The Contributors P.O.V.

The Contributors


Alegi, Daniel

Bahnsen, Mette
Bang, Jørgen
Binetti, Matt
Bjørner, Thomas
Bondebjerg, Ib
Brandt, Per Aa.
Bruun, Hanne
Byers, Thomas
Bødker, Henrik

Cantell, Saara
Carlsen, Jon B.
Caviglia, Francesco
Chatelain, Marc
Christensen, Claus
Christensen, Mads E.
Christensen, Ove
Chubb, Jonathan
Conrich, Ian

Dick, Vivienne
Diken, Bülent
Doubinsky, Sébastien
Duerfahrd, Lance
Dunnigan, Brian

Edgar, Robert
Elg, Camilla

Falbe-Hansen, Rasmus
Feifer, Nikolaj B.
Fibiger, Bo
Fikse, Per
Fischlin, Ina
Frandsen, Pia S.

Gaasholt, Øystein
Gans, Eric
Gillberg, Niclas
Green, Laurence
Grøngaard, Peder
Graakjær, Nicolai J.

Halligan, Ben
Halskov, Andreas K.
Hansen, Gitte
Hansen, Line A.
Hansen, Morten B.
Have, Iben
Hjort, Mette
Hjorth, Rasmus S.
Holch, Henrik
Holm, Nancy G.
Hvid, Gitte
Højbjerg, Lennard
Høy, Søren
Haaning, Jens

Jacobsen, Louise B.
Jauert, Per
Jensen, Jan O.
Johansen, Ib
Johansen, Stine L.
Juel, Henrik
Jørgensen, Heidi

Kaceanov, Marina
Kau, Edvin V.
Keyes, Ray
Kimergård, Lars B.
Kleinwächter, Wolfgang
Knudsen, Britta T.
Knudsen, Jeppe
Kolstrup, Søren
Kothenschulte, Daniel
Kristoffersen, Lene
Kyndrup, Morten

Laforêt, Orlanda
Langballe, Christian W.
Langkjær, Birger
Larsen, Hanne M.
Larsen, Tue S.
Lauridsen, Palle S.
Laursen, Thomas L.
Laustsen, Carsten B.
LeFanu, Mark
Lefebvre-Linetzky, Jacques
Liltorp, Sune
Livingston, Paisley

MacKenzie, Scott
Madsen, Mette
Meerstein, Isabelle
Mitroi, Anca
Morell, Lars
Mortensen, Trine V.
Mundal, Sidsel

Neidhardt, Irit
Neter, Sydney
Nicolayssen, Hans O.
Nielsen, Daniel B.
Nielsen, Jakob I.
Nielsen, Lisbeth O.
Nordentoft, Karen

Olesen, Anne M.
Olesen, Finn
Otte, Lise

Paladino, Diana
Pelle, Frédéric
Pennington, Jody
Petersen, Marlene
Picart, Caroline J. (Kay)
Platz, Anemone
Povlsen, Karen K.
Pönni, Antti S.

Ransom, James
Raskin, Keith
Raskin, Richard
Rasmussen, Mikkel B.
Riis, Johannes
Riis, Morten
Rosenbaum, Sara I.

Skovmand, Michael
Stigel, Jørgen
Stranddorf, Susanne
Sørensen, Julie B.
Sørensen, Kirsten
Sørensen, Louise K.

Thomsen, Bodil M.
Thonsgaard, Louis
Tincknell, Estella
Toft-Nielsen, Claus

Underbjerg, Henrik

Varga, Darrell
Viallon, Philippe

Weinreich, Martin
Weisberg, Niels
Wellendorph, Kirsten
Wendt, Dorthe
White, Jerry
Wiedemann, Vinca
Wille, Gunnar
Wille, Jakob I.
Wingate, David
Waade, Anne M.

Yeatman, Bevin

Aamand, Martin M.


Daniel Alegi    [d@cinemahead.com]
Born 1965, USA. B.A., MFA. Filmmaker, producer, story consultant and author. Film instructor, workshop leader, youth cinema mentor. Founder of web resource Cinemahead. Raised in Italy, moved to Sweden in 2003 from Los Angeles. Apprenticed with world-cinema filmmakers, worked on over 100 film productions. Currently teacher of screenplay writing and filmmaking at Molkom Skola in Värmland, Sweden. Award winning filmwork includes: Czar Of Make Believe (2000), My favorite flower (2002). Author of A Cinemahead in Värmland: Why I ejected from Hollywood... (2005). Curator of Polyphonix film festival at Pompidou Museum in Paris (2002). He has served as jury member and network coordinator for the Climate Change film event NUFF Global in 2006-2007.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.25: Notes on a T-shirt: fact and fiction with no time to think |
| in No.26: Hybrid humour, for short: The magical neo-realism of Roberto Benigni's Tu Mi Turbi |
| in No.27: Alumbramiento - story unpredictable |

Mette Bahnsen    [mettebahnsen@get2net.dk]
Born 1973. B.A. in Scandinavian Languages and Literature and Film and TV, University of Aarhus. Co-producer of the documentary short-film Jutta Ravn, an exam project at the Department of Information and Media Studies. Currently writing M.A. thesis on Jon Bang Carlsen.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: Time, body and experience in The Face of Time; Guidelines for producing a short documentary |

Jørgen Bang    [jbang@imv.au.dk ]
Born 1943. Mag. art., Associate Prof. at Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Teaches Audience Research/Reception Analysis, Media System Analysis, and Technology Enhanced Learning. Research topics include media reception, knowledge media and e-learning in higher education. Publications include "Hvorfor er vidensdeling så svært? - om vidensorganisering og læring som kommunikation" in: Heilesen, Simon, ed.: Det digitale nærvær. Viden og design i nye medier (2004); "Rethinking e-learning. Shifting the focus to learning activities" (co-author Chr. Dalsgaard), in: O Murchú, D. & Sorensen, E. (eds.), Enhancing Learning Through Technology (2006) and "eLearning reconsidered. Have e-learning and virtual universities met the expectations?" accessible at http://www.elearningeuropa.info/index.php?page=doc&doc_id=7778&doclng=6
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.23: Short Narrative Advertising and Cultural Heritage. New Options for Cultural Study Research via Digitalisation |

Matt Binetti    [matt.binetti@gmail.com]
Born 1978, Racine, Wisconsin. MA in Media Studies, New School University, N.Y. Produces multimedia art, film and television in New York City. Has worked as a freelance associate producer for various US cable networks, including: Bravo, TruTV and HGTV.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.27: Narrative voice in Bullet in the Brain |

Thomas Bjørner    [thbj@mail.tele.dk]
Born 1973. M.A. from the Department of Communication, University of Aalborg, with a minor in Social Science. Teaches media analysis at the Depart-ment of Information and Media Science, University of Aarhus, and the Depart-ment of Communication, University of Aalborg. Of particular interest: Television sport, news and documentary.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: The Face of Time and life's trajectory |

Ib Bondebjerg    [bonde@hum.ku.dk]
Born 1947. Professor, Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen, and head of department, co-director of the European research program Changing Media-Changing Europe, and Director of the national Research School in Media, Communication and Journalism. His recent publications include Moving Images, Culture and the Mind (University of Luton Press, 2000) and The Danish Directors. Dialogues on a Contemporary National Cinema (with Mette Hjort, Intellect Press, 2001).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: A visual Kafka in Poland |

Per Aage Brandt    [sembrandt@hum.au.dk]
Born 1944 in Buenos Aires. Mag. art. in Romance philology, 1971, Copenhagen University, Doctorat d'État from the Sorbonne 1987 with a thesis on modality and catastrophe-theory (La charpente modale du sens, 1992). Co-founder of the periodicals Poetik, Semiotik and Almen Semiotik. Collaboration with A.J. Greimas; member of the European research group, Sigma. Lecturer at Aarhus University, leader of research-education seminar since 1988 and of the Center for Semiotic Research since 1992. Research director for the program, General and Dynamic Semiotics, Denmark's Basic Research Foundation. Research professor, 1996-1999. Collaboration with the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen. Teacher at the Writer's School in Copenhagen. Extensive theoretical literary output in semiotics, aesthetics, philosophy and linguistics, including Dynamiques du sens, 1994, and Morphologies of Meaning, 1995. Translator and poet. Awarded the Emil Aarestrup-medal in 1993 and a prize by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1971 and 1994. Became Professor of Semiotics in 1998, and was a fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS), Stanford, 2001-2002. In 2002, he was named Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Minister of Culture, and was awarded the Grand prix de philosophie by the Académie Française. sembrandt@hum.au.dk
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.16: The Political Philosophy of a Dogville: On Dogville by Lars Von Trier |
| in No.18: Narrative Models and Meaning |

Hanne Bruun    [imvhkb@hum.au.dk]
Born 1963, Ph.D. in Media Studies, M.A. in Nordic Languages and Literature, Associate Professor at the Department of Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University. Teaches audience studies, media system analysis and textual analysis. Has published several articles and books including Talkshowet. Portræt af en tv-genre (1999), Daytime Talkshows i Danmark (2004) and Tv-produktion - nye vilkår (2007).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.12: Entertainment Talk on Television |
| in No.26: The blue hippo in lifestyle television - On pastiche in television satire |

Thomas Byers
Born 1950. Ph. D., Professor of English. Teaches US literature, film, and critical theory at the University of Louisville, USA. Articles on film in Modern Fiction Studies, Science-Fiction Studies, Arizona Quarterly. Books: What I Cannot Say: Self, Word,. and World in Whitman, Stevens, and Merwin (1989). I'll Be Back: The Return of the Father in Recent Hollywood Cinema (manuscript-in-progress).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.5: "Open Your Eyes": Reading Iványi's Wind |

Henrik Bødker    [imvhb@hum.au.dk]
Born 1962. Ph.D. in American Studies, Associate Professor at the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Teaches media theory, globalization and journalism. Has contributed to a number of collections within American Studies, most recently to Daniel Scroop (ed.), Consuming Visions: New Essays on the Politics of Consumption in Modern America (2007).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.11: Peep Show - reversal and back |
| in No.12: Transatlantic blues, music across the divide(s). Cultural appropriation or the communication of essentials? |
| in No.24: The Mercy Seat as Inescapable Heat - The Proposition and Ideas of Justice in the Australian Outback |
| in No.25: The writing on the T-shirt or, Who sets the rules in the waste land? |

