Catherine Grant (co-editor of SEQUENCE Five) is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sussex. She established (and continues to curate for) the open access campaigning website Film Studies For Free, and the Audiovisualcy video group, and is also founding editor of the academic digital platform REFRAME (publisher of SEQUENCE). Grant has published widely on theories and practices of film authorship and intertextuality, and has edited volumes on world cinema, Latin American cinema, digital film and media studies, and the audiovisual essay. A relatively early adopter and prolific producer of the online short video form (including mashups and remixes), she is founding co-editor of [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film and Moving Image Studies. This new peer-reviewed publication was awarded the Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ Anne Friedberg Innovative Scholarship Award of Distinction for 2015.
Liz Greene (author of SEQUENCE 5.1) is a Lecturer in the School of Communications at Dublin City University. She is an academic and sound practitioner whose main research interests are in the theory, history and practice of film sound. She teaches and writes about sound design and she specialises in sound effects, the voice and sound archiving. She has worked in location sound in the Irish film and television industries over the past 16 years. She worked on the multi-award winning drama series Pure Mule, which received an Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA) Award for best sound in film and television at the 2006 awards ceremony. She has previously worked at York St John University, Queen’s University Belfast and the University of Glasgow. She is on the Editorial Board of The Soundtrack Journal (Intellect) and the International Advisory Board of Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media. Her forthcoming co-edited anthology, The Palgrave Handbook of Sound Design and Music in Screen Media: Integrated Soundtracks will be published in November.
David Hendy (co-editor of SEQUENCE Five) is Professor of Media and Communication at the University of Sussex. Before joining academia in 1993, he worked as a producer of radio news programmes and documentaries. His research interests focus on the history of media, culture and sound. In 2013 he wrote and presented Noise: a Human History, a thirty-part series for BBC Radio 4; in 2010 he also wrote and presented a five-part series for BBC Radio 3 called Rewiring the Mind, which explored how modern electronic media have changed the ways we think about the world. His current project is The BBC: a Century in British Life, a new ‘official’ history of the BBC, which will be published in 2022 to mark the Corporation’s Centenary.