Contributors

  • Natalia  Christofoletti Barrenha

    Natalia Christofoletti Barrenha

    Natalia Christofoletti Barrenha is a researcher of Latin-American cinema. She holds a doctoral degree in Multimedia from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas – UNICAMP (Brazil), and conducted postdoctoral research at the UNICAMP Institute of Language Studies, with a short period as Coimbra Group Visiting Fellow at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven – KU Leuven (Belgium). She is author of the books Espaços em conflito. Ensaios sobre a cidade no cinema argentino contemporâneo (2019) and A experiência do cinema de Lucrecia Martel: Resíduos do tempo e sons à beira da piscina (2014, translated into Spanish in 2020). She also works as a film programmer and cultural manager.

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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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  • Pablo García  Conde

    Pablo García Conde

    Pablo García Conde is a film programmer (Dart Festival in Barcelona) and film critic based in Montreal. As a teacher, he has taught film courses in universities and youth centers in Armenia. As a film critic, he has published festival chronicles, film reviews and interviews in different print and online media: Mundo Hispánico (Switzerland), Babieca Magazine (Ecuador), Transit: cine y otros desvíos (Spain), catalog of the Sitges IFF, FIPRESCI, Golden Apricot IFF Daily… He has been a member of juries in different international festivals: Moscow (Russia), Yerevan (Armenia), Quito (Ecuador), Gijón (Spain), Atlántida Film Fest (Filmin VoD platform); and member of the Selection Committee in International Festival of Films on Art (Montreal), La Casa Cine Fest (Ecuador) and Golden Apricot IFF (Armenia). He is a member of Creative Armenia Network, the SFCC (Syndicat Français de la Critique de Cinéma, France), the IAEC (which organizes the FEROZ awards in Spain) and the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI).

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  • Zoe Constantinides

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  • Lily Corne Klein

    Lily Corne Klein is a graduate student in the Film Studies department at Concordia University’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. Lily holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Gender and Women’s Studies and Film Studies from The University of King’s College and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  • Lily Corne Klein

    Lily Corne Klein is a graduate student in the Film Studies department at Concordia University’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. Lily holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree in Gender and Women’s Studies and Film Studies from The University of King’s College and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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  • Paul Corupe

    Paul Corupe is a Toronto-based writer and editor, and the creator of Canadian film website Canuxploitation!

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  • Michael Crochetière

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  • Joshua Crosby

    Joshua Crosby

    Joshua Crosby studies film production at Concordia University, working primarily in sound design with a special appreciation for sound in horror.

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  • Olivia Curry

    Olivia Curry is an undergraduate film studies student at Concordia’s Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, guest editor/contributor to Offscreen and one-time conspiracy theory listicle writer. Her research interests include reflexivity and structure in horror, reality television and experimental film.

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  • Roberto Curti

    Roberto Curti

    Roberto Curti is an Italian film critic and film historian who lives in Cortona, Italy and has written many books on Italian cinema, with a focus on Popular cinemas. He’s a regular contributor to Nocturno and has collaborated, among others, to the Spanish mag Quatermass. In 2003 he co-wrote (with Tommaso La Selva) Sex and Violence, a volume on extreme cinema, which is in its second edition, 2007, and in 2004 a Spanish-published monography on James Coburn, El samurai del oeste (The Samurai of the West). He is also the author of Italia odia (Italy Hates, 2006), an in-depth history of Italian crime and noir films, and Stanley Kubrick: Rapina a mano armata (Stanley Kubrick: The Killing, 2007), an in-depth analysis of Kubrick’s The Killing, Demoni e dei, a book on the devil and god in American horror cinema, and Fantasmi D’Amore, a book on the Italian gothic across cinema, literature and television. Since then he has published many books in English on Italian cinema for McFarland Press, including Italian Crime Filmography 1968-1980 (2013); Diabolika: Supercriminals, Superheroes and the Comic Book Universe in Italian Cinema (2016), Tonino Valeri: The Films (2016), Mavericks of Italian Cinema: Eight Unorthodox Filmmakers, 1940s-2000s (2018); Riccardo Freda: The Life and Works of a Born Filmmaker (2017), and a trilogy of volumes on Italian Gothic Horror Films (1957-1969; 1970-1979; 1980-1989) in 2015, 2017, 2019 respectively. He has also written the monograph on Blood and Black Lace in the Devil’s Advocates series for Auteur Publishing (2019).

