David Scott Diffrient is Professor of Film and Media Studies in the Department of Communication Studies at Colorado State University. Since 2015, he has served as the Director of Programming for the ACT Human Rights Film Festival, and over the past two decades has attended over 80 international film festivals. His articles have been published in Cinema Journal, Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, Journal of Film and Video, Journal of Popular Film and Television, New Review of Film and Television Studies, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, and Velvet Light Trap, as well as in edited collections about film and television topics. He is the author of Omnibus Films: Theorizing Transauthorial Cinema (Edinburgh University Press) and the co-author Movie Migrations: Transnational Genre Flows and South Korean Cinema (Rutgers University Press). He is the co-editor of the Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema.