Colin Odell and Michelle Le Blanc are authors, broadcasters and film critics and the editors of www.kamera.co.uk. They have co-authored books about Studio Ghibli, David Lynch, Tim Burton, Horror Films, John Carpenter, Jackie Chan and Vampire Films and contributed to The International Film Guide, Wallflower Press's Alter Image and The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Science Fiction and Fantasy as well as a number of online and print journals. They are regular contributors to BBC Coventry and Warwickshire radio. They can be contacted at email@example.com
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Philip Alderman lives in Bedfordshire and is a former contributor to the pop culture website Noise To Signal. Some of the irons he currently has in the fire include occasional internet rado hosting on CaB Radio and playing in up-and-coming local band Colossal Youth, as well as dabbling in his own music, time permitting.
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John Atkinson has worked for a number of years in film and media studies publishing. He is the author of the Pocket Essential guide to the Oscars. And if you think he's going to tell you what his favourite films are, well think again.
articles by John Atkinson
Oliver Berry is a previous editor of kamera.co.uk and works as a writer and journalist in Cornwall and London. He is a regular contributor to various film, travel and music publications and his awards include The Guardian Young Travel Writer of the Year.
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Laurence Boyce works for the Leeds International Film Festival, is the film editor of The Leeds Guide and a frequent contributor to Hotdog. He won the Guild of Regional Film Writers Award for Writer of the Year (Review) in 2002 and can still be seen holding the award in a vain attempt to cling onto glory.
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Noah Charney is a professor of art history and a best-selling writer of fiction and non-fiction. He encourages you to join him on Facebook or through his blog, The Secret History of Art.
The Secret History of Art
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Ellen Cheshire writes for Crime Time, Classic Television, Movie Memory and Matrix. She is the author of The Pocket Essential Jane Campion and co-author of The Pocket Essential Joel and Ethan Coen
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Paul Clarke has had no trouble holding his own in the dog-eat-dog world of freelance film journalism after moving down to London. He will work for food.
articles by Paul Clarke
James Clarke is the author of the Pocket Essential guide to Steven Spielberg
articles by James Clarke
Gary Dalkin is a freelance editor and independent writing consultant. He writes about film, music and science fiction. He is a former editor of Vector: The Critical Journal of the British Science Fiction Association and a former judge of the Arthur C. Clarke Award. He has written for many websites and magazines from Amazon and
the BBC to Interzone, SFX, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Opera House. His interview subjects range from Sir Arthur C. Clarke to Hans Zimmer. He edited the definitive biography of the film composer John Barry. He blogs at http://www.tothelastword.com
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Carmel Doohan lives in London and supports her voracious film and theatre habit by answering the phones and tearing the tickets. She is a freelance arts journalist and reviews theatre for WhatsOnStage.com and Exuent. More of her work can be found at carmelreviews.wordpress.com
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Chris Fennell is a fledgling film critic, recently graduated from Oxford University, who has contributed to various film, arts, and media publications.
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Barry Forshaw , whose books include The Rough Guide to Crime Fiction and British Crime Writing: An Encyclopedia, along with books on Italian Cinema, Film Noir and a biography of Stieg Larsson, also edits Crime Time
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Jan Gilbert is a London-based freelance film journalist and voiceover for broadcast, print, and online media including the BBC, ITV, and national teen magazine Flipside. She also hosts on-stage Q&A events with filmmakers and actors. Check out her TV showreel and contact her via her website.
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Todd Harbour is a US-based freelance film and DVD critic specializing in genre, independent, and world cinema. He is a contributor to Wallflower Critical Guide to Contemporary North American Directors and is the founder of Mobius Home Video Forum, a moderated film and home video discussion web site.
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Ian Haydn-Smith is an author and freelance journalist
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Derek Hill is the author of Charlie Kaufman and Hollywood’s Merry Band of Pranksters, Fabulists and Dreamers (Kamera Books). He has contributed to the Directory of World Cinema: Japan and Directory of
World Cinema: American Independent (Intellect), Little White Lies magazine, and to a number of print and online publications. He is also
a movie reviewer for the Athens, Georgia alternative newsweekly Flagpole, writes for the Critical Mob cultural collective, and reviews
books for Mystery Scene magazine. He can sometimes be found at his own blog.
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Nick Hodgin is the author of 'Screening the East. Heimat, Memory and Nostalgia in German film since 1989'. and has written widely on German film. He teaches German and Film Studies at the Universities of Lancaster and Manchester.
articles by Nick Hodgin
Dr Jovan Ilic is a London-based writer, currently working on his first book. He is also a contributor to Stone Soup, an international magazine for new writing
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Simon Jones is DirectorYouth Services at Living Well and former Senior Lecturer at Thames Valley University London. A budding screenwriter and freelance journalist, Simon can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Tim Keane is a writer in New York. He has completed a novel, That Strange Flower, the Sun and a book of poems Waking Yellow & Blue. You can visit him at www.timkeane.com
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Douglas Keesey is the author of Neo-Noir: Contemporary Film Noir from Chinatown to The Dark Knight, recently published by Kamera Books. His other publications include books on Catherine Breillat, Don DeLillo, Erotic Cinema, Peter Greenaway, and Paul Verhoeven. He teaches film and literature at California Polytechnic State University.
