Dean Conrad

Latest News

Feb. 2018: Dean's TV documentary "Motion on Larkin" (see below), has been nominated for 2 Royal Television Society (West) Awards 2018:
'Documentary Programme' and 'On-screen Talent' (Sir Andrew Motion). Details here (external link).

Some more of what Dean has been working on recently...


Book - awaiting publication
Space Sirens, Scientists and Princesses: The Portrayal of Women in Science Fiction Cinema
Dean's new book has been delivered to McFarland and Co., USA, for publication in 2018.

[A television documentary series is currently in development/discussion].


Publication Date: 2018.

US Publisher link here.
UK Amazon link here.

More book details here.

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Book Chapter - under construction
Lab-Lit Essay

Co-written with Lynne Magowan.
Dean and Lynne are currently researching for an essay to contribute to Ace and Olga Pilkington's collection on "Lab-Lit" (Laboratory Literature). The primary subject for this chapter is the 1969 novel and 1971 film, The Andromeda Strain.


Lynne and Dean's previous collaboration here.

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Screen Projects - in developent
Further factual TV projects based on Dean's research interests are currently being discussed and developed with production companies and agencies in the UK and the US.
Dean has a number of feature screenplays looking for new homes.

Documentary details here.

Screenplay details here.

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Philip Larkin Television Documentary - as Associate Producer
Motion on Larkin

Dean's project on the Hull-based poet Philip Larkin was commissioned by Sky Arts and made by Bristol-based Icon Films. A film directed by Cris Warren, and presented by Larkin's friend and literary executor, Sir Andrew Motion.


Sky Arts, November 2017.

Nominated in the Royal Television Society (West) Awards 2018, for:
~ Best Documentary Programme
~ On-screen Talent (Sir Andrew Motion)
Details here.

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Conference Presentation
"City of Cinemas: Mapping the Picture Houses of Hull"

At 'Hull: City of Cinema', hosted by the School of Drama, Music and Screen, University of Hull, in association with Hull Independent Cinema and the Media and Memory Research Institute.


CFP here

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There is always something new over the horizon.
Watch this space.
  Contact Dean for details.
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