- Dr Pasquale Iannone
- Senior Teaching Fellow in Film Studies
- Room 9.16, David Hume Tower
- George Square
- EH8 9JX
- Work: +44 (0)131 650 3644
- Film Theory and Aesthetics (film sound and music in particular)
- Post-War European Cinema (especially the art cinemas of France and Italy)
- Childhood and Film
- Filmic Representations of the Second World War
- Film and Landscape
- Film Theory 1 and 2 (Core courses for MSc in Film Studies)
- Film and the Other Arts (MSc Option Course)
- Cinema Auteurs (also Course Organiser)
- Research Methods in Film Studies (also Course Organiser)
- Introduction to European Cinema (Undergraduate Half Course)
Previous courses taught
- Introduction to European Cinema (Lecturer and Course Organiser)
- Italian 4 Translation
- The Sound of Film (Open Studies)
- Between Literature and Film: The Cinema of Luchino Visconti (Open Studies)
- Introduction to Film Studies (Open Studies)
- Classic and Modern European Cinema (Open Studies)
- Modernism and the Cinema (Open Studies)
- An Insight into the Edinburgh International Film Festival (Open Studies)
- Italian Film and Language (Open Studies)
- New Horizons: Film Studies (Open Studies)
- Introduction to Film History (Edinburgh Napier University)
- LEAPS: Film Studies
- ‘The Library As Cocoon in Luchino Visconti’s Conversation Piece’ in Eleanor Andrews, Stella Hockenhull, Frances Pheasant-Kelly (eds), Beyond the Screen Door: Spaces of the Cinematic House (Routledge)(Forthcoming 2013)
- ‘The Espace-Quelconque and Beyond: The child and landscape in Rossellini’s Germany Year Zero and Tarkovsky’s Ivan’s Childhood’ in Danielle Hipkins and Roger Pitt (eds), Re-envisioning the Child in Italian Cinema (Forthcoming 2013)
- ‘Children of Méliès’: Scorsese and Hugo’ in Desmond Murphy (ed), Media Education Journal, Issue 52
- ‘The Gift of Constraint: Danish-Scottish Collaboration and The Advance Party’ in Nicola Balkind (ed), World Film Locations: Glasgow (Intellect Publishing)(Forthcoming March 2013)
- ‘Bertrand Tavernier’s Death Watch’ in Balkind (ed), World Film Locations: Glasgow (Intellect Publishing)(Forthcoming March 2012)
- ‘Mario Monicelli’s La ragazza con la pistola’ in Scott Jordan Harris (ed), World Film Locations: Edinburgh (Intellect Publishing)(Forthcoming 2013)
- ‘On The Road With Hitchcock and Herrmann: Sound, Music and the Car Journey in Vertigo and Psycho’ in Partners in Suspense: Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock (Edinburgh University Press)(forthcoming 2013)
- ‘The Unsleeping Eye: An interview with Bertrand Tavernier’ in Sight & Sound (July 2012)
- ‘A Pinch of Salt: An Interview with Gianni Di Gregorio’ in Sight & Sound (Volume 29, Issue 9), p.8
- ‘Obituary: Mario Monicelli’, Sight & Sound (online), December 2010
- L’Assassino (Senses of Cinema) Forthcoming, March 2013
- Trial On The Road (Senses of Cinema) Forthcoming, March 2013
- Four Times That Night (Arrow Academy) Forthcoming, March 2013
- RoGoPaG (Masters of Cinema) July 2012
- Hawks and Sparrows (Masters of Cinema) July 2012
- Pigsty (Masters of Cinema) July 2012
- Miracle in Milan and Il Tetto (Arrow Academy) March 2012
- The Gospel According to Matthew (Masters of Cinema) March 2012
- Lucky Luciano (Senses of Cinema) March 2012
- I Magliari (Senses of Cinema) March 2012
- Before The Revolution (BFI) September 2011
- Europa, Europa (Senses of Cinema) October 2011
- Senso (Senses of Cinema) March 2011
- Broken Lullaby (Senses of Cinema) October 2010
- ‘The Cinema of Attractions from Melies to Marty’, Teaching Hugo, Association for Media Education in Scotland (AMES), May 2012
- ‘The Godfather’s Godmother: Rota, Fortunella and the Politics of Pastiche’, Film Music Conference: Celebrating the Centennials of Bernard Herrmann and Nino Rota, University of Leeds, September 2011.
