Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

Cultural and Creative Industries

The creative economy is one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse industry sectors in the world. New audiences and new modes of delivery across all types of media make for a dynamic global cultural landscape.

Producing ground-breaking work that supports the understanding, analysis and growth of this exciting and ever-changing creative sector is at the core of our research. We work closely with industry partners across all formats and around the globe to engage and innovate with real-life scenarios and projects.

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Research and activities 

Our department is the primary partner of the Institute for Screen Industries Research, the first research institute in a leading UK university to be specifically designed to foster close collaboration between academic research and screen industries.

We routinely collaborate with leading studios (Fox, Warner, Weta, etc), production companies (Red Bee Media, BBC, Skywalker Sound), and manufacturing and technological development companies (Dolby, EFilm, etc) across the world. We also participate in scholarly activities and engage in government, research council and industry funded projects.

Research with us

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For enquiries please contact Dr Gianluca Sergi or one of the relevant experts below:

Dr Hongwei Bao

Prof Elizabeth Evans

Prof Paul Grainge

Prof Gianluca Sergi

Dr Julian Stringer



Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

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Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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