Vol 8, No 1 (2016)

CHRONICLE IN DETAIL | CURRENT EVENTS
The Year of Russian Cinema
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Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):6-6
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THEORY AND HISTORY OF CINEMA | AUDIOVISUAL ARTS
The 60s. Half a Century Later. Nostalgia
Prozhiko G.S.
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The author of such books on film history and theory as “Masterpieces of the Documentary Screen” (2015), “The World Documentary Screen” (2011),“The Concept of Reality in Pre-Television Era” (2004), “The Concept of Master Shot in the Screen Document” (2002), “The Issues of Modern Soviet Documentary Filmmaking” (1988), and a number of articles published in various academic journals. Summary: Overlooking the misery of artistic search in modern practice of the national documentary cinema prompts to turn to the experiences obtained half a century ago: the rise of artistic search in the documentaries of the 60-s. The article (conclusion, for the beginning see issue № 4 (26) 2015) examines the socio-psychological atmosphere, which formed “the moral solidarity" of the generation that devoted itself to the renovation of documentary cinema; as well as looking into the makeover of the aesthetics of screen documentary of that time.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):8-19
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FILM LANGUAGE AND TIME | IMAGE GENESIS
Love in the Soviet Qnema as the Stereotype of Gender Relations
Fanina M.A.
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The article investigates the transformation of the representation of romantic relationships in Russian cinema of the 1950-90s in relation to the social and cultural changes in the country.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):22-30
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PERFORMANCE | ART OF PRESENTATION
Lost in Translation: Songs in Foreign Films
Parfentyeva Y.N.
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The article discusses the necessity to translate songs when adapting the film for international release. While dubbing or subtitling, film supervisors and translators seldom pay attention to the translation of the songs thus depriving the audience of perceiving the director’s concept and dramatic structure to the full.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):32-42
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Landscape as a Leitmotif of a Film
Shakhovskaya N.A.
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The article examines the landscape as a significant element of the film’s plastic composition and semantic structure. Taking Andrey Konchalovsky’s “The Postman’s White Nights” as an example, the author analyses the role of documentary aesthetics in describing the relationship between humanity and nature, revealing the estrangement of the two realms.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):43-53
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Directing “Mixed” Forms. Dialogue of Classical Traditions and Modern Creative Practice
Yekimova A.V.
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The article compares the expressive means used in Soviet and modern docu-fiction films. The influence of digital technologies as well as the determination of multimedia aesthetics have led to a quantum leap (not always positive) in making of hybrid forms.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):54-62
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SCREEN CULTURE | CULTURAL STUDIES. PHILOSOPHY
Synesthetic Problems in French Symbolism’ Aesthetics and their Current Relevance
Mankovskaya N.B.
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The article explores the conceptions of synesthesia and the synthesis of arts in French Symbolism based on the theory of con-gruity of spiritual and physical worlds. The author analyzes the synesthetic ideas in musical poetry, color hearing, total theatre and their impact on modern multimedia art practices.
Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):64-77
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WORLD CINEMA | ANALYSIS
The Birth of Identity in the Finnish Cinema
Ivannikova C.O.
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The article is devoted to the early years of Finnish film industry. Given the renown of Danish and Swedish film schools, it investigates the reasons for the lack of interest on the part of international (including Russian) film scholars to the phenomenon of Finnish silent cinema.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):80-90
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Emotional Influence on the Viewer in Contemporary American Cinema
Vital F.Y.
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The article studies the methods and means used in modern American film drama to control the audience’s emotional state, sorting out the major techniques of such control as exemplified by specific films. The main focus is on the catharsis as the key moment of watching a film.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):91-104
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American Biopic in Contemporary Cinema
Morozova I.V.
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Biopic has recently become a leading genre in the world film industry. These films are especially popular in the USA. It is the dominant and most influential trend in the modern American film production. The article analyses American biopic conventions, defines the stages of its evolution and basic types, categorizes its characters.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):105-114
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FILM BUSINESS | MANAGEMENT STRATEGY AND TACTICS
Economic Regulation in the Sphere of Culture and Art: the Current State and Essential Problems
Molchanov I.N.
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The article studies functioning of the Art and Culture sector. The author looks into the specifics of economic regulation in culture, dwells on the idea of socially oriented cultural policy and its role in structural upgrading of Russian economy, offers possible ways to increase the efficiency of economic activity in the field of art and culture.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):116-126
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TELEVISION | DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT
TV Project as a Specimen of Social Engineering
Dmitrenko Y.L.
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The article views a socially significant television project as a form of social engineering and determines the innovative approach in visual media based on social functions. A highly relevant TV-product ensures both interaction with the audience and attainment of the goals vital for social development.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):128-137
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Media Concentration as the Structuring Process of Screen Communications
Urazova S.L.
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Media market diversity, excessive flows of information and development of digital technologies lead to a reverse process of structuring of visual communication. On one hand, this process of media concentration makes the media structures providing visual products to shrink, but it also creates a tendency to set professional standards in the information market. All of these aspects are being analysed in the present article.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):138-148
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ХРОНИКА В ДЕТАЛЯХ | МЕРОПРИЯТИЯ ВГИК
EVENTS IN THE DETAILS | EVENTS VGIK
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Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2016;8(1):150-151
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