C. Paul Sellors

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Dr C. Paul Sellors SFHEA

Lecturer T&R

Biography

C. Paul Sellors is a Lecturer in Film History, Theory, and Criticism at Edinburgh Napier University. He is the author of _Film Authorship: Auteurs and Other Myths_ (2010) and has published in journals including _Screen_, _Living Pictures_, _Film and Philosophy_, and _The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism_.

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Fellowships and Awards

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

 

Invited Speaker

  • Visiting Lecturer, The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School in Łódź

 

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Casual Lecturers in UK Universities: A View from/off the Edge of Europe

Journal Article
Sellors, C. P. (2016)
Casual Lecturers in UK Universities: A View from/off the Edge of Europe. Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier, 4(2),
Article can be read on the journal page - http://www.teachingmedi...ew-fromoff-edge-europe/

The Gift of Not Giving: On Pedagogical Parsimony

Presentation / Conference
Sellors, C. P. (2015, January)
The Gift of Not Giving: On Pedagogical Parsimony. Paper presented at Edinburgh Napier Teaching Fellows Conference, Edinburgh Napier University

"What in the World Distinguishes Fiction from Nonfiction Film?"

Journal Article
Sellors, C. P. (2014)
"What in the World Distinguishes Fiction from Nonfiction Film?". Film and Philosophy, 18, 105-123
Advocates of blurred boundaries between fiction and nonfiction film identify shared narrative and representational practices to justify scepticism about nonfiction film’s abil...

“A Business Pure and Simple:” Film, Copyright, and Problems for Defining Authorship.

Presentation / Conference
Sellors, C. P. (2011, June)
“A Business Pure and Simple:” Film, Copyright, and Problems for Defining Authorship
I examine the underlying, and somewhat incompatible principles of hermeneutic, legal (UK), and empirical definitions of authorship. In this analysis I consider how the distinc...

Drawing a Clear Line between Fact and Fiction in the Animated Documentary.

Presentation / Conference
Sellors, C. P. (2011, June)
Drawing a Clear Line between Fact and Fiction in the Animated Documentary. Paper presented at Animated Realities Conference, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
The assertion that certain means of cinematic representation in documentary filmmaking, such as animation, blurs boundaries between fact and fiction rests on misconceptions ab...

Film Authorship: Auteurs and Other Myths.

Book
Sellors, C. P. (2010)
Film Authorship: Auteurs and Other Myths. Wallflower Press
Few topics in the study of film produce controversy like authorship. Critics, historians and theoreticians have debated the most important film authors, argued vociferously ab...

Review of Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley (ed.) Hollywood in the Neighborhood: Historical Case Studies of Local Moviegoing and Paul S. Moore Now Playing: Early Moviegoing and the Regulation of Fun

Journal Article
Sellors, C. P. (2009)
Review of Kathryn H. Fuller-Seeley (ed.) Hollywood in the Neighborhood: Historical Case Studies of Local Moviegoing and Paul S. Moore Now Playing: Early Moviegoing and the Regulation of Fun. Screen, 50, 266-270. https://doi.org/10.1093/screen/hjp009

Collective Authorship in Film.

Journal Article
Sellors, C. P. (2007)
Collective Authorship in Film. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism. 65, 263-271. doi:10.1111/j.1540-594X.2007.00257.x. ISSN 0021-8529

A Realist Account of Fiction.

Journal Article
Sellors, C. P. (2006)
A Realist Account of Fiction. Film and philosophy. 10, 51-66. ISSN 1073-0427
A realist account of fiction.

Senso.

Book
Sellors, C. P. (2003)
Senso. In Bertellini, G. (Ed.). The Cinema of Italy, 63-71. Wallflower Press. ISBN 1-903364-98-1
Senso.

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