Posts Tagged "academic"

Academic Models in Hollywood

Posted on Nov 3, 2020 | 0 comments

– By Samita Nandy (selected names are hidden for security) Academic Models in Hollywood Do fashion models need a Ph.D.? Some certainly do — especially when it comes to walking their talk, so to speak, in critical studies of fame and fashion. Gaining a practical understanding of the Hollywood industry rather than simply studying the runways can provide deep insights into academic models: academics who choose to represent their fashion in media and public relations including communication through social media. As a certified actor from the American Academy of Dramatic...

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Diversity in Hollywood – Media Reports

Posted on Oct 13, 2016 | 0 comments

Academics vs. Critics: Never the Twain Shall Meet: Why can’t cinephiles and academics just get along? Daniel Radcliffe: Hollywood undeniably racist Actor David Oyelowo calls for UK film diversity Mafia 3 isn’t afraid to make players uncomfortable about race Hollywood’s Women Problem: Why Female Filmmakers Have Hit the Glass...

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Industrial Approaches to Media: A Methodological Gateway to Industry Studies

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 | 0 comments

  Industrial Approaches to Media: A Methodological Gateway to Industry Studies From Samuel Ward, PhD Candidate ( We are pleased to announce a range of new content on our website.  This is free to access and includes videos of the workshops from our recent inaugural event: Paul Grainge and Catherine Johnson, of the University of Nottingham’s Institute for Screen Industries Research (ISIR), give a practical guide to interviewing media professionals – how to get them, do them and use them. Steve Benford, Professor in Computer Science, talks about his...

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