Cinema and media studies

Research topics of faculty members and researchers working in the Cinema section: a) cinema philology and cinema restoration theory; b) history of silent cinema; c) history of Italian, North American and contemporary cinema; d) cinema and cultural studies; e) aesthetics and cinema theory; f) economics and marketing of audiovisual products; g) history and theory of serial products; h) pedagogy of cinema; i) history of film criticism; j) history of television and media; k) cultures of production and media distribution.

People

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Roberto Balestri

PhD Student

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Luca Barra

Full Professor

keywords: Television studies, Television history, Media production studies, Media history, Media convergence, TV series, Comedy,
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Claudio Bisoni

Full Professor

keywords: reception theory, taste, gender, film criticism, italian cinema, italian narratives
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Paola Brembilla

Associate Professor

keywords: Television Studies; Media Industries Studies; TV Series; Media Economics; Digital Media; Serial Narratives
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Michele Canosa

Associate Professor

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Ylenia Caputo

Research fellow

keywords: Celebrity and Star Studies, Youth Studies, Film and Media Studies, Gender Studies
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Marco Cucco

Associate Professor

keywords: Film industry, Film policy, Film-induced tourism, Political economy of the media
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Monica Dall'Asta

Full Professor

keywords: European crime narratives, history and theory, Feminist Film History, Transmedia Studies, Film Seriality, Film Theory,
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Michele Fadda

Associate Professor

keywords: media literacy, hollywood, world cinema, cultural studies
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Elisa Farinacci

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

keywords: International circulation Italian Media, Media Education, Production Studies, Anthropology of Media
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Veronica Innocenti

Associate Professor

keywords: TV Series, Marketing, Cinema, Broadcasting, social media, New Media, narrative ecosystems, Television, audience
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Giacomo Manzoli

Full Professor

keywords: Italian Film history, Cultural Studies, Popular Culture
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Matteo Marinello

PhD Student

Research fellow

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keywords: Television, Comedy Studies, Culture di produzione, Political cultures, History of the Italian Republic
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Roy Menarini

Full Professor

keywords: Celebrity and Star Studies, Film Criticism and Cinephilia, Film and Fashion, Film and Media Studies, Festival Studies
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Paolo Noto

Associate Professor

keywords: history of Italian cinema, history of Italian radio, film technology, Italian western, film history, neorealism, film
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Guglielmo Pescatore

Full Professor

keywords: Media Studies, Narrative ecosystems, Television Seriality, Auteur's theory, New media, Cinema, Semiotics
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Sara Pesce

Associate Professor

keywords: Cinema and North-American culture, Cinema and British culture, Cultural memory, Jewish memory, war film, Acting for the
keywords: Film Industry, Documentary Studies, Philology of Cinema
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Luca Prono

PhD Student

keywords: Italian film giallo, film noir, literature and media, Ugo Pirro,
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Emiliano Rossi

Research fellow

Teaching tutor

keywords: Television, Media production studies, Contemporary creative industries, Mobility and visual culture, Audiovisual media
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Allegra Sonego

PhD Student

Teaching tutor

keywords: Quantitative Content Analysis, Medical Drama, Narrative Ecosystems
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Giulio Tosi

PhD Student

Teaching tutor

keywords: History of film criticism, Periodical studies, Postwar japanese culture, Postwar film history, International
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Tristan Venturi

PhD Student

keywords: Critical Theory, Queer Theory, Film Studies, Women's, Sexuality, and LGBT Studies, Transgender Studies, Critical
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Ioannis Zikidis

PhD Student

keywords: Sustainable Audiovisual Production; Environmental Media; Production Studies; Project-based Industries; Sustainable