Stephanie McBride is an academic, broadcaster and critic who writes and lectures on film, media and visual culture. Formerly, Assistant Professor in the School of Communications at DCU, Tutor in arts, literature and film at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, she has also taught in Visual Culture at NCAD. Selected publications include The Cinema of Place/The Place of Cinema, Ireland into Film: Felicia’s Journey. She has long been a contributor to public discussion of media and visual culture: Intermedia column appeared in The Irish Times; a film and TV columnist with CIRCA Art Magazine, where she also edited a number of issues on film, art education, art and science; and a regular contributor to Irish Arts Review.