Board of Referees for issue no 24 of p.o.v.

Mette Hjort
Born 1960. Ph.D. EHESS, Paris. Professor and Programme director, Visual Studies, Lingnan University. Areas of research and teaching: transnational cinema, small national cinemas, cultural policy. Monographs: Stanley Kwan's Center Stage (2006), Small Nation, Global Cinema (2005), The Strategy of Letters (1993). Edited and co-edited volumes: The Cinema of Small Nations (2007), Purity and Provocation (2003), The Postnational Self (2002), Cinema and Nation (2000), Emotion and the Arts (1997), Rules and Conventions (1992), and The Danish Directors (2000). Forthcoming books include The New Nordic Cinemas, with Andy Nestingen, a study of film and risk, and a film classics book on Italian for Beginners.

Henrik Juel
Born 1951. Mag. art and cand. mag in Philosophy and Nordic Philology, Ph.D. in Communication Studies. Associate Professor at the Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies (CBIT), Roskilde University, where he teaches video production and film theory, aesthetics, communication theory and rhetoric. Research in film phenomenology, rhetoric and didactics. Long standing interest in the aesthetics of nature and creative and philosophical video production. More information and articles in English can be accessed at: http://akira.ruc.dk/~hjuel/

Mark Le Fanu
Born 1950, London. MA in literature from Cambridge University. Film scholar and historian currently based in Aarhus. Author of The Cinema of Andrei Tarkovsky (BFI, 1987) and Mizoguchi and Japan (BFI, 2005).

Gerry McCullogh
Born 1959, Glasgow. Film Lecturer and Cinematographer. Devised and runs the BA & MA Filmmaking programmes at Goldsmiths, University of London. Research interests include technologies of filmmaking; pedagogy of screen drama; non-verbal signification systems in the cinema; screen innovation in a narrative context; theory and practice of the short film aesthetic. He undertakes a range of consultancy work with a view to expanding the profile of short film distribution, exhibition and critical awareness. He is an executive officer of the UK & Ireland association of film schools and media departments (NAHEMI), and serves on festival juries and funding panels.

Frands Mortensen
Born 1942. Mag.Art., Professor, Department of Information and Media Studies, University of Aarhus. Research focus on the development of the Danish media system. Current projects on the privatization of the Danish public service broadcaster TV 2, and the media politics of the European union, especially regarding state aid to public service broadcasting. His articles have appeared in such journals as Nordisk Kulturpolitisk Tidsskrift and Politik and his essays have been included in such collections as DR og TV 2 - i folkets tjeneste? ed. Martin B. Carstensen et al. A book he has edited, Public service i Netværkssamfundet, is forthcoming in 2007.

Johannes Riis
Born 1967. Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen. Author of Spillets kunst - følelser i film (2003) and numerous articles on film in Journal of Cinema Studies, Cinemas, Kosmorama and p.o.v. He teaches courses in film theory and analysis and is currently working on a historical study of acting styles within psychological realism.

Bevin Yeatman
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 .