Journal of Film and Video

Journal of Film and Video is a magazine focusing on Film and Video

Articles from Vol. 52, No. 1, Spring

Circles
Circles, directed by Shanti Thakur, 1997, 57 minutes, 45 seconds, video/film. Distributed by the National Film Board of Canada (in the U.S.: 800-542-2164). Order no: C9197 120. Imagine a circle based on healing where you could confront the person who...
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Electronic Storytelling and High-Definition Television
HDTV is coming. While the Federal Communications Commission projects the year 2006 for the completion of nationwide conversion from analog to digital, the top 30 television markets will have functioning systems in 1999 (FCC, 1998). The immanent arrival...
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Film Theory. an Introduction
Robert Stam. Film Theory. An Introduction. Malden and Oxford: Blackwell, 2000, 381 pp. $26.95 (paper), $59.95 (cloth). A Return of Pleasure to Film Theory In his new book, Film Theory. An Introduction, Robert Stam offers the most lucid, informed, and...
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Film/video Preproduction
Students who aspire to a career in production and who attend a regional undergraduate institution such as the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh face a number of educational disadvantages: 1) their school carries little clout on a resume, 2) they have to...
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Planet of the Apes as American Myth: Race, Politics, and Popular Culture
Eric Greene, Planet of the Apes as American Myth: Race, Politics, and Popular Culture. Foreword by Richard Slotkin. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, $14.95 (paper). After nearly thirty years, Eric Greene has finally outed the Planet of the Apes movies. No, he...
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Tag Ray: Heartland
Tag Ray: Heartland, A Video Installation by Melinda Levin and Sunni Mercer Video/sculpture installations are a problematic art form. They tend to demand active participation from the viewer who interacts with and moves about the installation. In this...
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The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Educational Programs: An Interview with Price Hicks
This interview with Price Hicks of The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) took place 6/11/99 at Ca Brea Restaurant in Los Angeles. The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) was founded in 1946. It is a non-profit organization devoted...
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The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On
Jeffrey Ruoff and Kenneth Ruoff. The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On (Yukiyukite shingun). Trowbridge: Flicks Books,1998, 58 pp. This slim but admirable book focuses on Hara Kazuo's 1986 feature-length documentary. The film focuses on the efforts of...
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The Last Vaudevillian
The Last Vaudevillian, produced and directed by Jeffrey Ruoff,1998, 30 minutes. Distributed by Vaudeville Verite on 1/2" VHS format. 3203 SE Woodstock Blvd., Portland, OR 972028199. Among the seldom-noticed genres of filmmaking is the travel lecture...
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University Film and Video Association Guidelines for M.F.A. Programs
Written for the UFVA by PETER J. BUKALSKI With additional text by Annette Barbier, David Thomas and Frank Tomasulo UFVA Committee for M.F.A. Guidelines Project Peter J. Bukalski, Chair; Annette Barbier; Robert Bassett; Jan Roberts-Breslin; Jeffery Rush...
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