Maxine Gee

Maxine Gee

  • 01202 965712
  • mgee at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer (Academic) in Screenwriting
  • Weymouth House W215, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Maxine's research interests include the posthuman, science fiction film and television, film noir, Japanese anime, screenwriting, playwriting and the webseries.

Her creative practice projects include the medieval webseries Tales of Bacon ( and science fiction short films Terminal and Standing Woman.

Journal Articles

  • Gee, M., 2017. Comics Inside Out: An Interview with Elena Vitagliano. East Asian Journal of Popular Culture, 3 (1).
  • Gee, M., 2016. “Rediscovering our Humanity - How the posthuman noir anime, Darker Than Black, subverts the tropes of film noir to reaffirm a humanist agenda.”. Cinema: Journal of Film and Philosophy, 7, 131-148.
  • Gee, M., 2015. It’s Alive: An Introduction to Writing for the Screen. FOCUS, British Science Fiction Association Magazine for Writers, 18-26.



  • Gee, M.. Kagome, Kagome. Theatre production. Krumbs Kitchen, York. 1-4 January 2016.
  • Gee, M.. Sherlock Holmes and the Speckled Band. Site specific stage play. Treasurer's House, York and Ripley Castle, North Yorkshire. 14-29 November 2013.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Major Project - BA Scriptwriting for Film and Television
  • Scriptwriting Fundamentals - BA Media Production
  • Principles of Storytelling - BA Film
  • Production Design - BA Film
  • Film Story Structures - BA Film

Invited Lectures

  • Cracking the Posthuman Program, Leeds Art Gallery, 09 Jan 2016 more

Conference Presentations

  • Postgraduate Symposium, Department of Theatre, Film and Television - Exploring Conceptual and Creative Practices in Theatre, Film and Television, The Creative Process in Adaptation: Investigating Ian Watson’s unproduced A.I: Artificial Intelligence scenes., 02 Jun 2014, University of York
  • Current Research in Speculative Fiction Conference, Redrawing what it is to be Human: How posthuman characters rediscover their humanity through unreliability in Tensai Okamura’s Darker Than Black., 20 Jun 2014, Gateway Conference Centre, Liverpool (organised by University of Liverpool)
  • Screenwriting Research Network Conference, Contemporary Japanese Screenwriting: Reflections on interviews conducted under the JSPS summer research fellowship., 10 Sep 2015, Senate House, University of London
  • Current Research in Speculative Fiction Conference, "If something stinks put a lid on it, don’t see it": Self-censorship and the brave new world of Psycho Pass., 27 Jun 2016, University of Liverpool
  • BAFTSS Conference, Creating Posthuman Noir: Exploring Definers of the ‘Human’ Through Genre and Creative Practice., 20 Apr 2017, University of Bristol
  • Hardboiled History: A Noir Lens on America's Past, Not so Damned Dames: How Posthuman Noir subverts traditional film noir tropes in Ex_Machina, 19 May 2017, University of Warwick
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