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Slovenské Divadlo (The Slovak Theatre)

The magazine entitled Slovenské divadlo, Revue dramatických umení (The Slovak Theatre, Journal of Theatre, Film, Radio and Television Art), has been published since 1953. It is the most important Slovakia’s magazine dedicated to the theory and history of performing arts. The magazine is illustrated. Each year‘s volume contains approximately 500 pages. The magazine is available […]  More

Posted: June 5, 2011
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A watermelon is a watermelon: The films of Tsai Ming-liang

Coordinated by Marcelo Panozzo Available only in Spanish A study on Malaysia born Tsai Ming-liang, the first of the kind to be published in Spain. The publication was coordinated by Marcelo Panozzo and includes some texts by critics such as Kent Jones, Javier Porta Fouz, Pablo Schanton, Hilario J. Rodríguez and Diego Trerotola, Price: 8 €  More

Posted: June 4, 2011
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Uncovering Lost Worlds Of Japanese Film

Uncovering lost worlds of Japanese film Japanese Film History Studies, edited by Friends of Silent Film Association, supervised by Matsuda Film Productions. Discover the forgotten world of old Japanese films in this book which traces films back from 1918. This book may be ordered from Urban Connections  More

Posted: June 2, 2011
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The Migrant Cinema by Nikos Theodosiou

The Greeks in the early days of cinema. Six, purportedly disconnected stories comprise equal chapters of the new research work by Nikos Theodosiou, published by the Neaniko Plano publications under the title “The Migrant Cinema”. The stories cover the first years after the invention of cinema – around the late 19th century and the early […]  More

Posted: May 17, 2011
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Film Production Manual – Everything On Film And Televison Production In Munich And Bavaria

Edition 2010, 204 pages, german/english language, map of bavaria The handbook was conceived as a guide for and through the Bavarian film industry and contains information including facts & figures, motifs & locations, the Location Network Bavaria, shooting permits, and more than 1000 service addresses, from location search to post-production.  More

Posted: May 14, 2011
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Collate Publication

COLLATE – A Web-Based Collaboratory for Content-Based Access to and Work with Digitized Cultural Material. In September 2000 the project COLLATE (Collaboratory for Annotation, Indexing and Retrieval of Digitized Historical Archive Material) was initiated. It is the result of discussions between Fraunhofer IPSI and the Deutsches Filminstitut about a new form of access to and […]  More

Posted: May 14, 2011
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100 years of cinema exhibition in Finland – a historical profile

By Kari Uusitalo The author is Editor-in-chief of The Finnish National Filmography, planned to be a set of 10 volumes compiling at least 6 000 pages. It will highlight the phases of Finnish feature film production through the years. Since 1989 five volumes have been published.  More

Posted: May 8, 2011
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Kinda Hot: The Making of Saint Jack in Singapore by Ben Slater

This book reveals, for the first time, the extraordinary story behind the making of Saint Jack (1979), the only American film to be entirely shot on location in Singapore. Filmed in secret, it was subsequently banned by the authorities. Adapting Paul Theroux’s celebrated novel about pimps and prostitutes in the Lion City, a local, amateur […]  More

Posted: May 7, 2011
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The Copenhagen Think Tank

The Copenhagen Think Tank took place on 21- 24 June 2006. 170 decision makers and industry representatives from 32 countries discussed how film policy could best address the challenges and opportunities for film in Europe. As a result, the Copenhagen 2006 Report was published and is available online.  More

Posted: May 2, 2011
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Ex Oriente Film Handbook Vol. 1

Published by the Institute of Documentary Film Which European TV station offers documentary slots that suit your project? Is it necessary to choose between an “international topic” and creative approach? How should a co-production budget look like? What is the future for documentaries in TV prime time? Which European institutions, organizations, training programs, forums, grants […]  More

Posted: April 25, 2011
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Czech Film After 1989

by Jiří Voráč During its hundred-year-long history, the Czech film survived five different social systems. Its origins (the first films on the Czech soil were presented by Jan Kří_enecký in 1898) are rooted in the era of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. After the First World War, it continued its development in a free and democratic Czechoslovak […]  More

Posted: April 20, 2011
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Asian Connection (Nov. 2006): Thai Cinema

In 2004, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Cannes Grand Jury Prize for “TROPICAL MALADY” and action movie Ong Bak’s incredible international success have put the country of smiles under the spotlight. These are only a few examples of the country’s full cinematographic richness. Deeply rooted in Thailand’s culture, those movies are the result of an important cultural and […]  More

Posted: March 8, 2011
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Le Cinéma Vietnamien / Vietnamese Cinema

Works by Viet Linh, or these of Dang Nhat Minh and Tran Anh Hung have gained the international recognition that these deserve. But this recognition should not hide the rest of the national cinematography – be it from the classical cinematography or dynamic and modern films. Whatever these films belong to; the Vietnamese Heritage, or […]  More

Posted: March 8, 2011
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Lyon Asian Film Festival – Asiexpo

The organizer of the Lyon Asian Film Festival – ASIEXPO are also publishing books and DVD in English. Some are now available on the publisher website.  More

Posted: March 8, 2011
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