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...
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...
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...
Sellors, C. P. (2009). 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...
Sellors, C. P. (2003). Senso. In Bertellini, G. (Ed.). The Cinema of Italy, 63-71. Wallflower Press. ISBN 1-903364-98-1
Sellors, C. P. (2001). Grafting Union Square onto the Old Rialto: Film-Going within Industrial Society. Living pictures : the journal of the popular and projected image before 1914. 1, 38-57. ISSN 1467-0577
Sellors, C. P. (2000). The Impossibility of Science Fiction: Against Buckland's Possible Worlds. Screen, 41(2), 203-216. doi:10.1093/screen/41.2.203
The Impossibility of Science Fiction: Against Buckland's Possible Worlds.
Sellors, C. P. (2008). 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. doi:10.1093/screen/hjp009. ISSN 0036-9543