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Supercinema : Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age

By: Brown, William.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2013Description: 1 online resource (196 p.).ISBN: 9780857459503.Subject(s): Digital cinematography | Film industry | Motion picturesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Supercinema : Film-Philosophy for the Digital AgeDDC classification: 777 LOC classification: PN1995 .B749 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Title page; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Digital Cinema's Conquest of Space; Chapter 2: The Nonanthropocentric Character of Digital Cinema; Chapter 3: From Temporalities to Time in Digital Cinema; Chapter 4: The Film-Spectator-World Assemblage; Chapter 5: Concluding With Love; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Drawing on a variety of popular films, including Avatar, Enter the Void, Fight Club, The Matrix, Speed Racer, X-Men and War of the Worlds, Supercinema studies the ways in which digital special effects and editing techniques require a new theoretical framework in order to be properly understood. Here William Brown proposes that while analogue cinema often tried to hide the technological limitations of its creation through ingenious methods, digital cinema hides its technological omnipotence through the use of continued conventions more suited to analogue cinema, in
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Title page; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1: Digital Cinema's Conquest of Space; Chapter 2: The Nonanthropocentric Character of Digital Cinema; Chapter 3: From Temporalities to Time in Digital Cinema; Chapter 4: The Film-Spectator-World Assemblage; Chapter 5: Concluding With Love; Bibliography; Index

Drawing on a variety of popular films, including Avatar, Enter the Void, Fight Club, The Matrix, Speed Racer, X-Men and War of the Worlds, Supercinema studies the ways in which digital special effects and editing techniques require a new theoretical framework in order to be properly understood. Here William Brown proposes that while analogue cinema often tried to hide the technological limitations of its creation through ingenious methods, digital cinema hides its technological omnipotence through the use of continued conventions more suited to analogue cinema, in

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<p>William Brown is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Roehampton, London. He has written articles for journals and edited collections with a particular emphasis on the use of digital technology in contemporary cinema across a range of national and transnational contexts. He is also a filmmaker, having made four feature films since 2009.</p>

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