Jonah Horwitz

  • Dissertator
  • Film

Education

  • M.A. Communication Arts, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
  • B.A. Wesleyan University,

Honors/Awards

  • Stephen P. Jarchow Fellowship , Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research , 2010
  • Helen K. Herman Memorial Fund Scholarship , University of Wisconsin-Madison , 2010
  • Pearce Award , University of Wisconsin-Madison , 2008

Articles

  • 2015. "Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers / SMPTE Imaging Journal [contribution to dossier "Technology and the Trade Press"]." The Velvet Light Trap , no. 76, pp. 62–65 .
  • 2014. "Case Studies of Local Film Exhibition: An Undergraduate Research Assignment." Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier , vol. 2, no. 3 - with Andrea Comiskey , http://www.teachingmedia.org/case-studies-local-film-exhibition-undergraduate-re... .
  • 2013. "Visual Style in the 'Golden Age' Television Drama: The Case of CBS." CiNéMAS (special issue "Fictions télévisuelles: approches esthétiques") , Vol. 23, nos. 2/3 , http://www.erudit.org/revue/cine/2013/v23/n2-3/1015184ar.html?vue=resume&mode=re... .
  • 2004. "A Simple Story, a Colorful Setting: Jacques Feyder and the 'International Film'." Collegium Papers of the Giornate del Cinema Muto , no. 5 .

Chapters

  • 2018. "Svenska Biografteatern and the 'Golden Age' of Swedish Cinema." Directory of World Cinema: Sweden , ed. Marcelline Block (Bristol: Intellect) .
  • 2018. "'Terje Vigen'." Directory of World Cinema: Sweden , ed. Marcelline Block (Bristol: Intellect) .
  • 2013. "Coeur fidèle." Directory of World Cinema: France , eds. Tim Palmer and Charlie Michael (Bristol: Intellect) .
  • 2013. "El Dorado." Directory of World Cinema: France , eds. Tim Palmer and Charlie Michael (Bristol: Intellect) .

Lectures/Keynotes

  • 2018. "The Modularity of 'Twin Peaks'," Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference , Toronto, Ontario .
  • 2017. "How Videotape Transformed Television Drama or, Frankenheimer in '58," Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference , Chicago, Illinois .
  • 2015. "The 'Color-Blind' Social-Problem Drama in Television and Film," Film & History annual conference , Madison, Wisconsin .
  • 2015. "From 'Live' to 'Live-on-Tape'," Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference , Montreal, Canada .
  • 2014. "Beyond 'Marty': Toward a New Historiography of the First 'Golden Age' of American Television," Film & History annual conference ("Golden Ages: Styles & Personalities, Genres & Histories") , Madison, Wisconsin .
  • 2012. "Melodrama and French 'Impressionism': Narrative Convention, Emotion, and Photogénie," Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference , Boston, Massachusetts .
  • 2011. "Linda Looks Back: Documentary Photography and the Limits of Representation in 'Days of Heaven'," Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference , New Orleans, Louisiana .
  • 2011. "Live Television Directors Confront Feature Filmmaking," 2nd International Colloquium of the Permanent Seminar on the History of Film Theory , Montreal, Canada .
  • 2010. "Visual Style(s) of Live Television Drama," On, Archives! conference , Madison, Wisconsin .
  • 2010. "To Zoom or Not to Zoom: Technology and Visual Excess in 1960s Hollywood," Society for Cinema and Media Studies annual conference , Los Angeles, California .

Other

Courses

  • CA 552 - American Cinema Since 1970 (TA, Lecturer)
  • CA 350 - Introduction to Film (TA, Lecturer)
  • CA 105 - Public Speaking (Instructor)
  • CA 100 - Introduction to Speech Composition (Instructor)