Film Production - Research Informed
programme team at Film/TV Production is made up of academic
practitioners with a range of research interests, professional
experience and ongoing professional practice.
Much of the research that staff are engaged in
therefore examines the relationship between theory and
practice and given the nature of film and television production,
that research is often practice-led.
Staff and students share a research ethos
which is about consistently developing as a reflective
so much about learning what others do, it’s about what you can
learn to do yourself"
We are engaged in intellectually challenging
and diverse research in film, documentary and screenwriting.
Pedagogic research also forms an important part of staff interests.
Particular projects include: the integration of theory and
practice, student engagement with industry and gender in the film
and television production industries.
Staff areas of interest include:
- Asian cinema
- British gangster films
- Dutch cinema
- Documentary sound
- Feminist approaches to film
- Contemporary Hollywood
- Jewish-American cinema
- Psychoanalysis in cinema
- Contemporary TV drama
- Regional documentary in TV
Areas of ongoing professional practice
include, TV documentary production, directing fiction,
screenwriting and entrepreneurship and enterprise.