Jessica Balanzategui

Lecturer in Cinema and Screen Studies, Swinburne University of Technology

Jessica Balanzategui is a lecturer in Cinema and Screen Studies at Swinburne University of Technology. Her research examines childhood and national identity in global film and television; the impact of technological and industrial change on screen genres and entertainment cultures; and vernacular storytelling and aesthetics in digital cultures (particularly the digital gothic). Jessica is the author of The Uncanny Child in Transnational Cinema (Amsterdam University Press, 2018), the founding editor of Amsterdam University Press’s book series, “Horror and Gothic Media Cultures”, and an editor of Refractory: A Journal of Entertainment Media.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Lecturer in Cinema and Screen Studies, Swinburne University of Technology