Weihong Bao is associate professor of film and media at UC Berkeley. She is the author of Fiery Films: The Emergence of an Affective Medium in China, 1915–1945 and is currently working on a new book, “Background Matters: The Art of Environment in Modern China.” She coedits the Journal of Chinese Cinemas and the Film Theory in Media History book series published by Amsterdam University Press.

Jennifer Blaylock is visiting assistant professor in cinema studies at Oberlin College. Her research has appeared in the Journal of African Cinemas and Screen.

Hannah Frank (1984–2017) was assistant professor of film studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. Her book, Frame by Frame: A Materialist Aesthetics of Animated Cartoons, was published in 2019.

Laura-Zoë Humphreys is assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University. Her research focuses on cinema and censorship, media piracy and urban place-making, media ethnography,...

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