Dr. Kirsty Sinclair Dootson talks to Michael Cowan about her research on the global history of Technicolor.  

As my PhD project involves a study of Hong Kong New Wave cinema, I longed for a trip to Hong Kong where I oculd have access to many established scholars and rich material. During November and December 2018, I was invited, thanks to Professor Dina Iordanova’s introduction, to pay an academic visit to the Department […]

by Maria Fernanda Miño PGR Representative – Department of Film Studies Film & Beyond Interdisciplinary Retreat Facilitator Any research related to the study of film is by nature an interdisciplinary task.  Even the most technical close textual analysis cannot escape the social, political and economic context in which a film comes into being, opening opportunities […]

Dina IORDANOVA @ Astra Film Festival, Sibiu, 2018   Widely shared perceptions of the region formerly referred to as ‘Eastern Europe’ (and nowadays consisting of variously positioned entities, variably known as the Visegrad Group, Central East Europe, the Western Balkans, and so on) would probably have it that it is only the Serbs that are […]

by Andrea Gelardi @ Cineteca di Bologna   In 2018, the Fife based Russell Trust awarded a research grant to my doctoral project entitled “Locally Rooted, Internationally Involved: the Case of Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna”, generously enabling me to undertake three research trips to Bologna. I was nicely surprised to be granted support by such […]

A headshot of Massimiliano Nardulli, wearing glasses and smoking a pipe.

Professor Dina Iordanova speaks with the prominent short film festival programmer about working across nations and languages, living in Eastern Europe, and the drive to support young and up-and-coming filmmakers.

The cover of La Rivista Cinematografica, featuring a women wearing a white cloche hat. Her hair is short and dark and her eyes are heavily made up. She is in three-quarter profile.

What does “digitization” of archival film materials mean in practice? Domitor has been attempting to answer that question as they develop their own archive, and Prof. Michael Cowan relates that exploration.

A black and white photo of Katharine Hepburn holding a sheaf of papers, preparing to speak into a NBC microphone.

Dr. Jennifer O’Meara relates her research process for her latest project, exploring the history of how women’s voices have been shaped on screen.