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

    A Morecambe Mystery

    Piccini, A. A., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Sandscapes: Writing the British Seaside. Carruthers, J. & Dakkak, N. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

    Colour and the Critique of Advertising: 'Privilege' (Peter Watkins, 1967) and 'Herostratus' (Don Levy, 1967)

    Street, S. C. J., 30 Jun 2020, In : Frames Cinema Journal. 17, 27 p., 1.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

    Open Access
    File
  • Co-production as Experimentation: The Research Forum as Method

    Piccini, A., Cole, T., McDermont, M. & Cohen, S., 2020, Imagining Regulation Differently: Co-creating regulation for Engagement. Policy Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

    Projects

    Student theses

    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)

    File

    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)

    File

    Lost and Found: Studies in Confusing Films

    Author: Lash, D., 7 May 2019

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

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

    File

    Prizes

    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

  • Cultivating Research and Teaching Excellence (CREATE) Award

    Roberts, Steven F (Recipient), 23 Jan 2020

    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

    Illness and Health in Colonial Film Archives, Workshop

    Jacqueline Maingard (Organiser)

    25 Jun 201926 Jun 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course