Professor John Ellis

  1. 2019
  2. In preparation

    Hands On Media History: A New Methodology in the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Hall, N. (ed.) & Ellis, J. (ed.), 2019, (In preparation) Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  3. 2018
  4. Published

    Did Grace Kelly Shed a Tear? The Monegasque Royal Wedding as a Disruptive Television Event

    Ellis, J., 16 May 2018, In : View: Journal of European Television History and Culture. 7, 13, p. 6-18 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Filming for TV: How a 16mm Film Crew Worked Together

    Ellis, J., 2018, In : View: Journal of European Television History and Culture. 2018, 2, 10680 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. 2015
  7. Published

    Ethics and Factual Television: a short history

    Ellis, J., Sep 2015, Adventures in the Lives of Others: Ethical Dilemmas in Factual Filmmaking. Quinn, J. (ed.). London: IB Tauris

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  8. Published

    16mm Film Editing: Using Filmed Simulation as a Hands-on Approach to TV History

    Murphy, A., Aust, R., Jackson, V. & Ellis, J., 13 Jul 2015, In : View: Journal of European Television History and Culture. 4, 7, p. 1-4 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    How to be in public: the case of an early television show

    Ellis, J., 2015, In : Celebrity Studies. 6, 3, p. 355-369 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. 2014
  11. Published

    TV and Cinema: What Forms of History Do We Need?

    Ellis, J., 2014, Cinema, Television & History: New Approaches. Mee, L. & Walker, J. (eds.). Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, p. 12-24 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  12. 2013
  13. Published

    Per un canone storico dei programmi televisivi

    Ellis, J., Apr 2013, Storie e culture della televisione italiana. Grasso, A. (ed.). Milano: Mondadori, p. 211-222 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  14. 2012
  15. Forthcoming

    Documentaries on British Television: a Survey

    Ellis, J., Nov 2012, (Accepted/In press) 中国纪录片蓝皮书(2012): Annual Report on the Development of Chinese Documentary (2012). Social Science Academy Press, Beijing, p. 190-200 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  16. Published

    Documentary: Witness and Self-revelation

    Ellis, J., 2012, London: Routledge. 171 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  17. Published

    Why Digitise Historical Television?

    Ellis, J., 2012, In : View: Journal of European Television History and Culture. 1, 1, 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. 2011
  19. Published

    Interstitials: How the 'Bits in Between' Define the Programmes

    Ellis, J., Oct 2011, Ephemeral Media: Transitory Screen Culture from Television to YouTube. Grainge, P. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 59-69

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  20. Published

    La mise en scène de soi à la télévision: L’exemple du premier jeu télévisé sur ITV

    Ellis, J., 2011, Télévision: le moment expérimental: De l'invention à l'institution (1935-1955). Delavaud, G. & Maréchal, D. (eds.). Rennes: Éditions Apogée, p. 285-298

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  21. 2010
  22. Published
  23. Published

    The Digitally Enhanced Audience: New Attitudes to Factual Footage

    Ellis, J., 2010, Relocating Television. Gripsrud, J. (ed.). Routledge, p. 183-193

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  24. 2009
  25. Published

    Mundane Witness

    Ellis, J., 2009, Media Witnessing: Testimony in the Age of Mass Communication. Frosh, P. & Pinchevski, A. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 73-88

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  26. Published

    The Performance on Television of Sincerely Felt Emotion

    Ellis, J., 2009, In : The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 625, September, p. 103-115

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    What Are We Expected to Feel? Witness, Textuality and the Audiovisual

    Ellis, J., 2009, In : Screen. 50, 1, p. 67-76

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. 2008
  29. Published

    TV Pages

    Ellis, J., 2008, Pulling Newspapers Apart: Analysing Print Journalism. Franklin, B. (ed.). Routledge, p. 244-52

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  30. Published

    What Did Channel 4 Do For Us? Reassessing the Early Years

    Ellis, J., 2008, In : Screen. 49, 3, p. 331-342

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. 2007
  32. Published

    Is it Possible to Construct a Canon of Television Programmes? Immanent Reading versus Textual Historicism

    Ellis, J., 2007, Re-Viewing Television Histories: Critical Issues in Television Historiography. Wheatley, H. (ed.). I.B.Tauris, p. 15-26

