Champion, Katherine M
Katherine is a multidisciplinary researcher based in the Institute of Design Innovation at the Glasgow School of Art. She holds a PhD from the Urban Studies Department at the University of Glasgow. Katherine's research interests include the importance of place to the creative and digital media industries; innovation and management practices in the creative economy; gender and creative labour; and knowledge exchange.
A Risky Business? The Role of Incentives and Runaway Production in Securing a Screen Industries Production Base in ScotlandArticlesIntroductionDespite claims that the importance of distance has been reduced due to technological and communications improvements (Cairncross; Friedman; O’Brien), the ‘power of place’ still resonates, often intensifying the role of geography (Christopherson et al.; Morgan; Pratt; Scott and Storper). Within the film industry, there has been a decentralisation of...Read more