Dr David Archibald

  • Senior Lecturer in Film & Television Studies (Theatre, Film and Television Studies)

telephone: 01413303807
email: David.Archibald@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research Interests

  • Film and journalism
  • Film and history, specifically, cinematic representations of the Spanish civil war
  • Production Studies: David recently completed study of the making of Ken Loach’s latest film, The Angels’ Share
  • Film Festivals – In addition to academic work in this area, David has attended numerous film festivals as the accredited delegate of publications such as Cineaste and Financial Times

Grants

  • 2014 - Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland: Tracking Loach, an analysis of Ken Loach’s working practices
  • 2014 - Heritage Lottery Fund: Doomster Hill, an experimental documentary about medieval Govan
  • 2013 – Historic Scotland: Doomster Hill
  • 2012 - University of Glasgow Chancellor’s Fund: Doomster Hill
  • 2011 - Royal Society of Edinburgh Scottish Government Arts & Humanities Small Grant: Tracking Loach in Scotland
  • 2011 - University of Glasgow, John Robertson Bequest: the making of The Angels’ Share (Loach 2012)
  • 2008 – AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Award, ‘Edinburgh International Film Festivals Retrospectives’

Supervision

    I am particularly interested in supervising research projects which situate Film and Television Studies within broader political landscapes.

    • Beshr, Hany
      Foreign policy in British political docudrama filmmaking (1991-2011)
    • Brennan, Mhairi
      Archiving the Referendum. The BBC television archive and the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum
    • Colta, Alexandra
      Human Rights Film Festivals: Politics, Programmes and Practices
    • Daniels-Yeomans, Finn
      Beyond Representation: Documenting Traumas of the World Ecology
    • Jarvis, Andrew
      British Cinema, Neoliberalism and the Poetics of Crisis
    • Kamleitner, Katharina
      Negotiating Women?s Film Festivals on the Festival Circuit ? Theory and Practice
    • Nixon, James
      An examination of American political humour and its role in subverting and preserving political power in the United States, from the end of the American counterculture to the 21st Century.

Teaching

Additional Information

Administration

  • Convenor of Postgraduate Committee, School of Culture and Creative Arts
  • 'Co-Convenor, 'Screen Seminars at Glasgow'
  • College of Arts Film and Broadcasting Knowledge Exchange Theme Leader

External Responsibilities

  • David has extensive experience as a journalist and critic. His work has appeared in over 20 outlets, including Cineaste, Film International, Financial Times, and Guardian. His recent Financial Times feature on filmmaking in Scotland is available here
  • David has also made numerous media appearances on radio and television and has been interviewed by newspapers in relation to both cinema and aspects of Scotland’s cultural and political landscape. These include: BBC News; BBC World; BBC Scotland; BBC Radio Scotland; Radio 5 Live; Huffington Post; Die Welte; Radio France Internationale and New York Times. He also appeared in Dream Me Up Scotty! (BBC TV, 2013) a programme which outlines the history of the Scottish voice on screen.
  • Developing his research interests in relation to film and history, David is currently making a short documentary film about medieval Govan with Cara Connolly and Martin Clark. The film is funded by the University’s Chancellor’s Fund, Historic Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
  • David is actively involved in film culture in Scotland and is Chair of the Board of Document International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival and a Trustee of Africa in Motion, Scotland African Film Festival

Recent/forthcoming invited talks, keynotes and public lectures

  • 20 February 2014: De Montfort University, Anti-Fascism on Film conference, keynote lecture: ‘A war for democracy or a revolution betrayed? The Spanish Civil War in international cinemas’
  • 24 April 2014: University of Glasgow, Screen Seminars at Glasgow, invited talk: ‘Tracking Loach: a production study of The Angels’ Share
  • 30 May 2014: St Andrews University. Symposium on the films of Iciar Bollain, invited talk: ‘Cinematic representations of anti-fascist women in the Spanish Civil War’
  • 24 June 2014: Forsyth Hardy Public Lecture at Edinburgh International Film Festival: ‘Should Scotland have an independent film industry?’
  • 5 September 2014: Edge Hill University, invited conference presentation: ‘Independence and the film industry in Scotland’
  • 5 September 2014: Edge Hill University, invited roundtable participant: ‘Film Festivals and Boycotts'
  • 8 October 2014: Strathclyde University, invited talk: ‘The Loach Method: an analysis of Ken Loach’s cinematic working practices.’
  • 12 October 2014: Document Film Festival, invited talk: ‘Kilts, Tanks and Aeroplanes: Scotland, Cinema and the First World War’ (with Maria Velez-Serna)
  • 23 October 2014: University of Amsterdam symposium on film festivals, invited talk: ‘The Politics and Programme of Document International Human Rights Film Festival’
  • 31 October 2014: Switzerland in Dialogue 6, University of Glasgow, invited talk: ‘Protests and Parades: the First World War in Glasgow's Cinemas’, (with Maria Velez-Serna)
  • 26-28 November 2014: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Jornadas Internacionales de Historia y Cine conference, invited talk (in Spanish): ‘The early years of British television’

 


Publications

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Jump to: 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2006 | 2004
Number of items: 47.

