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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Paul McDonald; Janet Wasko
|ISBN:||9781405133876 1405133872 9781405133883 1405133880|
|Description:||xvii, 326 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction : The new contours of the Hollywood film industry / Paul McDonald and Janet Wasko --
Part I: The studio system and conglomerate Hollywood / Tom Schatz ; Financing and production : creating the Hollywood film commodity / Janet Wasko ; Distribution and marketing in contemporary Hollywood / Philip Drake ; Theatrical exhibition : accelerated cinema / Charles R. Acland ; Ancillary markets - Television : from challenge to safe haven / Eileen R. Meehan ; Ancillary markets - Video and DVD : Hollywood retools / Frederick Wasser ; Ancillary markets - Video games : promises and challenges of an emerging industry / Randy Nichols ; Ancillary markets - Recorded music : charting the rise and fall of the soundtrack album / Jeff Smith --
Part II: Industry dynamics. Labor : the effects of media concentration on the film and television workforce / Susan Christopherson ; The star system : the production of Hollywood stardom in the post-studio era / Paul McDonald ; Hollywood and the state : the American film industry cartel in the age of globalization / Manjunath Pendakur ; Hollywood and intellectual property / Ronald V. Bettig --
Part III: International territories. Hollywood and the world : export or die / John Trumpbour ; Britain : Hollywood, UK / Paul McDonald ; France : a story of love and hate - French and American cinema in the French audiovisual markets / Joel Augros ; Germany : Hollywood and the Germans - a very special relationship / Peter Krämer --
Italy : the rise and fall of the Italian market / Krishna P. Jayakar and David Waterman ; Latin America : how Mexico and Argentina cope and cooperate with the behemoth of the north / Tamara L. Falicov ; East Asia : for better or worse / John A. Lent ; India : Hollywood's domination, extinction, and re-animation (with thanks to Jurassic Park) / Nitin Govil --
Australia and New Zealand : expats in Hollywood and Hollywood south / David Newman.
|Responsibility:||edited by Paul McDonald and Janet Wasko.|
"Its purpose is to explain the Hollywood 'industry' with industrial-strength clarity. Mission accomplished." ( CHOICE )