Bill Marshall / Frédérick Pelletier
Bill Marshall is Professor of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Stirling, Scotland, having previously held posts at the Universities of Southampton and Glasgow, and served as the Director of the Institute of Modern Languages Research in the School of Advanced Study, University of London. He is the author of: Victor Serge The Uses of Dissent (1992), Guy Hocquenghem: Beyond Gay Identity (1997), Quebec National Cinema (2001), André Téchiné (2007), and The French Atlantic: Travels in Culture and History (2009). He has also edited books on Musicals – Hollywood and Beyond (2000), Montreal-Glasgow (2005), and a three-volume Encyclopedia on France and the Americas (2005). His current project is on the ‘Uses of Prehistory’ in modern and contemporary French culture.
Frédérick Pelletier lives and works in Montreal. After studying Fine Arts, he attended Concordia University where he graduated in Film production. Critic and co-editor of film webzine Hors Champ , he also worked several years at the Cinémathèque québécoise and the National Film Board of Canada.
As director and screenwriter, he regularly works with public television as well as various private production companies. Author of several award-winning short films, he moved to feature film with Diego Star. He is currently developing two new feature films that he will be shooting in 2016.