New book: ‘Amateur Filmmaking. The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web’

Amateur Filmmaking. The Home Movie, the Archive, the Web. Editor(s): Laura Rascaroli, Gwenda Young, Barry Monahan, Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Table Of Contents 
Laura Rascaroli, Gwenda Young, Barry Monahan: Introduction. Amateur Filmmaking: New Developments and Directions

SECTION ONE: REFRAMING THE HOME MOVIE
1. Roger Odin: The Home Movie and Space of Communication
2. Liz Czach: Home Movies and Amateur Film as National Cinema
3. Maija Howe: The Photographic Hangover: Reconsidering the Aesthetics of the Postwar 8mm Home Movie
4. Mark Neumann: Amateur Film, Automobility and the Cinematic Aesthetics of Leisure

SECTION TWO: PRIVATE REELS, HISTORIOGRAPHICAL CONCERNS
5. Heather Norris Nicholson: Cinemas of Catastrophe and Continuity: Mapping Out Twentieth-Century Amateur Practices of Intentional History-Making in Northern England
6. Gwenda Young: Glimpses of a Hidden History: Exploring Irish Amateur Collections, 1930–1970
7. Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes: Uncensored British Imperial Politics in Late Colonial Home Movies: Memsahibs, Indian Bearers and Chinese Communist Insurgents
8. Karen Lury: The Amateur Film: From Artifact to Anecdote
9. Janna Jones: Starring Sally Peshlakai: Rewriting the Script for Tad Nichols’s 1939 Navajo Rug Weaving

SECTION THREE: NONFICTIONAL RECONTEXTUALISATIONS
10. Efrén Cuevas: Change of Scale: Home Movies as Microhistory in Documentary Films
11. Barry Monahan: Creating Historiography: Alan Gilsenan’s Formal Reframing of Amateur Archival Footage in Home Movie Nights
12. Stefano Odorico: “That Would Be Wrong”: Errol Morris and His Use of Home Movies (As Metalanguages) in Feature Documentaries

SECTION FOUR: AMATEUR AUTEUR
13. Richard Kilborn: “I am a Time Archaeologist”: Some Reflections on the Filmmaking Practice of Péter Forgács
14. Ruth Balint: Representing the Past and the Meaning of Home in Péter Forgács’s Private Hungary
15. Dominique Bluher: Necessity Is the Mother of Invention, or Morder’s Amateur Toolkit
16. Dominique Bluher: Joseph Morder, the “Filmateur”: An Interview with Joseph Morder
17. Laura Rascaroli: Working at Home: Tarnation, Amateur Authorship, and Self-inscription in the Digital Age

SECTION FIVE: NEW DIRECTIONS: THE DIGITAL AGE
18. Susan Aasman: Saving Private Reels: Archival Practices and Digital Memories (Formerly Known as Home Movies) in the Digital Age
19. Patricia R. Zimmerman: The Home Movie Archive Live
20. Tianqi Yu: An Inward Gaze at Home: Amateur First Person DV Documentary Filmmaking in Twenty-First Century China
21. Lauren S. Berliner: Shooting for Profit: The Monetary Logic of the YouTube Home Movie
22. Abigail Keating: Home Movies in the Age of Web 2.0: The Case of “Star Wars Kid”
23. Max Schleser: Towards Mobile Filmmaking 2.0: Amateur Filmmaking as an Alternative Cultural Practice

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