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  • Pascal D

    Pascal Déry is a BFA (2009 – with Distinction) at Concordia University, with a Major in Film Studies. Formerly a talk radio personality on XM Satellite Radio, Pascal currently performs podcasting and teaches martial arts at his own karate school in Longueuil, Qc (South shore of Montréal). Mr. Déry also strongly believes that being a Decepticon is cooler than being an Autobot.

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  • Antonio D’Alfonso

    Antonio D’Alfonso

    Poet, novelist, essayist, translator, Antonio D’Alfonso has published more than 40 book titles and has directed three feature films. He is the founder of Guernica Editions which he kept alive for thirty-three years before passing it on in 2010. He is also co-founder of the magazine Vice Versa and the Association of Italian-Canadian Writers. For his writing D’Alfonso has won the Trillium Award, the Bressani Award, and other prizes; and for his film Bruco (2005), he won two awards at the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival.

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  • Graham Daseler

    Graham Daseler

    Graham Daseler is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz, with a degree in Film and Digital Media. He currently reside in Los Angeles, and works as a film editor and animator. His writing has previously been published in The Times Literary Supplement, The Lost Angeles Review of Books, The Moving Arts Film Journal, Film International, 34th Parallel Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Bright Lights Film Journal, and Offscreen.

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  • Peter Dellolio

    Peter Dellolio

    Born in NYC 1956. Raised in Bensonhurst Brooklyn and Little Italy New York. Went to Nazareth Regional High School; graduated 1974. New York University graduate 1978; B. A. & B.F.A. Directed many short subject 16mm films, including adaptation of James Joyce short story “Counterparts.” Published poetry, fiction, short plays, and film criticism in KINEMA, AURA Literary Arts Review, Cross-Cultural Communications, The Midwest Quarterly, Literature/Film Quarterly, Dramatika, Bogus Review, Flickhead, Mascara Review, NYArts Magazine, Both Sides Now, and many others. Taught arts and language skills at LEAP. Exhibited paintings at Leonora Vega and 8th Floor galleries. His book of poetry, “A Box of Crazy Toys” was published earlier this year by Xenosbooks/Chelsea Editions. Artist website linked below.

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  • Pierre-Alexandre Despatis

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  • Ryan Diduck

    Ryan Alexander Diduck is an independent scholar and author. Along with Offscreen, his writing appears in Fact Magazine,, The Quietus, and The Wire. Diduck’s latest book is called Mad Skills: MIDI and Music Technology in the Twentieth Century. He lives in Montreal.

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  • Roberto Donati

    Roberto Donati (from Arezzo, Italy) graduated in Modern Literature and Film Studies from the University of Siena in Italy, and also studied in the UK (The University of Warwick). Donati’s first publication was a book on the theme of nostalgia in the films of Sergio Leone (Sergio Leone. America e nostalgia, Falsopiano 2005), and he is in the process of writing his second book (on Douglas Sirk). As a professional journalist, he has written for publishing houses, newspapers, journals, and magazines on culture, film and literary topics. Donati has worked in the film industry in Los Angeles and is developing screenplays and documentary projects for television and cinema. As Demon #2, he greatly enjoyed slaughtering Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni in Dario Argento’s The Third Mother. He is a freaky blogger.

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  • Gönül  Dönmez-Colin

    Gönül Dönmez-Colin

    Gönül Dönmez-Colin is film scholar and author of several books on cinema. including Women, Islam and Cinema, Turkish Cinema: Identity, Distance and Belonging and The Routledge Dictionary of Turkish Cinema. Her latest monograph, Women as Images and as Image-makers in the Cinemas of Iran and Turkey is forthcoming from Routledge.

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