2018

Archibald, D. (2018) Team Loach and Sixteen Films: authorship, collaboration, leadership (and football). In: Mazierska, E. and Kristensen, L. (eds.) Contemporary Cinema and Ideology: Neoliberal Capitalism and Its Alternatives in Filmmaking. Routledge: New York and London. (In Press)

2017

Archibald, D. (2017) Los primeros años de la BBC. In: Montero, J. (ed.) Los orígenes de la televisión en Europa. Biblioteca Nueva. (In Press)

Archibald, D., Clark, M. and Connolly, C. (2017) Govan Young [Film]. [Performance]

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2017) Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues: 5-1967. [Performance]

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2017) Glasgow glam rock dialogues. Drouth, 57, pp. 65-77.

2016

Archibald, D., McGoff, J. and McIlwraith, D. (2016) Glasgow: RFN 16 [Film]. [Performance]

Archibald, D. (2016) Activists unite for city’s radical film network festival. National, 2016, 28 Aprl.

Archibald, D. (2016) Culloden. In: Culloden/The War Games [DVD]. British Film Institute.

Archibald, D. (2016) Displaying the contemporary: the revolution cannot take its cinema from the past but only from the future. Drouth, 55, pp. 3-8.

Archibald, D. (2016) Drouth Special Issue: Radical [Volume editor]. Drouth, 55,

Archibald, D. (2016) Editorial. Drouth, 55, pp. 2-3.

Archibald, D. (2016) Where is the BBC's experimentation? National, 2016, 20 Oct.

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2016) Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues: 1 - Work. [Performance]

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2016) Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues: 2 - Luxury. [Performance]

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2016) Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues: 3 - Commune. [Performance]

2015

Archibald, D. and Velez-Serna, M. (2015) Joining up: Scotland, cinema and the First World War. [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film and Moving Image Studies,

Archibald, D. and Rodger, J. (2015) St Peter's Seminary, Cardross. Performance Research, 20(3), pp. 103-111. (doi:10.1080/13528165.2015.1049043)

2014

Archibald, D. (2014) Filmmaking in Scotland. Discussion Paper. Scottish Parliament, Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee, Edinburgh.

Archibald, D. (2014) An independent Scotland could become a film powerhouse. Conversation,

Archibald, D. (2014) Should Scotland have an independent film industry? Our Kingdom (Online),

Archibald, D. (2014) The Devil’s backbone. Cineaste, 39, pp. 55-56.

Archibald, D. (2014) Kitchen-sink fantasy.

Archibald, D. and Velez-Serna, M. (2014) Kilts, tanks, and aeroplanes: Scotland, cinema, and the First World War. NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies, 6,

2013

Archibald, D. (2013) Why there’s more to Scottish cinema than dour miserablism. Financial Times,

Archibald, D. (2013) Ken Loach and Peter Mullan. In: Balkind, N. (ed.) World Film Locations: Glasgow. Intellect. ISBN 9781841507194

Archibald, D. (2013) Recycling Basque history: patterns of the past in Vacas/Cows. Drouth, 45, pp. 85-94.

2012

Archibald, D. and Miller, M. (2012) Full-Spectacle Dominance? An analysis of the Israeli state's attempts to control media images of the 2010 Gaza flotilla. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 5(2), pp. 189-201. (doi:10.1386/jwcs.5.2.189_1)

Archibald, D. (2012) 'The Angels' Share' at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies, 2(Autumn),

Archibald, D. (2012) The Tommy Sheridan Affair: A Scottish Tragedy. New Left Project,

Archibald, D. (2012) The War That Won't Die: The Spanish Civil war in Cinema. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9780719078088

2011

Archibald, D. (2011) No laughing matter? Comedy and the Spanish Civil War in Cinema. In: Salmi, H. (ed.) Historical Comedy on Screen: Subverting History with Humour. Intellect: Bristol, UK, pp. 113-127. ISBN 9781841503677

Archibald, D. (2011) Reeling from injustice. Financial Times,

Archibald, D. (2011) History in contemporary Scottish theatre. In: Brown, I. (ed.) The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Drama. Series: Edinburgh companions to Scottish literature. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 85-94. ISBN 978074864108

Archibald, D. (2011) Photography, the police and protest: images of the G-20, London 2009. In: Cottle, S. and Lester, L. (eds.) Transnational Protests and the Media. Series: Global Crises and the Media (10). Peter Lang: Oxford. ISBN 9781433109850

Archibald, D. (2011) The Spanish Civil War in cinema : an overview. Media Education Journal, 49, pp. 32-34.

