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The maternal flaneuse: Using sensory visual autoethnography to document the experiences of early motherhood in place (2021)
Thesis
Reed Hillman, R. The maternal flaneuse: Using sensory visual autoethnography to document the experiences of early motherhood in place. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6252500

In this thesis I have documented my sensory experiences of early motherhood in relation to the places in which they were experienced. This was achieved through mixed media practices of observational filmmaking; documentary photography sound re... Read More about The maternal flaneuse: Using sensory visual autoethnography to document the experiences of early motherhood in place.

The 360° Gaze: Immersions in Media, Society and Culture (2021)
Book
Stiegler, C. (2021). The 360° Gaze: Immersions in Media, Society and Culture. Cambridge, Mass.: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press)

The 360° Gaze is the first comprehensive study that traces immersive experiences across a wide range of media and cultural practices in postmodern culture. With its interdisciplinary methodology, this book reveals the intersections between immersive... Read More about The 360° Gaze: Immersions in Media, Society and Culture.

Seeing It On Television (2021)
Book
Lees, D., & Sexton, M. (2021). Seeing It On Television. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing

Seeing It on Television: Televisuality in the Contemporary US ‘High-end’ Series is co-authored by Dominic Lees and Max Sexton. The book is a detailed study of aesthetics in contemporary US television drama. It examines a range of cultural, technolog... Read More about Seeing It On Television.

“You feel, in that moment, you are sitting next to them!”: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality nonfiction in the home (2021)
Other
Rose, M., & Green, D. (2021). “You feel, in that moment, you are sitting next to them!”: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality nonfiction in the home

Summary findings from EPSRC Virtual Realities research project Household Study. Peer reviewed article in Convergence Journal - in UWE Research Repository. ‘You wouldn’t get that from watching TV!’: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality non... Read More about “You feel, in that moment, you are sitting next to them!”: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality nonfiction in the home.

Faking it (2021)
Journal Article
Lees, D. (2021). Faking it. Sight & Sound, 31(3), 10-11

Could deepfake films make their way from YouTube novelty and artworld provocation into mainstream cinema?

Cary Grant Comes Home festival events feedback (2021)
Report
Crofts, C. (2021). Cary Grant Comes Home festival events feedback. Bristol: AHRC

Event evaluation report and participant feedback on Looking for Archie Walking Tour, New York Centenary online events, Mark Glancy online talk, and Cary Comes Home for the Weekend online festival.

New pedagogical models (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Evans, M. (2020, December). New pedagogical models. Paper presented at Association of Journalism Education Annual Conference, Online

The research examines a model of situated learning adopted by one UK university in teaching journalism through practice by looking at perceptions of students. Through analysing data collected in focus groups and interviews with students it will eva... Read More about New pedagogical models.

Bristol fashion: Reclaiming Cary Grant for Bristol – Film heritage, screen tourism and curating the Cary Comes Home Festival (2020)
Journal Article
Crofts, C. Bristol fashion: Reclaiming Cary Grant for Bristol – Film heritage, screen tourism and curating the Cary Comes Home Festival. Manuscript submitted for publication

Crofts, C. (forthcoming) ‘Bristol Fashion: Reclaiming Cary Grant for Bristol – Film Heritage, Screen Tourism and Curating the Cary Comes Home Festival’ in submitted to Open Screens. Abstract This article re-examines Cary Grant’s star persona argu... Read More about Bristol fashion: Reclaiming Cary Grant for Bristol – Film heritage, screen tourism and curating the Cary Comes Home Festival.

The role of television and social media news videos in raising the socio-political awareness of Jordanian University students (2020)
Thesis
Al-Jalabneh, A. A. S. H. The role of television and social media news videos in raising the socio-political awareness of Jordanian University students. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/1491266

This thesis investigates the use and perceived awareness of Jordanian university students towards the socio-political news presented by Television “National Jordanian and Satellite TV” in comparison to Social Media “Facebook and YouTube”. The thesis... Read More about The role of television and social media news videos in raising the socio-political awareness of Jordanian University students.

