Search for dissertations about: "Film"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1492 swedish dissertations containing the word Film.

  1. 1. Framing the Feature Film : Multi-Reel Feature Film and American Film Culture in the 1910s

    Author : Joel Frykholm; Jan Olsson; Richard Abel; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; multi-reel feature film; cinema in the 1910s; early cinema; United States; film culture; Philadelphia; The Spoilers; transitional cinema; journalism; trade press; Film; Filmvetenskap; filmvetenskap; Cinema Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation addresses the breakthrough of the multi-reel feature film in the United States, and the significance of this process within the wider context of the American film industry and culture in the 1910s. The purpose is to provide a new, and more comprehensive analytical framing of the topic, and to enhance our understanding of how a new central commodity, i. READ MORE

  2. 2. Early Discourses on Colour and Cinema : Origins, Functions, Meanings

    Author : Eirik Frisvold Hanssen; Astrid Söderbergh Widding; Eva Jørholt; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; colour film; film history; film theory; film technology; film aesthetics; indexicality; intermediality; colour and sound; catalogue; Kinemacolor; Sergei M. Eisenstein; Film; Filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a historical and theoretical study of a number of discourses examining colour and cinema during the period 1909 to 1935 (trade press, film reviews, publications on film technology, manuals, catalogues and theoretical texts from the era). In this study, colour in cinema is considered as producing a number of aesthetic and representational questions which are contextualised historically; problems and qualities specifically associated with colour film are examined in terms of an interrelationship between historical, technical, industrial, and stylistic factors, as well as specific contemporary conceptions of cinema. READ MORE

  3. 3. Locating Inter-Scandinavian Silent Film Culture : Connections, Contentions, Configurations

    Author : Anne Bachmann; Jan Olsson; Mark Sandberg; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; film history; silent film; Scandinavia; transnational film; film discourse; location; censorship; film adaptation; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : The thesis revisits film and film-culture history in Sweden, Denmark and Norway with a view to discourses and practices of the inter- and trans-Scandinavian in the silent era. Excluding the earliest films, but including the transition to synchronised sound, it covers the period of the 1900s to 1930 with emphasis on the 1910s and 1920s. READ MORE

  4. 4. Jill Bilcock : Revealing the Invisible Artist. Recognising the creative contributions of film editors to filmmaking through biographical documentary film

    Author : Axel Grigor; Patricia FitzSimons; Nico Meissner; Joanna Callaghan; Kath Dooley; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Film Editing; Film Editor; Film Production; Filmmaking; Motion Pictures; Motion Picture Editing; Documentary; Film Art; Film History; Biography; Jill Bilcock; Australia; Hollywood; Filmklippning; Filmklippare; Filmproduktion; Film; Filmkonst; Dokumentärfilm; Biografi; Jill Bilcock; Australien; Hollywood;

    Abstract : Film editing is recognised as the conceptual innovation that, at the dawn of the twentieth century, helped transform the novelty of moving images into cinema. Despite this acknowledgment, misconceptions about the art form linger. READ MORE

  5. 5. Beyond Cut and Join : Expanding the Creative Role of Film Editing

    Author : Kersti Grunditz Brennan; Juliette Mapp; Karen Pearlman; Ilona Hongisto; Stockholms konstnärliga högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Film editing; character; collaboration; filmmaking; artistic research; creative practice research; Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts in Performative and Media Based Practices with Specialisation in Film and Media.; Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts in Performative and Media Based Practices with Specialisation in Film and Media.;

    Abstract : The research project Beyond Cut and Join – Expanding the creative role of film editing comes out of two major observations over decades of professional film editing experience: that a lot of film editing’s potential is untapped in filmmaking, especially in relation to character creation; and that editors’ skills, influence and authorial participation often are misunderstood and undervalued. Through editing practice and writing, this research explores an expanded role of editing by asking: 1. READ MORE