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Research Biography

Nicholas Godfrey is a Senior Lecturer in Screen at Flinders University. He is the author of The Limits of Auteurism: Case Studies in the Critically Constructed New Hollywood (Rutgers University Press, 2018). His research and teaching interests include Hollywood cinema, film history, film style, film distribution and reception, film genres, Australian cinema and Asian cinema. He is a contributor to Metro and Senses of Cinema, and has been involved with programming films for the Adelaide Film Festival and the Mercury Cinema. He has also been a judge for the South Australian Screen Awards and the Australian Teachers of Media Awards.

Research Interests

Research interests Hollywood cinema, film history, film distribution, film authorship, film aesthetics, Australian cinema and contemporary Asian cinema

Completed Supervisions

Associate Supervisions:
  • Television Studies (1)
  • Women's film comedy in contemporary Hollywood (1)
  • Australian documentary (creative PHD) (1)


  • Registered

Research Areas

  • Screen and media

Supervisory Interests

  • History, film industry
  • Hollywood history
  • Australian cinema
  • Asian cinema
  • Film aesthetics


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