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Senior Lecturer in Film, University of Roehampton

William Brown is a Senior Lecturer in, and BA Programme Convener for, Film at the University of Roehampton, London.

He is the author of Supercinema: Film-Philosophy for the Digital Age (Berghahn, 2013) and, with Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, of Moving People, Moving Images: Cinema and Trafficking in the New Europe (St Andrews Film Studies, 2010).

He is the co-editor, with David Martin-Jones, of Deleuze and Film (Edinburgh University Press, 2012), and, with Jenna P-S Ng, of a 2012 special issue of animation: an interdisciplinary journal, on James Cameron's 2009 blockbuster, Avatar.

He is also a zero/micro budget filmmaker, having since 2009 shot seven feature films, including EN ATTENDANT GODARD (Sight & Sound Films of the Year 2009), AFTERIMAGES (Sight & Sound Films of the Year 2010), COMMON GROUND (Fest Film Festival 2013; American Online Film Awards Spring Showcase 2014); CHINA: A USER'S MANUAL (FILMS) (2012), SELFIE (2014), UR: THE END OF CIVILIZATION IN 90 TABLEAUX (2015) and THE NEW HOPE (2015).


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer in Film & Television Studies, University of Roehampton