Andrew Black

Andrew Black

PhD Student

School of Humanities

Research Degree Students

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Andrew is a part-time PhD student in the School of Humanities at the University of Worcester. 

Andrew’s main research areas of interest are the European horror film, especially from 1959-1994, the zombie film genre & European arthouse cinema. In addition, the Spaghetti Western genre, the fin de siècle period for literature, together with the works of Dante, Milton & Blake. Upon completion of his PhD, Andrew intends to research & write a new book on German cinema to publish in 2022.

Andrew has also curated the first Horrorford outdoor film festival during October 2018, as well as presenting to the Horror, Cult & Exploitation Media III PhD workshop at Northumbria University in May 2019.

Andrew’s supervisor is Dr Mikel Koven.

Prior to commencing his PhD, Andrew has contributed to a number of both national and independent magazines & journals, specialising in European horror cinema, transgressive cinema & erotica. He has also had several film books published via London publishers as well as his own company, Noir Publishing.

In addition to working towards his PhD, Andrew currently works for Like Radio.


BA (Hons) Humanities (with Literature), 2013, The Open University

MA English, 2016, The Open University


Necronomicon Book One, Creation Books, London

Necronomicon Book Two, Creation Books, London

Ten Top Films - Leonardo DiCaprio - Glitter Books, London

Ten Top Films - Oliver Reed - Glitter Books, London

Necronomicon Book Three, Noir Publishing, Hereford

The Dead Walk, Noir Publishing, Hereford

Necronomicon Book Four, Noir Publishing, Hereford

Shocking Cinema of the ’70s, Noir Publishing, Hereford

Necronomicon Book Five, Noir Publishing, Hereford

The Dead Walk (revised & expanded edition), Noir Publishing, Hereford

Magazine & journal contributions:-

Alternative Magazine, Club International, Hammer Horror, Lust, Marquis, Men Only, Neon, Shivers, SFX, Terrorizer.

Feature for Anchor Bay’s special edition USA DVD release of Manhunter

Interview included with 88 Films release of Jess Franco’s The Devil Hunter