Cross-Border Cultural Production: Economic Runaway or Globalization?

by Janet Wasko and Mary Erickson

Table of Contents

Introduction


PART I: INTRODUCING THE ISSUES: CROSS-BORDER CULTURAL PRODUCTION

1. "International Film Production: Interests and Motivations" (Ben Goldsmith and Tom O'Regan)


PART II: LABOR AND TRADE UNION ISSUES

2. "Behind the Scenes: How Transnational Firms are Constructing a New International Division of Labor in Media Work" (Susan Christopherson)

3. "Creative Differences: The Problems of Outsourcing Knowledge and Media Labor" (Vincent Mosco)

4. "Hollywood Unions and the Fight for Work" (Catherine McKercher)


PART III: CROSS-BORDER LOCATION ISSUES

5. "Global Locations in Los Angeles: The Promotion of New Cinematic Spaces" (Greg Elmer)

6. "'Managing Uncertainty' on the Gold Coast and the Production Services Industry" (Tom O'Regan and Susan Ward)


PART IV: CASES IN FILM STRATEGIES AND POLICIES: LOUISIANA, NEW ZEALAND AND CANADA

7. "The Other LA: Louisiana Woos Hollywood" (Shenid Bhayroo and Eileen R. Meehan)

8. "Cultural vs. Industrial Film Policy: A Comparative Analysis of Recent Canadian and New Zealand Film Policy" (David Newman)

9. "On Location in Hollywood North: Cultural and Economic Dimensions of Runaway Production in Vancouver, B.C." (Serra Tinic)


PART V: GLOBALIZATION AND MEDIA PRODUCTS

10. "Film and Television Formats: The Cross-Border Adaptation of Interactive Media Productions" (Doris Baltruschat)

11. "Cultural Power in International TV Markets" (Albert Moran)


Notes on Contributors


 

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