Department of Film and Television

  • BS8 1UP

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Department of Film and Television is home to internationally renowned researchers with expertise ranging from television drama, film comedy and the Western to colour in film, global cinemas, animation and the screen media surrounding the Olympics.

Academics develop ideas and share knowledge across themed areas representing established departmental research strengths:

  • Archives: explores the past of film and other media forms through their material, industrial and discursive traces, working with major national and international archives.
  • Classic Hollywood Aesthetics: evaluates achievements of studio-era Hollywood, engaging with key and neglected works of criticism in this area.
  • Genre: develops new ways of understanding a range of television and film forms such as comedy, the Western and drama.
  • Intermediality: examines medium specificity by investigating how media forms relate to and shape each other.
  • Transnational Cinemas: explores how film's aesthetic, technological and cultural forms are shaped by cross-cultural understanding and globalisation.

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    Research Output

    (Re)producing marriage: Stanley Cavell and Phantom Thread

    Lash, D. J. A., 8 Sep 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Film and Philosophy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    'A fair curve from a noble plan': Certain Women

    Lash, D. J. A., 23 Oct 2020, In : Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism. 9, p. 11 - 20 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
    File

    A meet and happy conversation: "Stanley Cavell and Film: Scepticism and Self-Reliance at the Cinema" by Catherine Wheatley

    Lash, D. J. A., 26 Apr 2020, In : Senses of Cinema.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review (Academic Journal)

    Projects

    Student theses

    Digital visual effects in contemporary Hollywood cinema aesthetics, networks and transnational practice

    Author: Niu, M., 23 Jun 2020

    Supervisor: Moen, K. (Supervisor) & Piccini, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    Genre in Contemporary Disney Animated Features (2008-2016)

    Author: Benhamou, E., 23 Jan 2019

    Supervisor: Moen, K. (Supervisor) & Street, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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    High Fidelity Widescreen Cinema: VistaVision Film Production and Style in Britain and the USA

    Author: Roberts, S. F., 23 Jan 2020

    Supervisor: Street, S. C. J. (Supervisor) & Hanson, H. (External person) (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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    Prizes

    Alumni Foundation Travel Grant

    Aish, Laura (Recipient), 2018

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • An Empathetic Realisation of Embodied Grief in Fiction Film Project: Research

    Dawson, Lesel D (Recipient) & Hay, Jimmy (Recipient), 7 Dec 2018

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • BAFTSS Best Book 2016

    Piper, Helen (Recipient), 2016

    Prize: Prizes, Medals, Awards and Grants

  • Activities

    Stardom and the Archive

    Polly Rose (Speaker)

    8 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Keaton: Restored!

    Polly Rose (Host)

    23 Jan 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesFestival, exhibition, performance

    BAFTSS 7th Annual Conference 2019

    Sarah Kelley (Participant)

    27 Apr 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference