Dr Laura Mayne

Dr Laura Mayne

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of The Arts

Qualifications

  • MA (University of St Andrews)
  • PhD (University of Portsmouth)

Summary

Laura Mayne is a lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Hull. Her research specialism is in post-war British cinema with an emphasis on industrial histories, institutional practices and production cultures. In 2019 she co-authored Transformation and Tradition in Sixties British Cinema (Edinburgh University Press), an in-depth reassessment of the nature and significance of British cinema and the British film industry during the 1960s. She is currently working on a monograph titled 'Slumdogs and Millionaires: Channel 4 and the British Film Industry, 1982-1998'.

Recent outputs

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Book

Transformation and Tradition in 1960s British Cinema

Farmer, R., Mayne, L., Petrie, D., & Williams, M. (2019). Transformation and Tradition in 1960s British Cinema. Edinburgh University Press

Journal Article

An Uncompetitive Cinema: The British Fiction Short Film in the 1960s

Mayne, L. (2018). An Uncompetitive Cinema: The British Fiction Short Film in the 1960s. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 38(1), 116-132. https://doi.org/10.1080/01439685.2017.1300000

Whatever happened to the British ‘B’ movie" Micro-budget film-making and the death of the one-hour supporting feature in the early 1960s

Mayne, L. (2017). Whatever happened to the British ‘B’ movie? Micro-budget film-making and the death of the one-hour supporting feature in the early 1960s. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, 37(3), 559-576. https://doi.org/10.1080/01439685.2016.1220765

Assessing Cultural Impact: Film4, Canon Formation and Forgotten Films

Mayne, L. (2014). Assessing Cultural Impact: Film4, Canon Formation and Forgotten Films. Journal of British cinema and television, 11(4), 459-480. https://doi.org/10.3366/jbctv.2014.0229

The Four Heads of Film4

Smith, J., & Mayne, L. (2014). The Four Heads of Film4. Journal of British cinema and television, 11(4), 517-551. https://doi.org/10.3366/jbctv.2014.0232