Selective Bibliography on Canadian Film

Abel, Marie-Christine, André Giguère & Luc Perreault. Le cinéma québécois à l’heure internationale. Montréal: Alain Stanké, 1990. 340 pp.

Alemany-Galway, Mary.  A Postmodern Cinema: The Voice of the Others in Canadian Film. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2002.

Allan, Blaire et al. (eds).  Responses:  In Honour of Peter Harcourt.  Kingston:  Responsibility Press, 1992.

Armitage, Kay (ed.).  Gendering the Nation:  Canadian Women’s Cinema.  Toronto:  University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Beattie, Eleanor. A Handbook of Canadian Film. Take One Film Book 4. Toronto: Peter Martin and Associates & Take One, 1977. 355 pp.

Bonneville, Léo, ed. Le cinéma québécois par ceux qui le font. Montréal: Editions Paulines, 1979. 738 pp.

Bowie, Douglas, & Tom Shoebridge, ed. Best Canadian Screenplays. Kingston, Ontario: Quarry, 1992. 438 pp.

Browne, Colin.  Motion Picture Production in British Columbia, 1898-1940 : A Brief Historical Background and Catalogue. Victoria : British Columbia Provincial Museum, 1979.

Buxton, William J., ed. Canada’s Film Century: Traditions, Transitions, Transcendence. Longergan Review 6. Montréal: Lonergan University College, 2000. 240 pp.

Carrière, Louise. Femmes et cinéma québécois. Montréal: Boréal, 1983. 282 pp.

Clandfield, David.  Canadian Film.  Toronto:  Oxford University Press, 1987.

Coulombe, Michel, & Marcel Jean, ed. Le dictionnaire du cinéma québécois. Montréal: Boréal, 1991. 603 pp.

Dean, Malcolm. Censored! Only in Canada: The History of Film Censorship - The Scandal of the Screen. Toronto: Virgo Press, 1981. 726 pp.

Donohoe, Joseph I., Jr., ed. Essays on Québec Cinema. East Lansing: Michigan State UP, 1991. 194 pp.

Donovan, Paul.  Paint Cans.  Vancouver:  New Star Books, 1993.

Dorland, Michael.  So Close to the State/s: The Emergence of Canadian Feature Film Policy.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1998.

Dorland, Michael and Seth Feldman, eds.  DIALOGUE:  Canadian and Quebec Cinema.  Montreal:  Mediatexte Publications Inc., 1987.

Dorland, Michael (ed.).  Responses:  In Honour of Peter Harcourt.  Kingston:  Responsibility Press, 1992.

Easterbrook, Ian K., et al. Canada and Canadians in Feature Films: A Filmography, 1928-1990.

             Guelph: University of Guelph, 1996.

Egoyan, Atom.  Speaking Parts.  Toronto:  Coach House Press, 1993.

Elder, Bruce. Image and Identity: Reflections on Canadian Film and Culture. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP; Toronto: Academy of Canadian Cinema, 1989. 483 pp.

Elder, Kathryn, ed. The Films of Joyce Wieland. Toronto: Cinematheque Ontario, 2000.

Evans, Gary.  In the National Interest:  A Chronicle of the NFB of Canada from 1949-1989.  Toronto:  University of Toronto Press, 1991.

Evans, Gary. John Grierson and the National Film Board: The Politics of Wartime Propaganda. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1984.

Feldman, Seth.  Take Two.  Toronto:  Irwin, 1984.

Feldman, Seth.  Canadian Film Reader.  Toronto:  P. Martin, 1977.

Fetherling, Douglas (ed.).  Documents in Canadian Film.  Peterborough:  Broadview Press, 1988.

Fulford, Robert. Marshall Delaney at the Movies: The Contemporary World As Seen on Film. Toronto: Peter Martin Associates, 1974. 244 pp.

Garel, Sylvian, & André Pâquet, ed. Les Cinémas du Canada: Québec, Ontario, Prairies, côte Ouest, Atlantique. Cinéma/ pluriel. Paris: Editions Centre Georges Pompidou, 1992. 384 pp.

Gittings, Christopher E.  Canadian National Cinema.  Routledge: New York, 2002.

Graham, Gerald. Canadian Film Technology 1896-1986. Newark: U of Delaware P & London: Associated UP, 1989. 272 pp.

Gutteridge, Robert W. Magic Moments: First 20 Years of Moving Pictures in Toronto (1894-1914). Toronto: Gutteridge-Pratley Publications, 2000. 258 pp.

Handling, Piers (ed.).  Self Portrait:  Essays on the Canadian and Quebec Cinemas.  Ottawa:  Canadian Film Institute, 1980.

Harcourt, Peter. Movies and Mythologies: Towards a National Cinema. Toronto:  Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, 1977. 171 pp.

Hehner, Barbara, (ed.).  Making It:  The Business of Film and Television Production in Canada.  Toronto:  Doubleday, 1987.

Hofsess, John. Inner Views: Ten Canadian Film-Makers. Toronto & New York: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1975. 171 pp.

Hoolboom, Mike. Inside the Pleasure Dome: Fringe Film in Canada. Toronto: Gutter Press, 1997. 181 pp.

Irving, John, ed. Selling It: The Marketing of Canadian Feature Films. Toronto: Doubleday & The Canadian Academy of Film and Television, 1995. 252 pp.

James, C. Rodney. Film as a National Art: The National Film Board of Canada and the Film Board Idea. Dissertations on Film Series. New York: Arno, 1977. 762 pp.