Saara Cantell    [saara.cantell@kolumbus.fi]
Born 1968 in Helsinki, Finland) Film director and script writer. M.A. from Film and Television Department of University of Art and Design, Helsinki. Has written and directed several short films, radio plays and TV-series. Currently working on a Ph. D. thesis on short fiction films.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.18: Poetry on screen or visualised jokes? An approach to the genres of short fiction films |

Jon Bang Carlsen    
Born 1950, graduated from the Danish Film School in 1976. Film director. His feature films include: Next Stop Paradise (1980), Ophelia Comes to Town (1985), Time Out (1988) and Carmen and Babyface (1995), while among his documentaries are: Hotel of the Stars (1981), First I Wanted to Find the Truth (1987, Silver Medal at Chicago Film Festival), It's Now or Never (1996, Grand Prize at the Odense International Film Festival), How to Invent Reality (1996), Addicted to Solitude (1999, Grand Prize at Nordic Panorama), My African Diary (1999) and Portrait of God (2001). Books include Locations (2002) and How to Invent Reality (forthcoming).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.16: How to Invent Reality |

Francesco Caviglia    [caviglia@itd.cnr.it]
Born 1961, Genoa. Ph.D. at the Faculty of Arts, Aarhus University, with a thesis Tools for advanced literacy: functional approaches to reading, writing and storytelling. Teacher of Italian and history at secondary school and research-fellow at the Institute of Educational Technology of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Genoa. Research on learning and literacy, in a broad sense.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.12: Looking for male Italian adulthood, old style |
| in No.14: What is Rick Doing in the Balkans? Quotes from Casablanca in Kusturica's Black Cat, White Cat (1998) |
| in No.20: A child eating ice-cream before the explosion. Notes on a controversial scene in The Battle of Algiers |

Marc Chatelain
Born in 1973. He is studying for his master's degree in cinema (4th year) at the University «Lumière Lyon II». He is presently working on a thesis on "le cadrage visuel et sonore" and is the president of a society for the production of short films (AGLUCINE).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.8: Le cadre et le sens dans Les ailes du désir |

Claus Christensen    [clausciro@hotmail.com]
Born 1964. Lecturer, free lance journalist, reviewer for Århus Stiftstidende and on the editorial staff of the film periodical Ekko. Articles in Kosmorama, Dansk Film and a number of Danish newspapers.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.6: A vast edifice of memories: the cyclical cinema of Tarence Davies |
| in No.10: The Celebration of Rules |

Mads Egmont Christensen    [mecano@efc.dk]
Born 1947. M.A. in Film Education from the University of Southern California. Head of Production at Gutenberghus Film and TV-Production in 1985, then Managing Director and Producer at Metronome Productions for eight years. Since 1998, Course Director at the European Film College in Ebeltoft. Was assistant director of Pelle the Conqueror and producer of a number of films, including Jerusalem, Dance of the Polar Bears (Bodil winner), Giselle (Prix Italia winner), The Boys from Sct. Petri, and Eye of the Eagle.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.10: Dogma and Marketing |

Ove Christensen    [ove@hum.auc.dk]
Born 1960. M.A. in History of Ideas. Assoc. Prof., Department of Communication, Aalborg University. Teaches media studies and cultural theory. Numerous essays on television and film, literature, epistemology and the philoso-phy of culture. Other essays on Lars von Trier: "Porten til 'Riget'" in Eva Jørholt (ed.), Ind i filmen, 1995. "Hvem ringer klokkerne for i 'Breaking the Waves'?", Anker Gemzøe m.fl. (ed.), Modernisme og metafiktion.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.10: Spastic Aesthetics - The Idiots; Authentic Illusions - The Aesthetics of Dogma 95 |

Jonathan Chubb    [J.Chubb@dundee.ac.uk]
Born 1974, Yorkshire, England. Ph.D., Lecturer and Research Fellow at the College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Scotland. Research uses new image capture techniques to record small biological events. Recent published work: Gene Activation at the Edge of the Nucleus, 2009, Embo Journal 28:2145. Transcriptional Pulsing of a Developmental Gene, 2006, Current Biology 16:1018
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.28: A note on a source of the Marseillaise scene in Casablanca |

Ian Conrich    [ian.conrich@ntu.ac.uk]
Born 1969. M.A, Lecturer in Film Studies, at University of Surrey Roehampton., UK. He has written extensively on film for Sight and Sound, British Review of New Zealand Studies, Anglofiles and Gothic Studies, Cultures of the Commonwealth, and Asian Cinema (forthcoming). Recent edited books include 'New Zealand - A Pastoral Paradise?' (2000), 'New Zealand Fictions: Literature and Film' (2000), and forthcoming 'Musical Moments: Film and the Performance of Song and Dance' and 'The Technique of Terror: The Films of John Carpenter'.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.10: Film Purity, the Neo-Bazinian Ideal and Humanism in Dogma 95; |

Vivienne Dick    [viviennedick@eircom.net]
Born 1950. MA Independent Film & Video, London College of Printing. Teaches film practice at GMIT Galway, Ireland. Made a number of Super 8 films in New York in the late seventies (She Had Her Gun All Ready, Beauty Becomes the Beast, Liberty's Booty) and later in London and Ireland worked in 16mm and video (London Suite, A Skinny Little Man Attacked Daddy). Her most recent work was a 3 screen installation at the Limerick City Gallery.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.21: Bawke |

Bülent Diken    
Born 1964. Lectures in social theory and urban sociology at the Department of Sociology, Lancaster University. In 1997 he completed his Ph.D. project Strangers, Ambivalence and Social Theory. His research topics include social theory, post-structuralism, urban sociology and immigration. His publications include Strangers, Ambivalence and Social Theory (1998) and with Carsten Bagge Laustsen I terrorens skygge (2004) and The Culture of Exception (2005)
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.20: 9/11 as a Hollywood fantasy |

Sébastien Doubinsky    [frasb@hum.au.dk]
Born 1963, Paris. Ph.D., visiting lecturer. Teaches language and literature in the French section of the Department of Language, Literature and Culture, Aarhus University. Published novels: Star, 2008; Les Fantômes du soir, 2008; Le Livre muet, 2006; La Comédie urbaine, 2004; Les Frères de la côte, 2003; Les Ombres de la croix, 2002; Mira Ceti, 2001; Fragments d'une Révolution, 1998; La Naissance de la Télévision selon le Bouddha, 1995; Les Vies Parallèles de Nicolaï Bakhmaltov, 1993.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.3: The myths of Jewish humor |
| in No.27: In the shadow of light |
| in No.28: Nice Bad Guy or Bad Nice Guy? |

Lance Duerfahrd    [lduerfah@purdue.edu]
Born in Boston, Massachusetts. B.A. in History (Brown University), M.A. and Ph.D in Comparative Literature (Yale University). He teaches film studies and photographic culture in the English department at Purdue University and has published articles on Alain Resnais, the Marx brothers, and bad movies.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.22: Discovering the Shock of Frederick Wiseman's Titicut Follies |

Brian Dunnigan    [dunnigan@blueyonder.co.uk]
Born 1950. MA in Sociology from Edinburgh University and a graduate of the National Film and Television School. He is a published author and critic who has written songs, documentaries, plays and scripts for radio, television and cinema. He is an award-winning short filmmaker and director with special screenings of his work at the Cinémathèque (Paris) and the National Film Theatre (London). His commissioned feature writing includes screenplays for Working Title, BBC Films and Scottish Screen as well as articles for academic journals and film magazines. Formerly Head of Screenwriting at the Northern Film School he organizes workshops on an international basis including Norway, Ghana, Cuba and most recently the Scenario! screenwriting event with the Institut Français and the CEEA in Paris. He is currently an External Examiner for the MA in Fiction Film Production at the University of Salford and the Head of Screenwriting at the London Film School.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: Derailment; Remembrance |
| in No.16: Making Visible: Reflections on Politics and Film |
| in No.18: Storytelling and Film. Fairy Tales, Myth and Happy Endings |
| in No.19: An essay on Natan - a short film. Being human: character in narrative film |
| in No.25: The return of the repressed |
| in No.26: Laughter and revelation: A Sideways look at humour in film |
| in No.27: In the beginning was the word |

Robert Edgar    [r.edgar@yorksj.ac.uk]
Born 1972. Ph.D. in comparative literature and cinema (Hull University). Course leader for Theatre, Film and Television at York St John College, England. Contributor to various periodicals. Professional theatre director. Currently working on a book on Marcel Varnel.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: If you are first you are first. If you are second you are nothing.' Oren Stern, Bill Shankly and Funeral at Parc de France |

Camilla Elg    [norce@mail.hum.au.dk]
Born 1971. M.A in Scandinavian Languages and Literatures and in Art History. Masters Thesis in 1998 about the matter of space in the thinking of Jacques Derrida. (Det rumliges roller i Jacques Derridas tænkning) Teaches culture and media science at the University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.11: When you've got to go, you've got to go. Aspects of Las Nueve Vidas |

Rasmus Falbe-Hansen    [rastaras@ofir.dk]
Born 1976. B.A. in History with Film and TV studies as a minor at University of Aarhus. Currently writing M.A. thesis on Holocaust representation in mainstream feature film.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.16: The Filmmaker as Historian |

Nikolaj B. Feifer    [nikolaj@feifer.dk]
Born 1981. Film director. Made several shorts before directing his first feature in the summer of 2002. Teaches film history, theory, and editing in various public schools and high schools, and has given workshops on directing at the university level.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: An interview with Henning Bendtsen. On life in films and working with Carl Th. Dreyer |
| in No.18: And so the story begins... An analysis of selected opening shots and scenes |
| in No.19: On Naomi Levari's Draft |
| in No.21: Bawke |

Bo Fibiger    [bfib@imv.au.dk]
Born 1945. Ph.D. in Modern Nordic Language 1971. Associate Professor at Dept. of Information and Media Studies. For several years teacher in film and radio production. Research projects related to political communication, new media and ICT and learning.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.16: A Dog not Yet Buried - Or Dogville as a Political Manifesto |

