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Books:

French, L, The Female Gaze in Documentary Film – An International Perspective, Palgrave Macmillian (forthcoming).

French, L, & Poole, M, Shining A Light: 50 Years of the Australian Film Institute, ATOM, Melbourne, January 2014 (iTunes edition) available:

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/shining-light-50-years-afi/id797384477?ls=1&mt=11

French, L, & Poole, M, Shining A Light: 50 Years of the Australian Film Institute, ATOM, Melbourne, November 2009 (Website: http://www.shiningalight.net/

French, L.; Rogers, C. & Weight, J. (eds.) Mediations: Working Papers on Media and Practice, RMIT Media, Melbourne, 2010.

French, L, & Poole, M, Shining A Light: 50 Years of the Australian Film Institute, ATOM, Melbourne, November 2009 (Website: http://www.shiningalight.net/)

Reviews:

Review by Ina Bertrand, Principal Fellow in Fine Arts, Classical Studies and Archaeology, Melbourne University (Australia), Screening the Past, Issue 27, May 2010, available at:

http://www.screeningthepast.com/2015/01/shining-a-light-50-years-of-the-australian-film-institute/

French, L., (ed.) Womenvision: Women and the Moving Image In Australia, Damned   Publishing, 2003.

This book has been reviewed in two ERA 'A' refereed journals and several other publications:

Reviewed at: http://sensesofcinema.com/2003/book-reviews/womenvision/

Also reviewed at:

http://tlweb.latrobe.edu.au/humanities/screeningthepast/reviews/rev_16/FH2br16a.html

Book Chapters:

French, L., ‘Shopping for Identity: Postmodern Flâneuses in Sex and the City and In The Cut’, in Alison Hume (ed.) Consumerism on TV: Popular Media from the 1950s to the Present, Ashgate, Surrey: UK, 2015, pp.147-162. ISBN 9781472447562

French, L., ‘The Screenwriting of Jane Campion: Female-centered Stories, characters and perspectives’ in Nelmes, J. & Selbo, J. (eds.), Women Screenwriters: an International Guide, Palgrave MacMillian, 2015, pp. 179-185.

French, L. & Poole, M., ‘Women Writers on the Australian Screen’ in Nelmes, J. & Selbo, J. (eds.), Women Screenwriters: an International Guide, Palgrave MacMillian, 2015, pp. 163-169. ISBN 978-1-137-31236-5

French, L., ‘Media Literacies for Empowering Females and Reducing Gender Inequalities’, Media in Support of Sustainable Development and a Culture of Peace, UNESCO, Jakarta, 2015, pp. 34-38. Available in hard copy and online at: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0023/002329/232923e.pdf

French, L., ‘UBU Films: Sydney’s Underground Radical Culture 1965-72’, in Mitchell, N. (ed.) World Film Locations: Sydney, Intellect Books: Bristol, UK, 2015, pp.106-108.

French, L., ‘Film and Migration, Australasia’, in Ness, E. et al (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, Wiley-Blackwell Publishers: West Sussex, UK, 2013 (refereed essay). Vol III, pp1435-1439. ISBN: 978-1-4443-3489-0

French, L., ‘Women in Film: Treading Water but fit for the marathon’, in Carilli, T. & Campbell, J. (eds.) Challenging Images of Women in the Media: Reinventing Women's Lives, Lexington Press, Langham: Maryland, 2012, pp. 35-46. My article was reviewed and accepted. This book received 100 submissions, and only 17 chapters were accepted (17% acceptance rate). ISBN-10: 0739176986/ISBN-13:978-0739176986.

French, L, ‘Through an Australian Lens: Explorations of India in Jane Campion’s Holy Smoke!’ in Rick Hosking & Amit Sawal (eds.), Wanderings In India: Australian Perceptions, Monash University Publishing, Clayton, Melbourne, 2012, pp. 150-165. ISBN:978-1-921867-32-3. http://books.publishing.monash.edu/apps/bookworm/view/Wanderings+in+India%3A+Australian+Perceptions/178/OEBPS/c11.htm

French, L., ‘A View From The West: The Cinema of Ana Kokkinos’, in Mitchell, N. World Film Locations: Melbourne, Intellect, 2012. ISBN 9781841506401, pp.66-68.

