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Sarah Artt is Programme Leader for the BA English and Film at Edinburgh Napier University. Her research interests include screen adaptation in a variety of forms, the image of nineteenth-century prostitution in cinema and television, the use of silence in the cinema and feminist theory. Her teaching interests centre on contemporary sf literature and film, contemporary Hollywood, women's writing and filmmaking, and narrative structure in literature and film. Her work has appeared in Scope and various edited collections.

Leo Enticknap is a lecturer in cinema at the Institute of Communications Studies at the University of Leeds. Formerly a projectionist and film archive curator, his research focuses principally on archival film preservation and restoration, moving-image technologies more generally and British non-fiction film before 1950. His latest book is Film Restoration:The Culture and Science of Audiovisual Heritage (2013).

Ann F. Howey is an associate professor at Brock University, Canada. She researches and teaches in the areas of post-Victorian Arthurian literature, fantasy fiction and literature for young people. Her publications include A Bibliography of Modern Arthuriana 1500-2000 (with Stephen R. Reimer, 2006), Rewriting the Women of Camelot: Arthurian Popular Fiction and Feminism (2001) and articles in Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, Children's Literature Association Quarterly and Extrapolation. Her current project is a book-length study of the Lady of Shalott/Elaine of Astolat figures in art, music and literature since the Victorian era.

Mary Irwin is currently a postdoctoral research fellow on a three-year AHRC research project, 'A History of Television for Women in Britain 1947-89', run jointly by Warwick and De Montfort universities. She has written on early women's television and is currently researching women's relationships with television romantic situation comedy. She also has research interests in television documentary and television drama. Most recently she contributed to the first extended account of the BBC series, Life on Mars: From Manchester to New York (2012).

Ewan Kirkland teaches film and screen studies at the University of Brighton. As well as co-organising the Memory, Identity and New Fantasy Cultures conference, he has contributed to organising events exploring Battlestar Galactica, racial whiteness, and technology and identity. In the field of videogame scholarship, he has written extensively on the Silent Hill survival horror series, as well as publishing papers on The Powerpuff Girls, Dexter, romantic comedy cinema, the Twilight film series, Haunting Ground, Little Big Planet, zombies, vampires and women in sf television.

Malisa Kurtz is a PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Humanities programme at Brock University. Her dissertation examines the intersections of postcoloniality, globalisation and technoculture in twentieth-century sf. [End Page 447]

Aris Mousoutzanis teaches film and screen studies at the University of Brighton. His main area of research is trauma in fiction, film and television, with specific focus on apocalyptic sf and the Gothic, but he has also published on new media and globalisation. He is the co-editor of Apocalyptic Discourse in Contemporary Culture (2014), The Science Fiction Handbook (2013) and New Media and the Politics of Online Communities (2010). His Fin-de-Siècle Fictions, 1890s-1990s: Apocalypse, Technoscience, Empire is forthcoming.

Daniel O'Brien is a part-time lecturer and tutor in film studies. Since 1989, he has worked as a freelance writer, contributing to encyclopaedias, dictionaries and other reference works, and producing articles and reviews for journals such as Film International. He has written books on such subjects as Clint Eastwood, Frank Sinatra, British sf, Hong Kong horror movies, the Hannibal Lecter books and films, Paul Newman and Daniel Craig. He recently completed a PhD on sword and sandal films at the University of Southampton.

Danny Sagal is an Israeli critic and blogger. He has written film, literature, music and television reviews for Time Out Tel Aviv and NANA10, and the influential horror blog Spoiler. Danny has a BA in film studies from Tel Aviv University.

Yugin Teo teaches film and literature at the University of Sussex, where he completed his PhD. His research interests are in the representation of memory in literature and film, literature and philosophy, contemporary fiction, sf and the work of Paul Ricoeur. His forthcoming publications include...