SEEK: Salford Environment for Expertise and Knowledge
Dr Andrew Willis
Dr Andrew Willis
postal addressAdelphi Research Institute for Creative Arts and Sciences B.
email addressA.Willis@salford.ac.uk
telephone0161 295 6059
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Arts & Media
From September 2012 to present.
Full Member of Research Centre: Arts, Media and Communication Research Centre
From September 2015 to present.
Profile Summary

European popular cinema - especially Spanish horror film and television. Hong Kong cinema since 1997. Transglobal film genres - in particular martial arts cinema. British television drama and politics - in particular the work of Jim Allen.

Key Qualifications
1985
1995
2006
Key Projects
2011
Sep
Chinese film forum UK
AHRC, £12,842.00.
Principal Investigator: A Willis (100%).
Key Publications
Authored Books
Refereed Journal Articles
Other Journal Articles
Book Sections
Edited Books
Exhibitions
Guest Editorships of Journals
Key Presence
Book Series Editor
2006
Apr

Co-editor of on-going book series with Nuria Triana Toribio (University of Manchester)

Conference Organisation
2010
Feb

This symposium was organised to celebrate the launch of the Chinese Film Form UK and brought together scholars working on cinemas produced across the Chinese diaspora.

2007
Jul

Co-organiser with Sarah Perks (Cornerhouse)

Consultancy Roles
2009
Oct

Co-curator of a major retrospective of films made by Hong Kong women filmmakers

2009
Mar

Co-programmer for on-going season of films from the Indian diaspora

2009
Mar

Advisor for the film programme at Cornerhouse, Manchester's leading independent cinema.

2007
Jun

Co-curator of a season of films and related events celebrating Hong Kong cinema and filmmaking since the 1997 reunification with the PRC. 

2006
Sep

Member of the advisory panel for the 'Viva Spanish and Latin American Film Festival'.

2002
Mar

I acted as a consultant on the BBC World Service series 'Introducing Media Studies', broadcast between March and April 2002.

External Examiner Duties
2014
May

PhD Subject: South Korean Horror Cinema

2012
Nov

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2011
Oct

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2011
Feb

PhD The Films of Jess Franco

2009
Dec

MA by Research Brazilian WIP Films

2009
Oct

MA Film and Television Studies

2009
Jan

PhD Marketing Asian Extreme Cinema

2008
Oct

MA Film Studies

2008
Jun

PhD Nigerian Popular Cinema

2007
Mar

MPhil Japanese Characters in US Cinema

2006
Sep

MA Social and Cultural Theory (2006-2010)

2004
Sep

MA Screen Studies, (2004-2008)

2003
Sep

MA Film Studies (2003-2007)

Industrial Collaboration and Exploitation
2008
Apr

Member of the Board of Trustees of Cornerhouse, Manchester's leading multi-arts venue