Rosie Thomas is Director of the Centre for Research and Education in Art and Media (CREAM), Co-director of the India Media Centre, and Reader in Art and Media Practice at University of Westminster. Her early research as a social anthropologist was on the Bombay film industry and, since 1985, she has published widely on Indian cinema. Throughout the 1990s she practised as a television producer making documentaries, arts and current affairs programmes for UK TV, many on South Asia related topics. Her current research is on the history of Indian stunt and Islamicate fantasy films.
Her visual essay at Tasveer Ghar:
Still Magic: An Aladdin's Cave of 1950s B Movie Fantasy