Patricia Zimmermann (Screen Studies) Publishes Book Chapter on Writing about Digital and Interactive Media


Contributed by Karen Armstrong


Patricia Zimmermann, Professor of Screen Studies and codirector of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival, has coauthored a book chapter with Dale Hudson, Associate Professor at New York University Abu Dhabi, entitled “Writing About Digital and Interactive Media” for a recently published book, Writing About Screen Media(Routledge), edited by Lisa Patti. 

Writing about Screen Media presents strategies for writing about a broad range of media objects – including film, television, social media, advertising, video games, mobile media, music videos, and digital media – in an equally broad range of formats.


The book’s case studies showcase media studies’ geographical and industrial breadth, with essays covering topics as varied as: Brazilian telenovelas, K-pop music videos, Bombay cinema credit sequences, global streaming services, film festivals, archives, and more. 

With the expertise of over forty esteemed media scholars, the collection combines personal reflections about writing with practical advice. 

Writing About Screen Media reflects the diversity of screen media criticism and encourages both beginning and established writers to experiment with content and form.