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Steven Shaviro

André Bazin and Roland Barthes both theorize a cinematic realism based on the indexical ability of the photographic image (the ability of the image to indicate an original object). How are their arguments affected by the advent of digital, nonindexical cinematic technologies? The article considers how a nonindexical realism might be possible, by looking at three recent films: Waking Life, A Scanner Darkly, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.

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“Mind the Gap”

Between Movies and Mind, Affective Neuroscience, and the Philosophy of Film

Jane Stadler

technologies such as virtual reality I believe his assessment of the role of simulation in moral imagination is the next problem that cognitive media studies and those of us working at the intersection of film and philosophy need to tackle. Alongside Smith

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Laura T. Di Summa-Knoop

to technological innovations and increasingly refined and powerful equipment (think of the products of companies such as Red and Arri, and affordable camera stabilization technologies such as MōVI). Such innovations are, in turn, the product of

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Andreas Baranowski and Heiko Hecht

felt that the advantages of the new technology were greater than its potential dangers, and he endorsed film as a mass medium. He argued, “The masses of today prefer to be taught by pictures rather than by words” (1916: 27). He was particularly

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Philip Cowan

study of cinematography: technology, authorship, and classicism. The technology question includes not just the chronological study of the invention and introduction of new technologies into the filmmaking process but also how these introductions either

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Margrethe Bruun Vaage and Gabriella Blasi

. Mittell successfully surveys a wide range of storytelling techniques in contemporary prime-time American TV series and convincingly demonstrates how transformations in the TV industry and technology impacted the medium’s creative strategies. However

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Film, Art, and the Third Culture

A Naturalized Aesthetics of Film—Précis

Murray Smith

Film , I argue that, with the ever-increasing influence of evolutionary theory and neuroscience, and the pervasive presence of digital technologies, Snow’s challenge is more relevant than ever. We live in a world teeming with insights and innovations

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Ted Nannicelli

interest to me here is that this is not just the case when a film is watched on a laptop, a television, with headphones, and so forth. Even dedicated screening rooms at many universities, including mine, lack multichannel surround sound technology

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Questions of Authorship

Some Comments on David Bordwell’s Narration in the Fiction Film

Paisley Livingston

Cinematic Work of Art .” Æ: Canadian Aesthetics Journal 4 . . Rajan , Mira T. Sundara . 2011 . Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology . Oxford : Oxford University Press . 10.1093/acprof

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Karen Pearlman

online videos created by working editor Sven Pape, posted May to July 2016. Pape uses screen capture technology to record his working process, including screen captures of the editing tools and a thumbnail image of Pape himself as he watches material and