Research interests

Realist Film Theory

The history and evolution of film theories relating to the realist mode.

Documentary Film

Historical and critical approaches to documentary film, in particular, immediate postwar documentary films across the world.

Australian Film History

The history of Australian cinema, in particular pre 1970s.

Intertextuality and Film

The relationship between films, books, figures and songs etc.

Musicality and Film Theory

The function of songs and music in film soundtracks and music video.