Book , Print in English

A short guide to writing about film

Timothy Corrigan with Graham Corrigan.
  • Boston : Pearson, [2015]
  • Ninth edition.
  • xii, 194 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Subjects
Summary
  • Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces students to major film theories as well as film terminology, enabling them to write more thoughtfully and critically. With numerous student and professional examples, this engaging and practical guide progresses from taking notes and writing first drafts to creating polished essays and comprehensive research projects. Moving from movie reviews to theoretical and critical essays, the text demonstrates how an analysis of a film can become more subtle and rigorous as part of a compositional process --
Contents
  • Writing about the movies
  • Beginning to think, preparing to watch, and starting to write
  • Film terms and topics for film analysis and writing
  • Six approaches to writing about film
  • Style and structure in writing
  • Researching the movies
  • Manuscript form.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780321965301 (instructor's edition)
  • 0321965302 (instructor's edition)
  • 9780321965240 (student's edition)
  • 0321965248 (student's edition)
  • 9780321996480 (ALC edition)
  • 0321996488 (ALC edition)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2014017358
  • OCLC: 879119504
  • OCLC: 879119504