French, L, ‘A Five Minute Response’, Miles, A., (ed), Postindustrial Media Education, itunes, 2012, pp.27-30: http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/post-industrial-media-education/id537197385

French, L, ‘Short Film’, Goldsmith B & Lealand, G (eds), Australian and New Zealand Directory of World Cinema (volume 3), Intellect, Bristol, UK, Chicago & USA, 2010, pp. 78–82

French, L & Poole, M, ‘Prelude to an Industry: The Founding of the Australian Film Institute’, in French, L; Rogers, C & Weight, J (eds.) Mediations: Working Papers on Media and Practice, RMIT Media, Melbourne, 2010, pp. 37–56

French, L, ‘Poetry in Motion: the short film form in Australia’ in Amit Sarwal and Reema Sarwal (eds), Creative Nation: Australian Cinema and Cultural Studies Reader, SSS Publications, New Delhi, 2009, pp. 83–98

French, L, ‘Patterns of Production: The Australian Film Industry in the 1990s’, Andrew Hassam & Amit Sarwal (eds), Australian Studies Now, Indialog Publications Pty Ltd, New Delhi (funded by the Australia-India Council) 2007, pp. 109–133

French, L. ‘On their own Merits: Women and the Moving Image in Australia’, in French, L. (ed.)  Womenvision, Women and the Moving Image In Australia, Writer & Editor, Damned Publishing, 2003, pp.11-30.

French, L. ‘Short Circuit: Shorts and Australian Women Filmmakers’ in French, L. (ed.)  Womenvision, Women and the Moving Image In Australia, Writer & Editor, Damned Publishing, 2003, pp.105-122.

French, L. ‘Shared Visions and Creative Partnerships: A Team Approach’ in French, L. (ed.)  Womenvision, Women and the Moving Image In Australia, Writer & Editor, Damned Publishing, 2003, pp.295-308.

French, L.,  'Patterns of Production: The Australian Film Industry in the 1990s’,  Ian Craven (ed.) Australian Cinema In the 1990s, Frank Kass, 2001, pp.15-36.

Representative Refereed Journal Articles:

French, L & Poole, M, ‘Passionate Amateurs: The Experimental Film and Television Fund and Modernist Film Practice in Australia’, Studies in Australasian Cinema, Vol.5, No.2, 2011, pp.171-183.

French, L & Poole, M, ‘Cinéphiles And True Believers: The AFI in the 1950s and   60s’, Metro: Film, Television, Radio & Multimedia Journal, no. 160, March 2009, pp. 110–11.

French, L, ‘Romance, Fantasy, and Female Sexuality in Feeling Sexy’, Metro: Film, Television, Radio & Multimedia Journal, no. 123, 2000, pp. 13–17.

French, L, ‘Patterns of Production: The Australian Film Industry in the 1990s’, Australian Studies, 14/1, summer 1999, pp. 15–36.

French, L, ‘Interpretations of Amelia Rose Towers’, Senses of Cinema, no. 1, December 1999, http://archive.sensesofcinema.com/contents/00/1/amelia.html

French, L, Love Serenade: Is It a Feminist Film?’, Metro, Film, Television, Radio & Multimedia Journal, no. 112, 1997, pp. 78–82

Representative Contributions to Refereed Journals:

French, L, ‘Solrun Hoaas 1943–2009’, Senses of Cinema, Issue 54, April 2010:
 http://www.sensesofcinema.com/author/lisa-french/

French, L, ‘Storylines in Baz Lurhmann’s Australia’, Senses of Cinema, Issue 55, April, 2010:

http://www.sensesofcinema.com/2010/55/storylines-in-baz-luhrmann%e2%80%99s-australia-2008

French, L, ‘You’re Among Equals: Germaine Greer, Gough Whitlam and Women and Film in 1975’, Metro, no. 150, 2006, pp. 162–165

French, L., ‘An Overview of Innocence And Paul Cox’s Comments At The 49th Melbourne International Film Festival’, Metro, No. 124/125, 2000, pp. 16-19.
French, L., ‘Passion: The Story of Percy Grainger’, Metro, No. 124, 2000, p.135-138. 

Brophy, C. &  French, L., ‘The Sound of One Hand Clapping: Richard Flanagan’, Metro, No. 119, 1999, pp. 76-83.

Brophy, C. &  French, L., ‘Women’s Stories on Screen; Helen Gaynor, Alison Tilson, Sigrid Thornton and Ros Walker’, Metro, No. 120, 1999, pp. 83-87.

Brophy, C. &  French, L., ‘On the Making of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet', Metro, No. 113/114, January 1998, pp. 20-24.

French, L., ‘Writing For the Stage Screen and Tube’, Metro, No. 115, 1998, pp. 7-12.

French, L., ‘My First Feature in the Cannes, Samantha Lang, Pamela Rabe and Mandy Walker’, Metro,  No. 117, 1998, pp.53-58.

Journal Articles in Professional Journals :

French, L., ‘An analysis of Nice Coloured Girls (Tracey Moffatt, 1987)’, Senses of Cinema, No. 5, April 2000, http://www.innersense.com.au/senses

French, L., ‘Moral Rights: The Story so far and where to from here?, Cinema Papers, December,  1998, pp. 34-35.

French, L., ‘When The Kellys Were Out’, Metro Education, No. 14, April 1998, pp.45-49.

French, L. & Tudball, L., ‘Road to Nhill’, Metro Education, No. 15, 1998, pp.30-42.

French, L., ‘The Glenrowan Affair’, Metro Education, No. 15, 1998, pp.26-30.

French, L., 'Women Applying to Film School', Classroom Activities, ATOM, (Supplement to Metro) Spring 1994, pp.29-32.

Other Contributions to Professional Journals:

French, L., ‘Film and History Conference: A Vision for the history of Australian Cinema’, Screenhub, 22/11/07.

French, L., ‘Spotlight on St Kilda Film Festival’, Senses of Cinema, No. 7, June 2000, http://www.innersense.com.au/senses

Reviews in refereed journals:

French, L., ‘Piano Lessons: Approaches to ‘The Piano’, (Felicity Coombs & Suzanne Gemmell (eds.), Media International Australia, Culture & Policy, No. 97, November 2000, pp. 155-156.

French, L., ‘The Films of Gillian Armstrong, (Felicity Collins)’, Media International Australia, Culture & Policy, No. 94, February 2000, pp. 188-189.

French, L., ‘Julie James Bailey, Reel Women Working in Film and Television’, (AFTRS), Metro, No. 124/125, 2000, pp. 161-163.

French, L., ‘Projections 8’, Practice, A Journal of Visual, Performing & Media Arts, No. 4, August/September, 1999, pp. 52-53.

French, L., 'The Censored and Celebrated Film Festival: Sydney Underground: Ubu Films 1956-1970', Practice, No. 2, Spring/Summer, 1997.

Reviews in journals:

French, L., ‘Cheap Blonde’, Metro Education, No. 19, 1999, pp. 43-44.

French, L., Naked And Unashamed, Artfan, No. 2/3, 1994, p.55.

Film Study Guides:

French, L., Julia Britton: Fearless, guide (2007) available at: http://www.metromagazine.com.au/metro/frm.htm?highlight=2

French, L., 'Censored and Celebrated Film Festival', National Gallery of Victoria, 1997.

French, L., 'When The Kellys Were Out', published (December 1997) on the web at:  http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ncas/resources/index.html

French, L., 'The Glenrowan Affair', published (December 1997) on the web at:  http://www.arts.monash.edu.au/ncas/resources/index.html

French, L., & Considine, M. The Making of the 3MMM Commercial, Film study guide, The Australian Film Television & Radio School. 1991.

French, L., & Considine, M. The Nike TV Commercial, Film study guide, 
The Australian Film Television & Radio School. 1990.

Other Public Output:

French, L., ‘ Questionable Ethics’, The Australian, Higher Ed: letters, Wednesday 28/3/01, p. 46.

French, L., ‘The world laughs at us – again’, Age, Views, Saturday 22/1/00, p. 8.

 

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