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You Play Your Part – Older Women on Screen and in Production

Book Chapter
Macleod, K. (2015)
You Play Your Part – Older Women on Screen and in Production. In H. Savigny, E. Thorsen, D. Jackson, & J. Alexander (Eds.), Media, Margins And Popular Culture (28-40). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137512819_3
This chapter draws on the author’s practice-led research in community-based media to explore how participatory production techniques and strategies create opportunities to inc...

Won’t bow: Don’t know how: Treme, New Orleans and American exceptionalism

Journal Article
Keeble, A. (2016)
Won’t bow: Don’t know how: Treme, New Orleans and American exceptionalism. European Journal of American Culture, 35(1), 51-67. https://doi.org/10.1386/ejac.35.1.51_1
This article examines the depiction of exceptionalism in David Simon and Eric Overmeyer’s television series, Treme, and argues that the series uses its New Orleans microcosm t...

'Naw, Naw, Aye - Activism and Alternative Media in the 2014 Scottish Referendum'

Book Chapter
Macleod, K. (2016)
'Naw, Naw, Aye - Activism and Alternative Media in the 2014 Scottish Referendum'. In S. Price, & R. Sanz Sabido (Eds.), Sites of ProtestLanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield
No abstract available.

Introduction - Screening Women’s Imprisonment: Agency and Exploitation in Orange is the New Black.

Journal Article
Artt, S., & Schwan, A. (2016)
Introduction - Screening Women’s Imprisonment: Agency and Exploitation in Orange is the New Black. Television and New Media, 16(5), 1-6
Introduction to the special edition of Television & New Media.

Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black

Journal Article
Schwan, A. (2016)
Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black. Television and New Media, 17(6), 473-490. https://doi.org/10.1177/1527476416647497
This article argues that Netflix’s original series Orange is the New Black (2013-), based on Piper Kerman’s memoir (2010), uses postfeminist strategies to covertly promote pri...

Make-Believing Animated Films Featuring Digital Humans: A Qualitative Inquiry Using Online Sources

Journal Article
Hetherington, R., & McRae, R. (2017)
Make-Believing Animated Films Featuring Digital Humans: A Qualitative Inquiry Using Online Sources. Animation, 12(2), 156-173. https://doi.org/10.1177/1746847717710738
A qualitative inquiry of reviews of films featuring digital humanlike characters was performed by sampling user comments from three online reviewer aggregator sites: the Inter...

Rediscovering feminist photographer Franki Raffles

Journal Article
Scott, A. (2017)
Rediscovering feminist photographer Franki Raffles. Studies in Photography, 58-62
No abstract available.

Hybrid Practices in Moving Image Design

Book
Macdonald, I. (2016)
Hybrid Practices in Moving Image Design. (1). Palgrave Macmillan. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-41375-4
This book, written from the perspective of a designer and educator, brings to the attention of media historians, fellow practitioners and students the innovative practices of ...

An Affordance-based Framework for CVE Evaluation

Conference Proceeding
Turner, P., & Turner, S. (2002)
An Affordance-based Framework for CVE Evaluation. In X. Faulkner, J. Finlay, & F. Détienne (Eds.), People and Computers XVI - Memorable Yet Invisible, 89-103. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-0105-5_6
We argue that a conceptual framework is required to support the practical evaluation of collaborative virtual environments. We propose such a framework based on an extended, t...

The believability of hyper realistic characters in animated movies.

Conference Proceeding
Hetherington, R. (2015)
The believability of hyper realistic characters in animated movies. https://doi.org/10.1145/2814464.2814478
In a pilot study, participants were asked to watch sets of short movie excerpts featuring performances of a human actor, and 5 animated characters of varying human likeness an...
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ENSEMBLE Performing Together Apart: Enhancing Immersive Multi-Location Co-Performance in Real Time

2018 - 2018
The feeling of being immersed within a live performance by an ensemble of world class musicians can be a deeply engaging and highly valued cultural experience for audiences as well as for the performe...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £58,268

Scotland Futures Forum Film

2018 - 2019
The "Our Future Scotland" Film has been commissioned by the Scotland Future's Forum at the Scottish Parliament. The film will be showcased at the Parliament on 16th May 2018 and form the basis of an ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £1,500

Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium for Gender and Public Engagement

2020 - 2021
Gender inequality in the Pacific is a serious challenge and a sensitive issue - requiring a culturally appropriate and joined up development approach to support and drive the necessary social changes....
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £93,888

Film Bang 1976-2020 – resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries

2020 - 2021
This project will identify ways to support progression, resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries. The project will investigate the data contained in the Film Bang d...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £35,266

Representation of South Asian women in Scottish Cinema

2021 - 2022
I will investigate how South Asian women have been represented in Scottish films. And through a practice-based autoethnographic exploration of image and sound, I will offer possibilities for complex c...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £7,010

Scottish Adoption

2014 - 2015
The project aims to create a series of scripts as well as a development plan for the creation of a package of new innovative products that use film and text to examine issues around adoption such as a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

New Online Local TV News Service - Freakworks

2012 - 2012
The company are planning to launch a new division of their business called ‘Leith.TV’. This will be a video-on-demand hyper local news service which will have a focus on Leith centric news. They are a...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,805

A Disappearing Hebridean Story

2016 - 2018
This proposal is for funding to interview the surviving islanders from Scarp in Gaelic and English, collect existing archival documents and recordings and produce a practice/research documentary film ...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £6,500

Learning from Korea - Media Skins as Public Art

2012 - 2015
Academic research into the use of video content for public art projects involving archival research, content preparation & knowledge transfer in preparation for a groundbreaking collaboration between ...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £2,242
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Heritage interpretation challenges and management issues at film-induced tourism heritage attractions: case studies of Rosslyn Chapel and Alnwick Castle

2011 - 2015
Although previous research has widely acknowledg...
Dr Justyna Bakiewicz | Director of Studies: Prof Anna Leask | Second Supervisor: Prof Paul Barron

Digital gardens with real toads: in what ways have heritage and digital practices fused to form hybrid methods in moving image design?

2011 - 2013
This thesis is a critical examination of my own creative practice ...
Dr Iain Macdonald | Director of Studies: Prof Chris Atton

Complex pleasures: designing optional interactions for public spaces

2008 - 2017
This research will investigate the nature of interactions between people and experience-oriented technologies such as new-media artw...
Dr Ingi Helgason | Director of Studies: Dr Michael Smyth

Soundscape mapping: comparing listening experiences

0 - 2011
The perceived auditory environment is an increasingly important part of people’s everyday interactive experiences. While sound design is an establish...
Dr Iain McGregor | Director of Studies: Prof David Benyon | Second Supervisor: Dr Phil Turner

Interaction and participation: investigating the impact of mobile technologies on screen-based industries and audiences

2020 - date
James Blake | Director of Studies: Dr Kirsten MacLeod | Second Supervisor: Prof Chris Atton

Getting stuck and getting help: How children access support when using technology

2015 - date
Ms Fiona Stewart | Director of Studies: Dr Gemma Webster | Second Supervisor: Dr Tom Flint

1994 - 1997
Prof Kenny Mitchell | Director of Studies: Prof Jessie Kennedy | Second Supervisor: Peter Barclay

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