Case Studies

Case Studies


Smaill, Belinda. “Hydro, Petroleum and Mid-Century Sponsored Documentary: Ecologies, Aesthetics and the ‘Australian Image.’” Energy Imaginaries: Public Relations and the Moving Image. Marina Dahlquist and Patrick Vonderau, (eds.). Berkley: University of California Press, 2024. [Forthcoming]


Smaill, Belinda. “From Extraction to Wilderness: Australian Film History, Environmental History, and The Last Wild River.Journal of Cinema and Media Studies (JCMS) [Forthcoming 2024]


Smaill, Belinda. “Understanding Environmentalism as a Feminist Media Concern: Documentary Filmmaking, Argumentation, Advocacy and Industry.” Feminist Media Studies (2021) (10.1080/14680777.2021.1979072)


Smaill, Belinda. “Historicising David Attenborough’s Nature: Nation, Continent, Country and Environment.” Celebrity Studies 13:3 (2022): 344-365. (10.1080/19392397.2020.1855995)


Smaill, Belinda. “Petromodernity, the Environment and Historical Film Culture.” Screen. 62.1 (2021): 59-77.


Whitelaw, Mitchell and Belinda Smaill. “Biodiversity Data as Public Environmental Media: Citizen Science Projects, National Databases, and Data Visualizations” Journal of Environmental Media 2.1 (2021): 79-99.


Davis, Therese and Belinda Smaill.  “Rethinking Documentary and the Environment: A Multi-Scalar Approach to Time.” Transformations: Journal of Media, Culture & Technology. 32 (2018). Online


Smaill, Belinda. “Ecological Relations: FalconCam in Conversation with The Back of Beyond.” A Companion to Australian Cinema. Felicity Collins, Jane Landman and Susan Bye (eds.). London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019. 508-524.