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  33. Published

    TV FAQ: Uncommon Answers to Common Questions about TV

    Ellis, J., 2007, London: I.B.Taurus. 236 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  34. Published

    Visions: a Channel 4 Experiment 1982-5

    Ellis, J., 2007, Experimental British Television. Mulvey, L. & Sexton, J. (eds.). University of Manchester Press, p. 136-145

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  35. 2006
  36. Published

    The past as television: are television programmes more than nostalgic ephemera

    Ellis, J. & Grasso, A. (ed.), 2006, Fare storia con la televisione. Milan, p. 167-172

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  37. 2005
  38. Published

    Documentary and truth on television: The crisis of 1999

    Ellis, J., 10 Feb 2005, New challenges for documentary. Corner, J. & Rosenthal, A. (eds.). 2nd ed. Manchester, UK

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  39. Published

    Documentary and Truth on Television: The Crisis of 1999

    Ellis, J., 2005, New Challenges in Documentary. Corner, J. & Rosenthal, A. (eds.). Manchester University Press, p. 342-360

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  40. Published

    Importance, Significance, Cost And Value: Is An ITV Canon Possible?

    Ellis, J., 2005, ITV Cultures: Fifty Years of Commercial Television. Johnson, C. & Turnock, R. (eds.). Open University Press, p. 36-56

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  41. 2003
  42. Published

    Television Production

    Ellis, J., 2003, The Television Studies Reader. Allen, R. & Hill, A. (eds.). Routledge, p. 275-292

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  43. 2002
  44. Published

    A Minister is About to Resign: On the Interpretation of Television Footage

    Ellis, J., 2002, Realism and 'Reality' in Film and Media. Jerslev, A. (ed.). University of Copenhagen Press, p. 193-210 (Northern Lights Film and Media Studies Yearbook)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  45. 2001
  46. Published

    The Meaning Of Television In Twentieth Century Life

    Ellis, J., 2001, L’ Eredita Del Novecento. Di Nolfo, E. (ed.). Rome: Instituto dell’Enciclopedia Italiana/Editione Trecani

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  47. 2000
  48. Published

    British Cinema as Performance Art: 'Brief Encounter', 'Radio Parade of 1935' and the Circumstances of Film Exhibition

    Ellis, J., 2000, British Cinema, Past and Present. Ashby, J. & Higson, A. (eds.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  49. Published

    Scheduling: The Last Creative Act in Television?

    Ellis, J., 2000, In : Media, Culture and Society. 22, Jan, p. 25-38

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

    Seeing Things: Television in the Age of Uncertainty

    Ellis, J., 2000, London: I.B.Tauris. 193 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  51. Published

    What Do We Mean By Media Practice Education?

    Ellis, J., 2000, In : Journal of Media Practice. 1, 1, p. 5-11

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. 1999
  53. Published

    Television as Working Through

    Ellis, J., 1999, Media and Knowledge: The Role of Television. Gripsrud, J. (ed.). Routledge, p. 55-70

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  54. 1998
  55. Published

    Cinema and Television: Laios and Oedipus

    Ellis, J., 1998, Cinema Futures: Cain, Abel or Cable?. Elsaesser, T. & Hoffmann, K. (eds.). Amsterdam University Press, p. 127-136

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  56. 1996
  57. Published

    Speed, Film and Television: Media Moving Apart

    Ellis, J., 1996, Big Picture, Small Screen - The Relation Between Film and Television. Hill, J. & McLoone, M. (eds.). John Libbey & Co, p. 97-106

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  58. Published

    The Quality Film Adventure: British Critics and the Cinema, 1942-8

    Ellis, J., 1996, Dissolving Views: Key Writings on British Cinema. Higson, A. (ed.). Edward Arnold, p. 66-93

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  59. 1994
  60. Published

    At the Edge of Our World: Michael Powell

    Ellis, J., 1994, In : Vertigo. 3, Spring

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  61. 1993
  62. Published

    The Subterranean Tradition

    Ellis, J., 1993, In : Vertigo. 1, Spring

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. 1991
  64. Published

    Television Arts Programmes: Another Fine Mess

    Ellis, J., 1991, In : Modern Painters. 4, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. 1990
  66. Published

    Broadcast Television as Cultural Form

    Ellis, J., 1990, Popular Fiction: Technology, Ideology, Production and Reading. Bennett, T. (ed.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  67. Published

    The Death of the Video Clip

    Ellis, J., 1990, What A Wonderful World.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  68. Published

    What Does a Script Do?

