Film studies and creative media industries
The Section of Film studies and creative media industries brings together scholars, teachers and students with an interest in film studies from the silent film era to the current film and media landscape. The focus is on film, TV and visual digital storytelling as art and cultural practice. The section also works with production, distribution, exhibition and promotion in the creative media industries in a time marked by cross-media formats and new platforms.
The Section of Film Studies and Creative Media Industries brings together scholars, teachers and students with an interest in film studies from the silent film era to the current film and media landscape. The focus is on film, TV and visual digital storytelling as art and cultural practice, based on theories about e.g. narration, aesthetics and cognition.
The section also works with production, distribution, exhibition and promotion in the creative media industries and at specific cultural institutions, from idea development, innovation strategies and strategic communication related to new productions and projects to their circulation, target groups and reception in a time marked by cross-media formats and new platforms. The section has a close collaboration with the Nordic film and media industries as well as a number of public and private partners.
- Film, TV and media history
- Narration, storytelling and screenwriting
- Visual aesthetics, sound, music and acting
- Cognition and reception studies
- Genre studies, in fiction, factual and hybrid forms
- Film and media production
- Distribution, exhibition and new digital platforms
- Cross-media strategies and storyworlds
- The creative media industries/cultural industries
- Curation, programming and scheduling
- Film and cultural policy
- Idea development and innovation strategies
- Visual strategic communication and project management
- Film and media marketing
- Representation and diversity in the media industries
- Labour studies and issues of sustainability
A common film culture? - Denmark and Germany in the silent film era, 1910-1930COMMON FILM CULTURE? – DENMARK AND GERMANY IN THE SILENT FILM ERA, 1910-1930
Principal investigator at KU: Casper Tybjerg
The three-year research project (2019-2021) maps Danish-German interrelationships and entanglements in the silent period, at both individual, artistic, and film industry levels. It is part of the Danish Film Institute’s big silent film project, financed by three private foundations, which will lead to all Danish silent films being digitized and made available online.
Reaching young audiences: Serial fiction and cross-media storyworlds for children and young audiences (RYA)
Screening Europe - The State of Polycrisis in the European Audiovisual Industry
The new research group Screening Europe “is screening” how the state of global polycrisis has impacted the European film and television industries. It focusses on challenges associated with digitization, globalization, the environmental crisis and political paradigm shifts in Europe, just as it investigates the new role of film scholars in discussing, formulating and evaluating the policy solutions to the screen industry crisis. The research group is funded by the Center for Modern European Studies (CEMES) for the period of three years (2024-2027) and gathers scholars across the Oresund region.
Research group director: Petar Mitric
Streaming for Talents: The Impact of Mass Media on Professional Images
Funding: The Graduate School Living.Diversity at Münster University.
Principal investigator: Dr. Jochen Kinast
The New Nordic Cinema. A film studies project collaboration between the University of Copenhagen and Lund University
Funded by Einar Hansens Forskningsfond.
Project period: January 2022-December 2023.
Project leaders: Associate Professor Eva Novrup Redvall, KU, and Professor Lars Gustaf Andersson, Lund University.
The purpose of the project is to create strong long-term collaborations between the film studies scholars at the University of Copenhagen and Lund, in relation to both educational programmes in the Øresund region and future research applications, publications and projects.
For more information, please contact Eva Novrup Redvall, email@example.com.
Members of section
|Bondebjerg, Ib||Professor Emeritus||+4560241164|
|Breindahl, Charlie||Part-time Lecturer||+4535328100|
|Christensen, Katrine Bouschinger||PhD Fellow||+4535326368|
|Grodal, Torben Kragh||Associate Professor Emeritus||+4535328100|
|Hartvigson, Niels Henrik||Part-time Lecturer||+4535333172|
|Jørholt, Eva||Associate Professor||+4535328112|
|Kinast, Jochen Karl||Guest Researcher|
|Langkjær, Birger||Associate Professor||+4535328124|
|Mitric, Petar||Assistant Professor - Tenure Track||+4535322489|
|Pedersen, Oscar Waage Elbæk||PhD Fellow||+4535330818|
|Petersen, Kristoffer Rosbjerg||Part-time Lecturer||+4561145042|
|Redvall, Eva Novrup||Associate Professor||+4535329437|
|Riis, Johannes||Associate Professor||+4535329180|
|Schepelern, Anne Luise||Teaching Associate Professor||+4526338801|
|Schepelern, Peter||Associate Professor Emeritus||+4526118106|
|Tybjerg, Casper||Associate Professor||+4535328130|
Head of Section: Associate Professor Eva Novrup Redvall