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Step on Me Charlotte Rampling or on Arrakis No One Can Hear You Orgasm (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Artt, S. (2022, June). Step on Me Charlotte Rampling or on Arrakis No One Can Hear You Orgasm. Paper presented at Association of Adaptation Studies annual conference, University of Lisbon, Portugal

In Dune (Denis Villeneuve, 2021), the much-anticipated adaptation of the Frank Herbert series, Charlotte Rampling briefly appears as Mother Helen Mohiam, high priestess of the Bene Gesserit. Veiled in an elaborate costume, it is Rampling’s voice that... Read More about Step on Me Charlotte Rampling or on Arrakis No One Can Hear You Orgasm.

Finding the Female Users: A Feminist Historiography of the Fairlight CMI (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P., & Blackburn, M. (2022, June). Finding the Female Users: A Feminist Historiography of the Fairlight CMI. Paper presented at Rethinking the History of Technology-based Music, University of Huddersfield

The story of the Fairlight CMI, a digital synthesizer that was designed in Sydney, Australia in the mid-to-late 1970s, is dominated by a few high-profile male users: Peter Gabriel, Herbie Hancock, and Stevie Wonder. In both academic and popular histo... Read More about Finding the Female Users: A Feminist Historiography of the Fairlight CMI.

Bleeding Free – advocacy and activism in the production of a student led documentary on period poverty and menstrual health education (2021)
Presentation / Conference
MacLeod, K. (2021, October). Bleeding Free – advocacy and activism in the production of a student led documentary on period poverty and menstrual health education. Paper presented at Menstruation in the Media (in collaboration with Menstruation Research Network), Sheffield Halam University

This paper will discuss the a university produced social impact documentary, Bleeding Free, produced by an advocacy and impact collective, Bleedin Saor . The collective (meaning Bleeding Free in Scots & Gaelic) aimed to increase access to period prod... Read More about Bleeding Free – advocacy and activism in the production of a student led documentary on period poverty and menstrual health education.

Bleeding Free (2021)
Exhibition / Performance
MacLeod, K. Bleeding Free. [Digital video]. Exhibited at Hobnobben Film Festival, Hobnobben, USA. 15 October 2021 - 17 April 2022. (Unpublished)

Screening of documentary film, Bleeding Free at Hobnobben Film Festival, 2021. https://cinemacenter.org/hobnobben-2021-films/bleeding-free

The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium – Doing Impact and Engagement during a global pandemic (2021)
Presentation / Conference
MacLeod, K. (2021, July). The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium – Doing Impact and Engagement during a global pandemic. Paper presented at 2021 MPE/MeCCSA Practice Network Symposium, Solent University, Southampton

The presentation will discuss initial reflections on a UKRI funded impact and engagement project in the Pacific, aimed at addressing community based and participatory media production as a development methodology to tackle gender inequality and speci... Read More about The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium – Doing Impact and Engagement during a global pandemic.

Film Bang 1976-2020 – resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries (2021)
Report
Scott, A., & Davidson, N. (2021). Film Bang 1976-2020 – resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries. Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre

This Report gathers the evidence from our 2020 research project investigating freelance working in the Scottish film and television sector over the past four decades. The Industrial Strategy (UK Government, 2017) and the Bazalgette Report into the Cr... Read More about Film Bang 1976-2020 – resilience and sustainability for freelance careers in the screen industries.

Film Bang Analysis (2021)
Digital Artefact
Scott, A., & Davidson, N. (2021). Film Bang Analysis. [Website]

A webslides presentation covering the main points emerging from analysis of the Film Bang directory 1976 - 2020. This study investigates freelance working in the Scottish film and television sector. The Industrial Strategy and the Bazalgette Repo... Read More about Film Bang Analysis.

The Deaf Heritage Collective: Collaboration with Critical Intent (2021)
Journal Article
Jamieson, K., Discepoli, M., & Leith, E. (2021). The Deaf Heritage Collective: Collaboration with Critical Intent. Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics, 15(1), 1-26

The paper reflects upon the Deaf Heritage Collective, a collaborative project led by Edinburgh Napier University’s Design for Heritage team and Heriot Watt’s Centre for Translation And Interpreting Studies. The project aimed to advance discussion aro... Read More about The Deaf Heritage Collective: Collaboration with Critical Intent.

Bleeding Free (2021)
Digital Artefact
MacLeod, K., Morgan, L., & Cochrane, R. (2021). Bleeding Free. [Digital video]

A documentary film about period poverty and menstrual health. The film focuses on the importance of free access to period products and how this improves the life chances for women and girls, especially in relation to education but also for gender equ... Read More about Bleeding Free.

(Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation' (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2021, May). (Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation'. Paper presented at Annual Symposium of Music Scholars in Finland, Online

For many commentators over the last two decades, digitisation represents nothing short of a watershed moment in how music is produced, stored, and consumed. In this paper, I address claims around the democratisation of music making with the advent of... Read More about (Dis)locating Democratisation: Grime, Digitalisation, and 'The PlayStation Generation'.

The challenges facing freelancers in Scottish Film and TV: an analysis of 45 years of data from the Film Bang directory 1976-2020 (2021)
Report
Scott, A., & Davidson, N. (2021). The challenges facing freelancers in Scottish Film and TV: an analysis of 45 years of data from the Film Bang directory 1976-2020. London: Creative Industries Policy & Evidence Centre

This Discussion Paper investigates freelance working in the Scottish film and television sector. The Industrial Strategy and the Bazalgette Report into the Creative Industries (2017) have identified the need to support the development of creative clu... Read More about The challenges facing freelancers in Scottish Film and TV: an analysis of 45 years of data from the Film Bang directory 1976-2020.

KUSWA: a case study of indigenous participatory filmmaking addressing gender violence and sorcery accusations, Papua New Guinea (2021)
Report
Crook, T., Fufurefa, E., Hukula, F., MacLeod, K., Munau, L., Sar, L., & Strong, T. (2021). KUSWA: a case study of indigenous participatory filmmaking addressing gender violence and sorcery accusations, Papua New Guinea. AHRC & ESRC

Case study produced for AHRC/ESRC project addressing indigenous engagement in research practice. Case study discusses community filmmaking within context of KUSWA organisation in Goroka, Papua New Guinea and its use as a strand in combatting gender b... Read More about KUSWA: a case study of indigenous participatory filmmaking addressing gender violence and sorcery accusations, Papua New Guinea.

The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium – Doing Impact and Engagement during a global pandemic (2021)
Presentation / Conference
MacLeod, K. (2021, March). The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium – Doing Impact and Engagement during a global pandemic. Paper presented at MPE/MeCCSA Practice Network Symposium 2021, Bournemouth University

The presentation will discuss initial reflections on a UKRI funded impact and engagement project in the Pacific, aimed at addressing community based and participatory media production as a development methodology to tackle gender inequality and speci... Read More about The Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium – Doing Impact and Engagement during a global pandemic.

Computopia Revisited: Yoneji Masuda’s Realistic Utopianism (2020)
Journal Article
Duff, A., & Ito, Y. (2020). Computopia Revisited: Yoneji Masuda’s Realistic Utopianism. Keio communication review, 42(3), 53-74

Utopianism has always had a bad press. The whole genre, not least classics such as Thomas More’s Utopia (More, 1516), Robert Owen’s New View of Society (Owen, 1813), and William Morris’s News From Nowhere (Morris, 1891), has allegedly been shot throu... Read More about Computopia Revisited: Yoneji Masuda’s Realistic Utopianism.

'Need we Say More': Contemporary Responses to the Fairlight CMI (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Harkins, P. (2020, December). 'Need we Say More': Contemporary Responses to the Fairlight CMI. Paper presented at Sound Instruments and Sonic Cultures: An Interdisciplinary Conference, National Science & Media Museum, Bradford/Online

Often described as the first digital sampler, the Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument (CMI) was primarily a digital synthesizer and computer workstation. Launched in 1979, it was one of the technologies that were used to re-shape the practices of m... Read More about 'Need we Say More': Contemporary Responses to the Fairlight CMI.

Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium (2020)
Digital Artefact
MacLeod, K., Sar, L., Crook, T., Ryle, J., Boodoosingh, R., & Montgomery, N. (2020). Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium. [Website including Video content]

A website showcasing the work of filmmakers, known as The Pacific Filmmaking Consortium. Consolidating this network of filmmakers, funding a slate of films and distributing their work has been the key work of this project. Due to Covid 19 there was l... Read More about Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium.

Film4Gender - Online Launch (2020)
Exhibition / Performance
MacLeod, K., Ryle, J., Crook, T., Sar, L., & Boodoosingh, R. Film4Gender - Online Launch. [Online event]. 1 December 2020. (Unpublished)

Online launch of the Film4Gender films by the Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium. Event to bring together the consortium filmmakers, shared discussion of the films, with Q&A. Public& international event, including participants from some of the... Read More about Film4Gender - Online Launch.

Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium: Film4Gender (2020)
Other
MacLeod, K. (2020). Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium: Film4Gender. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCay9m0ScfbKBOViR4GpIbvA

A Collection of Short community based films (1hour 25 mins) by Pacific Filmmakers focused on gender, gender based violence and local responses to the Covid -19 pandemic. The films were produced during 2020 by Pacific filmmakers from 7 countries - Pa... Read More about Pacific Community Filmmaking Consortium: Film4Gender.