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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Dr. Sheldon Hall’s ‘Figures in Focus’ in the new edition of Picture House, the Cinema Theatre Association’s annual journal

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Dr Sheldon Hall, Reader in Stage & Screen, Department of Humanities, has published an article written in conjunction with thirty undergraduate students taking courses in Film Studies and Screenwriting & Film. The 15,000-word article, ‘Figures in Focus’, appears in the new edition of Picture House, the annual journal of the Cinema Theatre Association. It was based on the students’ analysis […]

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‘Appointments with Fear: Horror Films on British Television’ Lecture by Dr Sheldon Hall, 29 October 2021

City of Westminster Libraries and Archives are hosting a lecture by Dr Sheldon Hall titled ‘Appointments with Fear: The Programming of Horror Films on British Television’, on 29th October 2021 at 18.30 – 19.30 BST. Tickets are free and available via Eventbrite. About this event Countless horror fans owe their love of the genre to their first exposure to it on […]

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