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BAFTSS 8th Annual Conference 2020

Postgraduate Research Poster Showcase

The Shortlist


Update: Voting has now closed. You can view the results here.

Announcing the shortlist of the Research Posters submitted by the BAFTSS Postgraduate Researchers for the BAFTSS Annual Conference ‘Rethinking Screen Cultures’ that were to be displayed at the University of St Andrews 16th – 18th April 2020. Although we regret that conference is unable to proceed due to the international impact of the covid-19 virus, we have been able to move the Postgraduate Research Poster Showcase 2020 online.


The BAFTSS Executive Committee and conference organisers extend their thanks to the brilliant PGR Researchers who submitted poster presentations for the conference and particularly to the authors of the  final 8 shortlisted research posters, which can be viewed on the BAFTSS website.


BAFTSS Members and conference 2020 delegates are invited to vote for the Postgraduate Research Poster that they consider most successful. Please vote in support of your selected poster no later than Monday 13th April 2020.

The author of the Research Poster that receives the most votes will be awarded the £100 prize. The winner will be announced before the end of April 2020.


Note: We are asking that each BAFTSS member and Conference 2020 delegate only vote once. If you would like to know more about the BAFTSS Postgraduate Research Poster Showcase then the CFP is available on the BAFTSS PGR Pages. Any questions, please contact Liz Watkins 

The Final 8 Shortlisted Researcher Posters:

A Voice over Time

Georgia Elizabeth Brown

(Queen Mary University of London)

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Cine-Map: The Cinematic United Kingdom

Liam Creighton

(University of Kent)

Creighton Cine-Map Cinematic United King

The Act of Looking in the Films of Abbas Kiarostami

James Kenward-Abdollahyan

(University of Reading)

Kenward-Abdollahyan Act of Looking Kiaro

Human vs Where? The Contents, Patterns and Limitations of

Filmic Survival Space in 21st Century American Survival Film

Cassice Last

(University of St Andrews)

Last Human vs Where in Survival

Exploring Animation and Virtual-Reality to Represent the Perceptual-Experiences of Practitioners with Sight-Loss

Andrea McSwan

(University of Dundee)

McSwan Exploring Animation and Virtual R

Negotiating Identity in a Globalising World: Bollywood’s Contribution

to Young Female Diasporic Identities in London

Susmi Patel

(University of Roehampton)

Patel Negotiating Identity in a Globalis

Government Film Policy During the Second World War

Robert Williamson

(Oxford Brookes University)

Williamson British Government Policy Dur

A Small Nation Encounters a Big Country. Sino-Danish Film Collaborations as a New Cross-cultural Interaction on Screen

Qian Poppy Zhai

(University College London)

Zhai A Small Nation Encounters a Big Cou
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