Deirdre Russell

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I'm a lecturer in Cinema and Film at the University of South Wales, teaching a variety of subjects from film analysis to first-person filmmaking.

Teaching interests

I am currently Module Leader for:

FV1S37 Film Language

FV2S44 Film Conference

FV2S52 Documentary Film History and Theory

FV3S20 First Person Filmmaking

FV3S22 Advanced Theory: Dissertation

FV3D16 Cinema Dissertation

Research interests

My research interests include autobiographical/first-person filmmaking (in fictional, documentary, experimental and animated forms) and cinematic hybridity (documentary/fiction, live action/animation, intermediality/transmedia) and the changing status of cinema in the digital age.

Education/Academic qualification

Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching

Award Date: 31 Jul 2009

PhD in French Studies (AHRC-funded), Narrative Identities in Contemporary French Autobiographical Literature and Film’ , University of Manchester

Award Date: 31 Oct 2008

MA (AHRC-funded) in Modern Languages and Cultures, University of Manchester

Award Date: 1 Oct 2004

BA (Joint Hons) in Spanish and French, University of Manchester

Award Date: 31 Jul 2001

Certificate in European Media Studies (ERASMUS-funded), Universitat de Barcelona

Award Date: 30 Jun 2000


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