The Research Unit in Film Culture and Theory is associated with the Film and Screen Studies program at Monash University, one of the largest stand-alone film studies programs in Australia. Members of RUFCT hold a strong interest in World Cinema, documentary, women’s cinema, Australian cinema, Asian cinema, film remakes and seriality, film aesthetics and intellectual histories. From the first silent films through to YouTube, we contribute to a body of research at the vanguard of film theory, criticism, history and culture.
Film and Screen Studies research at Monash University is ranked ‘4’ (Above World Standard) in the Australian Research Council’s Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) 2012
RUFCT is a research hothouse exploring past and contemporary film worlds. Members of our research unit hold a strong interest in World Cinema, documentary, women’s cinema, Australian cinema, Asian cinema, film remakes and seriality, film aesthetics and intellectual histories.
RUFCT Full Members
Associate Professor Therese Davis
Dr Olivia Khoo (Director 2014)
Associate Professor Adrian Martin
Dr Romaine Moreton (Filmmaker in residence)
Dr Claire Perkins
Dr Belinda Smaill
Dr Julia Vassilieva
Associate Professor Constantine Verevis
Associate Professor Deane Williams
RUFCT Associate Members
All HDR candidates (MA and PhD) whose principal supervisor is a Full Member of RUFCT have Associate membership