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Shooting Women : Behind the Camera, Around the World.

Author: Alexis Krasilovsky; Harriet Margolis; Julia Stein
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect, Limited Chicago : Chicago Distribution Center [Distributor] Nov. 2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexis Krasilovsky; Harriet Margolis; Julia Stein
ISBN: 9781783205066 1783205067
OCLC Number: 1228568600
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional
Description: 1 online resource (364 p. :) ill.
Contents: AcknowledgementsPrefacesFrom Alexis KarsilovskyFrom Harriet MargolisList of abbreviationsJob titles and some useful definitionsChapter 1: How do women become camerawomen?Learning on the jobStill PhotographyFilm SchoolTraining ProgramsTwo Examples of Feminist Groups: Women in Film and Behind the LensWomen-Supportive Workshops and Production GroupsFilming in the Service of Social Activism: Video SEWA and AinaCollectivesRental HousesChapter 2: How hard can it be?Gender DiscriminationUnions and GuildsWhen Cameras Were HeavyHelpful MenSsh! (Secret Sexual Harassment)SabotageGetting Paid JobsBreaking Out of IsolationRising through the RanksBudgets and Glass CeilingChapter 3: Documentary: A good and satisfying career choice that is statistically friendlier to women that feature fiction filmmakingFilming History Being Made in ChinaDocumentary: Historical and PersonalChapter 4: Hollywood, Bollywood, independents, and short formsHollywoodIndian CinemaThe Freedom of Independent FilmsMusic VideosCommercials and SuchExperimental / Avant-Garde Films and VideoArt Films and VideosShooting Special Material: BirthChapter 5: Special skills and creativityHandheld CameraworkCranesUnderwaterHelicoptersSpecial EffectsLighting as a Cinematographer's Dream JobDigital TechnologyStyleChapter 6: Shooting around the worldErika Addis on Beginning her CareerArlene Burns on Filming in the Kuril IslandsYong-Joo Byun on Filming Comfort Women in KoreaNancy Durham on Filming the Balkan WarJolanta Dylewska on Filming in KazakhstanSabeena Gadihoke on Filming Three Women and a CameraRozette Ghadery on Filming in KurdistanSue Gibson on Filming in JordanJoan Giummo on Filming Homeless Women in New YorkAgnes Godard Pays Homage to BeautyMarina Goldovaskaya on Filming History Being Made in RussiaEllen Kuras on Pivotal Moments in ShootingHeather Mackenzie on Filming Romanian OrphansSandi Sissel on Filming Salaam Bombay!Agnes Varda on Filming the Human BodyLiz Ziegler on Filming Eyes Wide Shut (1999) for Stanley KubrickChapter 7: Can camerawomen also be women?ParentsFathersMothersFriends and Extended FamilyHusbandsA Happy MarriagePregnancyChildren and ChildcareDaughtersChapter 8: What's it really like?A Typical DayWhere Do Camerawomen Go?What Do Camerawomen Wear?Working with the CrewWorking with Directors and ProceduresActing Like men to Fit InThe Advantages of Being FemaleChapter 9: Magic moments, worst momentsSatisfactionsWorst Moments, Dangers, and Risking One's LifeChapter 10: What do Camerawomen see?Representation and GenderEthicsCamerawomen Teaching"Just Do It"Aspirations for the FutureList of camerawomen whose interviews are included in this bookBibliographyIndex


Shooting Women takes readers around the world to explore the lives of camerawomen working in features, TV news and documentaries. From pioneers like America's Jessie Maple Patton to China's first  Read more...


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'Shooting Women: Behind the Camera, Around the World offers a comprehensive look at the rich and largely unexplored history of camerawomen from all across the globe. In addition, Krasilovsky, Read more...

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