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Professor John Adams

Professor John Adams

Professor John Adams

Emeritus Professor

The Richmond Building,
105 Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1LN
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John Adams is Professor of Film & Screen Media Practice (emeritus) in the Drama Department: Theatre, Film, Television at the University of Bristol, UK. In 1986 he succeeded Professor George Brandt as Director of Film and Television Studies with the remit to develop the academic and professional content of postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. His approach centred on ways in which form and practice shape meaning and affect in both documentary and fiction through interrelations between technology, aesthetics, idea, circulation and reception.

He writes and lectures on location scenography, screen performance (as the embodiment of meaning and ideas), expanded cinema, documentary ...

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