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Tales of Care & Repair (2022)
Book
Dillon, T. (2022). Tales of Care & Repair. DCRC, University of the West of England

TALES OF CARE & REPAIR is a crowd-sourced collection of photographs, texts, interviews, events and stories about the objects we repair today. The projects associated publication 'Tales of Care & Repair' was published in 2022 and summarized the key e... Read More about Tales of Care & Repair.

Images and places - Sense as surfacing (2021)
Thesis
Landau, D. Images and places - Sense as surfacing. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7046371

A practice research project exploring onto-epistemology produced through experimental located moving image practice in concrescence with the cinematic thought of Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947). There are two central site-related photomedia arts p... Read More about Images and places - Sense as surfacing.

The transmission of divine light (2021)
Book Chapter
Crofts, C. (2021). The transmission of divine light. In Opening up the Magic Box. Friese-Greene and Reflections on Film (97-100). Bristol: Bristol Ideas

Charlotte Crofts writes about her memories of cinema-going growing up in Bristol and beyond.

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 digital resurrection of Margaret Thatcher: Creative, technological and legal dilemmas in the use of deepfakes in screen drama (2021)
Journal Article
Lees, D., Bashford-Rogers, T., & Keppel-Palmer, M. (2021). The digital resurrection of Margaret Thatcher: Creative, technological and legal dilemmas in the use of deepfakes in screen drama. Convergence, 27(4), 954–973. https://doi.org/10.1177/13548565211030452

This article develops from the findings of an interdisciplinary research project that has linked film practice research with computer science and law, in an exercise that seeks to digitally resurrect Margaret Thatcher to play herself in a contemporar... Read More about The digital resurrection of Margaret Thatcher: Creative, technological and legal dilemmas in the use of deepfakes in screen drama.

Writing film industry history (2021)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. (2021). Writing film industry history. In P. McDonald (Ed.), Collection: The routledge companion to media industries (429-438). London and New York: Routledge

This chapter provides a critical overview of the main ways in which film industry history has been formulated and described. It argues that any account must address three basic questions: (i) how film industry history has been defined and delimited (... Read More about Writing film industry history.

South West Creative Technology Network - Final report (2021)
Report
Roberts, L., Dovey, J., Quigley, A., & Blackburn, M. (2021). South West Creative Technology Network - Final report. Research England

This report highlights the research and development conducted during the 3-year South West Creative Technology Network. It outlines the creative knowledge exchange methodology developed through the programme and provides case studies of our Immersion... Read More about South West Creative Technology Network - Final report.

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.

Lens-less capture and emerging moving imaging technologies: An investigation into the ways in which digital pinhole capture and advances in lens-less capture in imaging technologies may affect the form and content of moving images (2021)
Thesis
Williams, L. Lens-less capture and emerging moving imaging technologies: An investigation into the ways in which digital pinhole capture and advances in lens-less capture in imaging technologies may affect the form and content of moving images. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/6726592

This thesis is a practice-led enquiry that investigates the creative potential of pinhole video, a new imaging technique which is undocumented elsewhere. Although fixed pinhole image capture has been possible since the advent of chemical photography... Read More about Lens-less capture and emerging moving imaging technologies: An investigation into the ways in which digital pinhole capture and advances in lens-less capture in imaging technologies may affect the form and content of moving images.

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.

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?

Making it real: A policy programme for UK documentary film (2021)
Report
Presence, S., Quigley, A., & Spicer, A. (2021). Making it real: A policy programme for UK documentary film. Bristol: AHRC

This report outlines a new policy programme for the UK documentary film sector. Based on the extensive consultation that followed our previous report, Keeping It Real: Towards a Documentary Film Policy for the UK (2020) – itself based on the largest... Read More about Making it real: A policy programme for UK documentary film.

Critical ambience (2020)
Book Chapter
Dovey, J., & Hayler, M. (2020). Critical ambience. In T. Abba, J. Dovey, & P. Kate (Eds.), Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices (141-161). (1). Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41456-6

This chapter argues that ambient cultural practices can be reframed as critically focused experiences rather than either passive backgrounds or immersive entertainment. We argue that ambient literature can leave the reader or listener with a heighten... Read More about Critical ambience.

‘You wouldn’t get that from watching TV!’: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality non-fiction in the home (2020)
Journal Article
Green, D. P., Rose, M., Bevan, C., Farmer, H., Cater, K., & Stanton Fraser, D. (2021). ‘You wouldn’t get that from watching TV!’: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality non-fiction in the home. Convergence, 27(3), 805-829. https://doi.org/10.1177/1354856520979966

Consumer virtual reality (VR) headsets (e.g. Oculus Go) have brought VR non-fiction (VRNF) within reach of at-home audiences. However, despite increase in VR hardware sales and enthusiasm for the platform among niche audiences at festivals, mainstrea... Read More about ‘You wouldn’t get that from watching TV!’: Exploring audience responses to virtual reality non-fiction in the home.

Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half' (2020)
Book Chapter
Spicer, A. (2020). Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half'. In J. Fenwick, K. Foster, & D. Eldridge (Eds.), Shadow Cinema: The Historical and Production Context of Unmade Films (57-70). (1). Bloomsbury Publishing

Between 1967 and 1984, British independent producer Michael Klinger attempted to make a war film initially called Parachute that was renamed A Man and a Half. It was an international production through which as Klinger hoped to establish himself as a... Read More about Parting the iron curtain: Michael Klinger’s attempt to make 'A Man and a Half'.

Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices (2020)
Book
Abba, T., Dovey, J., & Pullinger, K. (Eds.). (2020). Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices. Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41456-6

This book considers how a combination of place-based writing and location responsive technologies produce new kinds of literary experiences. Building on the work done in the Ambient Literature Project (2016–2018), this books argues that these encount... Read More about Ambient Literature: Towards a New Poetics of Situated Writing and Reading Practices.

Unboxing the Black Box: Reflections on Making with AI and Automation (2020)
Book
Crogan, P. (Ed.). (2020). Unboxing the Black Box: Reflections on Making with AI and Automation. SWCTN

A collective publication by South West Creative Technology Network Automation Fellows. This collection presents thoughts, provocations and reflections on AI and automation in the arena of creative making from some of the South West Creative Technolog... Read More about Unboxing the Black Box: Reflections on Making with AI and Automation.

Creative producers international report (2020)
Report
Moreton, S., Dovey, J., Vance, P., Quigley, A., Lansdowne, J., & Bolton, G. (2020). Creative producers international report. Bristol: Watershed

Creative Producers International was an international talent development programme which worked with 15 Creative Producers based in cities across the globe. Their areas of expertise ranged from contemporary art, place making and community engagement... Read More about Creative producers international report.