By Geoff King
A better half to American Indie movie features a accomplished number of newly commissioned essays that signify a state of the art source for realizing key elements of the sector of indie motion pictures produced within the United States.
- Takes a finished and clean new examine the subject of yankee indie film
- Features newly commissioned essays from best movie specialists and rising students that signify the state of the art connection with the indie movie field
- Topics lined comprise: indie movie tradition; key historic moments and events in indie movie historical past; relationships among indie movie and different indie media; and matters together with classification, gender, neighborhood identification and stardom in within the indie field
- Includes stories of many sorts of indie movies and movie genres, in addition to quite a few filmmakers and performers that experience come to outline the field
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King, Geoff. 2016. Quality Hollywood: Markers of Distinction in Contemporary Studio Film. B. Tauris. King, Geoff. Forthcoming. Positioning Art Cinema: Film and the Articulation of Cultural Value. [in process] King, Geoff, Claire Molloy, and Yannis Tzioumakis, eds. 2013. American Independent Cinema: Indie, Indiewood and Beyond. London: Routledge. Newman, Michael. 2011. Indie: An American Film Culture. New York: Columbia University Press. Perren, Alisa. 2013. ” In American Independent Cinema: Indie, Indiewood and Beyond, edited by Geoff King, Claire Molloy, and Yannis Tzioumakis, 108–120.
1960. ” Daedalus, vol. 89, no. 2: 288–314. Thornton, Sarah. 1995. Club Cultures: Music, Media, and Subcultural Capital. Cambridge: Polity. Vachon, Christine, and Austin Bunn. 2006. A Killer Life: How an Independent Film Producer Survives Deals and Disasters in Hollywood and Beyond. New York: Limelight. Whiteside, Thomas. 1980. The Blockbuster Complex: Conglomerates, Show Business, and Book Publishing. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press. 2 The Making of the Indie Scene The Cultural Production of a Field of Cultural Production Sherry B.
Its potential for undermining mass culture’s ideology might be reversed by its potential for reinforcing an unequal social structure. These two potentials coexist insofar as they rely on a shared conception of popular culture’s stratification. Perhaps when the mass society critique and its assumptions about mainstream media can eventually be put aside, renewed notions of authenticity and autonomy will offer fresh ways of thinking about popular media. , and Max Horkheimer. 1944/2002. ” In Dialectic of Enlightenment: Philosophical Fragments, translated by Edmund Jephcott.
A companion to American indie film by Geoff King