    Ellis, J., 1990, In : Yearbook of English Studies. 20

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  69. Published

    What's the Point?

    Ellis, J., 1990, The Question of Quality. Mulgan, G. (ed.). BFI

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  70. 1989
  71. Published

    Three Brothers: Three Generations

    Ellis, J., 1989, Raymond Williams: Film, TV, Culture. Lusted, D. (ed.). BFI

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  72. 1986
  73. Published

    Broadcasting and the State: Britain and the Experience of Channel 4

    Ellis, J., 1986, In : Screen. May-August

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  74. Published

    Censorship at the Edges of TV - Visions

    Ellis, J., 1986, In : Screen. March-April

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  75. 1985
  76. Published

    Visions catalogue 1985

    Ellis, J., 1985

    Research output: Non-textual formArtefact

  77. 1983
  78. Published

    Channel 4: Working Notes

    Ellis, J., 1983, In : Screen. November-December

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  79. 1982
  80. Published

    Television and Independent Cinema

    Ellis, J., 1982, What's This Channel Fo(u)r?. Blanchard, S. & Morley, D. (eds.). Comedia

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  81. Published

    Visible Fictions: Cinema, Television, Video

    Ellis, J., 1982, London: Routledge.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  82. 1981
  83. Published

    ...das war der Ealing Film

    Ellis, J., 1981, Der Produzent. Brown, G. (ed.). Berlin: Verlag Volker Speiss

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  84. Published

    Film in Higher Education

    Ellis, J., 1981, In : Screen Education. Spring

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  85. Published

    Hong Kong-China 1981

    Ellis, J. & Coward, R., 1981, In : Screen. 22, 4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  86. Published

    Notes on the Obvious

    Ellis, J., 1981, Literary Theory Today. Abbas, M. & Wong, T. (eds.). Hong Kong University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  87. Published

    Selection by Committee

    Ellis, J., 1981, The Social Function of Cinema. Stoneman, R. & Thompson, H. (eds.). BFI

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  88. Published

    So Independent They're Invisible

    Ellis, J., 1981, In : Screen. January

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  89. Published

    Victory of the Voice

    Ellis, J., 1981, In : Screen. 22, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  90. 1980
  91. Published

    At the Fountainhead (of TV History)

    Ellis, J., 1980, In : Screen. 21, 4, p. 45-55

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  92. Published

    Ideology and Subjectivity

    Ellis, J., 1980, Culture, Media and Language. Hall, S. (ed.). Hutchinson-Ross

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  93. Published

    Socialist Journalism? A Discussion of the TUC Media Reports

    Ellis, J., 1980, In : Politics and Power.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  94. 1978
  95. Published

    Art, Culture and Quality: Terms for a Cinema in the Forties and the Seventies

    Ellis, J., 1978, In : Screen. 19, 3, p. 9-50

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  96. Published

    Watching Death at Work: an Analysis of A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH

    Ellis, J., 1978, Powell, Pressburger and Others. Christie, I. (ed.). BFI

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  97. Published

    Watching Death at Work: An Analysis of 'A Matter of Life and Death'

    Ellis, J. & Christie, I. (ed.), 1978, Powell, Pressburger and Others. London UK, p. 79-104

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  98. Published

    Writing, Filming and Context

    Ellis, J., 1978, In : Screen Education. Summer

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  99. 1977
  100. Published

    Catalogue: British Film Institute Productions 1951-77

    Ellis, J. (ed.), 1977, BFI.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  101. Published

    Language and Materialism

    Ellis, J. & Coward, R., 1977, Routledge. 165 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  102. Published

    Screen Reader 1: Cinema/Ideology/Politics

    Ellis, J. (ed.), 1977, Society for Education in Film and Television.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  103. 1976
  104. Published

    Production Board Policies

    Ellis, J., 1976, In : Screen. 17, 4, p. 9-23

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  105. Published

    The Future of the British Film Industry

    Ellis, J., 1976, In : Screen. 17, 1, p. 84-93

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  106. 1975
  107. Published

    Made in Ealing

    Ellis, J., 1975, In : Screen. 16, 1, p. 78-127

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle