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Tom Hemingway


Teaching Fellow in Film and Television Studies 

Room A1.26, Faculty of Arts Building


Tom Hemingway is a Teaching Fellow in Film and Television Studies. He holds a BA in Film and Literature (2016) and an MA (2017) and PhD (2021) in Film and Television Studies, all completed at the University of Warwick. His PhD thesis, ‘The Aesthetics of Post-Broadcast Comedy Television’ explores questions regarding style, authorship, and temporality in the original comedy programming for two of the largest subscription-based streaming services - Netflix and Amazon Video.



In the 22/23 academic year, I am the module convenor for the first-year core module, Film and Television Studies 101. I am also co-leading the first-year core modules, Film and Television Analysis (Autumn Term) and Film and Television Criticism (Spring Term). I have previously taught on the following modules:

  • Film Criticism (first-year core module)
  • The Business of Film (first-year core module)
  • Theories of the Moving Image/Theories for Film (first-year core module)
  • Film Theory (first-year core module)
  • Hollywood Cinema (second-year core module)
  • Classical Hollywood (second-year core module)
  • Film Aesthetics (third-year core module)
  • Art of Animation (second and third year option)
  • Television History and Aesthetics (second and third year option)
  • Screen Cultures and Methods (MA core module)
  • US Comedy Television (MA optional module – Module Convenor)



    ‘“Next Episode in 5…” Binge-Watching and Narrative in Streaming Television Comedy’ in Mareike Jenner (ed.) Binge-Watching and Contemporary Television Studies (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2021) pp. 224 – 235.

    I have had work published in the Offscreen film journal:

    Irony, Control, and Distance in 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou' 


    The Objectification of Jennifer Lawrence in Contemporary Hollywood Cinema 


    as well as for Alternate Takes: 

    And the Nominees Are: The 2019 Oscars Best Picture Category  

    Conference Papers: 

    ‘Soprano, Draper, Underwood … Horseman: Post-Broadcast Adult Animated Comedy' (Guest Lecture), UWE Bristol, October 2021.

    'Binge-Watching and Narrative in Post-Broadcast Comedy Television', Screen Studies Conference, Glasgow, June 2019.

    'The Auteur in Post-Broadcast Comedy Television', Department Research Day, University of Warwick, May 2018.