Dr Sanson’s research areas include critical media industry studies, focusing especially on film and television; media globalization; creative labour; and digital distribution. His current work examines how international film and television productions are transforming working conditions and practices in regional production hubs, focusing especially on location managers. Dr Sanson is co-editor of Voices of Labor: Creativity, Craft, and Conflict in Global Hollywood (UC Press 2017), Precarious Creativity: Global Media, Local Labor (UC Press 2016), Connected Viewing: Selling, Streaming, & Sharing Media in the Digital Era (Routledge 2014) and Distribution Revolution: Conversations about the Digital Future of Film and Television (UC Press 2014). He also has published in International Journal of Cultural Studies, Television & New Media, and the Sage Handbook of Television Studies, among others.
Senior Lecturer, School of Communication