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Monstrous Aunties: the Rabelaisian older Asian woman in British cinema and television comedy (2019)
Journal Article
Tincknell, E. (in press). Monstrous Aunties: the Rabelaisian older Asian woman in British cinema and television comedy. Feminist Media Studies, 16(1), 1-16. 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.

'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.

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.

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.

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.

“Cascades, torrents & drowning” in information: seeking help in the contemporary general practitioner practice in the UK (2016)
Journal Article
Holley, D., Santos, P., Cook, J., Kerr, M., & Treasure-Jones, T. (2016). “Cascades, torrents & drowning” in information: seeking help in the contemporary general practitioner practice in the UK. Interactive Learning Environments, 24(5), 954-967. https://doi.org/10.1080/10494820.2015.1128206

© 2016 The Author(s). Published by Taylor & Francis. ABSTRACT: This paper responds to the Alpine Rendez-Vous “crisis” in technology-enhanced learning. It takes a contested area of policy as well as a rapid change in the National Health Service, and... Read More about “Cascades, torrents & drowning” in information: seeking help in the contemporary general practitioner practice in the UK.

The independent producer and the state: Simon Relph, government policy and the British film industry, 1980-2005 (2014)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. H. (2014). The independent producer and the state: Simon Relph, government policy and the British film industry, 1980-2005. In C. Meir, A. H. Spicer, & A. McKenna (Eds.), Beyond the Bottom Line: The Producer in Film and Television Studies, (65-93). New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781501300202.ch-004

This chapter is the first comprehensive assessment of the career and importance of Simon Relph, who was an independent film producer, the Managing Director of British Screen (1985-90) which was one of the two main funders and commissioners (alongside... Read More about The independent producer and the state: Simon Relph, government policy and the British film industry, 1980-2005.

Introduction (2014)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. H., McKenna, A., & Meir, C. (2014). Introduction. In A. H. Spicer, A. McKenna, & C. Meir (Eds.), Beyond the Bottom Line: The Producer in Film and Television Studies, 1-23. Bloomsbury Academic

This jointly authored introduction argues for the importance of the producer in understanding how the film and television industries actually work. It provides an overview of the stereotypes that have coloured and caricatured recognition of the produ... Read More about Introduction.

Introduction to SiFTI collection
Book Chapter
Bakoy, E., Puijk, R., & Spicer, A. (2017). Introduction to SiFTI collection. In E. Bakoy, & R. Puijk (Eds.), Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses, 1-20. Intellect

The introduction to this collection of 15 chapters reviews the current nature and concerns of what is generally called Media Industry Studies or Production Studies. It undertakes a critical survey of the literature and explains how the volume is posi... Read More about Introduction to SiFTI collection.

Conclusion to SiFTI collection
Book Chapter
Bakoy, E., Pujik, R., & Spicer, A. (2017). Conclusion to SiFTI collection. In E. Bakoy, R. Pujik, & A. H. Spicer (Eds.), Building Successful and Sustainable Film and Television Businesses, 321-334. Intellect

The conclusion, whilst recognising the specificity of the range of different film and television companies analysed in the collection and the varied criteria behind what 'success' might mean, tries to draw together the common elements that have emerg... Read More about Conclusion to SiFTI collection.