This section describes the form of an item. It is also an attempt to create a universally identifiable term based on terms used in various communities. Provides more specificity than typeOfResource. Genre is a term(s) that designates a category characterizing a particular style, form, or content, such as artistic, musical, literary composition, etc.
genre has the following components:
A value (the genre term)
The genre term(s) may be taken from the controlled vocabulary sets in the authority (Term source) list.
Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) Resource Type Element Controlled Vocabulary
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GEM CV is: activity; best practice; catalog record; course; curriculum; curriculum support; educator's guide; lesson plan; project; research study; study guide; test; tool; unit of instruction; Other
Library of Congress Subject Headings (lcsh)
The Moving Image Genre-Form Guide (MIGFG)
MIGFG-form CV is: Advertising; Advertising--Company promotion; Advertising--Infomercial; Advertising--Political commercial; Advertising--Promotional announcement; Advertising--Public service announcement; Amateur; Animation; Animation--Abstract animation; Animation--Cameraless animation; Animation--Clay animation; Animation--Combination live action and animation; Animation--Computer animation; Animation--Cutout animation; Animation--Pinscreen animation; Animation--Pixillation animation; Animation--Silhouette animation; Animation--Time-lapse animation; Anthology; Audition; Excerpt; Feature; Outtake; Performance; Puppet; Serial; Series; Short; Stock shot; Television; Television commercial; Television feature; Television mini-series; Television pilot; Television series; Television special; Trailer; Unedited
MIGFG-genre CV is: Actuality; Adaptation; Adventure; Adventure (Nonfiction); Ancient world; Animal; Art; Aviation; Biographical; Biographical (Nonfiction); Buddy; Caper; Chase; Childrens; College; Comedy; Crime; Dance; Dark comedy; Disability; Disaster; Documentary; Domestic comedy; Educational; Erotic; Espionage; Ethnic; Ethnic (Nonfiction); Ethnographic; Experimental; Experimental--Absolute; Experimental--Abstract live action; Experimental--Activist; Experimental--Autobiographical; Experimental--City symphony; Experimental--Cubist; Experimental--Dada; Experimental--Diary; Experimental--Feminist; Experimental--Gay/lesbian; Experimental--Intermittent; Experimental--animation; Experimental--Landscape; Experimental--Loop; Experimental--Lyrical; Experimental--Participatory; Experimental--Portrait; Experimental--Reflexive; Experimental--Street; Experimental--Structural; Experimental--Surrealist; Experimental--Text; Experimental--Trance; Exploitation; Fallen woman; Family; Fantasy; Film noir; Game; Gangster; Historical; Home shopping; Horror; Industrial; Instructional; Interview; Journalism; Jungle; Juvenile delinquency; Lecture; Legal; Magazine; Martial arts; Maternal melodrama; Medical; Medical (Nonfiction); Melodrama; Military; Music; Music video; Musical; Mystery; Nature; News; Newsreel; Opera; Operetta; Parody; Police; Political; Pornography; Prehistoric; Prison; Propaganda; Public access; Public affairs; Reality-based; Religion; Religious; Road; Romance; Science fiction; Screwball comedy; Show business; Singing cowboy; Situation comedy; Slapstick comedy; Slasher; Soap opera; Social guidance; Social problem; Sophisticated comedy; Speculation; Sponsored; Sports; Sports (Nonfiction); Survival; Talk; Thriller; Training; Travelogue; Trick; Trigger; Variety; War; War (Nonfiction); Western; Women; Youth; Yukon
Moving Image Materials (MIM): Genre terms- A standardized list of terms and cross-references for designating moving image material genres and forms. Available only in print; no online version or equivalent exists.
MIM CV is: Actualities; Adaptations; Addresses; Advertising; Aerial combat drama; Animal drama; Animation; Announcements; Anthologies; Anthropological works; Anti-war works; Armed Forces comedies; Audience participation programs; Autobiographical works; Award presentations; B movies; Beauty contests; Bergfilme; Biographies; Black films and programs; Bloopers; Caper drama; Cartoons; Childrens works; Cinema verite; City symphonies; Clay animation; College drama; Comedies; Comedy variety; Commercials; Community affairs; Compilations; Computer animation; Creature drama; Crime drama; Dance; Dance parties and contests; Debates; Detective drama; Disaster drama; Docudrama; Documentaries and factual works; Drama; Editorials; Educational/cultural works; Epics; Erotica; Fantasy; Fantasy comedies; Features; Fiction; Film; Film noir; Gambling drama; Game shows; Ganster drama; Gendai-Geki; Gossip; Graphic animation; Haha-mono; Heimatfilme; Historical re-creations; Historical works (Nonfiction); Home movies and video; Horror drama; Industrial works; Information; Instruction; Interviews; Invisible man drama; Juvenile delinquency drama; Keiko eiga; Legal drama; Light animation; Live shows; Made for TV movies; Magazines; Martial arts drama; Medical drama; Medical works (Nonfiction); Melodrama; Merodorama; Mini-series; Model animation; Moire pattern animation; Monster drama; Mood films; Motorcycle gang drama; Multiple image animation; Mummy drama; Music; Music shorts; Music videos; Musical variety; Musicals; Mysteries; Nansensu-mono; Nature works (Nonfiction); Naval combat drama; News; Newsreels; Novelties; Object animation; Organ transplant drama; Outtakes; Panel discussions; Panel shows; Paper animation; Parodies; Paukerfilme; Personal/independent works; Pilot programs; Pin screen animation; Pixillated animation; Plays; Police drama; Political drama; Political spots; Press conferences; Preussenfilme; Prison drama; Prisoner of war drama; Private eye drama; Propaganda; Psychopath drama; Public affairs; Public relations works; Public service; Puppet animation; Puppet works; Quiz shows; Readings; Religious works; Remakes; Reporter drama; Rock and roll musicals; Rural comedies; Rushes; Science fiction; Scientific works (Nonfiction); Screen tests, auditions, etc.; Sequels; Serials; Series; Shakai-mono; Shomin-geki; Shorts; Silhouette animation; Situation comedies; Slapstick comedies; Soap operas; Sociological drama; Sociological works (Nonfiction); Sophisticated comedies; Sound effects; Special event coverage and commentary; Specials; Sports event coverage and commentary; Sports drama; Spy drama; Still animation; Stock shots; Structuralist works; Superhero drama; Swashbucklers; Talent shows; Talk shows; Teen drama; Television; Theater advertising; Theater announcements; Traceau d ectoplasmes; Trailers and promos; Travelogues; Tsuma-mono; UPA-style animation; Unedited footage; Vampire drama; Variety; Vaudeville; Video; War documentaries; War drama; Werewolf drama; Westerns; Xerox animation; Zombie drama