Posts Tagged ‘ documentary ’

“Real” Transmedia: Cultures and Communities of Cross-Platform Media in Colombia

January 27, 2016
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“Real” Transmedia: Cultures and Communities of Cross-Platform Media in Colombia

Transmedia is more than just a tool for commercial industries. Matt Freeman looks at South American views and uses of transmedia to rethink its contributions to cultural memory and political history.
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Documenting Hitch

July 2, 2015
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Documenting Hitch

Richard Hewett gorges on recent Hitchcock-ography and finds it lean on original insights — beyond further evidence of Hitch’s exercise of control, even from the grave.
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Honoring Hilmes: Radioed Voices Podcast

May 10, 2015
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Honoring Hilmes: <em>Radioed Voices</em> Podcast

Listen to "Radioed Voices," a radio documentary/podcast paying tribute to media studies scholar and cultural historian Michele Hilmes on the occasion of her retirement.
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The Jinx as Vigilante Documentary

April 16, 2015
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<i>The Jinx</i> as Vigilante Documentary

Supporting vigilante documentary as an acceptable approach to seeking "justice" is a potentially dangerous trend.
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The Art of Life: Cinema Verité and Melodrama Rendez-Vous in Robert Greene’s Actress

March 15, 2014
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The Art of Life: Cinema Verité and Melodrama Rendez-Vous in Robert Greene’s Actress

Now in its eleventh year, Columbia, Missouri’s True/False Film Festival is rapidly becoming a major stop on the North American festival circuit.
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Fort McMoney: Media for the Age of Oil

February 3, 2014
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Fort McMoney: Media for the Age of Oil

Melissa Aronczyk discusses Fort McMoney, an interactive web documentary designed to raise awareness of the conflicts among industrial, political and environmental interests in the development of oil.
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Framing a Legacy: The Office‘s Diegetic Documentary

April 5, 2013
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Framing a Legacy: <i>The Office</i>‘s Diegetic Documentary

While The Office's documentary aesthetic has often led to the assumption the show itself was the final product, the choice to position the diegetic documentary as public television and a successful international export pushes against this assumption in interesting ways.
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24 Hours in A&E: Public Service and the Fixed-Camera Documentary

May 24, 2012
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24 Hours in A&E: Public Service and the Fixed-Camera Documentary

The series deploys both technological innovation and audience-pleasing storytelling, whilst in the process educating the audience about emergency medicine and affirming the value of Britain’s NHS.
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What Are You Missing? Apr 29-May 12

May 13, 2012
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What Are You Missing? Apr 29-May 12

Ten (or more) media industry news items you might have missed recently.
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On Radio: Radiolab and the Art of the Modern Radio Feature

January 11, 2012
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On Radio: <i>Radiolab</i> and the Art of the Modern Radio Feature

On Radio is a new Antenna column dedicated to contemporary radio programming and other issues surrounding the medium in all its forms. Here, in the series' first entry, Andrew Bottomley offers a critical appreciation of the radio feature Radiolab.
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Report From London: The Week That Was

June 19, 2011
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Report From London: The Week That Was

Christine Becker checks out what was on British terrestrial TV last week and finds death and apples.
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Report From London: Documentary

May 29, 2011
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Report From London: Documentary

Christine Becker continues her reports on British TV with a look at the prominence of documentaries in primetime.
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What Are You Missing? November 7-20

November 21, 2010
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What Are You Missing? November 7-20

Ten (or more) media industry stories you might have missed recently.
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The Flying Frenchman: Édouard Carpentier, 1926-2010

November 3, 2010
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The Flying Frenchman: Édouard Carpentier, 1926-2010

Precursor to what would now be called a "sports entertainer," the athletic Carpentier came into his own as wrestling expanded its influence on North American pop culture through television and film.
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