Kyle William Bishop

Professor of English · Southern Utah University

Specializing in British Gothic literature, film and television studies, cinematic adaptation, and pop culture

Video Games Visual Literacy Saxophone American Studies Music

James Kendrick, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Film & Digital Media · Baylor University

Expert on film theory/aesthetics, the history of motion pictures, media and society, violence in the media, and horror film

Film History Film and Media Theory Violence in the media Media censorship and regulation Horror film

Adilifu Nama

Professor of African American Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Black Representation in Film and Television afrofuturism SciFi Film Prince comics

Christopher Hansen, M.F.A.

Chair of the Department of Film and Digital Media · Baylor University

Digital media expert and filmmaker, working on new feature and short projects

Mass Communication Screenwriting Postproduction Film & Video Directing Field Production

Carl Rollyson

Professor of Journalism · Baruch College, The City University of New York

Professor of Journalism at Baruch College, The City University of New York

Marketing Quality Work

Barbara Mennel

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Barbara Mennel’s research interests include transnational cinematic practices and the intersection of urban studies and film studies.

Humanities Film Studies German Studies

Craig D. Forrest

Owner-Producer · Windsock Films

TV & Film Director/Speaker/Author at CraigForrest.com

Digital Media Short Films Tv Production Documentaries Production Management

Amir Hussain

Professor and Chair of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Interfaith Dialogue Islam and Muslim Lives in the United States; Muslim Communities in North America Religion on Film and Television

Paula M. Uruburu

Professor of English · Hofstra University

Professor Uruburu researches the Gothic and the Grotesque, the Gilded Age, and film history (genre, auteur, adaptation).

Zombies Evelyn Nesbit Horror films Gender Studies Film History

Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD

Associate Professor of Communication | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences · Villanova University

Susan Mackey-Kallis, PhD, is an expert in film analysis and commentary, particularly in regard to pop culture.

Communication Political Rhetoric Gender, Media and Pop Culture American Film

Kylo-Patrick Hart

Chair of Film, Television, and Digital Media and Professor Film, Television and Digital Media · Texas Christian University

Kylo-Patrick R. Hart teaches courses in film and television history, theory and criticism; film screenwriting; and queer media studies.

Stardom Popular Culture International Cinemas Masculinity and Sexual Orientation in Film and Entertainment Media Representations of HIV/AIDS

Dallas King

Lecturer of Production · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Teaching Editing Producing Film Directing Screenwriting

Tricia Jenkins

Associate Professor · Texas Christian University

Tricia Jenkins is an expert in digital media, international film festivals and how Hollywood and the CIA shape film and television.

Big Data and Media Television and Film Genres Hollywood and the CIA Russian Trolls International Film Festivals

Kevin Stein

Director MAPC Program/Professor of Communication · Southern Utah University

Specializing in the rhetoric of attack, apology, and responses to apology as well as political campaign communication.

Antapologia Strategies Political Campaign Messages Film Rhetoric of Defense Apologia

Mark Litwak

Attorney at Law · Law Offices of Mark Litwak & Associates

Author and Attorney that addresses Entertainment Law issues s

Risky Business Financing and Distributing Independent Films Protecting Film Investors Film Finance

Chérie Rivers Ndaliko, Ph.D., A.M., B.M.

Assistant Professor, Department of Music; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Communication; College of Arts and Sciences · UNC at Chapel Hill

An interdisciplinary scholar, Ndaliko studies arts interventions in conflict regions of Africa.

Ethnomusicology Black Atlantic Culture Social Engagement Sociopolitical Transformation Cultural Theory

Shane Acker

Assistant Professor of Animation · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Animation Feature Films Short Films Visual Effects Storyboarding

Áine O'Healy

Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures - Italian · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Italian Cinema Italian Cultural Studies Transnational Film Studies

Anupama Prabhala

Associate Professor, Film, TV and Media Studies · Loyola Marymount University

School of Film and Television

Indian Literature in Translation Postcolonial Theory Comparative Modernities Melodrama Silent and Early Sound Cinema

Karen Shackleford, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Media violence; Fandom and the construction of meaning from media; Media, race and gender.

Media Psychology Media Effects Social Psychology Gender Race