Angus Attwood has been writing about film since 2011, and talking about them for even longer. In 2015 he completed an Honours Degree in Film and Screen Studies at Monash University, and is currently in his first year of the Masters of Film and Television at the Victoria College of the Arts.
Trevor Cencic is a graduate of Film and Screen Studies (Honours) from Monash University. His screen interests include lost films, unauthorised adaptations and the relationships between these films and their official counterparts. In his spare time he also spends too much time watching bad movies.
Belinda Glynn is a doctoral candidate at Monash University. She is interested in how female stars operated as figures of power and negotiation in classical Hollywood and spends much too much time watching black and white movies in the name of research.
Dr Christopher Holliday teaches Film Studies and Liberal Arts at King’s College London specializing in animation, film genre, international film history and contemporary digital media. He has published several book chapters and articles on animated film, including work in Animation Practice, Process & Production and animation: an interdisciplinary journal. He is the author of The Computer-Animated Film: Industry, Style and Genre (with Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming 2018), and co-editor of Fantasy/Animation: Connections Between Media, Mediums and Genres (Routledge, forthcoming 2018) for Routledge’s AFI Film Readers series that examines the historical, cultural and theoretical points of intersection between fantasy and animation.
Whitney Monaghan is an Assistant Lecturer in Film and Screen Studies at Monash University. Her background is in screen, media and cultural studies and her research examines the representation of gender, queer and youth identities, digital culture, and new forms of screen media. She is the author of Queer Girls, Temporality and Screen Media: Not 'Just a Phase'(Palgrave, 2016).
Ellen Muller is a Melbourne-based publishing student who keeps a satirical blog on literature called Poe's Very Attractive Cousin and volunteers at a zine shop called Sticky Institute.
Ruth Richards is a PhD candidate who has previously completed her Honours thesis on animation and the uncanny. Her current research focuses on how animation can take up feminist philosophy of the body. She is also a freelance critic with past writing appearing in Ramona Magazine for Girls and ReelGood. Her favourite animated film is Spirited Away.
Kate Warren researches and teaches in Art History at Monash University, where she recently received her PhD. Her current research focuses on cross-overs within contemporary film, video, moving image and photographic practices. She was previously a curator at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, and she writes regularly about contemporary art and cinema, including in publications such as Discipline, Persona Studies, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art, Metro and Le Magazine (Jeu de Paume, Paris).