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Dr Caroline Ruddell
Divisional Lead/Reader

Gaskell Building 165


Caroline Ruddell is Programme Lead and Senior Lecturer in Film and Television in the Department of Arts and Humanities. Before this she was Programme Director in Film at St. Mary’s University, Strawberry Hill. Caroline specialises in animation and teaches across a range of areas including gender and sexuality, horror and television, as well as production. 


BA Film and Theatre (2000)

PhD Film (2006)


Programme Lead in Film and TV

Newest selected publications

Ruddell, CD. and Boeckenhoff, K. (2020) 'The Adventures of Prince Achmed (Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed): Animation Key Films'. Bloomsbury.


Ruddell, C., Boeckenhoff, K., Ward, P., Hosea, B., Husbands, L., Holliday, C., et al. (2019) 'The Crafty Animator: Handmade, Craft-based Animation and Cultural Value'. Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 10: 3030139425 ISSN 13: 978-3-030-13942-1


Ruddell, CD. and Boeckenhoff, K. (2019) 'Lotte Reiniger: The Crafty Animator and Cultural Value', in Ruddell, C. and Ward, P. (eds.) The Crafty Animator: Handmade, Craft-based Animation and Cultural Value. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 75 - 98. ISBN 13: 978-3-030-13943-8.

Book chapter

Ruddell, C. (2018) 'Contextualising Lotte Reiniger’s Fantasy Fairy-Tales', in Holliday, C. and Sergeant, A. (eds.) Fantasy/Animation: Connections Between Media, Mediums and Genres. Abingdon : Routledge. pp. 109 - 125. ISBN 13: 9781138054370. Open Access Link

Book chapter
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