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Professor Justin Smith




I joined the University in 2003 and am now Professor of Media Industries in the School of Media and Performing Arts. I was Co-investigator on the AHRC-funded project British Cinema of the 1970s project (2006-2009), Principal Investigator on the AHRC-funded project Channel 4 Television and British Film Culture (2010-2014) and am currently PI on the AHRC-funded project Fifty Years of British Music Video (2015-2017).

Research Interests

Primarily a cultural historian with an interest in cinema, my research focuses on film history, post-war British cinema, audience studies and fan cultures, cultural theory and popular culture, and film and television policy.

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