Close Reading the DVD — From the 'Male Gaze' to Peer to Peer File-sharing: An Examination of Gender, Consumption and Power in Film and New Media

By Chris Lane.

Published by The Technology Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

Taking the hypertexting of movie clips as a starting point — gender, consumption and power in film and new media are examined in the context of theories of interactivity.

Keywords: Film, Vertigo, New Media, Interactivity, DVD, File Sharing

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 1, Issue 7, pp.149-166. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.554MB).

Chris Lane

I am 0.5 Senior Lecturer in Digital Media and Communications and 0.5 Principal Lecturer Information Strategy for the Department of Applied Social Sciences. I have a BA(Hons) in Fine Art from the Slade School at University College London and am currently pathway leader for the BA in Digital Media at London Metropolitan University's North Campus. I have spent my career involved in community education and digital media production and have worked on media campaigns for a range of political and single issue organisations. My teaching specialisms include new media scripting and cyberculture and since 2000 I have delivered short course programmes aimed at digital media design agencies. I have also recently completed a project funded by the European Social Fund - 'Workonline' which researched the potential of teleworking to combat barriers to employment in the New Media industries. I have published work on web design and digital video and my current research interests include: The relationship between digital media, intellectual property and media education New Media language


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