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We're building an online tribute to V. F. Perkins

The Department wishes to compile a permanent online tribute to V.F. Perkins that will be published over the coming weeks. If you would like to add an appreciation or any thoughts, recollections and anecdotes about Victor that you would like others to read, please contact James MacDowell at

Fri 22 Jul 2016, 10:26 | Tags: media staff teaching alumni News

Co-founder of the Department of Film and Television Studies, Professor V.F.Perkins, has passed away.

The Department of Film and Television Studies notes with great sadness that the co-founder of the Department of Film and Television Studies at the University of Warwick, Professor V.F.Perkins, has passed away.

Victor made an immeasurable contribution to the development of Film Studies in the UK and the English speaking world and will be remembered by generations of students, scholars and colleagues for his compassionate and insightful wisdom, critical insight, and generous spirit of intellectual enquiry.

For all of us who fell under the spell of his work, he helped us to see and think more clearly.

Alastair Phillips

Film as Film

Mon 18 Jul 2016, 10:49 | Tags: undergraduate staff teaching alumni News

Alumnus Dr. Greg Frame is nominated for BAFTSS Best Monograph for the book developed from his PhD

The Dept. would like to congratulate Dr. Greg Frame on the nomination of his book The American President in Film and Television: Myth, Politics and Representation (Peter Lang, 2014) for Best Monograph by the organisation BAFTSS. Find out mor about the competition here: and about Greg's book here:

Mon 29 Feb 2016, 17:59 | Tags: media alumni News Publications Research impact Research news

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