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MCKENNA, Mark (2021) Censor – a new film remembers a dark episode in Britain’s cinematic past. The Conversation.

MCKENNA, Mark (2019) Sylvester Stallone and the Economics of the Ageing Actor. Celebrity Studies, 10 (4). pp. 489-503. ISSN 1939-2397

Book Chapter, Section or Conference Proceeding

MCKENNA, Mark (2024) Don't be afraid, It's only business: Rethinking the video nasties moral panic in Thatcher’s Britain. In: The Screen Censorship Companion: Critical Explorations in the Control of Film and Screen Media. University of Exeter Press, Exeter. ISBN 9781804130667

MCKENNA, Mark (2023) Twenty-First Century Digital Snuff: The Circulation of Images and Videos of Real Death Online. In: Difficult Death, Dying and the Dead in Media and Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, London. ISBN 9783031407314 (In Press)

MCKENNA, Mark (2021) What Film is your Film Like? : Negotiating Authenticity in the Distributive Seriality of the Zombi Franchise. In: Horror Franchise Cinema. Routledge, London, pp. 145-158. ISBN ISBN 9780367183271

Proctor, William and MCKENNA, Mark (2021) The Death and Ressurection Show: Horror Franchise Cinema and the Romanticization of Cult. In: Horror Franchise Cinema. Routledge, London, pp. 1-28.

MCKENNA, Mark (2017) Whose Canon is it Anyway?: Subcultural Capital, Cultural Distinction and Value in High Art and Low Culture Film Distribution. In: Cult Media Re-packaged, Re-released and Restored. Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 31-47. ISBN 978-3-319-63679-5 978-3-319-63678-8

MCKENNA, Mark (2016) A Murder Mystery in Black and Blue - The Marketing Distribution and Cult Mythology of Snuff in the UK. In: Snuff: Real Death and Screen Media. Bloomsbury, London, pp. 121-136. ISBN 9781628921137

Monograph or Report

MCKENNA, Mark and LENNON, Andrew (2023) Silicon Stoke 2023: Developing Film and TV Content in North Staffordshire. Research report for external body. Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

MCKENNA, Mark (2012) Hammer has Risen from the Grave. Research report for external body. Cine Excess e-journal.

Conference or Workshop Item

MCKENNA, Mark (2024) Murder in an Attention Economy: Media, Celebrity and the Prosecution of Luka Magnotta. In: Socety for Cinema and Media Studies conference (SCMS), 13/03/24 - 17/03/24, Boston Sheraton. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2023) Hollywood Don't Surf... but Darrylin Zanuck Does: Resistance and Incorporation in Californian Surf Culture. In: New Directions in Cinema and Youth Cultures Research Symposium, 27/01/23, Liverpool University. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2022) Silicon Stoke: Levelling Up the Screen Industries. In: Film and Games Research Networking Event, September 14, 2022, Birmingham City University.

MCKENNA, Mark (2022) 'A working-class hero is something to be’ stardom in post-studio era Hollywood. In: Profs in the Pav, March 7, 2022, Pavilion Café, College Road. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2021) Just a man and his will to survive: disadvantage and determination in the brand narrative of Sylvester Stallone. In: Northumbria University Moving Image, Popular Culture and Media Seminar Series, Noember 10, 2021, Online.

MCKENNA, Mark (2021) Nasty Business: The Marketing and Distribution of the Video Nasties Book Launch. In: Nasty Business Book Launch Panel, 25th Jan 2021.

MCKENNA, Mark (2020) Don't be afraid it's only business. In: Screening Censorship, 16-17 October, 2020, Ghent University.

MCKENNA, Mark (2019) Resisting Redundancy: Sylvester Stallone and the Ageing Action Star. In: Persona Studies, 25-26 June, 2019, University of Newcastle. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2018) Collective Remembrance, Empirical Evidence and the Search for Historical Accuracy in the History of the 'Video Nasties'. In: History of Moviegoing, Exhibition and Reception (HOMER) Network Conference, 26–28 June 2019, University of the Bahamas, Nassau, The Bahamas,. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2018) Sylvester Stallone: Analogue Actor / Digital Celebrity. In: Celebrity Studies Conference, 28th June 2018, Sapienza University, Rome,. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2018) Sylvester Stallone and the Economics of the Ageing Film Star. In: Geriaction Cinema: A Symposium on the Ageing Action Star, 11th May 2018, Bournemouth University. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2018) Of Underdogs and Arm Wrestling: Stardom and the Cannon Film Group. In: Society For Cinema and Media Studies ( SCMS), March 14-18, 2018, Sheraton Centre Toronto. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2015) VIPCO, Shitco and the Changing Face of Exploitation. In: Global Exploitation Cinemas, 28 May 2015, University of Lincoln. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2015) Selling Fear: The 'Video Nasties' – Beyond Censorship. In: MeCCSA Annual Conference, January 2015, Northumbria University,. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2014) [Invited public lecture] From video collecting to contemporary cinema (with Johnny Walker - Northumbria University). In: Abertoir Horror Film Festival, November 15, 2014, Aberystwyth. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2014) Plastic Nostalgia: In Remembrance of the 'Video Nasty. In: Invited Speaker, October 2014, Birmingham City University. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2014) Reconfiguring the 'Merchants of Menace’. In: Archaeologies of Media and Film, 5 September 2014, University of Bradford. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2014) Banned in the UK: Approaching the Industrial Analysis of "Video Nasty" Distribution. In: Industrial Approaches to Media: Methodological Gateway to Industry Studies, 5 June 2014, University of Nottingham. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2014) Coming Back from the Dead: Zombie Distribution and the Unofficial Franchise. In: Italian Horror Cinema, 9 May 2014, University of Bedfordshire. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2014) A Murder Mystery in Black and Blue: Astra Video and the UK Distribution of Snuff. In: Cult Cinema and Technological Change, 15 April 2014, Aberystwyth University. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2014) 'Strong Uncut Version': Censorship and Blame in VIPCO's Reissues of the "Video Nasties". In: International Film Studies Spring School, 9 April 2014, Gorizia, Italy. (Unpublished)

MCKENNA, Mark (2013) "What Film is Your Film Like?" Retitling as Adaptation and Paratext. In: Adventures in Textuality: Adaptation in the Twenty-First Century, 03 Apr 2013, University of Sunderland. (Unpublished)

Book / Proceeding

MCKENNA, Mark (2023) Snuff. Devil's Advocates . Auteur | Liverpool University Press, Liverpool. ISBN 978-1800859395

MCKENNA, Mark (2021) Horror Franchise Cinema. Routledge, London. ISBN ISBN 9780367183271

MCKENNA, Mark (2020) Nasty Business: The Marketing and Distribution of the Video Nasties. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. ISBN 9781474451086 (In Press)


MCKENNA, Mark (2017) Rethinking the 'video nasties' : economics, marketing, and distribution. Doctoral thesis, University of Sunderland.


Impey, Jason and MCKENNA, Mark (2018) VIPCO: The Untold Story. [Artefact]


MCKENNA, Mark (2014) Nasty Tales Exhibition. [Show/Exhibition]


MCKENNA, Mark (2014) 1984: Freedom and Censorship in the Media Conference. Sunderland University London Campus.

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