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- DescriptionThe pioneering film director and theorist Sergei Eisenstein is kwn for the unequalled impact his films have had on the development of cinema. Less is kwn about his remarkable and extensive writings, which present a continent of ideas about film. Robert Robertson presents a lucid and engaging introduction to a key area of Eisenstein's thought: his ideas about the audiovisual in cinema, which are more pertinent today than ever before. With the advent of digital techlogy, music and sound w act as independent variables combined with the visual medium to produce a truly audiovisual result. Eisenstein explored in his writings this complex, exciting subject with more depth and originality than any other practitioner, and this is an accessible and original exploration of his ideas. Winner of the Kraszna Krausz Foundation's And/Or Award for Best Moving Image Book of 2009, Eisenstein on the Audiovisual is essential reading for students and practitioners of the audiovisual in cinema and related audiovisual forms, including theatre, opera, dance and multimedia.
- Author BiographyRobert Robertson is a composer and filmmaker. He has an MFA in Film Production from the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Montreal. His music/films include 'Oserake and The River That Walks', 'Doors of the Spirits', and 'I'm Back', and he has produced the operas 'The Kingdom', 'The Cathars', and 'Empedocles'. He has been influenced by Eisenstein's ideas since 1977, and this book is the result of his doctoral research at King's College London, UK.
- PrizesShortlisted for And/Or Book Awards: Best Moving Image Book 2010.
- Author(s)Robert Robertson
- PublisherI.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
- Date of Publication30/03/2009
- SubjectFilm, TV & Radio
- Series TitleInternational Library of Cultural Studies
- Series Part/Volume Numberv. 5
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight363 g
- Width134 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine28 mm
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