Per Fikse    [festival@minimalen.com]
Born 1965 in Verdal, Norway. Studied technology at Trondheim Ingeniørhøgskole, and has worked as a Software Developer since 1988. At the same time, since 1994 he has worked with Minimalen Short Film Festival, Trondheim, and since 1999 as the director of the festival. Since 2000 he has worked as a cinematographer on advertising films and shorts, and has also directed short films. He has written articles on film and reviews for Trondheim Filmklubb and the cinémathèques in Trondheim, Oslo and Bergen.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.26: In the light of darkness - a note on Roy Andersson's influences |

Ina Fischlin    [sabinaf@ethz.ch]
Born 1985 in Zürich, Switzerland. 2009 graduate from the European Film College foundation course. Currently taking the last exams for the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science at ETH Zurich and starting up a stop-motion animation production company in Denmark.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.28: An interview with Philippe Lesage |

Pia Strandbygaard Frandsen    [piafrandsen@mail1.stofanet.dk]
Born 1973. B.A. in Art History and Film Studies. Artistic Director at the 5th Festival of Festivals (the international festival for short and documentary films in Aarhus, 2002). Author of Ord & billede with Bodil Billeskov Bøving and Ellis Fink Nielsen (2002). Currently working on an M.A. thesis on film and video art at the Department of Art History, University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: Cinematic Dreaming |

Øystein Gaasholt    [oystein.gaasholt@hibu.no]
Born 1936, Kristiansand, Norway. PhD University of Oregon, 1974. Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark 1972-1993; Buskerud University College, Norway since 1993. Adjunct Professor, University of Oslo. Teaches comparative politics and political theory. Special area of interest: Multicultural society and politics - descriptive and normative theory. Articles in scholarly journals in Denmark and the U.S., book (with Lise Togeby) on the Danish public's attitudes toward immigrants (1995).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.20: A note on "Terror(ism) and the media" |

Eric Gans    [gans@humnet.ucla.edu]
Born 1941, New York City. PhD Johns Hopkins University, 1966. Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Teaches 19th-century French literature, generative anthropology, French film, and critical theory. Founder and editor of the online journal Anthropoetics. Books include Musset et le drame tragique (1974), Essais d'esthétique paradoxale (1977), The Origin of Language (1981), The End of Culture (1985), Science and Faith (1990), Originary Thinking (1993), and Signs of Paradox (1997). His articles have appeared in scholarly journals in the United States and Europe.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.20: Clouzot's cruel cow |

Niclas Gillberg    [iclas.gillberg@shortfilmfestival.com]
Born 1980 in Uppsala, Sweden. He studied Film Studies, Aesthetics and Art History at Uppsala University and Stockholm University. Since 2001 he has worked with the Uppsala International Short Film Festival, and since 2004 as the director of the festival. He is a member of the nomination committee for the Swedish national film award Guldbaggen in the categories Best Short Film and Best Documentary. He also writes film reviews for Ergo, a magazine published in Uppsala.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.25: A father and son: on The Tube with a Hat |

Laurence Green    [lgreen@YorkU.CA]
Born 1964. M.A. in Literature from McMaster University in Hamilton, and a degree in Cinema from Concordia University in Montreal. Assistant Professor at York University in Toronto, where he teaches film and video production. Has directed several award-winning documentaries, including Reconstruction (1995) and Thin Ice (2000).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: Kieslowski's Grey |

Peder Grøngaard    [pg@statsbiblioteket.dk]
Born 1945. Master of Arts, research librarian in the field of film studies and Danish media research, State and University Library, Aarhus. Has written books and articles on film history, theory, and analysis; television drama. Books include: "Claude Chabrols filmkunst" (Claude Chabrol's Film Art, 1977), "Fra Eisenstein til Truffaut: Teorier om filmen som kunstart" (Theories on Film as Art, 1981), "Det danske TV-spil" (The Danish Television Drama, 1988), and ed. of "Nordisk filmforskning 1975-1995" (Nordic Film Research 1975-1995, 1995).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.4: Hitchcock's cinematic style |
| in No.12: For Ever Godard. Two or three things I know about European and American cinema |

Nicolai Jørgensgaard Graakjær    [nicolaig@hum.aau.dk]
Born 1972. Ph.D. fellow at Department of Communication, Aalborg University. Teaches a.o. Social Psychology and Textual Analysis. Research topics include the semiotics of music, music and sound in advertising and music in buying environments. Ph.D. thesis is on music in television commercials. Most recent publication: "Musical Meaning in Television Commercials - a Case of Cheesy Music" (2006). Publications in press "Butikmusik - om Købssituationens Påduttede Ledsagemusik" and "Musik og Følelser." Publications in progress: "Music in Internet Commercials - Sounds of Silence" and "Music and Advertising."
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.23: The sound of children's television - or why it makes sense to watch television facing away from the screen |

Ben Halligan    [b.halligan@yorksj.ac.uk]
Born 1971. MPhil in film (University of Wales, Aberystwyth), PhD (pending). Lectures in film history at York St John College, University of Leeds, UK. Author of "Michael Reeves" (Manchester University Press - British Film-Makers series, 2003).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: Modernism and Eroticism - Derailment |

Andreas Kakiou Halskov     [andreashalskov@gmail.com]
Born 1981. Is currently writing his thesis in Film Studies at the University of Copenhagen. Has held seminars on aspects of film sound at high school and university level, and is presently working on an introductory book on film music. His articles have appeared in 16:9 and one is about to be published in Tryllelygten - tidsskrift for levende billeder. He is also one of the authors of a working paper, Eksemplarisk International og interkulturel årsplan - et inspirationsmateriale og arbejdspapir, published by the City of Aarhus in 2007.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.25: Everything but the kitchen sink |
| in No.27: Visualizing the unspeakable |

Gitte Hansen
Born 1966. M.A. in Film and Rhetoric, University of Copenhagen. Researcher with MEDIA project DOCUMENTARY, co-author of The European Documentary Sector (1995), co-organizer of the first Nordic Forum for Co-Financing of Documentaries (1994). Since 1995 Head of Information and Promotion with Filmkontakt Nord, the Nordic co-ordination centre for independent short and documentary films, working as a consultant for independent filmmakers, international buyers and festivals, concerning the Nordic film community. Jury member at the international short film festival of Drama, Greece (1998).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.7: An analysis of COME in the perspective of the short film format |

Line Aamund Hansen    [l_aamand@hotmail.com]
Born 1974. B.A. in English, University of Aarhus. Studied American literature, art and film at Centenary College of Louisiana, LA. Co-produced Tigeren (1999), Jackpot (2000) and Dagen Derpå (2001). Jackpot appeared at The International Short Film Festival of Maastricht in 2002, and the script was chosen as one of the finalists at The North See Project in 2000-2001. Currently working on her M.A. thesis on identification strategies in the modern horror film and participating in the film education project Super 8 as a film producer.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.14: Sublime Superficiality: An Interview with Ole Michelsen on Casablanca |

Morten Bak Hansen    [mortenbakhansen@hotmail.com]
Born 1974. MA in Music Studies and Film and TV Studies with a master thesis on film sound. Teaches film aesthetics and culture at the department of Aesthetics and Culture, Aarhus University and music at Marselisborg Gymnasium. Writes music for documentary and short fiction films. Has taught music composition on a feature film project and at the European Film College in Ebeltoft.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.19: Natan |

Iben Have    [musih@hum.au.dk]
Born 1970. Ph.D., Assistant Prof. at Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Teaches Culture Theory and Textual Analysis. Research topics include music and sound in audiovisual media, documentaries, semiotics, cognitive and cultural theory. Publication in press "Musik og følelser i danske tv-dokumentarer" (2006). Publications in progress "Aesthetification of Politics: Non-verbal Political Communication in Danish Television Documentaries (2007)" and Underlægningsmusikkens betydning (2007).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.22: Danish Top Politicians Underscored |

Mette Hjort
Born 1960. Ph.D., assoc. prof. Previously Director of Cultural Studies, McGill University. Currently teaches literature and film in the Department of Intercultural Studies, Aalborg University. Books include: Rules and Conventions (1992), The Strategy of Letters (1993), Emotion and the Arts (1997), and Cinema and Nation (2000).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.7: Reflections on Brad McGann's POSSUM |
| in No.9: What's so funny? Reflections on jokes and short films |

Rasmus Stampe Hjorth    [rasmus@stampe-hjorth.dk]
Born 1974. Editor, colorist and post-producer. Bachelor in Ethnografy at the University of Århus. Has worked with more than 180 TV series, films and corporate productions. Currently working as freelance editor on ten programs for TV3.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: An interview with Anne-Lise Berntsen on Derailment; Derailment |
| in No.18: On editing & storytelling. An interview with Anders Refn |
| in No.22: An Inside View of Danish Television |

Henrik Holch    [xe@aasg.dk]
Born 1973. M.A. in Scandinavian Languages & Literatures and Film & Television from the University of Aarhus. Master's Thesis on Lars von Trier's Breaking the Waves. Has taught Danish literature and film at Nordkurs (Nordic Language and Literature Courses) since 2002, and film aesthetics and film culture at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Aesthetic Studies, Aarhus University. In 1996 he founded Vandfanget, a magazine published at the Department of Scandinavian Languages and Literatures, which he also edited in 1996 and 1997. Has published articles on Søren Kierkegaard's concept of repetition and on theoretical, analytical and historical aspects of film. Currently employed at Aarhus Statsgymnasium.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: Guidelines for producing a short documentary |
| in No.21: (A) Torsion/(A) Torzija |

Nancy Graham Holm    [ngh@djh.dk]
Born 1942, Denver, Colorado. M.A. History, UC, Berkeley. Television journalist since 1970. Since 1991 departmental head, Danmark School of Journalism. Publications include: "Amerikansk indflydelse på dansk tv-journalistik" in Nye nyheder (1999) and "Power to the People Through Television: Community Access in a Commercial System" in The Lost Decade: America in the Seventies (1996) and book reviews for American Studies in Scandinavia.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.12: Radio with Pictures |
| in No.14: Casablanca: The Wrong Man Gave Her the Right Feelings |
| in No.16: Hyperbole and Fear: The Politics in Bowling for Columbine |
| in No.22: Narrative Journalism: Subjectivity, No Longer a Dirty Word |