Archibald, D. and Miller, M. (2011) From Rennes to Toronto: anatomy of a boycott. Screen, 52(2), pp. 274-279. (doi:10.1093/screen/hjr015)

Archibald, D. and Miller, M. (2011) The film festivals dossier (dossier co-editor). Screen, 52(2), pp. 249-252. (doi:10.1093/screen/hjr013)

Archibald, D., Archibald, D. [c.-d.], Burn, T. D. [n.], Clark, M. [c.] and Porr, B. [e.] (2011) The Mathematics of a Dream (Abridged) [Film]. [Performance]

2010

Archibald, D. (2010) Kelman's Drama. In: Halmes, S. (ed.) The Edinburgh Companion to James Kelman. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 65-71. ISBN 9780748639632

2009

Archibald, D. (2009) The DA on cops. Drouth(32), pp. 15-19.

2008

Archibald, D. (2008) Boys and skirls : an organological union. Drouth(29), pp. 11-13.

Archibald, D. (2008) "We're just big bullies..." Gregory Burke's Black Watch. Drouth(26), pp. 8-13.

Archibald, D. (2008) A bogie man is haunting America. Drouth(30), pp. 15-17.

2006

Archibald, D. (2006) 'Carry on Comrade? No, hold on a minute!'. Drouth(21), pp. 71-77.

Archibald, D. (2006) From tickets to Tsotsi : cinema's means of representation. Drouth(19), pp. 43-45.

Archibald, D. (2006) The closing image : David Trueba's Soldados de Salamina. Drouth(20), pp. 57-59.

2004

Archibald, D. (2004) Re-framing the past: representations of the Spanish Civil War in popular Spanish cinema. In: Lazaro-Reboll, A. and Willis, A. (eds.) Spanish Popular Cinema. Series: Inside popular film. Manchester University Press. ISBN 9780719062827

This list was generated on Fri Jun 23 15:11:45 2017 BST.
Number of items: 47.

Articles

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2017) Glasgow glam rock dialogues. Drouth, 57, pp. 65-77.

Archibald, D. (2016) Activists unite for city’s radical film network festival. National, 2016, 28 Aprl.

Archibald, D. (2016) Displaying the contemporary: the revolution cannot take its cinema from the past but only from the future. Drouth, 55, pp. 3-8.

Archibald, D. (2016) Drouth Special Issue: Radical [Volume editor]. Drouth, 55,

Archibald, D. (2016) Editorial. Drouth, 55, pp. 2-3.

Archibald, D. (2016) Where is the BBC's experimentation? National, 2016, 20 Oct.

Archibald, D. and Velez-Serna, M. (2015) Joining up: Scotland, cinema and the First World War. [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film and Moving Image Studies,

Archibald, D. and Rodger, J. (2015) St Peter's Seminary, Cardross. Performance Research, 20(3), pp. 103-111. (doi:10.1080/13528165.2015.1049043)

Archibald, D. (2014) An independent Scotland could become a film powerhouse. Conversation,

Archibald, D. (2014) Should Scotland have an independent film industry? Our Kingdom (Online),

Archibald, D. (2014) The Devil’s backbone. Cineaste, 39, pp. 55-56.

Archibald, D. (2014) Kitchen-sink fantasy.

Archibald, D. and Velez-Serna, M. (2014) Kilts, tanks, and aeroplanes: Scotland, cinema, and the First World War. NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies, 6,

Archibald, D. (2013) Why there’s more to Scottish cinema than dour miserablism. Financial Times,

Archibald, D. (2013) Recycling Basque history: patterns of the past in Vacas/Cows. Drouth, 45, pp. 85-94.

Archibald, D. and Miller, M. (2012) Full-Spectacle Dominance? An analysis of the Israeli state's attempts to control media images of the 2010 Gaza flotilla. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 5(2), pp. 189-201. (doi:10.1386/jwcs.5.2.189_1)

Archibald, D. (2012) 'The Angels' Share' at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies, 2(Autumn),

Archibald, D. (2012) The Tommy Sheridan Affair: A Scottish Tragedy. New Left Project,

Archibald, D. (2011) Reeling from injustice. Financial Times,

Archibald, D. (2011) The Spanish Civil War in cinema : an overview. Media Education Journal, 49, pp. 32-34.

