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Dr Vicky Jackson

Dr Vicky Jackson

Dr Vicky Jackson

School Research Manager

Office 5.01
Howard House,
Queen's Avenue, Bristol BS8 1SD
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I have published and presented on topics including the 'radio cartoon'; animation and advertisng; historical sensation and the digital archive; the exhibition of Kinemacolor and on fashion, colour and film in the 1920s. I am currently working on female inventors and early cinema.


I am the School Research Manager for Economics.

From 2015 to 2018 I worked as a post doctoral research associate on the ERC funded project 'The Idea of Animation: Aesthetics, Locality and the Formation of Media.' The project explored the emergence of animation from 1915-1940 in France, the United States and the United Kingdom. Prior to this I was a post doctoral research assistant from 2012 to 2015 on ‘Colour in the 1920s: Cinema and Its Intermedial Contexts’ funded by the Leverhulme Trust. This project sought to examine colour in film during the 1920s within the intermedial context of colour's use in other fields during the decade

My PhD, The Distribution and Exhibition of Kinemacolor in the UK and USA 1909-1916 examined the extent of the process’ infiltration into the UK and USA exhibition markets. It also explored Kinemacolor’s impact on the contemporary exhibition market and on the demand for other colour processes.



I have taught on units relating to film history, aesthetics and theory. 


  • Film History
  • Animation
  • Film Colour
  • Film Exhibition
  • 1920s and Intermediality
  • British Cinema
  • Moving Image Preservation and Restoration.



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