The most comprehensive and accessible text of its kind, Film: An Introduction combines the universal appeal of movies with the academic rigor instructors require. It includes a wider array of films, more help for students, and a broader selection of images than any other introductory book. Combining up-to-date examples and over 500 images with numerous classroom-tested learning tools and study aids, Film helps beginning students develop the critical skills they need to analyze films and understand the medium in all its variety.
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WILLIAM H. PHILLIPS received his B.A. from Purdue University, his M.A. from Rutgers University, and his Ph.D. (in dramatic literature and film studies) from Indiana University. He has taught introductory film courses at the University of Illinois, Urbana; Indiana University, South Bend; California State University, Stanislaus; and the University of Wisconsin -- Eau Claire. His publications include the books Analyzing Films (1985), Writing Short Scripts (2nd ed., 1999), and Writing Short Stories: The Most Practical Guide (2002).Review:
'Amongst the book's brightest contributions are its directness, explicit coverage of technical materials, and accessible language, without sacrificing accuracy or pedagogical rigor.' - Ernesto R. Acevedo-Munoz, University of Colorado, USA 'The marginalia is incredibly helpful and makes for a very visual and inviting design.' - Alex E. Blazer, Ohio State University, USA
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