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Monika Maurer is a journalist and editor specialising in film. She has written for magazines including GQ, Esquire and Neon and is currently a regular contributor to industry paper The Hollywood Reporter and the UK's leading movie magazine, Empire. She has also worked as UK programmer for the Prague Film Festival and is the author of The Pocket Essential Krysztof Kieslowski. Her desert island movie is Emir Kusturica's Time of the Gypsies. She is a contributing editor and co-founder of kamera.co.uk
articles by Monika Maurer
Douglas McCabe works in publishing and writes on books and films for publications including Esquire, GQ and New Statesman. He can't decide whether his desert island movie is Rear Window or Paris, Texas.
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Ben McCann teaches Film Studies at Liverpool John Moores University. He is currently writing a book on 1930s French cinema and is also a contributor to the Wallflower Press Critical Guides (North American Directors/British and Irish Directors).
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Xavier Mendik is the Director of the Cult Film Archive, University College Northampton.
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Conor Mills is a freelance writer currently based in London. He has written on film, sports, cars and travel with work published in a wide range of publications including The Week, the Telegraph, Auto Express and Little White Lies.
Conor Mills's website
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Thessa Mooij is a Brooklyn-based writer, who used to cover the Benelux film business for The Hollywood Reporter and Screen International. Since then, she has had three screenplays funded in her native Holland. Having published an essay about New Bollywood in Cineaste, she is now completely addicted to Hindi films. When not roaming Queens for the latest DVDs from Mumbai, she teaches Film Criticism at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
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Andy Murray writes for Manchester's City Life magazine, and is the co-author of the York Film Guide to A Hard Day's Night, Studying The Wicker Man for Auteur, as well as a forthcoming biography of scriptwriter Nigel Kneale
articles by Andy Murray
Antonio Pasolini is a film writer and video art curator currently based in Brazil after 13 years in London. He edited Kamera.co.uk between 2005 and 2008 and organized a video art show at the Tate Modern in London in March 2007.
Pasolini took an MA in film studies at the University of Westminster (London) between 1996 and 2000. He also writes about environmental issues on www.energyrefuge.com/blog
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Hannah Patterson is a freelance film journalist (Time Out Guides, Guardian, Sight & Sound, DOX, Vertigo). She is Commissioning Editor of Kamera Books and Creative Essentials, and Associate Editor of www.kamera.co.uk. She sits on the advisory board of the Branchage International Jersey Film Festival, writes for theatre and film, and works as a documentary producer.
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Jamie Russell is a freelance film journalist and independent scholar. He currently writes film reviews and articles for Hotdog, Total Film, Popcorn.co.uk and BBC Online. He has published a book on Beat Generation author William Burroughs, and two books for the Pocket Essentials Series: The Beat Generation and Vietnam War Films.
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Tim Smedley is a freelance journalist for national newspapers and magazines. He began writing for Kamera as a film student in the early 2000s and, after a while in the wilderness, has returned to the fold to sate his film craving.
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Boyd van Hoeij is the editor of europeanfilms.net, the web destination for recent and upcoming European films. He is also a freelance writer for Cineuropa and Venice Days amongst others, as well as a member of the Online Film Critics Society.
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Ben Walters is a freelance writer living in London. He is a regular contributor to Sight & Sound magazine and his short biography of Orson Welles, was published by Haus in 2004.
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Glenn Watson is a freelance film journalist based in Oxford. He has a special interest in Asian cinema which is partly responsible for his late-flowering study of martial arts.
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Dr Christine Westwood is a freelance writer on culture and art topics as well as a fiction series for young adults. She is also a video artist, a photo editor for The Australian national newspaper, and fascinated by how current art media creates endless possibilities for communicating ideas that can span international, and emotional, barriers.
articles by Dr Christine Westwood
Chris Wiegand has written on film, music and literature for a number of publications including Boxoffice Magazine, getoutthere.bt.com, Spike and The Richmond Review. He is the author of The Pocket Essential French New Wav.
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Steve Williams is a freelance writer and writes about film and art in a cultural and historical context. He studied Film & Media and Psychology at the University of Stirling and spent three years working with artists and filmmakers in Berlin. He is currently working on several projects including a documentary on Romanian cinema.
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Jason Wood is a freelance writer and documentary filmmaker, author of a Pocket Essentials book on Steven Soderbergh
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Steven Yates is a film journalist based in Berlin since 2008. He has represented FIPRESCI at several film festivals in Europe and is one of the English language supervisors for their website.
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