Brendan Kredell

Brendan Kredell

Assistant Professor of Cinema Studies

534 O’Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2259

Ph.D. Northwestern University

Major Fields
Urban media studies, screen media industries, film festivals


Film Festivals: Theory, History, Method, Practice. Marijke de Valck, Brendan Kredell, Skadi Loist, eds. (Routledge, forthcoming).

“Border Lines: Boundaries and Transgression in the City Films of Martin Scorsese.” In A Companion to Martin Scorsese, ed. Aaron Baker, 331-351. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015.

“The Legible City: The Cinema’s Mental Map of Chicago.” Colloquium (vol. 1, no. 1, October 2012). Reprinted in Colloquium: The First Two Years (October 2014).

“The Host City: (Re)Locating Media Events in the Network Era.” With Robert Moses Peaslee. Editor of special issue, Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture (vol. 5, no. 2, June 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).

“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).