About







Jaimie Baron is an Associate Professor of Film Studies at the University of Alberta. Her first book, The Archive Effect: Found Footage and the Audiovisual Experience of History, was published in 2014. She is currently working on a new book entitled Misuse: The Ethics of Audiovisual Appropriation in the Digital Era. She is the founder, director, and co-curator of the Festival of (In)appropriation, a yearly international festival of short experimental found footage films and videos. She is also a co-founder of Docalogue, an online space for scholars and filmmakers to engage in conversations about contemporary documentary, soon to also be a book series published by Routledge Press.

Education

Ph.D Cinema and Media Studies, UCLA, 2010

M.A. Film Studies, University of Iowa, 2005

B.A. Art-Semiotics, Brown University, 2000.

Other Publications

Monographs:

The Archive Effect: Found Footage and the Audiovisual Experience of History. Oxford: Routledge Press, 2014.

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