Photo by Mike Nogami

Joel Neville Anderson is a filmmaker and researcher producing creative works and scholarship at the intersections of experimental film and video, personal documentary, and community media. He is a PhD Candidate in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester, where he is recipient of the Dean’s Dissertation Fellowship. His writing has appeared in scholarly journals, anthologies, and magazines including Millennium Film Journal, Hyperallergic, Film on the Faultline, Screen Slate, and the Directory of World Cinema, among other publications, and his productions have screened at venues such as Anthology Film Archives and Bronx Museum of the Arts. Joel has taught at the New School, SUNY Purchase College, University of Rochester, as well as the Museum of the Moving Image, Jacob Burns Film Center, and Downtown Community Television (DCTV). He curates JAPAN CUTS: Festival of New Japanese Film at Japan Society in New York since 2014, and co-programs Rochester’s avant-garde film series On Film since 2012. He serves on the editorial board of InVisible Culture: An Electronic Journal for Visual Culture, where he previously worked as Managing Editor, and is a co-producer of Aca-Media, a monthly podcast from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and Cinema Journal. Joel is based in New York City.

CV: PDF / Humanities Commons / Academia.edu / ORCID
Filmography: IMDb / MUBI / Letterboxd
JPN: ジョエル・ネヴィル・アンダーソン


Email: joel [dot] neville [dot] anderson [at] rochester [dot] edu
Twitter: @joelnanderson

Interviews & Media Appearances

2016.7.13: JAPAN CUTS 2016 Programmer’s Guide video essay
2016.7.12: Film Journal International: “Japan Cuts brings provocative new films to New York City”
2015.7.10: Research Connections at UR: “UR PhD student helps reshape Japan Cuts film festival”
2015.7.3: The New York Times: “Japan Cuts Film Festival at Japan Society Emphasizes the Eccentric”
2015.7.2: JAPAN CUTS 2015 Festival Guide video essay
2014.7.30: Pacific Arts Movement: “Fest Talk With Brian Hu: Joel Neville Anderson, Japan Cuts”
2014.7.10: Video essay on Momoko Ando’s 0.5mm at JAPAN CUTS