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Dr Richard House

Dr Richard House

Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing

Long-form fiction and screenwriting, and I have an interest in writing for new forms (performance, live art, and for digital platforms).

Dr Richard Langley

Dr Richard Langley

Teaching Fellow in Film

Film production; documentary; digital media; audio-visual academia; social action filmmaking.

Dr Catherine Lester

Dr Catherine Lester

Lecturer in Film and Television

My current research focuses on the intersections between children’s culture and the horror genre. My other teaching and research interests include children’s cinema, animation, and representation in film and television.

Dr Alaina Schempp

Lecturer in Film

My academic film research focuses on the temporal nature of the moving image. I’m interested in philosophical and psychological explanations for how timing in movies affect the emotions. Taking an analytic-cognitive approach to the study of emotion in film, I specialise in the micro-analysis of comic and suspense timing in contemporary cinema, especially genres such as comedy, action, ...

Professor Rob Stone

Professor Rob Stone

Professor of Film Studies
Chair of European Film, Co-Head of Department of Film and Creative Writing
Co-director of B-Film: The Birmingham Centre for Film Studies

World Cinema, European Cinema, American Independent Cinema, Spanish, Basque, Cuban and Latin American Cinema, Film Theory. Film and Philosophy, The Politics of Film Aesthetics.

Dr James Walters

Dr James Walters

Reader in Film and Television Studies

Fantasy film and television, film aesthetics and close analysis, television studies, political satire, performance, Hollywood, film and television criticism.

Dr Andrew Watts

Dr Andrew Watts

Senior Lecturer in French Studies
Head of Education, LCAHM

Adaptation theory and practice; French cinema; contemporary European cinema.