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 he began at the 2015 workshop; see his Vimeo page for more videographic work, and his videographic sandbox site for experiments and deformations.