What does decolonising the curriculum mean? (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Evans, M., & Sobers, S. (2020, June). What does decolonising the curriculum mean?. Presented at UWE Festival of Learning 2020

What does decolonising the curriculum mean? What practical steps can I make to adapt my teaching? Myra Evans and Dr Shawn Sobers explore the issue and ideas and actions to make change. The session has been designed to help staff to consider how they... Read More about What does decolonising the curriculum mean?.

Expanding practice: Script development with new Deaf screenwriting talent (2020)
Journal Article
Davies, A. (2020). Expanding practice: Script development with new Deaf screenwriting talent. Journal of Screenwriting, 11(2), 157-174. https://doi.org/10.1386/josc_00023_1

In Deaf film and television, modest production budgets and limited training opportunities present considerable challenges for emerging screenwriting talent. This article argues that orthodox approaches to developing screenplays must be expanded when... Read More about Expanding practice: Script development with new Deaf screenwriting talent.

'Arresting the decline: Court reporting in England and Wales' (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Smith, T., Reardon, S., Gross, B., Keppel-Palmer, M., & Chamberlain, P. (2020, March). 'Arresting the decline: Court reporting in England and Wales'. Paper presented at HM Courts and Tribunals Services Media Guidance Launch Event, Old Bailey, London, UK

The encounter with the real: What can Complicite’s Theatre performance 'The Encounter' teach us about the future of VR narratives? (2020)
Journal Article
Salihbegovic, F. (2020). The encounter with the real: What can Complicite’s Theatre performance 'The Encounter' teach us about the future of VR narratives?. Body, Space & Technology, 19(1), 125-152. https://doi.org/10.16995/bst.336

The most recent emergence of relatively inexpensive VR technologies has received an enthusiastic attention from the entertainment industry, visual and multimedia artists, and academia. The world of computer gaming is thriving with the new VR platform... Read More about The encounter with the real: What can Complicite’s Theatre performance 'The Encounter' teach us about the future of VR narratives?.

Zanjir (2020)
Exhibition / Performance
Mahmoodian, A. Zanjir. [Photography]. Exhibited at Arnolfini. 18 January 2020 - 22 March 2020. (Unpublished)

Amak Mahmoodian’s Zanjir (Translation: “chain”) explores complex ideas about identity, home, exile and family. Building on a photobook of the same name, the exhibition will be the first complete gallery presentation of the project, bringing it into a... Read More about Zanjir.

Exploring Flexible Production in ‘Original Content’ Television (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Lees, D., & Sexton, M. (2020, January). Exploring Flexible Production in ‘Original Content’ Television. Paper presented at Methodologies of Screen Industries Research, Bristol, UK

For many media departments within academia, the integration of theory and practice represents a ‘problem’ requiring attention (S. Maras, 2005). This paper proposes how production processes may be aligned with the poetics of storytelling and how the... Read More about Exploring Flexible Production in ‘Original Content’ Television.

Developing new Deaf screenwriting talent (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Davies, A. (2020). Developing new Deaf screenwriting talent. In Avanca Cinema 2019. , (91-99). https://doi.org/10.37390/ac.v0i0.10

This paper examines how orthodox approaches to developing screenplays must be expanded when working with emerging screenwriting talent. It explores the particular issues and problems facing those working in Deaf film and TV, where production budgets... Read More about Developing new Deaf screenwriting talent.

Many ways of directing a film: Teaching the ‘Modes of creative practice' (2019)
Book Chapter
Lees, D. (2019). Many ways of directing a film: Teaching the ‘Modes of creative practice'. In M. D. Mourāo, A. Taylor, S. Semerdjiev, & C. Mello (Eds.), 21st Century Film, TV and Media School Book – Volume 2: Directing. CILECT

This chapter examines the creative practice of fiction film directors and seeks to identify patterns of difference that can be sorted into coherent schemes of practice. I then apply these findings in order to propose pedagogic innovations in film edu... Read More about Many ways of directing a film: Teaching the ‘Modes of creative practice'.