Gitte Hvid    [hvidmus@musik.auc.dk]
Born 1974. Studied at the Department of Music and Music Therapy at the University of Aalborg, and later at the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Co-director/producer of Jutta Ravn - Skitse til et portræt, a graduation project at the Department of Information and Media Studies. Currently working on an M.A. thesis about the stylistic/harmonic characteristics in the works of popular music artist Phil Collins.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: Guidelines for producing a short documentary |

Lennard Højbjerg
Mag. art. assoc. professor, Department of Film & Media Studies, Copenhagen University. Publications: Reception af levende billeder (1989, 1994), Fortælleteori 1: Audiovisuel formidling (1995) and Fortælle-teori 2: Musikvideo og reklamefilm (1996). Research in the fields of audio-visual production, reception analysis and theory of narra--tion. Ongoing project: The New Visual Style in Danish Television (a part of the project: The Visual Construction af Reality, KUA. Head: Klaus Bruhn Jensen).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.4: Some Aspects of Style and Space |

Søren Høy    [shy@dr.dk]
Born in 1972. B.A. in Media Studies (University of Aarhus). Film journalist on DR-TV. Since 1999 editor on the televised weekly film show Bogart and weekly film reviewer on national radio. Currently working on the documentary The Making of It's All About Love by Thomas Vinterberg, and various other film projects.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.14: A Walk Down Fascination Street. Bits and Pieces about Casablanca |

Jens Haaning    [haaning@imv.au.dk]
Born in 1976. B.A. in Scandinavian Languages and Literatures and Film Studies, University of Aarhus. Teaches video and editing techniques at the Department of Information and Media Studies at the University of Aarhus. Currently working on an M.A. thesis on Jørgen Leth.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.17: Staggering narration |

Louise Brix Jacobsen    [norlbj@hum.au.dk]
Born 1978. Ph.D. student at the Scandinavian Institute, Aarhus University. M.A. in Scandinavian Studies and Film & TV Studies, Aarhus University. Ph.D. Thesis entitled "Det er mig, der har virkeligheden" - om fiktiobiografisk dansk film og TV fra 2005 og frem ("I'm the holder of reality" - on fictiobiographical Danish films and television from 2005 onwards). Member of Narrative Research Lab. at the Scandinavian Institute, University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.26: Hello, my name is Frank Hvam - Autofictional humor in the Danish TV series Klovn |

Per Jauert    [pjauert@imv.au.dk]
Born 1949. Associate professor, Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Teaching and research in media sociology, media history, audience studies, and radio. Has contributed to the recent Dansk Mediehistorie I-III (1997), [Danish Media History] and has published articles in English about radio and local media in The Nordicom Review, in Journal of Radio Studies and in The European Journal of Communication Research.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.12: Formats in Radio Broadcasting - the American-Danish connection |

Jan Oxholm Jensen    [U931132@imv.au.dk]
Born 1972. B.A. in English Studies, with Film and TV studies as a minor. Studied literature at The Queens University of Belfast in 1996 and is cur-rently writing his M.A. thesis on "New York - through the eyes of Woody Allen and Martin Scorcese." Presently writing articles on film for Aarhus Stifts-tidende.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.10: The Ultimate Dogma Film.An interview with Jens Albinus and Louise Hassing on Dogma 2 - The Idiots |

Ib Johansen    [engij@hum.au.dk]
Born 1938. Magister artium in comparative literature, assoc. prof., Institute of Language, Literature and Culture, University of Aarhus. Publications include Sfinksens forvandlinger: fantastiske fortællere i dansk litteratur fra B.S. Ingemann til Per Højholt (1986) as well as articles on Blake, Poe, fantasy, and fantastic literature. Co-editor of Inventing the Future. Science Fiction in the Context of Cultural History and Literary Theory (1985) and Fins de Siècle / New Beginnings (2000).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.18: Narrative Power in Native American Fiction. Reflections on Leslie Marmon Silko's "Storyteller" (1981) |

Stine Liv Johansen    [imvslj@hum.au.dk]
Born 1974. MA, Ph.D. Student at Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Teaches Media Ethnography and Children's Media Uses. Research topics include children's uses of media, children as consumers and children's television. Publications: "Toddlers Watching TV (2005)" paper at 17th Nordic Conference of Media Research; "Seere i bleer" (2005), paper at BIN-Norden conference (Children and Culture in Theory and Method); "Children, consumption and uses of media: perspectives and relations" (2006), paper at BIN-Norden conference (Children and Culture in Society).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.23: The sound of children's television - or why it makes sense to watch television facing away from the screen |

Henrik Juel    [hjuel@ruc.dk]
Born 1951. Ph.D., Assoc. Prof., Communication Studies, Roskilde University. Educated in philosophy and video production. Has lectured on communication, aesthetics and film theory as well as documentary and short film production at Odense, Aalborg, Aarhus and Roskilde University. Special interest in nature film and nature programs - and in the phenomenological nature of film. A publication list and a selection of essays can be found at: http://akira.ruc.dk/~hjuel/
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.22: Defining Documentary Film |

Heidi Jørgensen    [bornholmerheidi@hotmail.com]
Born 1971, Bornholm. B.A. and M.A. at the Department of Scandinavian Languages and Literatures, with a minor in media studies. Master's Thesis on Lars von Trier's Breaking the Waves. Has taught at the Department of Information and Media Studies, and now teaches culture and media studies at the Department of Scandinavian Languages and Literatures.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.11: When you've got to go, you've got to go. Aspects of Las Nueve Vidas |

Marina Kaceanov    [dadim@stofanet.dk]
Born 1967, St. Petersburg. Master's Degree in Russian Language and Literature, postgraduate Master in Journalism and Media Studies from the State University of Moldova (ex-USSR). Master's thesis on film adaptations of literature from Dreyer to Tarkovsky. Has worked as a journalist for several Russian-language publications since 1988, writing primarily about contemporary world cinema and music issues. From 1993 to 1996, covered the Berlin International Film Festival, and in 1996 Cannes. After immigrating to Denmark has completed studies at the Multimedia Academy in Århus and currently works as a multimedia producer. Founded the AFIA Film Festival, now in its third year, and serves as its director.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.21: Because of a cow |
| in No.25: On the New Romanian Cinema |

Edvin Vestergaard Kau    [imvek@hum.au.dk ]
Born 1947. Ph.D., Associate Professor at the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Teaches film and television theory and analysis of audio-visual media. Has written books and numerous articles on film theory, history, and analysis; visual style in cinema; multimedia; literature. Has also contributed to a number of collections, including Nordisk Filmforskning 1975-95 (ed. Peder Grøngaard, 1995), Multimedieteori (ed. Henrik Juel, 1997), Virtual Interaction (ed. Lars Qvortrup, 2000), Nøgne billeder. De danske dogmefilm (ed. Ove Christensen, 2004), and 100 Years of Nordisk Film (2006). Books include Filmen i Danmark (Danish film industry from the advent of sound to the 80's, with Niels Jørgen Dinnesen, 1983), and Dreyer's Filmkunst (1989, English edition, The Cinema of Dreyer, forthcoming).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.1: Cat's Cradle - Filmtilskueren som levende død ; La VisDen ex-centriske billedfortælling |
| in No.2: Great Beginnings - and Endings. Made by Orson Welles |
| in No.3: Sense of emotion-in space. Sense of place-in time |
| in No.5: Film, Adaptation, Photograph |
| in No.6: Separation or combination of fragments? |
| in No.7: Collapsing time |
| in No.8: "Warum bin ich hier und nicht dort?" - A view on a vision in Wenders's Der Himmel über Berlin |
| in No.9: The irony of convention and variation |
| in No.10: Auteurs in Style. The Heresy or Indulgence of the Dogma Brothers |
| in No.11: Repeated Space: Kleingeld |
| in No.12: What you see is what you get. Reflections on European and American film practices |
| in No.13: A moving picture: between life and death |
| in No.14: "We Said No Questions." Reflections on Playful Uncertainty in Casablanca |
| in No.15: Brief Encounters in Real Dreams? Derailment and Poetic Vision |
| in No.17: Blind faith? Discussing Save the Children - in its context |
| in No.18: Where's the story? Notes on telling stories cinematically |
| in No.19: Natan's hands. Cinematic poetics, moral reflections |
| in No.21: Staircase - Reflections on the senses of remembrance |
| in No.23: A Media-Industrial Complex. Dimensions of Danish Commercials |
| in No.24: The Western Experience - Reflections on the Phenomenology of the Western |
| in No.26: Funny pictures - Visual humour in film |

Ray Keyes    [R. Keyes - Taipei/Toronto - jufeng@earthlink.net]
Born 1966. MFA in creative writing. He has published stories in several literary magazines and teaches at the Coalition School for Social Change in New York City. He has recently completed his second novelistic book of aphorisms.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.12: Always leave'em wanting more |

Lars Bo Kimergård
Born in 1963. MA in film studies from the University of Copenhagen, 1992. Free-lance film editor, Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen. Publications on Carl Th. Dreyer, Lars von Trier, documentary and film editing.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.6: Editing in the depth of the surface - A few basic principles of graphic editing |

Wolfgang Kleinwächter    [wolfgang.medienstadt@okay.net]
Born 1947 in Zwickau, Dr. rer pol., teaches International Communication Policy and Regulation at the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus since 1998. Publications include Welt-problem Information (1988), Hundred Years of Global Communication Regulation (1992), Broadcasting Legislation in Central and Eastern Europe (1994), the Cyberright to Communicate: A new Human Right? (1997) and ICANN between Political Challenges and Technical Mandate (2000).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.11: Kleingeld: The Banker and the Beggar |

Søren Kolstrup    [S_Kolstrup@imv.au.dk]
Born 1936, assoc. prof. Teaches textual analysis at the Department of Information and Media Science, University of Arhus, and visual analysis at Danish School of Journalism. Articles in Mediekultur, Mscope and ReCall.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.1: Cat's Cradle, en ret linie fra død til genopstandelse ; La Vis, den rette linie er en spiral fra først til sidst |
| in No.2: The Film Title and Its Historical Ancestors |
| in No.3: The moving image and its relations to the still picture |
| in No.4: Camera Movement and Narration |
| in No.5: Visual Construction and Classic Plot in Immediate Departure |
| in No.6: The notion of editing |
| in No.7: COME and the pictorial tradition |
| in No.8: Space, Memory and Identity |
| in No.9: New York Encounter or the breaking of the rules |
| in No.10: The Press and Dogma 95 |
| in No.12: European and American Press Photography |

