‘Fear and Desire’ – Archival discovery by Dr James Fenwick made about Stanley Kubrick’s first feature film

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Research on filmmaker Stanley Kubrick, conducted by Dr James Fenwick, Senior Lecturer in Media Studies and the Course Leader for BA (Hons) Media, has been reported by the Venice Biennale as part of their 90th anniversary. The Biennale has reported how James’ research uncovered that Kubrick submitted his first feature film, Fear and Desire, to the Venice Film Festival in 1953 […]

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society – ‘Exploiting around the Clock: Sam Katzman and the Genesis of the Rock ’n’ Roll Film’ with Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool)

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Contemporary Conversations in Culture, Media and Society Exploiting around the Clock: Sam Katzman and the Genesis of the Rock ’n’ Roll Film Featuring Yannis Tzioumakis (University of Liverpool). This paper revisits the production history of the film Rock around the Clock (1956), with a view to shedding light on certain aspects of that history that have received little attention, but […]

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‘Dust & Metal’ – Professor Esther Johnson awarded British Council’s Digital Collaboration Fund

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Update The great news that Dust & Metal has been awarded the Digital Collaboration Fund has been covered by international film industry news resource Screen Daily. Click here to find out more. The British Council have announced that DUST & METAL (Bụi và Kim loại), the second feature from director and Professor of Film and Media Arts Esther Johnson, will receive […]

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CANCELLED: Thursday 19 March 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London)

THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED   Title: Making Sense of Disinformation Speaker: Dr Justin Schlosberg (Senior Lecturer in Journalism and Media at Birkbeck, University of London) Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy Date and time: Thursday 19 March 2020, 12.00pm-13.30pm Abstract Democratic societies have never been immune to disinformation. But in recent years scholars, politicians and journalists have become increasingly preoccupied […]

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Diane Rodgers Researcher Blog: Adventures in Folklore with the BBC!

About the Author Diane A. Rodgers is a Senior Lecturer in Media, Arts and Communications at Sheffield Hallam University and a C3RI PhD candidate conducting doctoral research relating to folklore and folk horror in ‘wyrd’ 1970s British Film and Television. On either side of the festive period, I was lucky to have a number of direct collaborations with the BBC in relation to […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD candidate Kathryn Murphy: METHOD conference complete!

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About the author Kathryn Murphy is a doctoral student in the Communications & Computing Research Centre (CCRC) where she is pursuing a PhD in Media focusing on celebrity culture in YouTube and social media.  Kathryn’s supervisors are: Ruth Deller (Director of Studies) and Kerry McSeveny. Kathryn is in the first year of her PhD in C3RI and documents her PhD journey on […]

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Wednesday 03 May 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Rinella Cere (Media, SHU)

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Speaker: Dr Rinella Cere Title: ‘Little England beats Great Britain’: Italian Media Coverage of Brexit Rinella Cere is Reader in Media and Cultural Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. She has researched and taught extensively in the Media and Cultural Studies field and her publications include books, chapters and articles on news media and popular culture in Italy and Britain. Her most recent […]

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