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
‘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.