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Contracting Out Hollywood : Runaway Productions and Foreign Location Shooting - Greg Elmer

Contracting Out Hollywood

Runaway Productions and Foreign Location Shooting

By: Greg Elmer (Editor), Mike Gasher (Editor)

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Published: 11th March 2005
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Contracting Out Hollywood addresses the American trend of runaway productions the growing practice of producing American films and television programs on foreign shores. Greg Elmer and Mike Gasher have gathered a group of contributors who seek to explain the phenomenon from historical, political, economic, and cultural perspectives, using case studies, challenges to contemporary screen, media, and globalization theories, and analyses of changing government politics toward cultural industries.

Introduction : catching up to runaway productionsp. 1
Divide and conquer : regional competition in a concentrated media industryp. 21
The policy environment of the contemporary film studiop. 41
Offshore pot o'gold : the political economy of the Australian film industryp. 69
Hollywood's effects, Bollywood's FXp. 92
Projecting placelessness : industrial television and the "authentic" Canadian cityp. 117
The ice storm : Ang Lee, cosmopolitanism, and the global audiencep. 140
World-class budgets and big-name casts : the miniseries and international coproductionsp. 157
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ISBN: 9780742536944
ISBN-10: 0742536947
Series: Critical Media Studies: Institutions, Politics, and Culture
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 11th March 2005
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.9  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.4