Introducing Film

Introducing Film

by Graham Roberts (Author), Graham Roberts (Author), Heather Wallis (Author)


Introducing Film provides its readers with a comprehensive introduction to film theory, introducing the methods and terminology used in the study and interpretation of films. Main topics that are dealt with on film courses, such as narrative, cinematography, spectatorship and the film industry are given extra attention. The text also draws on many examples from films contemporary and classic, and encourages the reader to hone an understanding of film theory as well as the social context in which it is situated.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Published: 03 Aug 2001

ISBN 10: 0340762284
ISBN 13: 9780340762288
Book Overview: Can be used either alongside Key Film Texts or as a free-standing resource Very basic and straightforward; ideal for the growing numbers of non-specialist film students Film is also studied within English and modern language degree programmes. This book is perfect introductory reading.

Media Reviews
'This book takes the study of film seriously without forgetting that it is an entertainment medium enjoyed by millions.' Bollettino del CIRT
Author Bio
Graham Roberts is Director of the Institute of Communication Studies and Senior Lecturer in Communications at the University of Leeds, UK. Heather Wallis is Teaching Fellow in Cinema at the Institute of Communication Studies at the University of Leeds, UK.