Posts Tagged "Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies"

Book Release 2022 Women Comedians in the Digital Age by Alex Symons

Posted on Dec 9, 2022 | 0 comments

Coming up from Routledge: Women Comedians in the Digital Age: Media Work and Critical Reputations After Trump breaks down research on 100 women comedians, detailing their work in video-podcasting, on TikTok, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Netflix. Pre-order using discount code on the publisher’s website https://www.routledge.com/Women-Comedians-in-the-Digital-Age-Media-Work-and-Critical-Reputations/Symons/p/book/9781032215020 Alex Symons Special thanks to Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) keynote & author Alex Symons for including Samita Nandy, CMCS as a...

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The Leak (2022) – CMCS Media Production

Posted on Jul 13, 2022 | 0 comments

Welcome to THE LEAK (2022)! Official page: http://cmc-centre.com/film-theleak/ They started dating based on lies, but they liked each other even more when they found out.The Leak is a romantic comedy with a few twists! Extended Summary Mona is stressed and in a hurry. What is she running away from? A lawyer with a secret. Richard is out of his game and appears suspicious. A plumber who is not who he claims to be. Two lies. Simple communication. True love. All with an empty fridge. And a leaking tap. In The Leak, the protagonists Mona and Richard connect...

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Aid Celebrities and the Tropes of Celebrity Humanitarianism

Posted on Aug 27, 2020 | 0 comments

Join video conversation with Dan Brockington, Lisa Ann Richey, and Maha Rafi Atal: More: https://cbs.cloud.panopto.eu/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=bca18ad5-7fff-4ca7-82ca-ac2c00d9c9ee George Clooney is sad. What might an Oscar winning multi-millionaire have to be sad about, you ask? He’s “surprised and saddened” he says, to learn that Nespresso, the coffee brand for whom he has been a public spokesman since 2006, uses child labor at its plantations in Guatemala. That is particularly embarrassing for Clooney, whose brand endorsement has included advocating for...

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Ed 73 Hollywood and Board News – Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS)

Posted on Jan 11, 2020 | 0 comments

From Samita Nandy Hope 2020 started well! I am pleased to announce that Elliot Pill joined the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) editorial board. As the Director of International Development at Cardiff University (UK) and former celebrity publicist for David Beckham, his specialty in promotional culture will be insightful for media and celebrity studies. Read more: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/192014-pill-elliot Also, CBC music host George Stroumboulopoulos named CMCS board member & celebrity activist Anita Krajnc as one of the most influential...

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Book Release: Madhuri Dixit (BFI/Bloomsbury)

Posted on Apr 9, 2019 | 0 comments

Announcing the publication of Dr Nandana Bose’s new monograph Madhuri Dixit as part of the British Film Institute’s Film Stars Series, edited by Martin Shinger and Susan SmithMADHURI DIXITNandana Bose A wide-ranging account of the Indian film star Madhuri Dixit, one of the most popular actresses of Hindi cinema. Nandana Bose’s study traces Dixit’s twenty-five year career, exploring her star persona, her indelible impact on Indian popular culture, and her continuing popularity even in middle age. Nandana Bose discusses Dixit’s unusual and distinctive...

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