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Films that work : industrial film and the productivity of media

Author: Vinzenz Hediger; Patrick Vonderau
Publisher: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2009.
Series: Film culture in transition.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First full-length book, anthology, and annotated bibliography to explore the industrial film and its remarkable history.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vinzenz Hediger; Patrick Vonderau
ISBN: 9089640126 9789089640123 9789089640130 9089640134 9789048502264 9048502268
OCLC Number: 225876001
Description: 491 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Vinzenz Hediger and Patrick Vonderau --
Archives and archaeologies: the place of non-fiction film in contemporary media / Thomas Elsaesser --
Record, rhetoric, rationalization: industrial organization and film / Vinzenz Hediger and Patrick Vonderau --
Vernacular archiving: an interview with Rick Prelinger / Patrick Vonderau --
Early industrial moving pictures in Germany / Martin Loiperdinger --
Layers of cheese: generic overlap in early non-fiction films on production processes / Frank Kessler and Eef Masson --
Images of efficiency: the films of Frank B. Gilbreth / Scott Curtis --
"What Hollywood is to America, the corporate film is to Switzerland": remarks on industrial film as utility film / Yvonne Zimmermann --
Poussières: writing the real vs. the documentary real / Gérard Leblanc --
Thermodynamic kitsch: computing in German industrial films, 1928/1963 --
Vinzenz Hediger --
Touring as a cultural technique: visitor films and Autostadt Wolfsburg / Patrick Vonderau --
Corporate films of industrial work: Renault (1916-1939) / Alain P. Michel --
Filming work on behalf of the automobile firm: the case of Renault (1950-2002) / Nicolas Hatzfeld, Gwenaële Rot and Alain P. Michel --
Eccentricity, education and the evolution of corporate speech: Jam Handy and his organization / Rick Prelinger --
Centron, an industrial/ educational film studio, 1947-1981: a microhistory / Faye E. Riley --
Films from beyond the well: a historical overview of shell films / Rudmer Canjels --
The personnel is political: voice and citizenship in affirmative-action videos in the bell system, 1970-1984 / Heide Solbrig --
Behaviorism, animation, and effective cinema: the McGraw-Hill industrial management film series and the visual culture of management / Ramón Reichert --
Technologies of organizational learning: uses of industrial films in Sweden during the 1950s / Mats Björkin --
The central film library of vocational education: an archeology of industrial film in France between the wars / Valérie Vignaux --
"Reality is there, but it's manipulated": West German trade unions and film after 1945 / Stefan Moitra --
Modernism, industry, film: a network of media in the Bat̓a corporation and the town of Zlín in the 1930s / Petr Szczepanik --
A modern medium for a modern message: Norsk Jernverk, 1946-1974, through the camera lens / Bjørn Sørenssen --
Harbor, architecture, film: Rotterdam, 1925-1935 / Floris Paalman --
Industrial films: an analytical bibliography / Anna Heymer and Patrick Vonderau --
The desiderata of business-film research / Ralf Stremmel.
Series Title: Film culture in transition.
Responsibility: edited by Vinzenz Hediger and Patrick Vonderau.

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'Industrials' and 'educations', promotional and corporate films and videos, like amateur film, have in recent decades begun to receive attention, but barely a dozen books can be cited which seek to Read more...

 
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