Peter C. Kunze examines Netflix’s budding interest in Broadway theatre, which continues film and television’s longstanding investment in theatrical entertainment.Read more
by: Drew Morton / UCLA
By constructing visual essays, cinema and media studies scholars dip their hands into processes they think and write so much about.
by: Ray Cha / Independent Scholar
Peers accepted, provide online channels for established media.
by: John Hartley / Queensland University of Technology, Australia
A look backwards at the role of television scholarship reveals some insights about where we can go from here, as well as the roads not travelled.
by: John McMurria / DePaul University
As Internet companies move towards increasing video content they have begun to look to television as a model. What lessons can be learned from the history of broadcast as Internet/TV convergence gains momentum? In 4 case studies of Internet/TV convergence, the issues of access, fair use and public initiatives are explored and critiqued.
by: Mimi White / Northwestern University
This column is something of a postscript to the last one I wrote, concerning the differential paces of television.
by: Eileen R. Meehan / Louisiana State University
I beat the Rugrats to Paris by two years. In December, 1998, I was on an Air France flight from Houston to Paris. Rosy-fingered Eos was rising over Europe and our French flight attendants were distributing breakfasts. In the middle of the tray was a large container of applesauce whose foil cover was emblazoned with the faces of the Rugrats plugging their first movie.
by: Eileen R Meehan / Lousiana State University
Behind Van Helsing lurked a scary tale waiting to be told: General Electric’s purchase of Vivendi’s Universal Vivendi Entertainment unit, which made and released Van Helsing.
by: Robert Schrag / North Carolina State University
It was late summer in the Heartland. A simpler time, with only vague fears of Y2K troubling my anticipation of brisk breezes and the deepening color of autumn.