Staff Profiles


Dr Paolo Russo

PhD

Senior Lecturer in Film

School of Arts

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Paolo Russo

Phone number: ext. 3168

Email: paolo.russo@brookes.ac.uk

Location: Richard Hamilton Building, Room 1.05

Paolo Russo is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Oxford Brookes University (UK) where he researches and teaches screenwriting, story development (feature, short, serial drama) and film history. He is on the editorial boards of Journal of Italian Cinema and Media Studies (Intellect) and L’Avventura - International Journal of Italian Film and Media Landscapes (Il Mulino). He published a History of Italian Cinema (2008), an edited volume on screenwriting in Italy (2014), articles on the Journal of Screenwriting and several chapters in edited books.

A former script reader, ghostwriter and story editor for feature, and video-game localizer, he is also a professional screenwriter. He co-wrote the feature Three Days of Anarchy, which premiered at the 2006 Tokyo Film Festival and went on to 30+ festivals all over the world. More recently, he has been working on TV serial drama and animation projects, currently in development as Co-Creator and Head Writer of Burns with Cysa Productions and as Staff Writer on Topo Gigio - The Series.