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Researcher: Blackwood, GM (Dr Gemma Blackwood)

Fields of Research

Film and Television
Screen and Media Culture
Tourism Marketing
Social and Cultural Geography
Cinema Studies
Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Economic Development and Growth
Visual Cultures
Impacts of Tourism

Research Objectives

Visual Communication
The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft)
Understanding Australia's Past
Government and Politics
Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Wolf Creek: an UnAustralian Story?; Continuum
Dream factory tours: the universal pictures movie tour attraction in the 1960s; Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television
Hollywood holidays: case studies of global film tourism sites and their ideological impacts
Identifying tensions in the development of northern Australia: implications for governance; Journal of Economic and Social Policy
Knocking Your Knitted Socks Off ? ABC TV’s Rosehaven, screen tourism and destination-marketing in Tasmania; Tourism in Tasmania
Meet the ABC's first-ever Top 5 humanities researchers: Interview with Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Meet the Foys, likely inventors of the family car holiday to Uluru
Motion Pictures: Travel Ideals in Film; Peter Lang AG
Tropical Darwin on screen: critiquing national values using urban frontier tropes in Charlie’s Country and Last Cab to Darwin; eTropic
Vanessa Berry’s Mirror Sydney: An Atlas of Reflections
Whose real? encountering new frontiers in Westworld; MEDIANZ: Media Studies Journal of Aotearoa New Zealand

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision