Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film Volume 1 : Academy Awards – Crime Films

Editor : Barry Keith Grant File Type : PDF Language : English Description : This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history. Approximately 200 entries cover specific topics, including acting, censorship, editing, lighting and others. Also included are more than 230 career profiles, placing individual achievements in the context of specific topics (for example, Robert Altman is featured in the article on “Sound”). Additional features include a comprehensive index; a list of further reading sources; 350 black-and-white and 150 full color photographs; and more. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion, Costume and Culture Volume 5

Author : Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast File Type : PDF Language : PDF Description : Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion, Costume and Culture Volume 5 – Modern World Part II: 1946 to 2003 1946–60 Post–World War II: 1946–60 Dress in Communist China (box) Clothing Overview Bill Blass (box) American Look Bikini Bold Look Furs Gray Flannel Suit Mix-and-Match Clothing New Look Preppy Look Rock ’n’ Roll Style   You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us

Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion Costume and Culture Volume 4

Author : Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast File Type : PDF Language : English Description : Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion Costume and Culture Volume 4 – Modern World part I This set provides facts and information about the cultural, religious and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding and other types of fashion or style is examined. Additionally, entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals or practices it relates to, as well as its significance to society or culture. Entries follow a standardized format to ensure that students can easily do comparisons. Arranged chronologically, each era, century or decade begins with a short synopsis of the historical highlights. With further division of the information by region, similar nations, countries and cultures are presented together and include an overview broken up with numerous subheads leading students directly to the information they need. For additional ease-of-use, information on specific fashion items and the country or culture that used them is divided into four main topics areas…

Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion Costume and Culture Volume 3

Author : Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast File Type : PDF Language : English Description : Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion Costume and Culture Volume 3 – The European Cultures From the Renaissance to the Modern Era This set provides facts and information about the cultural, religious and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding and other types of fashion or style is examined. Additionally, entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals or practices it relates to, as well as its significance to society or culture. Entries follow a standardized format to ensure that students can easily do comparisons. Arranged chronologically, each era, century or decade begins with a short synopsis of the historical highlights. With further division of the information by region, similar nations, countries and cultures are presented together and include an overview broken up with numerous subheads leading students directly to the information they need. For additional ease-of-use, information on specific fashion items and the country or culture that used them is…

Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion Costume and Culture Volume 2

Author : Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast File Type : PDF Language : English Description : Pendergast Sara and Tom – Fashion Costume and Culture Volume 2 – Early Culture Across The Globe… For assignments requiring research on cultures and customs, fashion and costume information through the eras is frequently needed by middle school students. U – X – L ‘s “Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages” has all the answers in a comprehensive, chronologically based, affordably priced, four color, 5-vol. set. With typical U – X – L high quality, “Fashion, Costume, and Culture” provides facts and information about the cultural, religious and social implications of human decoration and adornment throughout history, with a particular emphasis on the decades of the 20th century. In 500 entries, detailed information about clothing, hairstyles, tattoos, jewelry, body piercing, feet binding and other types of fashion or style is examined. Additionally, entries explain the fashion or style within the context of the traditions, customs, rituals or practices it relates to, as well as its significance to society or culture. Entries follow a standardized format to ensure that students can easily do comparisons. Arranged chronologically, each era,…

Drawing School – Fundamentals for the Beginner

Author : Jim Dowdalls Ebook Format : PDF Language : English Description : Structured like a traditional drawing class, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner covers the concepts all serious beginning artists need in order to master basic drawing skills, including form, space, depth, proportion, composition, perspective, and more. To start the exploration, California State University art professor Jim Dowdalls demonstrates how to use the different types of drawing tools, including how to hold a pencil, how to use supports, and how to make a variety of marks and strokes. Artists will discover helpful information for understanding value and learning to create a value scale, as well as how to build value in their drawings using various techniques. Throughout this educational book, myriad step-by-step exercises and drawing projects encourage artists to put their newfound knowledge to use and practice the concepts and techniques demonstrated. With the skills and techniques they acquire in this comprehensive yet affordable drawing course, beginning artists will be ready to take their artwork to the next level. Filled with beautiful artwork that will inspire budding artists to continue to build and grow their craft, Drawing School: Fundamentals for the Beginner is the perfect place to start…

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmaker – Films
Art and Entertainment , English Literature / September 20, 2018

Author : Publish : Format Ebook : PDF Description : As a key contributor of entries into this five-volume set, this publication documents significant films from the earliest days of cinema to the present day. The entries contain comprehensive credits, an extensive, fully updated bibliography, and a critical essay by a leading writer on film. The choice of films is based on the recommendations of an advisory panel of distinguished international film critics and historians. Incorporating 150 new entries, the 630 entries are arranged in a new, more readable format, and presented on a larger page size. This is the first of five volumes, to be completed by 1991. It incorporates 650 films and is expanded both in coverage and physical format from the first edition (1984-87), which included 500 films. The improved format, especially in the arrangement of the bibliographies, makes it considerably easier to use. Entries are alphabetical by film title in the original language (e.g., Popiol i Diament , not Ashes and Diamonds ) but cross-references to other versions of the title are now provided. Along with bibliographies, each entry contains a brief synopsis/critical essay, credits, and miscellaneous production data. This edition is a major advance over…

100 Photographs That Changed the World

Author : Editors of LIFE Magazine Format File : PDF Language : English Publish : 2003 Description : A celebration of the power of photography offers a stunning portfolio of one hundred of the most important and vivid still images of all time, including Robert Capa’s images from the beaches of Normandy, Joe Rosenthal’s famed study of the flag raising at Iwo Jima, and works by Harry Benson, Eddie Ad Nominated through on-line votes and selected by Life editors, the 100 images in this compendium cover unforgettable moments in “The Arts,” “Society,” “War & Peace” and “Science & Nature.” The photographs are all striking-whether visually or viscerally, artistically or emotionally-but many are difficult to look at. As Gordon Parks writes in his introduction, “these images helped push us toward a change.” And so it’s possible to revisit the moments when a white crowd in Indiana cheered at the hanging bodies of two black men, when grieving members of AIDS activist David Kirby gathered around his deathbed, when the 1937 bombing of Shanghai left a train station destroyed and a single bloody child alone amidst the wreckage. There are a few lighter moments-the Beatles arriving at JFK in 1964, the American…