Jason Mittell is Professor of Film & Media Culture and American Studies, and founding Director of the Digital Liberal Arts Initiative at Middlebury College. He is the author of Genre & Television: From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture (Routledge, 2004), Television & American Culture (Oxford UP, 2009), Complex Television: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling (NYU Press, 2015), Narrative Theory and Adaptation. (Bloomsbury, 2017), and co-editor of How to Watch Television (NYU Press, 2013). His essay "Videographic Criticism as a Digital Humanities Method" appeared in Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019. He is founding project manager for [in]Transition: Journal of Videographic Film & Moving Image Studies, where he published his first videographic essay, Adaptation.'s Anomalies, which began at the 2015 workshop; see his Vimeo page for more videographic work, and his videographic sandbox site for experiments and deformations. Materials from his undergraduate course Videographic Film & Media Studies are available online.
Related Writings on Videographic Criticism:
- Jason Mittell, “Opening Up [in]Transition’s Open Peer-Review Process,” Cinema Journal 56, no. 4 (August 4, 2017): 137–41
- Jason Mittell, “Videographic Criticism as a Digital Humanities Method,” in Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019, ed. Matthew Gold and Lauren Klein (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019), 224–42