In this podcast guest editors of Offscreen Tamas Molnar, Victoria Berndt, Max Mehran and Sohng Yi Chan discuss David Mackenzie’s Outlaw King. In the half an hour long discussion contributors touch on the specificity of the Netflix platform, what it means to have traditional historical epics on a small screen and the film’s relationship to Braveheart as well as Game of Thrones.

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Tamas Molnar is currently completing an MA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University, Montreal. He holds a Graduate Diploma and a BA in Media Studies from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. His research interests include the relationship between media texts and the lived experiences of built environments; the links between visual aesthetics and the spectatorial gaze in environmental communication and the social and cultural aspects of media piracy in the pre-internet age. In his free time Tamas makes stop motion animation films, goes cycling or climbs mountains.

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Victoria Berndt received her BA in English and Film Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University and is currently pursuing her MA in Film Studies at Concordia University, Montreal. She researches animation, fan culture, and industry with particular attention to anime overseas and its effects on domestic productions. Victoria has worked as a content creator and editor for various businesses over the years, and writes about her experiences watching and analyzing anime and its community whenever she can.

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Max received his Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in June 2016. His research interests focused on the relationship between our social behaviors and the stories told in film, television, and other media. He is now completing a Master of Arts in Film Studies at Concordia University, expected graduation in 2020. He is a horror-buff in his downtime and researches queer representation in cinema academically. Max also works for local theatre non-profit groups and has been an actor for a few years. He can be seen in local and national plays, films, and television shows.

Sohng Yi Chan is Masters of Fine Arts student at Concordia University, Montreal.

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