Film Fourth Edition

A Critical Introduction



ISBN: 9781786275776 Category:

Maria Pramaggiore, Tom Wallis


Updated and expanded, this new edition is the perfect starter text for students of film studies. The book illustrates basic film concepts in context and in depth. It addresses techniques and terminology used in film production and criticism, emphasizing thinking and writing critically and effectively.

With reference to 460 new and existing images, the authors discuss contemporary films and film studies scholarship, as well as recent developments in film production and exhibition, such as digital technologies and new modes of screen media.

Additional information

Weight 1612 g
Dimensions 20.5 x 25.3 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 13 January 2020
Number of pages 472
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 20.5 x 25.3 cm
Weight 1612 g

Maria Pramaggiore is Professor of Media Studies and Dean of Graduate Studies at Maynooth University, Ireland. She has written widely on film and media studies addressing topics in gender and sexuality, Irish film and documentary.

Tom Wallis is Senior Lecturer and Assistant Director of Film Studies at North Carolina State University. He has written on Ken Russell, Lynne Ramsay and John Alton.