Todd Berliner, Professor of Film Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, teaches film style, narration and aesthetics and American film history. He is the author of The Art of Entertainment: Aesthetic Pleasure in Hollywood Cinema (Oxford University Press, 2017), Hollywood Incoherent: Narration in Seventies Cinema (University of Texas Press, 2010), and many articles and book chapters. He was elected a Fellow of the Society for Cognitive Studies of the Moving Image in 2010 and currently serves as an officer.
Professor Berliner was the founding chairman of UNCW’s Film Studies Department and the recipient of two Fulbright Scholar awards, including the Laszlo Orszagh Distinguished Chair in American Studies.
He holds a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley.