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Title Brokerage and production in the American and French entertainment industries : invisible hands in cultural markets / edited by Violaine Roussel and Denise D. Bielby
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2015
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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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Motion picture industry -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Motion picture industry -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Television broadcasting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Theatrical agencies -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Theatrical agencies -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Theatrical agents -- France -- History -- 20th century.
Theatrical agents -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bielby, Denise D., editor
Roussel, Violaine, editor
ISBN 0739193147 (electronic bk)
9780739193143 (electronic bk)