UPDATE: Sound in Film and Visual Media (5/30/03; collection)

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Call for Chapters

'The Continuum Companion to Sound in Film and the Visual Media'

General Editor: Graeme Harper, Director, Centre for Advanced Development in
the Creative Industries, University of Wales (Bangor)

This international volume contracted by Continuum Books
(www.continuumbooks.com) requires chapters by keen experts on various
aspects of the above topic.

Some chapters have been contracted; however, various suggested areas
(below), and suggestions for others, are open. The volume aims to offer a
definitive look at sound in film and the visual media, and will be used by
researchers and students alike.

Chapters will be between 5,000 and 10,000 words and will be individually
contracted by Continuum.

Some suggested topics have included:

* Early Film Sound: A critical introduction to the introduction of film

* The box in the corner: television from birth to the present

*A history of multi-media sound technology

* Voice recording: the role of voice in the history of TV

*New Technologies of Cinema Sound

*Experimental Soundscapes: from Analogue to Digital

*Sound and Performance: A History of Sound Performance in the Visual Arts

*Popular Music in Film and the Visual Media

*The Pioneers of Sound Technology

*Film Sound in Film Genre

*A History of Sound Effects

*Sound Design in Hollywood Cinema

*Advertising Sound

*A Critical Guide to the cultural study of Film Music

*Voice and Reception: Sociology of the Voice in the Visual Media

*Sound in Non-Western Cinema

*The Industrial Giants of Sound Technology: case studies of Dolby and
Sony Voice, Music and Animation

*The Global Sound Industry: Integration, Development and Distribution

*The Actor's Voice: Voice Production and Performance

*Film and TV Musicals

*Great Film Composers of the Pre-War II Era

*Great Film Composers of the Post-War II Era
--G.E.Harper els01d_at_bangor.ac.uk =============================================== From the Literary Calls for Papers Mailing List CFP_at_english.upenn.edu Full Information at http://www.english.upenn.edu/CFP/ or write Erika Lin: elin_at_english.upenn.edu ===============================================Received on Sat May 03 2003 - 00:23:14 EDT