Senior Lecturer in Film Studies, Victoria University of Wellington
Dr. Leotta's primary research interests focus on the relation between film and tourism, national cinema, and the globalization of film production. His first book Touring the Screen: Tourism and New Zealand Film Geographies (Intellect, 2011) examines the phenomenon of film-induced tourism in New Zealand. Dr. Leotta is also the author of The Bloomsbury Companion to Peter Jackson (Bloomsbury, 2016).
ArticlesThe digital revolution has been characterized by the overlapping of different media technologies and platforms which reshaped both traditional forms of audiovisual consumption and older conceptions of place and space. John Agnew claims that, traditionally, the notion of place has been associated with two different meanings: ‘the first is a geometric conception of place as a mere part of...Read more