Contributors

  • Simon Brown

    Simon Brown is Principal Lecturer and Director of Studies for Film and Television at Kingston University. A historian at heart, he has published on a range of topics including early cinema, British cinema and the history of colour cinematography, as well as contemporary American Quality Television. He is currently co-editing a volume on colour cinematography for the AFI Film Reader Series for Routledge.

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  • Colin Browne

    Colin Browne

    Colin Browne is a writer, filmmaker, film historian and, until recently, a professor in the Film program in the Simon Fraser University School for the Contemporary Arts. He was a co-founder of the Praxis Centre for Screenwriters and the Art of Documentary workshops, and is currently involved in preservation and restoration initiatives regarding archival media with the Audio-Visual Heritage Association of British Columbia (AVBC). His catalogue of motion pictures produced in British Columbia prior to 1941 was the first in Canada to establish an annotated regional history and inventory of early film production in a province or region. His documentary films, produced for the NFB, the CBC and independently, include Linton Garner: I Never Said Goodbye, Father and Son and White Lake, which was nominated for a Genie award as Best Feature Length Documentary. His most recent book, The Properties (2012), was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. He serves on the boards of Creative BC and the Vancouver International Film Festival and is working on a project that explores the history and legacy of the Surrealist engagement with Northwest coast and Alaskan ceremonial art.

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  • Douglas Buck

    Douglas Buck

    Douglas Buck. Filmmaker. Full-time cinephile. Part-time electrical engineer. You can also follow Buck on “Buck a Review,” his film column of smart, snappy, at times irreverent reviews.

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  • N. Buket Cengiz

    N. Buket Cengiz received her B.A. in Russian Language and Literature from Istanbul University. Her translations from Russian, from poets such as K. Simonov, Y. Yevtushenko, and others, as well as from English writers such as Edward Said, John Berger and others, have been published in various newspapers and journals. She received her M.A. in American Studies from Kadir Has University in Istanbul, with her thesis in the area of Romantic heroes and modern anti-heroes in literature and popular culture. Her pieces on various areas of culture and the arts have appeared in publications such as The Middle East, TimeOut Istanbul, LivingIndigo, stüdyoimge.com etc. She writes on popular culture in the national newspaper Radikal’s Sunday supplement, Radikal İki. She is a PhD student of Interlingual and Intercultural Translation Studies at Yıldız Technical University in Istanbul.

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  • Colin Burnett

    Colin Burnett, who holds an MA in Film Studies from Concordia University, is a PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His current areas of research include Robert Bresson’s cinematographers, laboratory practice in American cinema of the 20s, and minimalist film style. He has published in Senses of Cinema, Synoptique, and Canadian Journal of Film Studies and has writings in forthcoming editions of Film Quarterly and Studies in French Cinema. Along with Dudley Andrew, he is also editing a special edition of Post Script devoted to the film and photography writing of Susan Sontag.

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  • Elliott Burton

    Elliott Burton

    Elliott Burton is a critic and cultural commentator whose work has been published in a wide variety of print and digital formats including i>Kawartha Now and i>slowsoulburn. He recently published a triptych of essays using summer blockbusters as pop metaphors for social justice.

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  • Tiffany Byrant

    Tiffany Byrant

    Tiffany Bryant attended the College of William and Mary for her B.A. in English Literature and Literary & Cultural Studies. She received her M.A. in English Literature at James Madison University, focusing on Gender Studies and Critical Race Studies. Her academic interests swing heavily into the visual arts and horror narratives (film, TV, and video games in particular) are her favorite means for deconstructing internalized ideologies and anxieties embedded in American society. She currently lives in Virginia and works at a non-profit arts organization in Washington, D.C.

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  • Lindsey Campbell

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  • Robert Carl Craig

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  • Nathaniel Carlson

    Nathaniel Carlson

    Nathaniel Drake Carlson is an independent writer of both fiction and film criticism. His other pieces on Manoel de Oliveira have appeared in Cineaste and Pop Matters. His feature film work will be available soon via jaymcroy.com.

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  • Andre Caron

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  • Mark Carpenter

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  • Maria Casale

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  • Elie Castiel

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  • Daniel Charchuk

    Daniel Charchuk is a film reviewer, freelance writer, and former student from Montréal, Canada. His interests include genre cinema, vulgar auteurism, science fiction, and creative writing of both the fictitious and non-fictitious variety. He is currently a film reviewer for the local e-zine Arts & Opinion, and contributor to other local publications.

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  • Leah A. Cheyne

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  • Alain Chouinard

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  • David Church

    David Church holds a Ph.D. in Communication and Culture from Indiana University, and is the author of Grindhouse Nostalgia: Memory, Home Video, and Exploitation Film Fandom (Edinburgh University Press, 2015). He has also edited Playing with Memories: Essays on Guy Maddin (University of Manitoba Press, 2009), and is currently at work on a book called Disposable Passions: Vintage Pornography and the Material Legacies of Adult Cinema.

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  • Fred Collopy

    Fred Collopy designed the first version of Imager – software for playing abstract visuals – for the Apple II computer in 1977. His work has been presented at ISEA, SIGGRAPH, Sonic Light, and the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and been published in Leonardo and elsewhere. He has performed visuals live with the jazz ensemble Kassaba, electronic musicians Dino Felipe and Henry Warwick, and others. He has been a visiting scientist at IBM’s Watson Research Lab and is on the faculty at Case Western Reserve University. An expanded version of this essay is located at his site, RhythmicLight.com.

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  • Zoe Constantinides

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