Daniel Kothenschulte    [DanKothenschulte@aol.com]
Born 1967. Staff critic on several German dailies, including Frankfurter Rundschau, and the weekly Die Zeit. He is a regular contributor to the film magazines Film Dienst and Steadycam, and is the author of Nachbesserungen am Amerikanischen Traum (first published in 1998, and subsequently published again in a new expanded edition), dealing with the films directed by Robert Redford. He has also written widely on film history, performance, installation art, and popular culture.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.14: Visa for Transition. Casablanca and the Spiritual Melodrama |

Britta Timm Knudsen    [norbtk@hum.au.dk]
Ph.d. in semiotics (University of Aarhus). Assistant professor at the Scandinavian Department, Aarhus, Denmark. Contributor to various periodicals (Kritik, K&K, Passage, Edda). Co-editor of Metafiction - the rhetoric of self-reflexion in modern literature, theatre, film and language (2001) and Hunger for reality (2002).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: The Past of the Future. Body, Sensation, and Memory in Remembrance |

Jeppe Knudsen    [jeppek@gmail.com]
Born 1986. B.A. in History, Aalborg University. Has studied Film and Television and is currently studying Journalism. Both at University of Aarhus. From 2008 Chief Editor of the student magazine Delfinen.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.28: An interview with Nils Malmros |

Lene Kristoffersen    [LESK@dr.dk]
Born 1969. M.A. in Film and Media Studies, University of Copenhagen. Cur-rent-ly working as assistant program designer at the educational division of Danish National TV. Assistant short film buyer for media teaching in the Danish school system.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.11: Whom are we making fun of? |

Morten Kyndrup    [kyndrup@hum.au.dk]
Born 1952, is professor of Aesthetics and Culture at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Aesthetic Studies, Aarhus University. His books include Framing and Fiction. Studies in the Rhetoric of Novel, Interpretation, and History (1992) and Riften og Sløret. Essays over kunstens betingelser (1998). He is editor of Æstetikstudier (1995ff) and director of Aarhus University's Doctoral School in Arts and Aesthetics.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.8: Like a Film, Like a Child. Knowledge and Being in Wings of Desire |
| in No.14: We'll Always Have Casablanca |
| in No.18: To be shown how to be talked to. Narration and parabasis in contemporary film - and Almodóvar's Hable con Ella |

Orlanda Laforêt    [orlanforest@yahoo.fr]
Born 1971. Worked in production for several years before becoming a film editor. Now preparing an animated short (plastiline) as a director.
| in No.21: On Bawke |

Christian W. Langballe    [Cwlangballe@hotmail.com]
Born in 1976. B.A. in Art History and Film & TV Studies, University of Aarhus. Currently preparing an M.A. thesis on video installation art in Denmark.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.21: Requiem for a cow |

Birger Langkjær     [bilang@hum.ku.dk]
Born 1965. Ph.D., Assoc. Prof., Dep't of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen. Teaches film and media studies. Editor-in-chief of MedieKultur - journal of media and communication research. He has written two books on film sound and film music (Filmlyd & filmmusik, 1997, and Den lyttende tilskuer, 2000) and numerous articles in journals (e.g. Convergence, MedieKultur, Norsk medietidsskrift, Montage a/v, Film International, Excavatio) and anthologies (e.g. Made in America, Visual Authorship). He is currently part of the research project "Audiovisual culture and the good sound" (2009-12) financed by the Danish Research Council and is working on a book on Danish cinema. bilang@hum.ku.dk
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.14: Casablanca and Popular Music as Film Music |
| in No.28: Moral Twists of Perversion - Emotional Engagement and Morality in Relation to Pedro Almodovar's Talk to Her |

Hanne Miriam Larsen    [hannemiriam@hotmail.com]
Born 1967. Social Anthropologist. Fieldwork and MA-thesis on Indigenous Media. Lecturer, consultant and project developer on various issues in documentary filmmaking. Current project see: http://www.doclab.dk/
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.20: Hostage videos: tropes of terror as social practice |

Tue Sand Larsen
Born 1972. M.A. in Scandinavian Languages and Literatures. Masters thesis in 1999 on the authorship of Jens Christian Grøndahl. Studied film in London at City University in 1994, and currently teaches culture and media science at the University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.9: The Sheep Thief |

Palle Schantz Lauridsen    [schantz@hum.ku.dk]
Born 1955). Assoc. prof., Dept. of Nordic Philology, University of Copenhagen. Has published widely on theoretical, analytical and histori-cal aspects of film, television and audiovisual culture. Books: Christian Metz' Filmsemiotik (1984), Barthes og filmen (1988), Filmbyer (ed. 1998), and Byens konkyliesang (ed. 1999). Film critic for Kristeligt Dagblad since 1989.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.10: The Celebration - Classical Drama and Docu Soap Style; |

Thomas Lind Laursen    [th-lind@worldonline.dk]
Born 1972. Co-founder of the internet movie magazine 16:9. Teaches Danish Literature & Language and Film & Television at a high school in Aarhus. Previous writings on film have been published in P.O.V., Tidsskrift for børne- og ungdomskultur and 16:9.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.10: The Agitated Camera - A diagnosis of Anthony Dod Mantle's camera work in The Celebration |
| in No.19: A partial eclipse of the son. An analysis of Naomi Levari's short film Draft |

Carsten Bagge Laustsen    [cbl@ps.au.dk]
Born 1970. Assistant professor at the Department of Political Science, Aarhus University. He completed his PhD project The Double Life of Power in 2004 and currently teaches political theory, international relations theory and sociology. His research topics include poststructuralist political theory, sovereignty and security, warfare, nationalism, psychoanalysis and critical theory, religion and international relations. His publications include Subjektologi (2004) and with Bülent Diken I terrorens skygge (2004), and Culture of Exception. Sociology Facing the Camp (2005).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.20: 9/11 as a Hollywood fantasy |

Mark LeFanu    [lefanumark@hotmail.com ]
Born in 1950. M.A. in literature (Cambridge University). Film scholar and historian currently based in Aarhus. Author of The Cinema of Andrei Tarkovsky (BFI Books, 1987) and, recently, Mizoguchi and Japan (BFI, 2005).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.4: Metaphysics of the "long take": |
| in No.6: On Editing |
| in No.11: And the ship sails on... Petri Kotwica's Las Nueve Vidas |
| in No.13: Bean Cake, or the emperor's new clothes |
| in No.17: Balancing act: Luis Prieto's Bamboleho |
| in No.18: Story andů. "story": Reflections on an over-hyped concept |
| in No.19: Heritage |
| in No.21: Torsion, or staying calm in a panic |
| in No.25: Defending one's patch: on T-Shirt |
| in No.27: Torment of consciousness |

Jacques Lefebvre-Linetzky    [06rosebud@orange.fr]
Born 1947, Reims, France. Professeur agrégé de l'université. Taught English, American Literature and Current Affairs at the Lycée Masséna in Nice. Also taught The Western at the University of Nice. Now retired, works as a consultant and as a lecturer at the Cinémathèque de Nice. His articles have appeared in such journals as Positif, Cycnos, CinémAction and CinéNice.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.27: Bullet in the Brain - from text to film |
| in No.28: Uncle Charlie, the smooth arch-villain |

Sune Liltorp    [sune@plotpoint.dk]
Born 1974. Headmaster and founder of Potemkin Film College - an Aarhus based film school. Founder of Plotpoint Film Production, a Danish based production company specializing in shorts, TV-shows, commercials and post-production. Has been working with film and television since the beginning of the 1990's. Robert McKee educated and a freelance editor for Denmark's Radio television. Guest lecturer in screenwriting and film manipulation.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.28: Good Guy / Bad Guy |

Paisley Livingston
Born 1951. Ph.D., assoc. prof. Teaches philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at Aarhus University. Has written on aesthetics, philosophy and literature, film studies, literary theory, and philosophical psychology. Books include Literature and Rationality (1992), Models of Desire (1992), Literary Knowledge (1988), and Ingmar Bergman and the Rituals of Art (1981).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.7: Identity, inference and recollection in COME |

Scott MacKenzie    [scott.mackenzie@uea.ac.uk]
Born 1967. Ph.D., lecturer in Film & Television Studies, School of English and American Studies, University of East Anglia. Teaches Canadian and Québécois cinemas, television documentary, cinema and national identity, and media and cultural theory. Previously taught at McGill University and the University of Glasgow. His essays have appeared in Public, Cinéaction, POV, Canadian Journal of Film Studies and Screen. He is also co-editor of Cinema and Nation (Routledge, 2000).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.6: Closing arias: Operatic montage in the closing sequences of the trilogies of Coppola and Leone |
| in No.10: Direct Dogma: Film Manifestos and the fin de siècle |

Mette Madsen     [mette.madsen@city.dk]
Born 1971. Studied Nordic Language and Literature, and now engaged in Media Studies. Teaches drama and has a special interest in film production. Is a member of the Hadsten City Council and of a number of boards. Runs own company designing team-building and leadership courses. Co-founder of the new short film association at the Department of Information and Media Studies, dedicated to the making and promotion of short film.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.12: Art versus McBurger dramaturgy. An interview with Jon Bang Carlsen; Wherever I lay my hat. An interview with Ole Michelsen; "No, but I like American films - doesn't everybody?" An interview with Mark LeFanu |

Isabelle Meerstein    [isabelle.meerstein@gmail.com]
Born 1962, France. Degree in Film & Media Studies, Lumière Lyon 2 University 1991. Freelance lecturer in various institutions, including The Roehampton Institute, London, University College Cork and Alliance Française. Teaching fields: film studies (especially poetic realism and nouvelle vague), screen & stage acting. Art practice: 'Heart Matters 1', a photographic solo exhibition of a heart by-pass surgery, 2005 and La Ballade de la Folle au bord de la Mer (Mad Woman Walking by the Sea), a short film commissioned by Coursives 2005 (Gangways), a contemporary dance festival in Rennes. Publication: Les Passerelles du Silence (Footbridges of Silence), poetic texts and photographs, 2006.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.22: An Interview with Bertrand Tavernier on Documentary Filmmaking |
| in No.23: An Interview with Documentary Filmmaker Ken Wardrop on Undressing My Mother |

