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Contemporary Radical Film Culture: Networks, Organisations and Activists (2020)
Book
Presence, S., Wayne, M., & Newsinger, J. (Eds.). (2020). Contemporary Radical Film Culture: Networks, Organisations and Activists. London: Routledge

Comprising essays from some of the leading scholars and practitioners in the field, this is the first book to investigate twenty-first-century radical film practices across production, distribution and exhibition at a global level. This book explo... Read More about Contemporary Radical Film Culture: Networks, Organisations and Activists.

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.

‘Modes of Creative Practice’ in fiction filmmaking: towards a new Theory of Film Practice (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Lees, D. (2019, December). ‘Modes of Creative Practice’ in fiction filmmaking: towards a new Theory of Film Practice. Paper presented at Sightlines: Screen Production and the Academy, RMIT Melbourne, Australia

In this paper, I present the concept of the ‘Modes of Creative Practice’, a theoretical construct that provides us with a new form of taxonomy of film. I will explain how the practice research conducted through the making of The Burning illustrates... Read More about ‘Modes of Creative Practice’ in fiction filmmaking: towards a new Theory of Film Practice.

Monstrous Aunties: the Rabelaisian older Asian woman in British cinema and television comedy (2019)
Journal Article
Tincknell, E. (2020). Monstrous Aunties: the Rabelaisian older Asian woman in British cinema and television comedy. Feminist Media Studies, 20(1), 135-150. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2019.1599038

© 2019, © 2019 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Representations of older women of South Asian heritage in British cinema are often assumed to do little more than reiterate familiar stereotypes. Yet some British comedy films an... Read More about Monstrous Aunties: the Rabelaisian older Asian woman in British cinema and television comedy.

Red moon diaries conference presentation (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2018, September). Red moon diaries conference presentation. Presented at Reinventing, rethinking and representing the Menopause: Beyond the Interdisciplinary Paradigm

A screening of the Red Moon Diaries Film and a presentation about the research and methodology of the film including the Red Moon exhibition and event.

‘Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone’: Documenting an investigative arts project on the environmental destruction of the Thames Estuary (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Oldham, A. (2018, July). ‘Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone’: Documenting an investigative arts project on the environmental destruction of the Thames Estuary. Paper presented at Avanca Cinema-International Conference 2018

“Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone” is a gallery of fifteen short films that document a multi-layered investigative arts project exploring the changing ecology, society and industry of the Thames Estuary. As this subject matter presented a significant c... Read More about ‘Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone’: Documenting an investigative arts project on the environmental destruction of the Thames Estuary.

Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone : Screenworks / Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene (2018)
Journal Article
Oldham, A. (2018). Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone : Screenworks / Digital Ecologies and the Anthropocene. Screenworks, 8(2),

This paper develops the research outcomes of the Wrecked on the Intertidal Zone project, drawing out some of its key themes in relation to the online Screenworks volume "Digital Cultures and the Anthropocene".

'It’s our property and our passion’: Managing creativity in a successful company – Aardman Animations (2017)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. (2017). 'It’s our property and our passion’: Managing creativity in a successful company – Aardman Animations. In A. H. Spicer, E. Bakoy, & R. Puijk (Eds.), Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television BusinessesIntellect

This chapter explores how creativity is managed by Aardman Animations, one of the most successful independent UK film and television companies, whose vision is to forge an artists’ ‘studio’ rather than simply a business. This chapter argues that this... Read More about 'It’s our property and our passion’: Managing creativity in a successful company – Aardman Animations.

Forgotten Places (2017)
Digital Artefact
Oldham, A. (2017). Forgotten Places

Forgotten Places is a short documentary film that explores the architectural history of the Spanish Civil War in Barcelona. In particular, the film follows local tour guides Nick Lloyd and Catherine Greenleagh and the Spanish Civil War tour that they... Read More about Forgotten Places.

Have disruptive innovations arrived at the gates of academia? (2017)
Thesis
Santandreu, D. Have disruptive innovations arrived at the gates of academia?. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Disruptive technologies in education and particularly Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) continue to be one of the polarising and most controvertible topics in postsecondary education, as they have yet to deliver on their promises. Existing academic... Read More about Have disruptive innovations arrived at the gates of academia?.

The life review and the (alternative) politics of ageing (2017)
Journal Article
Wilson, S. (2017). The life review and the (alternative) politics of ageing. Journal of British Cinema and Television, 14(2), 196-212. https://doi.org/10.3366/jbctv.2017.0363

© Edinburgh University Press. Referencing Diana Athill's memoir, Alive, Alive Oh! And Other Things That Matter (2015), this article organises an analysis of the BBC television dramas A Cream Cracker under the Settee (1988) and She's Been Away (1989)... Read More about The life review and the (alternative) politics of ageing.

The Work of the Course: validity and reliability in assessing English Literature (2017)
Journal Article
Hodgson, J., & Greenwell, B. (2017). The Work of the Course: validity and reliability in assessing English Literature. English in Education, 51(1), 100-111. https://doi.org/10.1111/eie.12132

© 2017 National Association for the Teaching of English This article reflects on the values and practices of a revolutionary UK A level (senior secondary) course that achieved a high degree of validity and reliability in assessing the study of Englis... Read More about The Work of the Course: validity and reliability in assessing English Literature.

'One screening away from disaster': Precarity and commitment in the Radical Film Network’s community exhibition sector (2017)
Book Chapter
Presence, S. (2017). 'One screening away from disaster': Precarity and commitment in the Radical Film Network’s community exhibition sector. In R. Comunian, C. Chapain, & S. Malik (Eds.), Community Filmmaking: Diversity, Practices and PlacesRoutledge

This chapter will build on the conference paper presented at the ‘Community Filmmaking’ conference in January 2014, which discussed the Bristol Radical Film Festival in the context of community filmmaking and the emergent project to develop what was... Read More about 'One screening away from disaster': Precarity and commitment in the Radical Film Network’s community exhibition sector.

Producers and Moguls, 1930-1980 (2017)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. H. (2017). Producers and Moguls, 1930-1980. In I. Hunter, L. Porter, & J. Smith (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to British Cinema HistoryTaylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter provides an overview of production practices in the British film industry over a fifty year period. It does this through an analysis of the role of the producer, dividing producers into three broad types: moguls (who owned a studio); A f... Read More about Producers and Moguls, 1930-1980.

A review of the Malaysian film industry: Towards better film workflow (2016)
Thesis
Dim, A. R. (in press). A review of the Malaysian film industry: Towards better film workflow. (Thesis). University of the West of England

Abstract This thesis investigates the existing film workflow processes in Malaysia and aims to explore, review and reflect on the expectations, experiences and preferences and problems experienced by practitioners in the Malaysian film industry. Par... Read More about A review of the Malaysian film industry: Towards better film workflow.

Storytelling in the newsroom: An investigation into practice-based learning methods in the training and employment of tomorrow’s journalists (2016)
Journal Article
Evans, M. (2016). Storytelling in the newsroom: An investigation into practice-based learning methods in the training and employment of tomorrow’s journalists

Abstract: In order to prepare students for a career in journalism, teaching must be done through practice-based learning. The integration of theory, practice and reflection as advocated by Kolb (1984) provides a solid pedagogical framework for cours... Read More about Storytelling in the newsroom: An investigation into practice-based learning methods in the training and employment of tomorrow’s journalists.

Reel news in the digital age: Framing Britain’s radical video-activists (2016)
Book Chapter
Presence, S. (2016). Reel news in the digital age: Framing Britain’s radical video-activists. In C. Mulloy, & Y. Tzioumakis (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics, 103-111. Routledge

The most recent book-length study of radical British filmmaking, Margaret Dickinson’s Rogue Reels: Oppositional Film in Britain, 1945-90 (1999), ends by noting the emergence Undercurrents in 1994 as an example of the burgeoning use of video as a prop... Read More about Reel news in the digital age: Framing Britain’s radical video-activists.

Using the participatory patterns design (PPD) methodology to co-design groupware: Confer a tool for workplace informal learning (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Cook, J., Mor, Y., Santos, P., Treasure-Jones, T., Elferink, R., & Kerr, M. (2016, June). Using the participatory patterns design (PPD) methodology to co-design groupware: Confer a tool for workplace informal learning. Paper presented at EdMedia 2016

This paper proposes a methodology which attempts to address the barriers to the development of successful educational design research through a process which identifies gaps in current practices and devises innovations to target them. Educational des... Read More about Using the participatory patterns design (PPD) methodology to co-design groupware: Confer a tool for workplace informal learning.