Angie Black is a multi-award winning filmmaker who graduated from VCA, Film and TV with a number of short films screening at festivals both nationally and internationally. A recipient of Film Victoria’s ‘Independent Filmmakers Fund’, she directed the short film Bowl Me Over. Winning best comedy at the St Kilda Film Festival, Black was snapped up as a television commercials director. Moving into academia, she produced a thesis and a speculative fiction screenplay for her MA in Media. She currently lectures in media production at La Trobe University and is undertaking a feature film project as practice based research for her PhD.
Dr Terrie Waddell is a Reader/Associate Professor of Media: Screen and Sound at La Trobe University (Australia) and founding member of the Psychology and the Moving Image International (PAMII). She lectures and researches on the relationship between screen media, literature, gender, popular culture and psychology. As well as chapter and journal contributions, she has authored and edited: Wild/lives: Trickster, Place and Liminality on Screen (Routledge, 2010), Mis/takes: Archetype, Myth and Identity in Screen Fiction (Routledge, 2006), Lounge Critic: The Couch Theorist’s Companion (co-ed, ACMI, 2004); and Cultural Expressions of Evil and Wickedness: Wrath, Sex, Crime (ed, Rodopi, 2003). Her forthcoming co-edited book with Dr Lucy Huskinson, Eavesdropping: The Psychotherapist in Film and Television (Routledge), is due for release in 2015.