Cecilia Sayad is senior lecturer at the University of Kent and author of Performing Authorship: Self-Inscription and Corporeality in the Cinema (I.B. Tauris). She is co-editor, with Mattias Frey, of Film Criticism in the Digital Age (Rutgers University Press, 2015) and co-director of the Centre for the Interdisciplinary Study of Film and the Moving Image.