Monday 7 May 2012

Unfolding Film and Media Studies: "Postproduction", Freeze Frames, Death, Games, Augmented Reality and Biological Media

Framegrab from Christiane F. - Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo/Christiane F. – We Children from Bahnhof Zoo (Uli Edel, 1981). Read Varpu Rantala's essay on studying this film via the link given below.

A quick little entry today, just to alert Film Studies For Free's e-bookworm readers of the latest, excellent update to FSFF's permanent list of links to online and openly accessible ebooks:

Jukka-Pekka Puro and Jukka Sihvonen (eds.), Unfolding Media Studies: Working Papers 2010 (Turku: Media Studies, University of Turku, 2011) PDF

Full contents are set out below.

  • Preface    7

    Film Studies
  • ILONA HONGISTO: Documentary Fabulation: Folding the True and the False    9
  • VARPU RANTALA: Samples of Christiane F.: Experimenting with Digital Postproduction in Film Studies    19
  • TOMMI RÖMPÖTTI: To the Freeze-Frame and Beyond    33
  • OUTI HAKOLA: Modeling Experience: Death Events and the Public Sphere    49
  • MARIA KESTI: Science on Fire! A Flying Torch Articulates    63

  • New Media
  • JUKKA SIHVONEN: Careless Saints: Notes for Research on the Aesthetics of Digital Games    69
  • TERO KARPPI: Reality Bites: Subjects of Augmented Reality Applications    89
  • TAPIO MÄKELÄ: Locative Games as Social Software: Playing in Object Oriented Neighbourhoods    103
  • JUKKA-PEKKA PURO: Turning Inside: Towards a Phenomenology of Biological Media    123

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