|Post:||Lecturer in Media and Film Studies (Media and Film, The Centre for Visual Fields)|
|Location:||Silverstone Edb 326|
|International:||+44 1273 872540|
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Wilma owned an independent film company for 13 years and has worked as a researcher, scriptwriter/editor, director and producer of documentaries, drama, commercials, training and films for broadcasting ,corporate industry and NGOs. The film 'Man beats wife' won several prizes including Gold at the New York Festival.
Her research interests are: media and (international) pressure groups, independent film production, documentary theory and practice, factual television and news production and documentary production in the developing world.
Currently she is researching the use of archive footage and new narrative structures in documentary filmmaking. She has given a master class on archive usage and documentaries on the internet and is available as script editor and mentor for documentary filmmakers and workshops on documentary filmmaking.
Wilma is course convenor for the third year course Documentary. Reality TV and ‘Real Lives’ and the Autumn Core Course 'Documenting the Real' for the MA Digital Documentary.
She also supervises PhD students in the above mentioned research fields.
Her teaching experience has focused on Media and Politics and documentary, drama and scriptwriting. She also lectures on: Documentary and Reality TV, Globalisation and the Media and Media and Democracy.
Wilma used to be the link person for the University with Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication in Chislehurst, Kent and moderator of the Access to HE education course Media and Culture for the Brighton and Hove College
Office hour: on Wednesdays between 11.30-12.30 pm you can come and see me without making an appointment in advance.
Alternatively you can make an appointment on another, more convenient day. Just email me on Wdejong@sussex.ac.uk
de Jong, Wilma (2012) From wallpaper to interactivity: use of archive footage in documentary filmmaking. journalism and mass communication, 2 (3). pp. 464-477. ISSN 2160-6579
de Jong, Wilma (2012) Passionate business - entrepreneurship and the documentary filmmaker. In: Creative documentary: theory and practice. Longman, Harlow. ISBN 9781405874229
de Jong, Wilma, Knudsen, Erik and Rothwell, Jerry (2011) Creative Documentary: Theory and Practice. Creative Documentary: Theory and Practice . Longman. ISBN 978-1-4058-7422-9
de Jong, Wilma (2011) Zen and the art of documentary editing. In: Creative documentary: theory and practice. Pearson, Harlow. ISBN 9781405874229
de Jong, Wilma (2011) What is creativity? In: Creative documentary: theory and practice. Longman, London. ISBN 9781405874229
de Jong, Wilma (2011) Life does not tell stories: structuring devices in documentary filmmaking. In: Creative documentary: theory and practice. Longman, Harlow, pp. 97-117. ISBN 9781405874229
de Jong, Wilma (2011) The creative industries and documentary. In: Creative documentary: theory and practice. Pearson, Harlow. ISBN 9781405874229
de Jong, Wilma, Mansoor, C, Weinstein, D and Asquith, D (2010) Back at the Ranch. [Image]
Austin, Thomas (2008) '...to leave the confinements of his humanness': authorial voice, death and constructions of nature in Werner Herzog's Grizzly Man. In: Rethinking documentary: new perspectives, new practices. Open University Press, Maidenhead, pp. 51-66. ISBN 9780335221912
Austin, Thomas and de Jong, Wilma, eds. (2008) Rethinking documentary: new perspectives and practices. Open University Press, Buckingham. ISBN 9780335221912
de Jong, Wilma (2006) From 'doing' to 'knowing what you are doing': Kolb's learning theory in teaching documentary practice. Journal of Media Practice, 7 (2). pp. 151-158. ISSN 1468-2753