Staff profile

Dr Nathan Hunt

Senior Lecturer in Film and Media,

Nathan Hunt


Film and Media


College of Arts, Humanities and Education



Research centre

Identity, Culture and Representation Research Centre


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus




Nathan has published cult movies and TV, nostalgia in film fandom and zombies in videogames.

Nathan can talk about popular film and television, particularly cult TV or fan culture, video games and digital culture.

Professional interests

Fandom and cult media, taste and popular culture, Hollywood cinema, science fiction and horror, consumer cultures, magazines and the cultural industries, audiences and reception, video games and game culture, masculinity in the media, postmodernism in film and television.


International experience

I have delivered numerous guest lectures for schools and colleges in Malaysia

Recent publications

Blog Posts

Star Wars

Dr Nathan Hunt, Senior Lecturer in Film and Media at the University of Derby, discusses why Star Wars fans still adore the franchise decades on.