Steve Anderson is assistant professor of interactive media at the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television and associate editor of Vectors Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular.
Michael Baskett is assistant professor of film studies in the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of Kansas, where he specializes in Japanese and Asian film and early world cinema.
Andreas Busche is a 2005 MA graduate in film archiving from the University of East Anglia. His thesis is on restoration ethics.
Aubry Anne D’Arminio is a master’s student in film studies at Emory University and a researcher for Turner Classic Movies. Her thesis focuses on Hugh Grant and the British production company Working Title.
Maree Delofski is a filmmaker and senior lecturer teaching screen production in the department of media at Macquarie University in Sydney. Her award-winning documentaries have screened on television and at local and international festivals. They include Philippines my Philippines (1989), A Calcutta Christmas (1998), and The Trouble with Merle (2002).
Maureen Furniss is the founding editor of Animation Journal and member of The Moving Image editorial board. She is on the faculty of the California Institute of the Arts and is the author of Art in Motion: Animation Aesthetics (1998) and a forthcoming book on experimental animation production, as well as numerous articles on animation.
David Gibson received a master’s degree in moving image archive studies from UCLA in 2004. He is currently the Web master for the Dorothy and Lillian Gish Film Theater and Gallery at Bowling Green State University and a volunteer at the Library of Congress’s Motion Picture Conservation Center in Dayton, Ohio.
Rita Gonzalez is a videomaker, independent curator, and writer living in Los Angeles. Her co-curated collaboration, Mexperimental Cinema, was the first survey of experimental and avant-garde work from Mexico. She is the coordinator of arts projects for the Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA and is also working on her doctoral dissertation, “Incidents of Travel: Translocated Identities in Contemporary Mexican and Latino Media.”
Judi Hetrick teaches journalism at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. She earned a PhD in folklore at Indiana University in 1999 and is completing a book manuscript, “Grassroots News, Grassroots Video.”
Jan-Christopher Horak is curator of the Hollywood Entertainment Museum, adjunct professor in critical studies at UCLA and founding vice president of AMIA. Horak is author of numerous books and articles, including Making Images Move: Photographers and Avant-Garde Cinema, Lovers of Cinema: The First American Film Avant-Garde, and The Dream Merchants: Making and Selling Films in Hollywood’s Golden Age.
James Kendrick is assistant professor of communication studies at Baylor University. He holds a PhD in communication and culture from Indiana University. His research interests include film history, violence in the media, horror films, and cinema and new technologies. His work has appeared in The Journal of Popular Film and Television, The Journal of Film and Video, and The Velvet Light Trap. He is also the film and DVD critic for the Web site QNetwork.com.
Andrea Leigh received her MLIS from the department of information studies at UCLA and is a founding member of UCLA’s AMIA student chapter. She is metadata librarian at the UCLA Film & Television Archive and is actively involved in the Library of Congress–Association of Moving Image Archivists collaboration Moving Image Collections (MIC).
Gabriel M. Paletz earned the first PhD in critical studies with a minor in film production from the University of Southern California. He has followed a dual path into directing a documentary on the transformation of a small Nevada town and writing a book that offers a new perspective on the career of Orson Welles. He has also published on restorations of the paper print collection as well as on the films of Alfred Hitchcock and Max Ophuls. He is currently on the faculty of the PCFE Film School in Prague.
Gregorio C. Rocha was born in Mexico City in 1957. He attended film school and has developed a career as a documentarist specializing in subjects related to the U.S.-Mexico vicinity. He has been a visiting professor at New York...