Jean, Marcel. Le cinéma québécois. Collection Boréal express 2. Montréal: Boréal, 1991. 124 pp.

Jones, David Barker. Movies and Memoranda: An Interpretive History of the National Film Board of Canada. Canadian Film Series. Ottawa: Canadian Film Institute/ Deneau, 1981. 240 pp.

Knelman, Martin.  Home Movies:  Tales from the Canadian Film World.  Toronto:  Key Porter, 1987.

Knelman, Martin.  This is Where We Came In.  Toronto:  McClelland and Stewart, 1977.

Lamonde, Yvan, & Pierre-François Hébert. Le cinéma au Quebec: essai de statistique historique (1896 à nos jours). Saint-Pierre, Québec: IQRC, 1981. 478 pp.

Lerner, Loren R. Canadian Film and Video: A Bibliography and Guide to the Literature. 2 vols. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1997. 1,811 pp.

Lever, Yvers. Histoire générale du cinéma au Québec. Montréal: Boréal, 1988. 551 pp.

Magder, Ted. Canada’s Hollywood: The Canadian State and Feature Films. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 1993. 327 pp.

Major, Ginnette. Le cinéma québécois à la recherche d’un public: bilan d’une décennie: 1970-1980. Montréal: Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 1982. 164 pp.

Marshall, Bill.  Quebec National Cinema.  Montreal: McGill University Press, 2001.

Mazurkewich, Karen. Cartoon Capers: The History of Canadian Animators. Toronto: McArthur, 1999. 320 pp.

Monk, Katherine.  Weird Sex and Snowshoes and Other Canadian Film Phenomena.  Vancouver:  Raincoast Books, 2001.

Morris, Peter.  The Film Companion.  Toronto:  Irwin, 1984.

Morris, Peter.  Embattled Shadows:  A History of Canadian Cinema, 1895-1939.  Montreal:  McGill-Queen’s University Press, 1978.

Moscovitch, Arlene. Constructing Reality: Exploring Media Issues in Documentary. Montréal: National Film Board of Canada, 1993. 288 pp.

Pallister, Janis L. The Cinema of Quebec: Masters in Their Own House. Madison WI & Teaneck NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1995. 599 pp.

Pendakur, Manjunath.  Canadian Dreams and American Control:  the Political Economy of the Canadian Film Industry.  Toronto:  Garamond Press, 1991.

Pevere, Geoff and Greig Dymond.  Mondo Canuck:  A Canadian Pop Culture Odyssey.  Toronto:  Prentice Hall, 1996.

Pratley, Gerald.  Torn Sprockets:  The Uncertain Projection of Canadian Film.  New Jersey:  Associated Universities Press, 1985.

Posner, Michael.  Canadian Dreams:  The Making and Marketing of Independent Films.  Vancouver:  Douglas & McIntyre, 1993.

Reid, Alison, & Louisa Dupres, ed. Who’s Who in Canadian Films and Television. Toronto: Academy of Canadian Film and Television, 1989. 811 pp.

Reist, Peter Harry, ed. Guide to the Cinema(s) of Canada. Westport CT & London: Greenwood, 2001. 303 pp.

Rose, Barbara Wade. Budge: What Happened to Canada’s King of Film. Toronto: ECW, 1998. 260 pp.

Scott, Jay.  Midnight Matinees.  Toronto:  Oxford University Press, 1985.

Steven, Peter.  Brink of Reality:  New Canadian Documentary Film and Video.  Toronto:  Between the Lines, 1993.

Tremblay-Daviault, Christiane. Un cinéma orphelin: structures mentals et socials du cinéma québécois (1942-1953). Montéal: Editions Québec/Amérique, 1981. 355 pp.

Véronneau, Pierre, & Piers Handling, ed. Self Portrait: Essays on the Canadian and Québec Cinemas. Canadian Film 4. Ottawa: Canadian Film Institute, 1980. 257 pp.

Véronneau, Pierre, Micheal Dorland & Seth Fieldman, ed. Dialogue: Canadian and Québec Cinema/ Cinéma Canadien et québécois. Canadian Film Studies 3. Montréal: Mediatexte/ Cinémathèque québécoise, 1987. 171 pp.

Walz, Gene (ed.).  FLASHBACK:  People and Institutions in Canadian Film History.  Montreal:  Mediatexte Publications Inc., 1986.

Walz, Eugene (ed).  Canada's Best Features: Critical Essays on 15 Canadian Films.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2002.

Wees, William C., and Michael Dorland (eds.).  Words and Moving Images:  Essays on Verbal and Visual Expression in Film and Television.  Montreal:  Mediatexte Publications Inc., 1984.

Weinmann, Heinz. Cinéma de l’iminaire québécois: De «La petite Aurore» à «Jésus de Montréal». Montréal: l’Hexagone, 1990. 273 pp.

Wolfe, Morris.  Jolts:  The TV Wasteland and the Canadian Oasis.  Toronto:  James Lorimer & Company, 1985.

Wise, Wyndham, ed. Take One’s Essential Guide to Films and Filmmakers in Canada. Toronto: Take One, 1999. 144 pp. Take One’s Essential Guide to Canadian Film. Toronto: Toronto UP, 2001. 272 pp.

See also:

Canadian Journal of Film Studies

Cineaction

Cinema Canada

Globe and Mail

Performing Arts

Playback:  Canada’s Broadcast and Production Journal

Point of View

Reel West Magazine

Take One: Film in Canada


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