Past moving image winners

2019
Scala Cinema 1978 – 1993

See the 2019 Book Awards page for more information about ‘Scala Cinema 1978 – 1993‘.

Jane Giles
FAB Press
2018
Split Screen Nation: Moving Images of the American West and South
Susan Courtney
Oxford University Press
2017
Anatomy of Sound: Norman Corwin and Media Authorship
Jacob Smith and Neil Verma (Editors)
University of California Press
2016
LA Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema
Allyson Nadia Field, Jan-Christopher Horak, Jacqueline Najuma Stewart (Editors)
University of California Press
2015
Death and the Moving Image: Ideology, Iconography and I
Michele Aaron
Edinburgh University Press
2014
Charles Urban: Pioneering the Non-Fiction Film in Britain and America, 1897 – 1925
Luke McKernan
University of Exeter Press
2013
Hollywood Costume
Deborah Nadoolman Landis
V&A Publishing
2012
Concentrationary Cinema: Aesthetics as Political Resistance in Alain Resnais’s Night and Fog
Griselda Pollock and Max Silverman (Editors)
Berghahn Books
2011
Disappearing Tricks: Silent Film, Houdini, and the New Magic of the Twentieth Century

University of Illinois Press

Matthew Solomon
2010
Eisenstein and the Audiovisual
Robert Robertson
I.B. Tauris
2009
Photography and Cinema
David Campany
Reaktion Books
2008
A History of Artists’ Film and Video in Britain, 1897-2004
David Curtis
BFI
2007
Orson Welles: Hello Americans
Simon Callow
Jonathan Cape
2003
Atlas of Emotion: Journeys in Art, Architecture and Film
Giuliana Bruno
Verso
2003
This Film is Dangerous: A Celebration of Nitrate Film
Roger Smither and associate editor Catherine A Surowiec
FIAF – Fédération Internationale des Archives du Film, Belgium
2001
Writing Himself into History: Oscar Micheaux, His Silent Films and His Audiences
Pearl Bowser and Louise Spence
Rutgers University Press
2001
Special Effects: The History and Technique
Richard Rickitt
Virgin Books, UK and Billboard Books, USA
1999
More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts
James Naremore
University of California Press
1999
Television: An International History of the Formative Years
R W Burns
Institution of Electrical Engineers, UK
1997
The World According to Hollywood, 1918-1939
Ruth Vasey
University of Exeter Press – UK; University of Wisconsin Press – USA
1997
The Encyclopaedia of Animation Techniques
Richard Taylor
Focal Press – UK; Running Press, USA; Simon & Schuster, Australia; Page One, Singapore
1995
Dealmaking in the Film & Television Industry: From Negotiations to Final Contracts
Mark Litwak
Silman-James Press
1995
Being Digital
Nicholas Negroponte
Hodder & Stoughton – UK; Alfred A Knopf – USA
1995
Film: An International History of the Medium
Robert Sklar
Thames & Hudson – UK; Harry N Abrams – USA
1993
Widescreen Cinema
John Belton
Harvard University Press
1993
Hollywood’s Overseas Campaign
Ian Jarvie
Cambridge University Press
1993
Walt in Wonderland: The Silent Films of Walt Disney
Russell Merritt & J B Kaufman
Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, Italy