Features terms covering all aspects of film studies in more than 500 detailed entries, from theory and history to technical terms and practices. International coverage - includes entries on national cinemas and genres, such as Bollywood, New German Cinema, Latsploitation, and World Cinema. Provides valuable up-to-date further reading recommendations for most entries. Includes recommended web links, which are listed and regularly updated on a companion website. Written by authors with extensive experience in the area of film studies. Provides an indexes of the films and filmmakers mentioned throughout the text. Written by experts in the field, this dictionary covers all aspects of film studies, including terms, concepts, debates, and movements in film theory and criticism, national, international and transnational cinemas, film history, film movements and genres, film industry organizations and practices, and key technical terms and concepts in 500 detailed entries. Most entries also feature recommendations for further reading and a large number also have web links. The web links are listed and regularly updated on a companion website that complements the printed book. The dictionary is international in its approach, covering national cinemas, genres, and film movements from around the world such as the Nouvelle Vague, Latin American cinema, the Latsploitation film, Bollywood, Yiddish cinema, the spaghetti western, and World cinema. The most up-to-date dictionary of its kind available, this is a must-have for all students of film studies and ancillary subjects, as well as an informative read for cinephiles and for anyone with an interest in films and film criticism. Readership: Students and teachers of film studies, professionals in the industry, and anyone with an interest in film studies and film criticism.