Short Guide to Writing About Film
8th Revised edition
By (author) Timothy Corrigan
Short Guide to Writing About Film by Timothy Corrigan
Book DescriptionThis best-selling text is a succinct guide to thinking critically and writing precisely about film. 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780205236398
Classification: Writing & editing guides , Films, cinema
Format: Paperback (215mm x 143mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Longman Inc
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Publish Date: 7-Jul-2011
Country of Publication: United States
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