Anca Mitroi    [mitroi42@hotmail.com]
Born 1962, Craiova, Romania. PhD, Assistant Prof. Teaches French Literature, Romanian Civilization, and European Studies in the Department of French and Italian, Brigham Young University. Articles on such filmmakers as Krzysztof Kieslowski and Radu Jude, and on French and Francophone literature (Guillaume Apollinaire, Gabrielle Roy, Eugène Ionesco) in a variety of journals including Connections, Lingua Romana, Cahiers franco-canadiens de l'Ouest, Dalhousie French Studies, Religion and the Arts, and Ca(h)ie(r)t Ionesco.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.25: Watching TV in the dark: on The Tube with a Hat;
An interview with Adrian Sitaru
|

Lars Morell
Born 1956. Historian of ideas. Lecturer at University of Aarhus. Teaches theory of science and researches the correlation between architecture and the fine arts. Books include Per Kirkeby. The Art of Building (Aristo, 1996) and Per Kirkeby im Gespäch mit Lars Morell (Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 1997).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.4: Installations in Space and Architectonic Scenery |

Trine Vinther Mortensen    [trinevm@hotmail.com]
Born 1975. M.A in English (Syddansk Universitet) and Film & TV (Universiteit van Amsterdam).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.20: The empty accountancy of things. Reasons for fundamentalism in Hanif Kureishi's and Udayan Prasad's My Son the Fanatic |

Sidsel Mundal
Born 1951. Cand.Mag. At present: staff training consultant and director/ producer at the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation. Worked as film and video editor for many years. Taught editing at the European Film College in Ebeltoft, 1997-98.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.6: Notes of an editing teacher |

Irit Neidhardt    [programm@mecfilm.de]
Born 1969 in Germany and educated in Germany and Israel. Holds an MA in Islamic Science (Arabic), Anthropology and Political Science. Co-founded the Israeli and Palestinian Film Days in Muenster (1995-1999), developed a curriculum for Hebrew at the Language Institute of North-Rhine-Westphalia/Germany (LSI), and taught at the School for Oriental and African Studies and at Morley College in the U.K. In 2002 she founded MEC FILM, and currently lectures on Middle Eastern film and works as curator for Middle Eastern Cinemas with a number of educational and film institutions. Edited the book Mit dem Konflikt Leben?! - Berichte und Analysen von Linken aus Israel und Palästina (2002).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.22: Documenting the Middle East |

Hans O. Nicolayssen
Born 1945. Has worked in Norwegian film production as an editor, writer/ director and producer since 1966. He has made four features, two TV dramas and several short and documentary films. Won the Norwegian film prize "Amanda" for best editor in 1989. He is now the director of The West Norwegian Film Centre in Bergen, Norway.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.7: Directing the logical course of action in real life |

Sydney Neter    [sydney@sndfilms.com]
Born in Amsterdam, 1965. Has been working in the film industry since 1989. Owns international shorts and documentary sales company, SND Films, since 1994, and heads Dutch shorts promotion foundation, House of Shorts. Works as the fiction shorts commissioner for the National Dutch Film Fund.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.19: A note on Natan and dogma |

Daniel Bach Nielsen    [dbn@teliamail.dk]
Born 1977. B.A. in Scandinavian Languages and Literatures, University of Aarhus. Co-produced the documentary Skipper på Skuden (2000), and the short fictions Performance (2001) and Vinterbad (2002). Performance won the jury's "Special Mention" in the regional competition, Festival of Festivals 2002.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: Derailment |

Jakob Isak Nielsen    [jakobisak@hum.au.dk ]
Born 1975. Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Ph.D. thesis entitled Camera Movement in Narrative Cinema - Towards a Taxonomy of Functions (2007). Teaches film analysis and various graduate courses at the department, which combine some of his primary interests: film style, film history, film theory and comedy. Founding editor of 16:9 - A Danish Online Journal of Film Studies (www.16-9.dk). Co-author of the textbook Film i øjet (2005). Has published articles on a variety of topics including visual style, stylistic history, comedy films, Western films, art films, short fiction films and commercials.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.10: The Ultimate Dogma Film.An interview with Jens Albinus and Louise Hassing on Dogma 2 - The Idiots |
| in No.14: On Visual Design and Staging in Casablanca |
| in No.15: With Raised Hands |
| in No.17: Real and illusory spaces |
| in No.24: The Shape of a Western - Visual Design in Winchester '73 and The Man from Laramie |
| in No.26: There's something about comedy theory |
| in No.28: The Case of Monsieur Hulot |

Lisbeth Overgaard Nielsen    [aeklon@hum.au.dk]
Born 1971. Ph.D., Research assistant and part-time lecturer at Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Teaches Media Text Analysis. Research topics include style and expression in film and strategic communication. Has written about Lars von Trier's film language and Dogma 95. Book in progress: Lars von Trier's Film: Style, Effect and Meaning (2008).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.25: The depth and universal span of a short fiction film |

Karen Nordentoft
Born in 1965. Graduated in 1996 in Comparative Literature and Czech Language from University of Aarhus, later adding a postgraduate degree in project organization and management. Since the mid-eighties has worked actively in film, among other roles initiating and organizing the Festival of Festivals in Aarhus, featuring international short and documentary films. In December 1997 she joined the European Film College as Marketing Manager of the EFC film industry training courses and events.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.7: Why must she die? |

Anne Marie Olesen
Born 1963. M.A. in philosophy and literature. Is currrently working on a Ph.D. thesis on the philosophy of art at the Department of Philosophy, University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.3: Insisting on form-Eating out ; Ombytningens forskelsløshed-om The Beach |
| in No.4: Film as metaphor: |

Finn Olesen    [finno@imv.au.dk]
Born 1958. Ph.D., Assoc. prof., Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Teaches philosophy of science and the arts, philosophy of technology, and Science-Technology studies. Has edited books and written papers on philosophy of technology, science-technology studies (STS), sociotechnical practices in medicine, and metaphors in communication.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.20: Terrorism, technology and translation |

Lise Otte    [iseotte@hotmail.com]
Born 1971. B.A. in English Studies with Film and TV Studies as a minor. Studied American history and literature at Centenary College of Louisiana, USA, in 1998, and is currently doing research for her M.A. thesis. Liseotte@hotmail.com
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: Guidelines for producing a short documentary |

Diana Paladino    [diana@maxglobal.com.ar]
Born 1963, Argentina. Licenciada in Arts (University of Buenos Aires). Researcher at the Instituto de Artes del Espectáculo and teaches film at the University of Buenos Aires. Contributor to the Spanish film journals Archivos de la Filmoteca, Versants and La madriguera and to the Argentine film journal Otrocampo. Author of Itinerarios de celuloide (2001) and co-author of Cine Argentino en democracia (1994) and of Cien años de cine (1995). Has also contributed to Diccionario de realizadores latinoamericanos (1997), Tierra en trance. El cine latinoamericano en 100 películas (1999) and Encyclopedia of Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Cultures (Routledge, 2000). Currently studying the role of tango in the imaginary of classical Argentine cinema.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.14: Everything's in Casablanca |

Frédéric Pelle    [biancafilms@hotmail.com]
Born 1965. In addition to directing documentaries, he directed the following short films: Pieces of My Wife, 2000 (winner of the Audience Award at Clermont-Ferrand); The Crow, 2001; Security Guard, 2002; A Parting, 2003; The Teller, 2004; Room 616, 2005. He started his own production company, Bianca Films, in 1998.
| in No.21: On Bawke |

Jody Pennington    [engjwp@hum.au.dk]
Born 1959, Georgia, USA. Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. in Media and Culture Studies at the Dep't of English, Aarhus University. Has published articles and presented papers on various aspects of American film and popular music, as well as U.S. constitutional law. Author of The History of Sex in American Film (2007).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.11: "This isn't what it looks like": marginal sexual behavior and appearances in Peep Show |
| in No.20: Stuck in the middle with you: Dilemmas of the mass media when covering terrorism in the Information Age |
| in No.28: The Good, the Bad, and Halloween |

Marlene Petersen    [akatmarlene.petersen@akat.dk]
Born 1981, Master's Degree in Scandinavian Languages and Literatures and English (University of Aarhus, 2007). Is currently a Danish and English teacher at Aarhus Katedralskole.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.28: The Good, the Bad and the Nasty |

Caroline Joan (Kay) Picart    [kpicart@english.fsu.edu]
Born 1966. Asst. Prof., English; Courtesy Asst. Prof., Law, Florida State University, and a philosopher and former molecular embryologist educated in the Philippines, Cambridge, England, and the U.S. The author of five books on German Romanticism and horror film. Recent projects include: Remaking the Frankensteinian Myth on Film: Between Laughter and Horror (2003); The Holocaust Film Sourcebook (2004); Holocaust as Horror (with David Frank); Monsters Among and Within Us: Evil, Crime and the Gothic in Film and Media (with Cecil Greek); Inside Notes from the Outside (2004), and From Aesthetics to Athletics: Rhetorically Repackaging Ballroom Dancing into DanceSport.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.16: Ripley as Interstitial Character: White Woman as
Monster and Hero in Alien Resurrection
|

Anemone Platz    [ostap@hum.au.dk]
Born 1962. M.A. in Sociology with Japanese Studies and Hispanics (Freiburg University), Ph.D. in Japanese Studies (Vienna University). Teaches at the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Aarhus. Fields of research are Japanese modern and contemporary society and culture, especially socialization and youth.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: Ohagi: glimpses of a not-so-old Japan |

Karen Klitgaard Povlsen    [karenklitgaard@hum.au.dk]
Born 1952. MA, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof. at the Dep't of Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University. Has published several books on gender, media and popular fiction, travel literature and the 18th century, has recently edited Northbound (2008). Has published several articles on crime fiction in print and in film and television www.krimiforsk.aau.dk
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.28: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo |

Antti Santeri Pönni    [antti.ponni@oulu.fi]
Born 1963. FM (Master of philosophy) in Film and Television Studies (University of Turku, Finland). Teaches Film Studies at the University of Oulu, Finland. Currently writing thesis on Robert Bresson's writings on film.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: On Wind: a question of ethics |

