Volumes & Issues
Studies in Documentary Film
Studies in Documentary Film
Journal Title: Studies in Documentary Film
ISSN: 1750-3280
ISSN Online: 1750-3299
Publication Frequency: 3 issues per year
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Studies in Documentary Film is the first refereed scholarly journal devoted to the history, theory, criticism and practice of documentary film. In recent years we have witnessed an increased visibility for documentary film through conferences, the success of general theatrical releases and the re-emergence of scholarship in documentary film studies.

Studies in Documentary Film is a peer-reviewed journal. All peer review is double blind and detailed
Instructions for Authors can be found here.

Subjects Covered & Scope: Cinema Studies & Popular Cinema; Film Studies; Humanities; Media & Film Studies; Routledge Collection
Editor Board:


Deane Williams

Monash University, Australia


Associate Editors
Derek Paget

University of Reading, UK


Abé Mark Nornes

University of Michigan, USA


Book Reviews Editor
Craig Hight
University of Waikato, New Zealand

Editorial Assistant
Sally Wilson
Monash University, Australia

Editorial Board
Ian Aitken, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Keith Beattie, Deakin University, Australia
Moinak Biswas, Jadavpur University, India
John Corner, University of Liverpool, UK
Nick Deocampo, Mowelfund Film Institute, Philippines
Annie Goldson, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Helen Grace, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
John Hughes, Independent Filmmaker
Bert Hogenkamp, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Daw Ming Lee, Taipei National University of Arts, China
Raya Morag, The Hebrew University, Israel
Xinyu Lu, Fudan University, China
Raya Morag, The Hebrew University, Israel
Bill Nichols, Independent Scholar, USA
Fernão P. Ramos, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil
Michael Renov, University of Southern California, USA
Jane Roscoe, SBS, Australia
Keyan Tomaselli, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Janet Walker, University of California, USA
Wenguang Wu, Independent Filmmaker

Advisory Board
Chris Berry, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Jonathan Bignell, University of Reading, UK

Ib Bondebjerg, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Stella Bruzzi, University of Warwick, UK

Adrian Danks, RMIT University, Australia

Peter Doyle, Macquarie University, Australia

Tara Forrest, UTS, Australia

Catherine Fowler, University of Otago, New Zealand

Ross Gibson, University of Sydney, Australia

Peter Goddard, University of Liverpool, UK

Brian Hoyle, University of Dundee, UK

Peter Hughes, La Trobe University, Australia

Paula Kelly, Independent, Australia

Richard Kilborn, University of Stirling, UK

Noel King, Independent Scholar, Australia

Simone Knox, University of Reading, UK

Stephen Lacey, University of Glamorgan, UK

Steve Lipkin, Western Michigan University, USA

Adrian Martin, Monash University, Australia

Toby Miller, University of California, Riverside, USA

Tim O’Farrell, Latrobe University, Australia

Ricardo Peach, Australia Council for the Arts, Australia

Claire Perkins, Monash University, Australia

Judith Pernin, The French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC)

Laura Rascaroli, University College Cork, Ireland

Jamie Sexton, Northumbria University, UK

Shelia Schwarzman, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil

Belinda Smaill, Monash University, Australia

Jillian Smith, University of North Florida, USA

Julia Vassilieva, Monash University, Australia

Con Verevis, Monash University, Australia

Diane Waldman, University of Denver, USA

Charles Wolfe, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Alan Wright, University of Canterbury, UK

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