBO’s position as a industry chief and technological innovator. members: Kim Akass, Cara Louise Buckley, Rhiannon Bury, Joanna L. Di Mattia, Blake D. Ethridge, Tony Kelso, Marc Leverette, David Marc, Janet McCabe, Conor McGrath, Shawn McIntosh, Brian L. Ott, Avi Santo, Lisa Williamson Foreword via Toby Miller Marc Leverette is Assistant Professor of Media stories at Colorado country collage. he's writer Wrestling, the parable, the Mat, and American pop culture and co-editor of Zombie tradition: Autopsies of the residing useless and Oh My God, They Deconstructed South Park! these Bastards! Brian L. Ott is affiliate Professor of Media reviews at Colorado kingdom college. he's writer of The Small display: How tv Equips Us to stay within the details Age. Cara Louise Buckley is a lecturer at Emerson university.

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How Xena Changed Our Lives: True Stories by Fans for Fans by Nikki Stafford

By Nikki Stafford

Xena, the warrior princess, and her unswerving better half, Gabrielle, have battled the airwaves for romance, peace, and forgiveness and develop into smooth icons for fervent devotees. those tales, written by means of fanatics, describe the impression the exhibit has had on their lives, from humans they have met and relationships they have cultivated with different audience to big encounters with the celebs of the express in instances of want. different tales illustrate classes discovered and achievements received, encouraged by way of Xena's actual power or Gabrielle's mind.

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Finding Serenity: Anti-heroes, Lost Shepherds And Space by Jane Espenson

By Jane Espenson

** thoroughly UNAUTHORIZED **  In this eclectic anthology of essays, former solid member Jewel Staite, "Kaylee," thinker Lyle Zynda, intercourse therapist pleasure Davidson, and famous technology fiction and delusion authors Mercedes Lackey, David Gerrold, and Lawrence Watt-Evans give a contribution to a shrewdpermanent and insightful research of the short-lived cult hit Firefly. From What went incorrect with the pilot? to what is correct approximately Reavers? and the way the correspondence among the show's writer Joss Whedon and the community executives may need truly performed out, the writers interrogate the show's complexity and speculate approximately what could have been if the exhibit Firefly had no longer been cancelled.

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Television and its Viewers: Cultivation Theory and Research by James Shanahan

By James Shanahan

How does tv impression humans? ''Cultivation'' study examines the connection among how a lot tv humans watch and what they suspect: avid audience' ideals are very varied from these of occasional audience. James Shanahan and Michael Morgan, top students during this box, discover the diversities in audience' ideals on concerns comparable to violence, intercourse roles and political attitudes. Their compelling account, the 1st book-length examine of this significant and arguable sector, might be of curiosity to scholars and students in conversation, sociology, political technology and psychology.

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Unruly Girls, Unrepentant Mothers: Redefining Feminism on by Kathleen Rowe Karlyn

By Kathleen Rowe Karlyn

Because the Nineteen Nineties, whilst Reviving Ophelia turned a most sensible vendor and "Girl energy" a well-known anthem, women have assumed new visibility within the tradition. but in announcing their new strength, younger women have redefined femininity in ways in which have frequently mystified their moms. they've got additionally principally disavowed feminism, even supposing their new impression is a probable legacy of feminism's moment Wave. whilst, pop culture has endured in idealizing, demonizing, or just erasing moms, not often depicting them in powerful and loving relationships with their daughters.Unruly ladies, Unrepentent moms, a spouse to Kathleen Rowe Karlyn's groundbreaking paintings, The Unruly lady, stories the methods pop culture and present debates inside and approximately feminism tell one another. Surveying a number of motion pictures and tv exhibits that experience outlined women within the postfeminist era--from immense and My So-Called lifestyles to Scream and The satan Wears Prada, and from Love and Basketball to grotesque Betty--Karlyn explores the methods category, race, and generational conflicts have formed either woman tradition and feminism's 3rd Wave. Tying feminism's inner conflicts to adverse attitudes towards moms within the social international, she asks no matter if cutting-edge likely materialistic and apolitical ladies, encouraged by means of such actual and fictional figures because the Spice ladies and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, have grew to become their backs at the feminism in their moms or are redefining unruliness for a brand new age. (201107)

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Talking Pictures by Richard Corliss

By Richard Corliss

Time motion picture reviewer Richard Corliss used to be a pupil of Andrew Sarris at Columbia and took the screenwriter's aspect within the auteur conception debate, issuing this booklet in 1974, which catalogs, ranks, and analyses the paintings of diverse screenwriters. Sarris held no grudge: he wrote the foreword.

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The Science of Battlestar Galactica by Patrick Di Justo, Kevin R. Grazier

By Patrick Di Justo, Kevin R. Grazier

The reputable consultant to the technology at the back of the Battlestar Galactica universeBattlestar Galactica (BSG) has been referred to as the easiest express on tv, and as genuine as technological know-how fiction will get. It has handled problems with non secular freedom, patriotism, terrorism, genetic engineering, and the final word technology fiction query: what does it suggest to be human? whereas the re-imagined BSG will not be jam-packed with cool techie instruments (the undesirable men don't also have laser weapons for frak's sake!), this publication indicates that the technology within the sequence has much to claim concerning the use of technological know-how and expertise in our lives today.

What are the rules in the back of man made gravity and sublight propulsion? Are Cylons males or machines? How are humanoid Cylons in a position to interface with desktops? by way of tackling those and different exciting questions, The technological know-how of Battlestar Galactica takes us billions of miles clear of Earth in order that we will flip round and spot ourselves from a unique perspective.

Tackles fans' so much urgent BSG questions, from how an FTL force may possibly paintings to how the 12 colonies of Kobol may well co-exist to the rules at the back of Gaius Baltar's Cylon-detector
Features behind-the-scenes anecdotes, costs from the BSG sequence Bible, and over 60 photos
Includes a foreword by means of BSG co-executive manufacturer, Jane Espenson, and an afterword by means of actor, Richard Hatch, who performed Tom Zarek within the reimagined sequence and Captain Apollo within the vintage series
Co-written by means of BSG's clinical consultant and a Wired contributing editor
Packed with must-know information and clinical historical past, this thought-provoking e-book can help you notice Battlestar Galactica as by no means sooner than.

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