Our staff

  • Angie Black lectures in Screen Studies, is a practicing filmmaker and is the Executive Producer of the La Trobe University REAL television series.
  • Anna Dzenis is the Discipline Coordinator, she lectures in Screen Studies and is co-editor of the online journal Screening the Past.
  • Associate Professor Felicity Collins is the Graduate Research Coordinator for screen studies; she lectures in Screen Studies and Creative Arts and publishes widely on Australian screen culture.
  • Harry Kirchner teaches and practices in Screen Studies, including screenwriting, photography and converging video technologies.
  • Dr Hester Joyce is the Deputy Head of School, she lectures, publishes and practices in the Creative Arts and Screen Studies, particularly in screenwriting, screen production and performance. She is a co-editor of the Journal of Screenwriting.
  • Associate Professor Terrie Waddell is the Head of Department: Creative Arts and English in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, lectures in Screen Studies and is the author of Mis/takes: Archetype, Myth and Identity in Screen Fiction and Wildlives: Trickster, Place and Liminality on Screen.
  • Rolando Caputo is the Honours Coordinator, he lectures in Screen Studies and Creative Arts and was editor of the online journal Senses of Cinema in which many of his publications devoted to film culture can be found.