Steve is a Research Fellow in
the Department of Arts and Cultural Industries. His research interests include
political film culture, documentary and British film and television. He is PI
on the AHRC-funded International Research Networking Scheme, ‘Sustaining
Alternative Film Culture’ (2015-7) and Co-I on an investigation of the film and
television industries in Bristol, funded by the Higher Education Innovation
Fund. He is also co-founder of the Bristol Radical Film Festival; convener of
the Radical Film Network, an international network for politically and
aesthetically innovative film; and Associate Editor of the peer-reviewed
journal for screen-based practice research, Screenworks.
Spicer, A. and Presence, S.
Go West! Bristol's Film and Television Industries.
UWE Bristol, Bristol.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/31444
Reel news in the digital age: Framing Britain’s radical video-activists.
In: Tzioumakis, Y. and Mulloy, C., eds.
The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics.
Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 103-111.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27852
Presence, S. and Spicer, A. H.
Autonomy and dependency in two successful UK film and television companies: An analysis of RED Production Company and Warp Films.Film Studies, 14 (1).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27791
'Inward industry engagement': Exploring production cultures in British film and television.
Challenging Media Landscapes, MediaCityUK, Salford, Manchester, 16 November 2015.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27858
‘One screening away from disaster’: Precarity and commitment in the Radical Film Network’s exhibition sector.
Screen Seminar, Glasgow University, 15 October 2015.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27859
The contemporary landscape of video-activism in Britain.
In: Mazierska, E. and Kristensen, L., eds.
Marxism and Film Activism: Screening Alternative Worlds.
New York, USA; Oxford, UK: Berghahn, pp. 186-212.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27613
Presence, S. and Spicer, A. H.
'The general public don’t need to know who we are. We’re building a profile for the industry as a whole’: Inward engagement in the UK film and television industries.
Media Engagement International Conference, Lund University, Sweden, 19 March 2015.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27860
Can indie docs change the world?
Goldsmiths Media Forum, London, UK, 23 October 2014.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27873
Maintaining a Critical Eye: The political avant-garde on Channel 4 in the 1990s.
In: Mee, L. and Walker, J., eds.
Cinema, Television and History: New Approaches.
Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 85-101.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27799
Book review: Migration Documentary Films in Post-war Australia, Liangwen Kuo (2010).WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society, 16 (4).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27814
Book review: The Cinema of Michael Winterbottom, Deborah Allison (2013).Film International, 11 (5).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27813
The political avant-garde: Oppositional documentary in Britain since 1990.
PhD, University of the West of England.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/20924
An investigation of affect in the cinema: Spectacle and the melodramatic rhetoric in Nil by Mouth.Frames Cinema Journal, 2.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27611
The Lady (Luc Besson, 2011, France/UK) [Film Review].Journal of American Studies of Turkey, 33-34.
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27834
Soul Power (Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, 2008, USA) [Film review].Film International, 8 (6).
Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/27641