Archibald, D. and Miller, M. (2011) From Rennes to Toronto: anatomy of a boycott. Screen, 52(2), pp. 274-279. (doi:10.1093/screen/hjr015)

Archibald, D. and Miller, M. (2011) The film festivals dossier (dossier co-editor). Screen, 52(2), pp. 249-252. (doi:10.1093/screen/hjr013)

Archibald, D. (2009) The DA on cops. Drouth(32), pp. 15-19.

Archibald, D. (2008) Boys and skirls : an organological union. Drouth(29), pp. 11-13.

Archibald, D. (2008) "We're just big bullies..." Gregory Burke's Black Watch. Drouth(26), pp. 8-13.

Archibald, D. (2008) A bogie man is haunting America. Drouth(30), pp. 15-17.

Archibald, D. (2006) 'Carry on Comrade? No, hold on a minute!'. Drouth(21), pp. 71-77.

Archibald, D. (2006) From tickets to Tsotsi : cinema's means of representation. Drouth(19), pp. 43-45.

Archibald, D. (2006) The closing image : David Trueba's Soldados de Salamina. Drouth(20), pp. 57-59.

Books

Archibald, D. (2012) The War That Won't Die: The Spanish Civil war in Cinema. Manchester University Press: Manchester. ISBN 9780719078088

Book Sections

Archibald, D. (2018) Team Loach and Sixteen Films: authorship, collaboration, leadership (and football). In: Mazierska, E. and Kristensen, L. (eds.) Contemporary Cinema and Ideology: Neoliberal Capitalism and Its Alternatives in Filmmaking. Routledge: New York and London. (In Press)

Archibald, D. (2017) Los primeros años de la BBC. In: Montero, J. (ed.) Los orígenes de la televisión en Europa. Biblioteca Nueva. (In Press)

Archibald, D. (2016) Culloden. In: Culloden/The War Games [DVD]. British Film Institute.

Archibald, D. (2013) Ken Loach and Peter Mullan. In: Balkind, N. (ed.) World Film Locations: Glasgow. Intellect. ISBN 9781841507194

Archibald, D. (2011) No laughing matter? Comedy and the Spanish Civil War in Cinema. In: Salmi, H. (ed.) Historical Comedy on Screen: Subverting History with Humour. Intellect: Bristol, UK, pp. 113-127. ISBN 9781841503677

Archibald, D. (2011) History in contemporary Scottish theatre. In: Brown, I. (ed.) The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Drama. Series: Edinburgh companions to Scottish literature. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 85-94. ISBN 978074864108

Archibald, D. (2011) Photography, the police and protest: images of the G-20, London 2009. In: Cottle, S. and Lester, L. (eds.) Transnational Protests and the Media. Series: Global Crises and the Media (10). Peter Lang: Oxford. ISBN 9781433109850

Archibald, D. (2010) Kelman's Drama. In: Halmes, S. (ed.) The Edinburgh Companion to James Kelman. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 65-71. ISBN 9780748639632

Archibald, D. (2004) Re-framing the past: representations of the Spanish Civil War in popular Spanish cinema. In: Lazaro-Reboll, A. and Willis, A. (eds.) Spanish Popular Cinema. Series: Inside popular film. Manchester University Press. ISBN 9780719062827

Research Reports or Papers

Archibald, D. (2014) Filmmaking in Scotland. Discussion Paper. Scottish Parliament, Economy, Energy and Tourism Committee, Edinburgh.

Performance

Archibald, D., Clark, M. and Connolly, C. (2017) Govan Young [Film]. [Performance]

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2017) Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues: 5-1967. [Performance]

Archibald, D., McGoff, J. and McIlwraith, D. (2016) Glasgow: RFN 16 [Film]. [Performance]

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2016) Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues: 1 - Work. [Performance]

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2016) Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues: 2 - Luxury. [Performance]

Archibald, D. and Lavery, C. (2016) Glasgow Glam Rock Dialogues: 3 - Commune. [Performance]

Archibald, D., Archibald, D. [c.-d.], Burn, T. D. [n.], Clark, M. [c.] and Porr, B. [e.] (2011) The Mathematics of a Dream (Abridged) [Film]. [Performance]

This list was generated on Fri Jun 23 15:11:45 2017 BST.