534 O’Dowd Hall, 586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482 USA
+1 (248) 370.2259 — kredellAToakland.edu – @bkredell
Oakland University (Rochester, MI), 2014-present
Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies
University of Calgary (Calgary, AB), 2011-2014
Instructor, Department of Communication and Culture
Ph.D., Screen Cultures (2011)
Dissertation: “Redeveloping the City, Redeveloping the Cinema: Film and Urban Culture at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century.”
University of Chicago
A.M., Humanities (2004)
Concentration in Cinema and Media Studies
Master’s Thesis: “Seeing the City: Chicago in the Cinema, 1968-1976.”
B.S., Foreign Service (2001)
Film Festivals: Theory, History, Method, Practice.
Marijke de Valck, Brendan Kredell, and Skadi Loist, eds. Routledge, 2016.
PUBLICATIONS: ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS (SELECTED)
“Positionality and Film Festival Research: A Conversation.”
with Diane Burgess. In Film Festivals: Theory, History, Method, Practice, eds. Marijke de Valck, Brendan Kredell, and Skadi Loist. (Routledge, 2016.)
“Border Lines: Boundaries and Transgression in the City Films of Martin Scorsese.”
In A Companion to Martin Scorsese, ed. Aaron Baker. Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Film Directors. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.)
“The Business of Audience Festivals: The 2012 Calgary International Film Festival.”
NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies (no. 4, Autumn 2013).
“Wes Anderson and the City Spaces of Indie Cinema.”
New Review of Film and Television Studies (vol. 10, no. 1, March 2012, 83-96).
“T.O. Live With Film: The Toronto International Film Festival and Municipal Cultural Policy in Contemporary Toronto.”
Canadian Journal of Film Studies (vol. 21, no.1, Spring 2012, 21-37).
Oakland University Faculty Recognition Award, Research Excellence – 2017
Oakland University Order of the Plume Teaching Award – 2017
Fulbright Fellowship, Canada – 2009-2010
Visiting Research Fellow, University of Toronto Cities Centre – 2009-2010
COMMUNITY SERVICE AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (SELECTED)
Mediapolis: A Journal of Cities and Culture – co-editor (2015-current)
Calgary Cinematheque – board member (2012-2014)
Society for Cinema and Media Studies – co-chair, Urban Studies Scholarly Interest Group (2010-2013)
Chicago History Museum – public programmer (2004–2006)