Dr Christopher Holliday (King's College London) and Dr Alexander Sergeant (Bournemouth University)

Dr Christopher Holliday (King's College London) and Dr Alexander Sergeant (Bournemouth University)

about us...

Dr Christopher Holliday and Dr Alexander Sergeant are the co-editors of Fantasy/Animation: Connections Between Media, Mediums and Genres (Routledge, 2018) for Routledge’s AFI Film Readers series that examines the historical, cultural and theoretical points of intersection between fantasy and animation. They are the co-founders of the Fantasy/Animation Research Network.

 

bios...

Dr Christopher Holliday teaches Film Studies and Liberal Arts at King’s College London specializing in film genre, international film history and contemporary digital media. He has published several book chapters and articles on digital technology and computer animation, including work in Animation Practice, Process & Production and animation: an interdisciplinary journal. He is the author of  The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre (with Edinburgh University Press, 2018).

Dr Alexander Sergeant is a Lecturer in Film and Media Theory at Bournemouth University, where he also serves as the Assistant Director of the Centre for Film & TV Research. Prior to this position, he taught within the Film Department at King’s College London, where he obtained his PhD in 2017.  He has published in a variety of academic journals and edited collections, specialising in the history of US fantasy filmmaking, psychoanalytic theories of phantasy and, more broadly, intersections between critical theory and popular culture.