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  • Lavinia Brydon
    Dr Lavinia Brydon
    Lecturer
    Lavinia Brydon investigates questions of space and place in film, with ...
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  • Cecilia Sayad
    Dr Cecilia Sayad
    Lecturer
    Cecilia's teaching focuses on the modern American horror film, Latin Ame...
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  • Tamar Jeffers McDonald
    Dr Tamar Jeffers McDonald
    Reader
    Hollywood, romantic comedy and American film history are the focus of T...
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  • Murray Smith
    Prof. Murray Smith
    Professor
    Murray Smith directs the Aesthetics Research Group and his interests in...
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  • David Francis O.B.E.
      David Francis O.B.E.
    Honorary Fellow
    David Francis O.B.E. has been a key figure in the international film ar...
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  • Aylish Wood
    Dr Aylish Wood
    Reader
    Aylish Wood’s interests focus on digital media in cinema, animation a...
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  • Mattias Frey
    Dr Mattias Frey
    Senior Lecturer
    Mattias Frey is a specialist in film criticism, matters of media consum...
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  • Joss Marsh
    Professor Joss Marsh
    Honorary Professor
    Joss Marsh is Associate Professor of Victorian Studies at Indiana Unive...
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  • Lawrence Jackson
      Lawrence Jackson
    Lecturer in Film Production
    Lawrence Jackson is an industry practitioner who specialises in directi...
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  • Peter Stanfield
    Professor Peter Stanfield
    Professor of Film
    Peter Stanfield’s teaches Hollywood film production and publishes wid...
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Teaching Prizes for 2014

Congratulations to Dr Virginia Pitts (Film), Dr Oliver Double (Drama) and Dr Sophie Quirk (Drama) who have all been awarded teaching prizes for 2014. The Panel which considered the applications comprised Dr Michael Hughes (Acting Faculty DoLT, Fran Beaton (UELT) and Jack Lay (Student Faculty Rep). Comments were also received from Dr Simon Kirchin (Dean of Humanities).   Dr Virginia Pitts for her work in Film Practice - a prize of £1,000 This application shows how two disc...

12th June 2014

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Kent Student Awards – Winners

Congratulations to our brilliant students who won awards in various categories at the Kent Student Awards 2014! Outstanding contribution to Sport Development - 3rd place to Victoria Jolley (Drama and Theatre) Outstanding Student Entrepreneur of the Year - 2nd place to Jonathan Williams (Film) Outstanding contribution to Media and Communications - Joint winner to Rob Linton (Drama and Theatre) and joint 2nd place to Daisy Steinberg (Drama and Theat...

3rd June 2014

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Conference: Film Criticism in Arts magazine (1952-1966). Godard, Rivette, Rohmer and Truffaut away from Bazin’s paradoxes

Date: 10th June 2014 Location: ICA Theatre, Institute of Contemporary Arts (London, The Mall). Famously, Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette, Eric Rohmer and François Truffaut all wrote for the Cahiers du Cinéma journal (run by André Bazin) before becoming renowned filmmakers. Yet, at the same time, they all also wrote for Arts, a largel...

2nd June 2014

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Symposium on Maternal Melodrama – 3rd June

All are warmly invited to the Melodrama Research Group's one-day Symposium on Maternal Melodrama on the 3rd of June, sponsored by the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Film and the Moving Image. We are very glad to welcome esteemed film scholars Professor Pam Cook and Dr Catherine Grant to this event, who will both be presenting videographic essays. Professor Cook will begin with "Paratext and Subtext: Reading Mildred Pierce as Maternal Melodrama" an...

30th May 2014

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