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FF:FAVz029 Political Economy of Film - Informace o předmětu

FAVz029 Political Economy of Film and the Case of Disney

Filozofická fakulta
podzim 2011
Rozsah
0/0/0. 5 kr. Doporučované ukončení: k. Jiná možná ukončení: zk.
Vyučující
Janet Wasko (přednášející)
Mgr. Šimon Bauer (pomocník)
Mgr. Luděk Havel, Ph.D. (pomocník)
doc. Mgr. Petr Szczepanik, Ph.D. (náhr. zkoušející)
Garance
doc. Mgr. Petr Szczepanik, Ph.D.
Ústav filmu a audiovizuální kultury - Filozofická fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: doc. Mgr. Petr Szczepanik, Ph.D.
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je nabízen i studentům mimo mateřské obory.
Předmět si smí zapsat nejvýše 120 stud.
Momentální stav registrace a zápisu: zapsáno: 1/120, pouze zareg.: 0/120, pouze zareg. s předností (mateřské obory): 0/120
Mateřské obory
předmět má 15 mateřských oborů, zobrazit
Cíle předmětu
To understand political economy of film and media.
Osnova
  • Political Economy of Film and the Case of Disney
  • Dec. 12, Monday, 14.10 – 17.25 A. Introduction to the seminar The lecture will present an overview of the seminar and some of the issues and arguments that will be discussed in more depth during other lectures.
  • B. Studying political economy of media This section will present an outline of some of the theories and methods used to study the political economy of media. The discussion also will include comparisons with other research approaches, especially recent ones that reject political economic analysis.
  • Dec. 13, Tuesday, 12.30–15.45 A. Studying the political economy of film: Historical foundations The discussion will focus specifically on the study of motion pictures as commodities and will survey the history of film production, distribution and exhibition in the U.S. as a foundation for understanding other film industries.
  • B. Studying the political economy of film: Contemporary Hollywood Contemporary Hollywood will be explored through an overview of current film industry structure and policies. Critical issues that will be considered will include ownership and control, Hollywood workers and trade unions, the international marketing of film and new technological developments.
  • Dec. 14, Wednesday, 12.30–15.45 A. Case Study: Disney -- Historical foundations The Walt Disney Company will be used as a case study to exemplify studying the political economy of media/film. The first lecture will trace the history of the Disney Company, including attention to the contributions of Walt Disney and the evolution of the Classic Disney model.
  • B. Case Study: Disney -- Contemporary issues The final lecture will explore the Disney company outlining its extensive corporate holdings, as well as its popularity and influence around the world. Some attention will be given to the economic, political and culture significance of Hollywood companies such as Disney.
  • Advance readings:
  • Vincent Mosco, “Political Economy of the Media,” in Wolfgang Donsbach (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Communication, Blackwell Publications, 2008.
  • Janet Wasko, “The Death of Hollywood: Exaggeration or Reality?” in Wasko, Murdock and Sousa (eds.), Handbook of Political Economy of Communications, Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2011.
  • Janet Wasko, "Challenging Disney Myths," Journal of Communication Inquiry, Vol. 25, No. 3, July 2001, 237-257.
  • Readings for the final exam:
  • Graham Murdock, “Marx on Commodities, Contradictions and Globalisations: Resources for a Critique of Marketised Culture,” ecompós (Revista da Associação Nacional dos Programas de Pós-Graduação em Comunicação). Online at: http://www.compos.org.br/seer/index.php/e-compos/article/view/95/94
  • Janet Wasko, “The Political Economy of Motion Pictures,” in Charles Moul, ed., The Handbook of Movie Economics, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  • Wasko, Phillips and Meehan (eds.), Dazzled by Disney? The Global Disney Audience Project, London: Leicester University Press, 2001. Chapter 1: Janet Wasko, “Is It a Small World After All?” Chapter 5: Kirsten Drotner, “’Donald Seems So Danish’: Disney and the Formation of Cultural Identity” Chapter 15: Janet Wasko and Eileen R. Meehan, “Dazzled by Disney? Ambiguity in Ubiquity”
Literatura
    doporučená literatura
  • Cross-border cultural production : economic runaway of globlalization? Edited by Janet Wasko - Mary Erickson. Amherst: Cambria Press, 2008. ix, 382. ISBN 9781934043783. info
  • The contemporary Hollywood film industry. Edited by Paul McDonald - Janet Wasko. 1st pub. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2008. xvii, 326. ISBN 9781405133883. info
  • WASKO, Janet. How Hollywood Works. London: SAGE Publications Ltd., 2003. 248 s. info
  • WASKO, Janet. Understanding Disney :the manufacture of fantasy. 1st pub. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2001. ix, 261 s. ISBN 0-7456-1484-1. info
Výukové metody
Lectures and seminars.
Metody hodnocení
Written test.
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
Informace učitele
schedule: room C34 Dec. 12-15 Mo 14.10 – 17.25 (with a break in the middle) Tu 12.30–14.00 We 12.30–15.45 (with a break in the middle) Thur 12.30–14.00
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Studijní materiály
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