Spike Jonze, Propaganda/Satellite Films and Music Video Work: Becoming an Indie-Auteur

About this project

The project explores the hidden and often overlooked roles of talent managers media production and how they contributed to developing Spike Jonze’s reputation as an indie-auteur in music video production. It analysed the role of Propaganda Films, an integrated talent management and media production company, in building Spike Jonze’s brand in music video production.

Lead researcher

Dr Andrew Stubbs

Senior Lecturer

Dr Andrew Stubbs is Lecturer of Film, Media and Communication in the Department of Film, Media and Journalism. He teaches a range of subjects across Film, Television and Media.

Andrew's profile


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for Course Content

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of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021