Darae Kim is a second year PhD student at the department of Film Studies, University of St Andrews. Her main research interests are ethos and ethics of film festival. She previously worked in the Busan International Film Festival.
Andrea Gelardi is a PhD student at the department of Film Studies, University of St Andrews. His doctoral research focuses on the Fondazione Cineteca di Bologna, exploring and analysing how film institutions, through their strategies and operations, inflect and mould the discursive nature of film culture.
Patrick Adamson (Book Review Editor) is a PhD student at the University of St Andrews, currently researching the historical contingency of 1920s epic westerns.
Ana Maria Sapountzi is a PhD student at the Department of Film Studies, University of St Andrews, where she is undertaking a queer study of Laurence Olivier’s major Hollywood performances. She has been a library assistant at the Museum of Modern Art, NY and has worked at the Andy Warhol Film Archives within the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY. Her research interests include gender, sexuality, identity, performance, stardom, aesthetics and subversion.
Cassice Last is a PhD student at the Department of Film Studies, University of St Andrews. Her research examines the formation, construction and function of the contemporary American Survival film, its specific patterns, characters, motifs and phenomenal diffusion throughout 21st century American culture.
Sophie Hopmeier is a PhD student in the department of Film Studies at the University of St Andrews where she is researching Material Culture as subject matter in French colonial documentary.
Shruti Narayanswamy is a PhD student at the Department of Film Studies. Her doctoral research looks at the film industry in Bombay from 1913-1940 in relation to female audiences. Her research interests also includes local film industries in India, horror cinema, and film restoration practices in South Asia. She has previously worked with the National Film Archive of India.