Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Bruce Fell

Dr Bruce Fell

PhD, University of Western Sydney. MA (Hons) Wgong. BA MitchellCAE (With Distinction)

Profile

Bruce lectures in moving image literacy and production. He teaches internal and distances education subjects. Bruce has experience in Film, Television, Video and Digital production.

Bruce's PhD, The Question Concerning Commercial Television And The More-Than-Human World, looked at the circumstances in which ecologically sustainable messages could be woven into a commercial environment.

Bruce's MA (Hons) Electronic Media As An Aids Awareness Facilitator With Prison, compared the documentary style employed in a series of HIV/AIDS awareness programs that he produced, with the evolution of documentary screen-based communication production, from Lumière's 'actualities' through to contemporary documentary practice.

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Research

Bruce's research interests are directed towards questions concerning climate change and the digital screen:

  • Screen culture and wellbeing (mindfulness)
  • Media education
  • Environmental ethics and commercial communication practice
  • Media production and practice
  • Media History

Projects

  • Writing fiction to convey facts;
  • Student screen awareness;
  • Representations of Climate Change;

 

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Publications

  • Fell, B (2016). A bushland view of an entrapped necessity.  Volume 10 Fusion Journal.
  • Fell, B (2014). Local Otherness: rendering at the borders of Australia's agri/urban creep. Volume 4. Fusion Journal
  • Fell, B. (2013). Blood, Urine, Ochre and Sap: Living with the saving power. Volume 2. Fusion Journal.
  • Fell, B. (2012).  2012: Bring the noise: has technology made us scared of silence? The Conversation. Melbourne.
  • Fell, B. (2011). The Power And Influence Of The Synthetic Cortex in Social Ecology: applying ecological understanding to our lives and our planet, Hawthorn Press.
  • Fell, B. (2010). My Story, Your Story: Talking About Television, Ecology and Wellbeing, series of presentation performances in Bathurst. Orange and Dubbo.
  • Fell, B. (2009). "Television & Climate Change: The Seasons Finale", Germany: VDM Verlag.
    A synopsis of the book is a available at http://www.brucefell.com/
  • Fell, B. (2008). "News & Paper", in PANPA (Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers Association)
  • Fell, B. (2008). "The Sound Of One Page Turning", in PANPA (Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers Association)
  • Fell, B. (2008). "Reading The Times", in PANPA (Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers Association)
  • Fell, B. (2008). "Book Review Putting people in the picture: visual methodologies for social change", Australian Journal of Adult Learning, Vol 48.3. Canberra.
  • Fell, B. (2006). "Visual literacy, broadcast journalism and the digital age", Journalism Downunder: School of Communication Studies, AUT University, Auckland.
  • Fell, B. (2005). "The question concerning the world Problematique and Commercial Television", Scholarship and Community Conference, University of Western Sydney, Sydney.
  • Fell, B. (2005). "Creative activism in viewer land: Switching to place, environment, reconciliation and community", Two Fires Conference, Braidwood, NSW.
  • Fell, B. (2004). "Walking the wallaby", Sense of Place (5) Colloquium, Far South, Tasmania.
  • Fell, B. (2003). "Commercial TV news and environmental sustainability", Journalism Education Association Annual Conference, Sydney.
  • Fell, B. (2003) "Global warming, it doesn't rate", Creating Spaces Conference, Australian National University, Canberra.
  • Fell, B. (2000). "Televisual information and ecological reality", A Social Ecology Journal (2), University of Western Sydney, Sydney
  • Fell, B. (2000) "Television: in the grip of a big idea that is no longer true", Television: Past, Present and Futures Conference, University of Queensland, Brisbane.
  • Fell, B. (2000). "Broadcasting a big idea that is no longer true", Southern Region Postgraduate Seminar, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga.
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