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Robert Stenson

PhD in Film and Television Studies, Faculty of Arts


Research Summary

Current Status

PhD (full-time) - currently registered

Research Topic

Participatory Promotional Events: The 'liveness' of movie trailer launches

Research Summary

My research explores the distribution of movie trailers, specifically looking at the ways in which the U.S. movie industry is utilising 'liveness' to position movie trailers within an evolving ecosystem of connected media.

Research Interests

Promotional Media Industries; Digital Cultures; Social Media; Fan Engagement; Event Studies

Research Supervisors

Dr Paul Grainge Dr Cathy Johnson

Primary Funding Source

AHRC/Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership

Research Clusters Memberships

Digital Culture Research Network (DCRN), University of Nottingham

Teaching Experience

Demonstrator/Technical Assistant, School of Arts, University of Kent, September 2015-July 2016

Department of Culture, Film and Media

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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