James Ransom    [jransom@haverford.edu]
Born 1940. Ph.D., Yale University, English Language and Literature. Associate Professor of English, Haverford College, USA. Teaches American modernist literature, folklore, Native American literature (in English), and nature writing. Articles on the poetry of Wallace Stevens. Book on the landscape and peoples of southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah (ms.-in-progress).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.18: Perpetuating Remembrance. N. Scott Momaday and Kiowa Storytelling |

Keith Raskin
Born 1966, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MFA in creative writing, Sarah Lawrence College; M.A. in math, University of California at Berkeley. Teaches math in New York City. Has published short stories in Art:Mag, Lines in the Sand, Lynx Eye, and Paragraph, and has original work published in The American Mathematical Monthly.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.18: The Invention of Meaning |

Richard Raskin    [raskin@imv.au.dk]
Born 1941, New York. Ph.D. and Dr. Phil., Associate Prof. Teaches screenwriting and video production at the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Books include: The Functional Analysis of Art (1982), Alain Resnais's Nuit et Brouillard (1987), Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (1992), Kortfilmen som fortælling (2001), The Art of the Short Fiction Film: A Shot-by-Shot Study of Nine Modern Classics (2002) and A Child at Gunpoint: A Case Study in the Life of a Photo (2004). His articles have appeared in such journals as Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte, Film History, Folklore, Canadian Journal of Film Studies, Journal of Media Practice, Asian Cinema and Minerva: An Internet Journal of Philosophy. Founding editor of p.o.v. Has served as jury president at international film festivals in France, Belgium, Holland, India and Denmark and frequently lectures at film schools and festivals. A short film he has written, "Promise," will be directed by Morten BH, Kirsten Delholm and Henning Carlsen and produced by Radiator Film with the support of New Danish Screen.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.1: Cat's Cradle - From screenplay to film;
La Vis - Making Sense of the Ending ;
Avondale Dogs - Interview with Gregor Nicholas
|
| in No.2: Set-up/Pay-Off and a Related Figure ;
A Note on Closure in Truffaut's Les 400 Coups ;
Closure in The Third Man
|
| in No.3: Eating Out - Post production shooting script [reconstructed] ;
Eating Out and the æsthetics of surprise ;
The Beach - Post production screenplay [reconstructed] ;
An interview with Dorthe Scheffmann ;
The Price is Right - Post production screenplay [reconstructed] ;
On causality in The Price is Right
|
| in No.4: Camera Movement in Wings of Desire |
| in No.5: An Outline of Wind ;
An Interview with Marcell Iványi on Wind;
An Interview with Yvette Biró on Wind;
An Outline of Immediate Departure ;
An Interview with Thomas Briat on Immediate Departure ;
An Interview with Mary-Anne de la Palme on Immediate Departure ;
An Interview with Amira Casar on Immediate Departure ;
An Interview with Bruno Lochet on Immediate Departure ;
On the Ending of Immediate Departure ;
An Outline of The Bloody Olive ;
From Imbroglio to The Bloody Olive: the Characters' Look ;
An interview with Vincent Bal on The Bloody Olive ;
Five Parameters for Story Design in the Short Fiction Film |
| in No.6: Five explanations for the jump cuts in Godard's Breathless;
An interview with Alan Alda on storytelling in film
|
| in No.7: An outline of Marianne Olsen Ulrichsen's COME;
An interview with Marianne Olsen Ulrichsen on COME;
Wordless eloquence in COME;
An interview with Brad McGann;
An outline of Ariel Gordon's GOODBYE MOM;
An interview with Ariel Gordon on GOODBYE MOM;
On the interplay of consistency and surprise in the short fiction film
|
| in No.8: "It's Images You Can Trust Less and Less." - An Interview with Wim Wenders on Wings of Desire;
"If There Is Such a Thing as Real Angels." - An Interview with Henri Alekan on Wings of Desire;
"Bringing Images to Life." - An Interview with Agnès Godard on Wings of Desire;
"Wenders Invents the Film While Shooting." - An Interview with Bruno Ganz on Wings of Desire;
"To See with a Child's Heart." - An Interview with Solveig Dommartin on Wings of Desire;
What is Peter Falk Doing in Wings of Desire? ;
Camera Movement in the Dying Man Scene in Wings of Desire?;
A Bibliography on Wings of Desire;
Wenders Filmography?
|
| in No.9: An interview with Asif Kapadia;
A shot-by-shot reconstruction of New York Encounter;
An interview with Claude Saint Antoine;
On dialogue-based storytelling in the short fiction film;
On the Run -An interview with Bruno de Almeida
|
| in No.10: An interview with Daniel Kothenschulte on Dogma 95 |
| in No.11: A shot by shot reconstruction of Las Nueve Vidas ;
An interview with Petri Kotwica on Las Nueve Vidas;
An interview with Charlie Call on Peep Show;
An interview with Marc-Andreas Bochert on Kleingeld;
Kleingeld and storytelling
|
| in No.12: European versus American storytelling: The case of The Third Man |
| in No.13: An interview with Elefteria Kalogritsa on The Face of Time;
An interview with David Greenspan on Bean Cake ;
An interview with Alison Maclean on Kitchen Sink
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| in No.14: Bogart's Nod in the Marseillaise Scene: A Physical Gesture in Casablanca |
| in No.15: A note on the photograph of the boy in Warsaw (1943);
An interview with Mitko Panov on With Raised Hands;
An interview with Unni Straume on Derailment;
An interview with Tom Remlov on Derailment;
An interview with Oren Stern on Funeral at Parc de France;
An interview with Stephanie Morgenstern and Mark Ellis on Remembrance
|
| in No.16: The Politics of Election Night (Valgaften);
On Unhappy Endings, Politics and Storytelling: An Interview with
Milcho Manchevski
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| in No.17: An interview with Luis Prieto on Bamboleho;
An interview with Gili Dolev on Promise Land;
An interview with Rosan Dieho on The Chinese Wall
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| in No.18: Italo Calvino and inevitability in storytelling |
| in No.19: An interview with Arch Khetagouri on Heritage;
An interview with Sigalit Liphshitz on Cock Fight;
An interview with Naomi Levari on Draft;
An interview with Karina Eckman on Natan;
An interview with Jonas Holström on Natan;
Oh Harold. A Case Study of a 30-Second TV Spot;
A Thematic Typology of Anti-Tobacco TV Spots
|
| in No.20: Butterfly and Firing Squad. A comparison of two TV spots representing state terror |
| in No.21: An interview with Hisham Zaman on Bawke;
An interview with Hanna Andersson on Staircase;
An interview with Karin Arrhenius on Staircase;
An interview with Stefan Arsenijevic on (A)Torsion
|
| in No.22: On Kieslowski's UrzadJon Bang Carlsen;
The Three Endings of Capra's Lost Horizon
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| in No.23: Kitchen Counter: A Case Study of a Recent Danish TV Commercial;
Storytelling and Promotional Properties of the Audi Ad, Tracks |
| in No.24: Jack Elam and the Fly in Once Upon a Time in the West |
| in No.25: An interview with Alison Maclean;
An interview with Hossein Martin Fazeli ;
An interview with Radu Jude ;
An interview Ada Solomon
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| in No.26: Three critiques of the Borat number, "Throw the Jew down the well" |
| in No.27: An interview with David Von Ancken ;
An interview with Eduardo Chapero-Jackson
|
| in No.28: From Leslie Howard to Raoul Wallenberg |

Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen    [kunmbr@hum.au.dk]
Born 1973. Ph.D.-candidate at the Department of Art History, Institute of Aesthetic Studies, University of Aarhus. Has written articles on modern art, the ultra-left and fascism in such books and journals as Agora, Distinktion, Mute and Third Text. Editor of Mutant - kunstdiskurspolitik.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.16: Anti-film: Hurlemnts en faveur de Sade |

Johannes Riis
Born 1967, M.A. (Cand.phil.) 1996 in film studies with a thesis on film acting. University of Copenhagen's Gold Medal Award 1997 for a dissertation on non-verbal communication in films. Editor of Tryllelygten("laterna magica") since 1995. Currently working on Ph.D. project on short films at the Department of Film and Media Studies, Copenhagen University
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.5: Toward a Poetics of the Short Film |
| in No.14: Bogey's Imaginative Contribution |

Morten Riis    [moggebikbak@hotmail.com]
Born 1976. Has a B.A. in the History of Ideas, University of Aarhus and is currently student at the Department of Information and Media Studies, while working as a projectionist at the local art cinema, East of Eden.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.11: The Finnish Icebreaker |

Sara Irene Rosenbaum
Born 1978. A writer and journalist from Boston, Massachusetts, she is now completing her senior thesis in fiction at Brown University. She has written for a number of publications including the Boston Globe and is also the author of a book of poetry.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.8: Grief and Invisibility. How Wings of Desire Saved My Life |

Michael Skovmand    [engmik@hum.au.dk]
Born 1946. Cand.mag. English and Religion (University of Aarhus). Associate Professor in the Dep't of English, University of Aarhus. Editor and co-editor of various publications, including The Angry Young Men, George Orwell and 1984, Media Fictions, Media Cultures, Screen Shakespeare. Contributor to a number of periodicals, such as Essays and Studies, Nordicom Review, Shakespeare Yearbook, Television: The Critical View, and Mediekultur.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: Remembrance or "What does my name taste like?" |
| in No.16: Bowling for Columbine: "I want to leave them angry" |

Jørgen Stigel    [stigel@hum.aau.dk]
Born 1949. Associate professor, Department of Communication & Psychology, Aalborg University. Research in aesthetics and public communication in late Danish 18th century and in the history and aesthetics of television, marketing communication and TV advertising. Major contributions/editor in/of: Dansk Litteraturhistorie 1-9 (1983 ff.), Mediehåndbogen (1990), Reklame-Kultur (1993), Reklamen i dansk landsdækkende tv (1995), TV 2 på skærmen (2000), The Aesthetics of Television (2001), Dansk Mediehistorie 1-4 (2003), Dansk tv's historie (2006).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.26: Basic formats of humour in Danish TV-commercials |

Susanne Stranddorf    [Stranddorf@yahoo.dk]
Born 1973. B.A. in English and Film and Television Studies, University of Aarhus. Studied American literature, history, and film at Whittier College, Los Angeles. Co-produced the short fiction films Tigeren (1999), Jackpot (2000), and Dagen Derpå (2001). Jackpot appeared at the Short Film Festival of Maastricht in 2002, and the script was one of the finalists in the North Sea Project in 2000-01. Dagen Derpå participated in Close Up 2001. Currently working on an M.A. thesis on women in recent American horror films.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.14: Sublime Superficiality: An Interview with Ole Michelsen on Casablanca |

