Texture in Film

thoughts and snippets from an interdisciplinary study of texture in film, bringing together discussion of style, criticism and sensation.

Moments of texture

I’m reviving the blog to announce the recent publication of a dossier on the subject of ‘Moments of Texture’ in the new issue of Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism (issue … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Conference report for ‘Texture in Film’ symposium

In the new issue of Scope there is a report for the symposium I organised in April 2013 ‘Texture in Film’

March 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

The book is on its way!

Currently working on the copy editing process of the book, which is coming in June of this year. I am pleased with the cover, which was a tricky one to … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Invited Speaker at ‘Textures’

I’m thrilled to have been invited to speak at a forthcoming interdisciplinary conference next April at the University of St Andrews. The conference is entitled ‘Textures’ and here is the … Continue reading

December 13, 2013

Tangible editing

The draft manuscript of my monograph has finally made its way to the publishers, so while I sigh with relief, here is a bit of the book’s texture or textuality, … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Experiencing space – Conference Paper

This is the full text of the paper I presented at the symposium ‘Texture in Film‘ I organised at University of St Andrews, March 2013. It has some broad similarities to … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dropping by …

to make a note of a wonderful quote I came across while working on the introductory chapter. From Vincent LoBrutto’s interview with Production Designer Ted Haworth: ‘Without patina, Sam [Peckinpah] … Continue reading

September 4, 2013 · Leave a comment