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Brokerage and production in the American and French entertainment industries : invisible hands in cultural markets / edited by Violaine Roussel and Denise Bielby.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Lanham : Lexington Books, [2015]
Description:
vii, 212 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: cultural brokerage in the American and French film and television industries / Violaine Roussel and Denise Bielby -- Agents, agenting, agencies. Twenty-four years of agenting / Harry J. Ufland -- Talent agencies and the market for screenwriters: from the origins of packaging to today's transformations / Denise Bielby -- The talent agent's role in producing artists' symbolic and commercial value in France / Delphine Naudier -- The market for actresses: gender, reputation, and intermediation in French pornography / Mathieu Trachman -- The emergence of Hollywood talent agents / Violaine Roussel -- Behind the scenes of production. The choice between a good job and a good life / Bill Mechanic -- The importance of being ordinary: brokering talent in the new-tv era / Laura Grindstaff and Vicki Mayer -- "This is the girl": the social division of recruitment in the French film industry / Vincent Cardon -- Film offices as brokers: cultivating and connecting local talent to Hollywood / Candace Jones and Pacey Foster -- Overlapping temporalities in project-based work: the case of independent producers in the French movie industry / Laure de Verdalle.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780739193136 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0739193139 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2015000321
OCLC:
898165431
Other standard number:
  • 40024859268
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