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Dr Laura Mayne


Laura Mayne


Biography Laura Mayne is a film historian who specializes in post-war British cinema with an emphasis on industrial histories, institutional practices and production cultures. In 2019 she co-authored Transformation and Tradition in Sixties British Cinema (Edinburgh University Press), an in-depth reassessment of the nature and significance of British cinema and the British film industry during the 1960s. She is currently working on a monograph titled 'Slumdogs and Millionaires: Channel 4 and the British Film Industry, 1982-1998'. She is a review editor for the Bloomsbury book series 'Global Exploitation Cinemas'.