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Patti Gaal-Holmes – Film Supervisor

Dr. Patti Gaal-Holmesis interested in receiving applications from PhD students who wish to investigate experimental film histories and processes of filmmaking, as well as film-related projects focusing on cross-cultural identity, histories, archives and memory. Additionally, relationships between photography and film (analogue and digital); and processes of thinking between research and practice are welcomed.


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Amanda Stephenson – Film Supervisor

Dr. Amanda Stephenson is interested in receiving applications from students who would like to explore contemporary film or television productions in relation to any aspect of the protected characteristics including gender, sexuality, race, age, disability; also class and physical characteristics. How these topics engage with wider academic disciplines is of particular interest.


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Paul Taberham – Film and Animation Supervisor

Dr. Paul Taberham is interested in receiving applications from PhD students who wish to explore experimental film and animation, cognitive film theory, animation aesthetics, sound design, narrative theory, and the relationship between film and aesthetic theory within the analytic tradition.


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Romana Turina – Film Supervisor

Dr. Romana Turina is interested in receiving applications from PhD students who wish to examine the relationship between the moving image and the written word, the translation of 20th century's history, sense of time and space into storytelling, particularly if related to border areas.


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Andrew Vallance – Film Supervisor

Dr. Andrew Vallance is interested in receiving applications from PhD students who wish to examine the relationship between film practice, from features to documentary to experimental media, and its related cultures, theoretical contexts and critical purpose.


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Paul Ward – Animation Supervisor

Professor Paul Ward is interested in receiving applications from PhD students who wish to examine the relationship between animation theory, practice and professionalism, the production cultures of animation, and areas such as animation and documentary, animation and education/pedagogy, and animation and performance.