Julie Budtz Sørensen    [juliebudtz@gmail.com]
Born 1987, Denmark. Currently studying History of Ideas on 4th semester at the University of Aarhus. Has written and directed two short fiction films and is now scriptwriter on her final year in the film organization Super8 in Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.27: They is - control and chaos |

Kirsten Sørensen    [k.a.j@mail.dk]
Born 1974. B.A. in Scandinavian Languages and Literature and Film and TV, University of Aarhus. Co-producer of the documentary short-film Jutta Ravn, an exam project at the Department of Information and Media Studies. Currently writing M.A. thesis on Jon Bang Carlsen.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: Time, body and experience in The Face of Time; Guidelines for producing a short documentary |

Louise Kjær Sørensen    [louise_ks@hotmail.com]
Born 1976. Has a bachelor's degree in English Studies from the University of Aarhus. Is presently studying Media at the University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.16: The Camera is Mightier then the Gun: Bowling for Columbine |

Louis Thonsgaard    [thonsgaard@tdcspace.dk]
Born 1971. M.A. in Art History and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Picture Aesthetic Film Consultant. Director of several short fiction films (e.g. Per the Viking (1998) and Thou Danish Summer (2001)) with participation in international film festivals in Europe and America. Teaches at the Department of Media and Communication, Business Academy ATS, and at the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: Symmetry - The Forbidden Fruit of Picture Composition in Film |

Bodil Marie Thomsen    [bodil.marie@hum.au.dk]
Born 1956, Denmark. PhD Aarhus University, 1994. Associate Professor of Culture and Media, Scandinavian Studies at Aarhus University, Denmark. Teaching fields: film studies (especially Dogma-films, Lars von Trier, Jean-Luc Godard, Gilles Deleuze), visual theory, media archeology, digital media, interface. Head of research project: Reality, Realism, the Real in Visual Art and Media (1999-2002). Visiting Fulbright Professor in Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington Spring 2005. Books include Filmdivaer. Stjernens figur i Hollywoods melodrama 1920-40 (1987).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.8: The Interim of Sense |
| in No.10: Idiocy, Foolishness and Spastic Jesting |
| in No.14: Casablanca in Morocco - Morocco in Casablanca |
| in No.17: The literal meaning of language, told by images |
| in No.20: Butterfly and Firing Squad. The idea of "war against terror" and the exhibition of tortured bodies |

Estella Tincknell    [estella.tincknell@ntu.ac.uk]
Born 1960. M.A., Senior Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies, Nottingham Trent University, UK. She is on the editorial board of Body and Society and author of the forthcoming 'Representing the Family: Texts and Meaning' and co-author of 'Researching Culture: A Comprehensive Guide'. Recent edited books include 'New Zealand Fictions: Literature and Film' (2000) and forthcoming 'Musical Moments: Film and the Performance of Song and Dance'.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.10: Film Purity, the Neo-Bazinian Ideal and Humanism in Dogma 95; |

Claus Toft-Nielsen
Born 1973. B.A. in Scandinavian Languages and Literatures. Studied literature at the University of Linköping in 1995 and is now writing an M.A. thesis on Stanley Kubrick in the Department of Information and Media Science, University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.9: The Sheep Thief |

Henrik Underbjerg    [henrik@radiatorfilm.com]
Born 1964. Producer and co-founder of Radiator Film - Danish based production company specialized in shorts, documentaries and features. For updated filmography see http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1456117/. Studies at Department of Literary History, American Studies and Mathematics-Economics, University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.27: An interview with Pepe Jordana, producer |

Darrell Varga
Born 1966. MFA in film and video production. Is currently writing a doctoral dissertation on spatial theory and film studies in the Department of Social and Political Thought, York University, Toronto and also teaches in the Department of Film and Video at York.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.8: The City Is More Than Skin Deep. On Translating Wenders in America |

Philippe Viallon
Born 1957, maître de conférence at the Department of Communication, University of Lyon II. Ph.D Comparison of French and German television news. Médias et Tourisme (1995) and Analyse du discours televisuel (1996). Is preparing a Grammaire des Médias.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.3: Pictures of movement and movement of pictures |

Martin Weinreich
Born 1969. Currently completing an M.A. thesis on Lars von Trier at the Department of Scandinavian Language and Literature at the Department of Information and Media Studies at the University of Aarhus. Has worked for Danish television (DR) as a director and on more than ten short films, often both as director, producer and writer. Participant in Artgenda 98 in Stockholm, the second biennial of young artists around the Baltic Sea.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.6: The urban inferno. On the æsthetics of Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver |

Niels Weisberg    [imvnw@hum.au.dk]
Born 1944. MA in Latin. (Re)tired teacher in Latin and classical civilization at a gymnasium/senior high school. Now teaches film history in the Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.5: The Bloody Olive |
| in No.10: Great Cry and Little Wool |
| in No.12: Guilty pleasures |
| in No.14: It's Almost the Same Old Story. Or: When Legend Becomes Fact, Print the Truth |
| in No.17: Redd barna/Save the children |
| in No.21: Fem trappor / Five flights of stairs |
| in No.25: Pandora's kitchen |

Kirsten Wellendorph    [kdw@imv.au.dk]
Born 1964. M.A. Teaches textual analysis at the Department of Information and Media Studies, and communication at the Department of Public Health, University of Aarhus.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.11: How to treat a woman orů ? |

Dorthe Wendt    [dorthenit@hotmail.com ]
Born 1952. MA in Danish Literature and Film and TV Studies, University of Aarhus 1978 and University of Copenhagen 1981. Lecturer at Aarhus Statsgymnasium 1984-2004. Now lives in Paris.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.21: The power of memory - sich alles erinnern |

Jerry White
Born 1971, Philadelphia. Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature at University of Alberta (Canada), also Instructor of Film Studies there. Program consultant to Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema, Ticket Manager of Telluride Film Festival. Published articles on film in United States, Canada, Quebec, India, Turkey, and Australia.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.7: POSSUM, film noir, and the past/future of New Zealand |

Vinca Wiedemann
Born 1959. Educated as film editor at The Danish Film School 1986. Teacher at the film school since 1990. Since 1995 script and editing consultant for among others Susanne Bier, Jesper Jargil and Christian Braad Thomsen, and on theatre for Katrine Wiedemann. Is currently writing a screenplay for a Morten Korch feature film in collaboration with Lars von Trier, and is the producer of Jesper Jargil's documentary trilogy about Lars von Trier's artistic universe.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.6: Film editing - a hidden art? |

Gunnar Wille    [gunnarwille@gunnarwille.dk]
Born 1946. He has been working with film, theatre and television since the early seventies. He has written, designed and produced six different television series. Written, designed and directed thirteen animated films. Written and dramatised eight series for radio. Written and illustrated twenty-two books, read by most children in Denmark. Written and directed nine theatre plays. Written and made voice-overs for eight audio tapes, all dramatised versions of his books. Since 1992, he has been head of the animation department at The National Film School of Denmark and a member of the board in The Danish Artist Committee. Member of Board of Directors of Cartoon, chairman of Cartoon Denmark and member of the Cartoon selection committee. Member of The National Film Board of Denmark.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.18: The Idea. An article about idea-development problems |
| in No.19: Cock Fight - a short film. Some thoughts about war and films about war |

Jakob Ion Wille
Born 1967. M.A. in Dramaturgy and Information and Media Science. Thesis on reception and moving images. Teaches scriptwriting at various media schools since 1997, and is currently writing scripts for a short film and an animated series. Script consultant for the Nordic First Film Foundation and since 1999 in the fiction department of Danish television (DR TV-Drama).
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.9: Point of view in The Sheep Thief |

David Wingate    [david.wingate@swipnet.se]
Born 1943, Cardiff, Wales. Made films in Norway in the '70s and '80s and for the last 15 years has worked as a dramaturge and teacher. Part of the Media 2 Sources programme for feature script and documentary development in Europe. Lives on the west coast of Sweden. Latest dramaturge credits: the Swedish feature films Fucking Åmål, Lucky People Center International, and Leva Livet.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.13: Confessions of a teacher. Documentarists and Fictionalists - thoughts about selecting students for a documentary course |
| in No.15: With Raised Hands. Confessions of a Teacher. Part II |
| in No.16: Confessions of a Documentary Teacher [Number 3] |

Anne Marit Waade    [amwaade@hum.au.dk]
Born 1962, Norway. MA, Ph. D., Assoc. Prof. at the Dep't of Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University. Her research is within media aesthetics, visual culture, mediated tourism and market communication. She has recently published articles on crime fiction, tourism, travel series, emotionalised political communication (2007) and a book in Danish, Medier og turisme (Jensen & Waade 2009) She is also co-editor of Re-Investing Authenticity (forthcoming 2010) and Skandinavisk krimiproduktion (forthcoming 2009).www.krimiforsk.aau.dk
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.15: Derailment - Travelling as Liminal Experience |
| in No.23: Imagining Paradise - Image Schemata and Affective Participation in Commercials
as Exemplified by Bacardi and The Danish National Lottery
|
| in No.28: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo |

Bevin Yeatman    [byeatman@waikato.ac.nz]
Born 1949, Christchurch New Zealand. Doctor of Philosophy. Lecturer, Department of Screen and Media Studies, University of Waikato. Research focus on creative practice, new media developments and media philosophy. Teaching focus on television and digital film practice as well as screen theory and creative theory. Published in various international and national journals, including New Review of Film and Television Studies, Australasian Journal of American Studies and 3CMedia.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.5: What Makes a Short Fiction Film Good? |
| in No.15: "It was a misunderstanding." Searching for 'dark matter' in Funeral at Parc de France |
| in No.26: Who laughs? A moment of laughter in Shortbus |

Martin Møller Aamand    [ martinaamand@gmail.com]
Born 1986, Denmark. Currently a student of media studies at the Dep't of Information and Media Studies at Aarhus University. Director of one short fiction film and cowriter of two.
Contributions to P.O.V.:
| in No.28: An interview with David Von Ancken |



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