British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies

Research into and critical analysis of screen-based media are central to understanding the culture, society and economy of the new century. 


The British Association of Film, Television and Screen Studies exists to:

  • promote the recognition of the discipline and represent the academic and professorial interests of those engaged in it to the academy, government, funding agencies, the cultural industries and the public;

  • encourage best teaching and research practice;

  • promote the training of postgraduate students in research.

  • give researchers and practitioners the opportunity to attend and present a paper at the annual BAFTSS conference.

BAFTSS Constitution 

(amended April 2018)

Inclusivity Statement


Executive Committee


Andrew Moor (Manchester Metropolitan)


James Leggott (Northumbria)


Elizabeth Watkins (Leeds)


Kate Ince (Birmingham)

Ordinary Members:

Joe Andrew (Keele)

Charlotte Crofts (West of England)

Rajinder Dudrah (Birmingham City)

Alex Marlow-Mann (Kent)

Sorcha Ni Fhlainn (Manchester Metropolitan)

Agnieszka Piotrowska (Bedfordshire)

Johnny Walker (Northumbria)



Daisy Richards (PG Rep, De Montfort University)

Ana Maria Sapountzi (PG Rep, St Andrews)

Marta Suarez (PG Rep, Liverpool John Moores)

Conference 2019

BAFTSS 7th Annual conference 2019 Intersecting Identities: Race, Sex, Nation University of Birmingham, 25 to 27 April   Intersectionality as a concept was born at the end of the 1980s, and has proven influential ever since as a method for analysing film and media productions as well as in the fields of critical race and disability […]

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