Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Author Mayer, Vicki, 1971- author.

Title Almost Hollywood, nearly New Orleans : the lure of the local film economy / Vicki Mayer.

Publication Info. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe JSTOR Open Ebooks  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xi, 147 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : I'm just a film tax credit -- Introduction : presenting Hollywood South -- The making of regional film economies : why La. is not L.A. -- Hollywood South : structural to visceral reorganizations of space -- The place of Treme in the film economy : love and labor for Hollywood South -- (Almost a) conclusion -- Appendix : a guide to decoding film economy claims and press coverage.
Summary "Early in the twenty-first century, Louisiana, one of the poorest states in the United States, redirected millions in tax dollars from the public coffers to become the number one location site globally for the production of Hollywood films and television series. Why would lawmakers support such a policy? Why would citizens accept the policy's uncomfortable effects on their economy and culture? Almost Hollywood, Nearly New Orleans answers these questions through a study of the local and everyday experiences of the film economy in New Orleans, Louisiana--a city that has twice pursued the mantle of a movie production capital. From the silent era to Hollywood South, Vicki Mayer explains that the aura of a film economy is inseparable from a prevailing sense of home, even as it changes that place irrevocably"--Provided by publisher.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (Luminos, viewed April 4, 2017).
Language English.
Subject Motion picture industry -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Film, TV and radio.
The arts.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- General.
Motion picture industry. (OCoLC)fst01027150
Louisiana -- New Orleans. (OCoLC)fst01204311
Indexed Term new orleans.
runaway film.
film industries.
hollywood south.
film economy.
creative economy.
tax incentives.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mayer, Vicki, 1971- Almost Hollywood, nearly New Orleans. Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2017] 9780520293816 (DLC) 2016046883 (OCoLC)960832727
ISBN 9780520967175 (electronic bk.)
0520967178 (electronic bk.)
9780520293816 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0520293819 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 10.1525/luminos.25 doi
AU@ 000058878165
GBVCP 100866751X

Available items only