- ‘On The Road with Hitchcock and Herrmann: Sound, Music and the Car Journey in Vertigo and Psycho’, Partners in Suspense: Bernard Herrmann and Alfred Hitchcock, York St. John University, March 2011.
- ‘Visconti on Acid: Neo-Viscontian Aesthetics and Luca Guadagnino’s Io Sono L’Amore’, ‘Tu se’ lo mio maestro e ’l mio autore’ International Symposium Fostering Collaboration Across Generations of Italianists, University of Edinburgh, September 2010.
- ‘From Antony to Cassius: Unpacking Sorrentino’s Celluloid Jukebox’, The Association for the Study of Modern Italy (ASMI) Postgraduate Conference, Italian Cultural Institute, Edinburgh, July 2009.
- ‘The child and the representation of landscape in Rossellini’s Germany Year Zero and Tarkovsky’s Ivan’s Childhood’, Re-envisioning the Child in Italian Cinema, University of Exeter, July 2008 .
- ‘Subjective Soundscapes in Nemec’s Diamonds of the Night and Klimov’s Come and See’, Screen Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, July 2008.
In April 2012, together with Dr. Carlo Pirozzi (Italian) and Jonathan Gibbs (Head of Illustration at Edinburgh College of Art), Dr. Iannone curated an exhibition of Italian Film Posters by Masters Students at the ECA. The exhibition - entitled ‘Re-imagining the Italian Film Canon’ - was commissioned to coincide with the Italian Film Festival UK.
In August 2011, as part of Glasgow Film’s Cinema City Project, Dr. Iannone recorded an audio tour of major Glasgow film locations with presenter John Cavanagh.
Dr Iannone has curated a variety of film seasons and events for the Filmhouse and Glasgow Film Theatre and has also worked in various capacities for the Italian Film Festival UK. Recent curation work includes a month-long Bob Dylan film season at the GFT and the 22-film Introduction to European Cinema season at the Filmhouse.
- ‘Contemporary Cinematic Soundscapes’, 66th Edinburgh International Film Festival (June 2012)
- ‘Music of Life’s Dark Romance: An Introduction to Bernard Herrmann’ Filmhouse, Edinburgh (June 2011)
- ‘Between Fathers and Sons: An Introduction to Bernardo Bertolucci’, Filmhouse, Edinburgh (April 2011)
- ‘Il Ritrovato: (Re-) discovering Valerio Zurlini’, Glasgow Film Theatre (April 2009)
- ‘Vittorio De Sica: Reality As Spectacle’, Filmhouse, Edinburgh (December 2008)
Dr Iannone has over 10 years broadcasting experience, regularly contributing film features and reviews to BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Scotland and BBC World Service. Recent features include pieces on Paolo Sorrentino, Martin Scorsese, Mario Monicelli and the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
He has also guest-presented BBC Radio Scotland’s Movie Café on several occasions, interviewing prominent figures such as Fiona Shaw, Ian Buruma and Lloyd Kaufman.
Dr Iannone was also one of the contributors to a major BBC Radio 4 documentary entitled ‘Hollywood: The Prequel’ (January 2011) discussing Italian cinema of the 1910s. Other contributors included Prof Ian Christie and Prof Kristin Thompson.
Dr Iannone also regularly contributes to Sight & Sound and online journal, Senses of Cinema.
This article was published on Dec 12, 2012