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Gill Branston

Gill Branston

MA (London), MA (Leeds)

Position: Honorary Senior Lecturer

Email:JomecSec@cardiff.ac.uk (School Secretary)

Telephone: +44(0)29 208 74509 (Via School)

 


Overview

Gill Branston is an Honorary Senior Lecturer and was Director of Undergraduate Studies in JOMEC.

She is the main author, with Roy Stafford, of The Media Student's Book 5th edition (2010) (Routledge) and its accompanying co-authored website – The Media Student's Book. The book has been widely translated, including editions in Chinese, Italian, and Spanish.

In 2010-2011 she contributed to the AHRC Research Network Spectacular Environmentalisms: Celebrity, Media and the Environment, based in King's College, London. Part of this was an article on re-thinking wildlife films: http://studyinggreen.wordpress.com/gill-branston.

Also emerging from the work is a commentary piece in a double issue of Environmental  Communication, themed around Spectacular Environmentalisms, due in 2015.
In 2011-2012 she wrote two Study Guides for the Film Agency for Wales about films they had co-produced—Resistance(2011) and We Went to War (2012). These will be available free as pdf, and from the Apple iBooks site in 2014. Her commentary article on the 2012 Olympics is in the JOMEC Journal, Nov. 2012 edition,

She is on the Board of Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff; Secretary of the charity Safer Birth in Chad saferbirthinchad.org and involved with Llandaff Fields People’s Hub.

Research Interests

Cinema(s) and environmental politics