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From Light to Byte: Toward an Ethics of Digital Cinema

Markos Hadjioannou

Abstract

Cinema has been undergoing a profound technological shift: celluloid film is being replaced by digital media in the production, distribution, and reception of moving images. Concerned with the debate surrounding digital cinema’s ontology and the interrelationship between cinema cultures, this book investigates the very idea of change as it is expressed in the current technological transition. The text asks what is different in the way digital movies depict the world and engage with the individual and how we might best address the technological shift within media archaeologies. The book turns t ... More

Keywords: cinema, celluloid film, digital media, moving images, cinema cultures, technological transition, media archaeologies, film history, film theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780816677610
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816677610.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Markos Hadjioannou, author
Assistant Professor of Literature