Nick Jones

Nick Jones

About

Nick Jones is Lecturer in Film, Television and Digital Culture at the University of York, UK. He is the author of Spaces Mapped and Monstrous: Digital 3D Cinema and Visual Culture (2020) and Hollywood Action Films and Spatial Theory (2015), and has published widely on digital effects, popular cinema, and film and spatial theory. His current research concerns VFX as part of a wider digital media aesthetic indebted to the Graphic User Interface.

Areas of Focus

blockbuster cinema; digital 3D conversion; digital spaces; media archaeology; VFX aesthetics; VFX breakdowns

Relevant Publications

Spaces Mapped and Monstrous: Digital 3D Cinema and Visual Culture

The Flexible Urban Imaginary: Postindustrial Cities in Inception, The Adjustment Bureau and Doctor Strange

This is My World: Spatial Representation in the Resident Evil Films

Hollywood Action Films and Spatial Theory

Quantification and Substitution: The Abstract Space of Virtual Cinematography