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Skadi Loist

Prof. Dr. Skadi Loist is Assistant Professor for Production Cultures in Audiovisual Media Industries at the Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF in Potsdam, Germany. Skadi’s research and publications focus on film festivals, global cinema & film circulation, queer film culture, sustainability and equity, diversity and inclusion in screen industries. Skadi is Principle Investigator of the research project “Film Circulation on the International Film Festival Network and the Impact on Global Film Culture” (BMBF 2017–2022) as well as Lead PI of international research project “GEP Analysis: Assessing, Understanding, and Modeling the Impact of Gender Equity Policies (GEP) in the Film Industry” (DFG/ESRC/SSHRC 2021–2024), and has co-founded the Film Festival Research Network (FFRN) in 2008, has worked with queer film festivals and is Editorial Board member of NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies.

Last Updated: February 2022