European Film and Media Culture

Northern Lights vol. 4

Edited by Lennart Højbjerg and Henrik Søndergaard

Edited by Lennart Højbjerg and Henrik Søndergaard

Distributed for Museum Tusculanum Press

288 pages | 9.4 x 6.1 | © 2006
Paper $39.00 ISBN: 9788763504270 Published April 2006 Not for sale in the United Kingdom or Europe

The book deals with media politics, media technology and the cultural and aesthetics dimensions of European film and television.

Through a number of case studies different media cultures of Europe are explored: Turkey, East Central Europe, Germany, England, Netherland and Denmark. The articles also analyze relations between European and American media culture. Furthermore the yearbook deals with most of the important genres in the European film and TV culture.

Contents
Introduction
Lennard Højbjerg & Henrik Søndergaard
 
National Barriers for an Imag(e)ined European Community: The Techno-Political Frames of Postwar Television Development in Europe
Andreas Fickers
 
EU Media Programmes: Little Investment, Few Results
Miguel Angel Casado  
 
European Integration and East Central European Media. Post-communist Media Transformation        
Ágnes Gulyás
 
Television Fiction and Cultural Diversity: Strategies for Cultural Change
Sonja de Leeuw
 
Going Global? Children’s Television in Transition in Central-eastern Europe
Katalin Lustyik
 
The Nation: Not Yet the Weakest Link?: The Articulation of National Identity in a Globalized Popular Television Format
Hilde Van den Bulck & Dave Sinardet
 
Genre Blending in Turkish Television
Miyase Christensen & Christian Christensen  
 
Format Trade and TV Drama – Friends for Life?: Danish TV Drama in a Global Context
Gunhild Agger
 
European Art Television and the American Challenge
Ib Bondebjerg
 
The American Connection: Inspiration and Ambition in the New Danish Cinema
Peter Schepelern         
 
Subjectivity in Film and Television
Lennard Højbjerg
 
Popular European Art Film: Challenging Narratives and Engaging Characters
Helle Kannik Haastrup
 
Contributors
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