Jean-Michel Frodon, journalist and film critic, former senior editor in cinema for Le Monde, former Editorial Director of Les Cahiers du cinéma, writes for the website Slate.fr
Founder of the think tank L’Exception. Professor at Sciences Po Paris. Member of SPEAP educational committee. Professorial Fellow in Film Studies and Creative Industries at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Professor at the Film Factory, University of Sarajevo.
Author and editor of many books, dedicated to major film directors (Woody Allen, Olivier Assayas, Robert Bresson, Amos Gitai, Hou Hsiao-hsien, Jia Zhang-ke, Edward Yang), history of French and of Chinese cinemas, non-western cinemas, fiction and documentary, cinema and the Shoah, cinema political effects, since its birth and in the time of globalization and digital.