Adrian Martin is Adjunct Associate Professor of Film and Screen Studies at Monash University (Australia), audiovisual essayist, and a teacher at the EQZE Film School (Spain). He is the author of eight books, most recently Mysteries of Cinema: Reflections on Film Theory, History and Culture 1982-2016 (Amsterdam University Press, 2018; University of Western Australia Publishing, 2020).
Acousmate apprentice of Ecuadorian and Ukrainian origin, Ana Tapia Rousiouk is challenged by the adventure of listening: that of our time and its turbulent zones. Some thorns on the way:
Brooming the affirmative mists, the sad coherences, the murderous cradles. Exploring the backstages of listening, of hearing phenomena on the air, and of music – the loyal opponent.
André Habib somehow became professor of film studies at the Université de Montréal after working as a videostore clerk, while remaining a cinephile and critic, and without ever having been able to direct a movie. He joined the team of Hors champ in 2000, with Simon Galiero, Frédérick Pelletier and Nicolas Renaud. Since 2016 he is chief editor of the journal (with Renaud Desprès-Larose, Nour Ouayda and Olivier Godin). He has published over 250 articles and organized more than 30 public events. He is the author, among others, of La main gauche de Jean-Pierre Léaud (Boréal, 2015) and L’attrait de la ruine (Yellow Now, 2011).
Barbara Le Maître began in photography and natural sciences before realizing that she preferred writing on images (of others). She is currently a professor of film studies at Paris Nanterre University (HAR laboratory – History of the arts and performances). Her books include Entre film et photographie. Essai sur l’empreinte (2004), Zombie une fable anthropologique (2015) and she has co-edited several collected works, including: Cinéma muséum. Le musée d’après le cinéma (2013), le n°25 de Cinema & Cie. International Film Studies Journal : “Overlapping Images. Between Cinema and Photography” (2016), and Muséoscopies. Fictions du musée au cinéma (2018).
Cristina Álvarez López is a film critic, audiovisual essayist, and teacher at the EQZE Film School (Spain). She was co-founder of the Spanish online film journal Transit: Cine y otros desvíos, and has written for Sight and Sound, MUBI Notebook, Shangri-la, LOLA, Screening the Past, and Screen Education, and in books on Chantal Akerman, Bong Joon-ho, Philippe Garrel and Paul Schrader.
Donato Totaro has been the editor of the online film journal Offscreen since its inception in 1997. Totaro received his PhD in Film & Television from the University of Warwick (UK), is a part-time professor in Film Studies at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) and a longstanding member of AQCC (Association québécoise des critiques de cinéma).
Emma Kredl is an MA student in the film studies department at Concordia University. Kredl’s research interests are primarily based in genre cinema with a focus on horror and melodrama.
Jean Pierre Lefebvre is a Quebec director, screenwriter, actor, editor and producer. An important figure in Quebec cinema, he is a prolific filmmaker who has invested himself throughout his career in all spheres of film production. Actor, screenwriter, director and producer, he has given birth to nearly 30 feature films, including twenty between 1964 and 1984; eleven of them were presented at the Cannes Film Festival in different sections. “Les Fleurs Sauvages” even won the FIPRESCI Prize (Prize for International Criticism) in 1982. In 1995, he received the Albert-Tessier Prize for his entire career, the highest distinction granted in Quebec to a person in the field of cinema. In 1997, he won the Lumières Prize from the Association of Quebec Film Directors (ARRQ).
Julie de Lorimier started loving cinema and West-African music and dance at the same time, which certainly had something to do with her interest in African films, but above all led her to expect from cinema the same vitality Africa taught her was possible in all things. Pursuing a PhD in film studies at University of Montreal, she explores links between cinema and otherness.
Julie Ravary-Pilon is a post-doctoral researcher in film studies at the University of Montreal and member of the Quebec Chapter of feminist studies. She is the author of Femmes, nation et nature dans le cinéma québécois (University of Montreal Press, 2018) and co-director of Nouvelles vues: Revue sur les pratiques, les théories et l’histoire du cinéma au Québec.