Anthony Killick

Humanities and Social Science

Dr Anthony Killick is a lecturer in Media, Culture and Communication at Liverpool John Moores University. He is leader on the MA Research Methods module, and currently supervises ten masters students.

His previous work at the University of Leeds and the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity focuses on the relation between arts and cultural practices and various forms of sustainability. In 2017 he completed a Ph.D. in film festivals, activism and urban development, and has worked as a creative practitioner and filmmaker on numerous community-led cultural projects.


2017, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom, PhD
2013, University of Bristol, United Kingdom, Masters

Academic appointments

Lecturer, Humanities and Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 2019 - present
Researcher, Media and Communication, University of Leeds, 2017 - 2019


Killick A. 2020. Re-thinking Human Rights Film Festivals: A Radical Perspective Presence S, Newsinger J, Wayne M. Contemporary Radical Film Culture Networks, Organisations and Activists :163-175 Routledge. Oxon 9781138543614 Author Url Publisher Url

Killick A. 2016. Cinema, Activism and Opposition The Routledge Companion to Cinema and Politics :77-79 Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions. Oxon, United Kingdom 9781138391680 Author Url Publisher Url

Journal article

Killick A. 2019. Resisting the Creative Economy on Liverpool’s North Shore: Art-Based Political Communication in Practice Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture, 14 :1-17 DOI Public Url

Killick A. Arts and social sustainability: Promoting intergenerational relations through community theatre Journal of Applied Arts & Health, 3 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Kilick A. Building a Small Cinema: Resisting Neoliberal Colonization in Liverpool Architecture_MPS, 12 DOI Publisher Url Public Url


Building a Small Cinema in Liverpool (BFI) Public Url