Film is an art form with a language and an aesthetic all its own. Since 1979, David Bordwell's and KristinThompson's Film Art has been the best-selling and widely respected introduction to the analysis of cinema. Whileit continues to provide the best introduction to the fundamentals of serious film study, the eighth edition hasbeen revised be more classroom friendly by introducing film techniques earlier in the text, followed by thechapters on Film Genres. Supported by a text-specific Tutorial CD-ROM with video clips, Film Art is automaticallypackaged with this outstanding student learning tool.About the AuthorDavid Bordwell is Jacques Ledoux Professor of Film Studies at the University ofWisconsin-Madison. He holds a master's degree and a doctorate from the University of Iowa. He is the author ofThe Films of Carl Theodor Dreyer (University California Press, 1981), Narration in the Fiction Film (UniversityWisconsin Press, 1985), Ozu and the Poetics of Cinema (British Film Institute/Princeton University Press, 1988),Making Meaning: Inference and Rhetoric in the Interpretation of Cinema (Harvard University Press, 1989), TheCinema of Eisenstein (Harvard University Press, 1993), On the History of Film Style (Harvard University Press,1997) and Planet Hong Kong: Popular Cinema and the Art of Entertainment (Harvard University Press, 2000). He haswon a University Distinguished Teaching Award.Kristin Thompson is an Honorary Fellow at the University ofWisconsin - Madison. She holds a master's degree in film from the University of Iowa and a doctorate in film fromthe University of Wisconsin - Madison. She has published Eisenstein's Ivan the Terrible (Princeton UniversityPress, 1981), Exporting Entertainment: America's Place in World Film Markets, 1907-1934 (British Film Institute,1985), Breaking the Glass Armor: Neoformalist Film Analysis (Princeton University Press, 1988), Wooster Proposes,Jeeves Disposes; or Le Mot Juste (James H. Heinman, 1992), Storytelling in the New Hollywood (Harvard UniversityPress, 1999), Storytelling in Film and Television (Harvard University Press, 2003), and Herr Lubitsch Goes toHollywood: German and American Film after World War I (University of Amsterdam, 2005). In her spare time shestudies Egyptology.The authors have collaborated on Film History (McGraw-Hill, 1994) with Janet Staiger, on TheClassical Hollywood Cinema (Columbia University Press, 1985) and Storytelling in the New Hollywood (HarvardUniversity Press, 1999).
Author....:David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson
Title.....:An Introduction with Tutorial CD-ROM
Format....:High Quality PDF (129.2 MB) + Full Companion ISO CD Image (158 MBs)
Years.....:November 27, 2006
ISBN......:0073310271 / 9780073310275