The New Media Book

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The New Media Book

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 240 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780851709253
  • DDC分類 302

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What will prove to be the lasting impact of New Media on film and television? What kinds of transformations of moving image media are really already under way? The term 'new media' has become an effective catch word both as a description of the digital delivery of media via the Internet, DVD, and digital television and as a reference to the "newness" such technologies have brought to media more generally. And yet the nature of this transformation has been over-hyped and too little understood. The New Media Book provides an accessible, critical intervention into the field of moving image studies and features 20 newly commissioned and thought-provoking essays in a format designed to be of wide use to a range of courses in digital media, film and television studies. The book is divided into five thematic sections: Technologies, Production, Texts, Consumption, and Contexts and addresses how "new media" is both embracing and altering the existing media landscape. Topics discussed include the ways in which we interact with digital television, the changing methods of production, distribution, and exhibition within the media industry, and how the histories of traditional media have influenced the development of new media. The New Media Book examines the corresponding influences that 'traditional' media and 'new' media are having upon each other as well as revisiting central, continuing issues surrounding the moving image and the contexts in which all the media operate. The collected essays present and redefine these crucially important topics providing the most systematic analysis of both change and continuity in the contemporary media landscape yet published in the field of screen studies.

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors                              v
Preface ix
Technologies
Cable, Satellite and Digital Technologies 3 (14)
Michele Hilmes
Digital Filming and Special Effects 17 (13)
Sean Cubitt
CD and DVD 30 (10)
Anne Friedberg
The Internet and the World Wide Web 40 (15)
Jeremy G. Butler
Production
The Business of New Media 55 (14)
John Caldwell
The New Intertextual Commodity 69 (13)
P. David Marshall
Innovation, Piracy and the Ethos of New 82 (10)
Media
Douglas Thomas
Emerging Global Ecologies of Production 92 (17)
Tom O'Regan
Ben Goldsmith
Texts
The Impact of Digital Technologies on Film 109(10)
Aesthetics
Michael Allen
Narrative Equivocations between Movies and 119(14)
Games
Marsha Kinder
Online Comics and the Reframing of the 133(11)
Moving Image
Scott Bukatman
The Myths of Interactive Cinema 144(13)
Peter Lunenfeld
Consumption
Interactive Audiences? 157(14)
Henry Jenkins
Watching the Internet 171(12)
Dan Harries
Self, Other and Electronic Media 183(12)
Tara McPherson
The Future of Film Distribution and 195(14)
Exhibition
Janet Wasko
Contexts
Old Media as New Media: Cinema 209(10)
Lev Manovich
Old Media as New Media: Television 219(12)
William Uricchio
New Media as Old Media: Cinema 231(11)
Jan Simons
New Media as Old Media: Television 242(12)
William Boddy
Further Reading 254(2)
Index 256