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Exploring the application of practice-based research on affective cinema to the teaching of creative cinematographic techniques within UK higher education (2021)
Journal Article
Prokopic, P. (2021). Exploring the application of practice-based research on affective cinema to the teaching of creative cinematographic techniques within UK higher education. Film Education Journal, 4(2), 170-183. https://doi.org/10.14324/fej.04.2.06

This article outlines an exploratory approach to the delivery of film practice education, as developed and tested with a second-year undergraduate module in cinematography. Students were provided with two existing creative sound pieces composed by a... Read More about Exploring the application of practice-based research on affective cinema to the teaching of creative cinematographic techniques within UK higher education.

Chance semiotics : the value and application of contingency in cinema art practice (2021)
Journal Article
Prokopic, P. (2021). Chance semiotics : the value and application of contingency in cinema art practice. Avanca - cinema (Em linha), 85-91. https://doi.org/10.37390/avancacinema.2021.a216

As this paper argues, chance is the key defining aspect of film, distinguishing it from other forms of art and communication. This is because film has the ability to capture a direct, mechanical imprint of the unpredictable movement of reality as... Read More about Chance semiotics : the value and application of contingency in cinema art practice.

Nonhuman flow : audio-visual affects and the expressive potential of film (2021)
Journal Article
Prokopic, P. (2021). Nonhuman flow : audio-visual affects and the expressive potential of film. Sightlines (Hawthorn, VIC), 3,

Nonhuman Flow emerged from a wider AHRC-funded research in Affective Cinema, which seeks to experiment with and explore the unique expressive potential of film linked to its direct capturing of the real (light). This can give rise to affects: imperso... Read More about Nonhuman flow : audio-visual affects and the expressive potential of film.

‘I’m Not There Anymore’ : film performance affects and the loosening of narrative (2021)
Journal Article
Prokopic, P. (2021). ‘I’m Not There Anymore’ : film performance affects and the loosening of narrative. Open Screens, 4(1), 7. https://doi.org/10.16995/os.38

The film emerged from a wider, AHRC-funded practice-as-research PhD entitled Affective Cinema, which experiments with cinematographic and directorial techniques, and methods of working with performers, in order to generate film structures that disrup... Read More about ‘I’m Not There Anymore’ : film performance affects and the loosening of narrative.

The indexical body of film : time-based experiments in Super8 materiality and performance (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Prokopic, P. (2021, April). The indexical body of film : time-based experiments in Super8 materiality and performance. Presented at Time and the Body in Film, Television and Screen Studies’ BAFTSS Conference, University of Southhampton

The argument of this video essay stems from the knowledge and observation that film represents reality in two different ways: through a near-identical iconic resemblance and, more importantly, through a direct indexical contact – capturing a specific... Read More about The indexical body of film : time-based experiments in Super8 materiality and performance.