The following scholars have provided comments, advice, written and filmed content for Victorians on Film, for which we are very grateful:


Scott Curtis

Associate Professor in Radio / Television / Film at Northwestern University

Bryony Dixon

BFI Curator of Silent Film

Lead Archive Consultant for Victorians on Film: Entertainment, Innovation & Everyday Life 

Nadja Durbach

Professor in the History Department of the University of Utah, US

Tom Gunning

Professor Emeritus of Art History, Cinema and Media Studies, and the College Cinema and Media Studies at the University of Chicago, US

Joe Kember

Professor in Film and Visual Culture at the University of Exeter, UK

Luke McKernan

News Curator and Film Historian

Vanessa Toulmin

Director of City & Cultural Engagement, Partnerships and Regional Engagement and Chair of Early Film and Popular Entertainment at the University of Sheffield, UK

Lead Curator and Researcher of the Mitchell and Kenyon Collection

Tami Williams

Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, US


We are also very grateful for the contributions of the following scholars who have provided filmed and written content for this resource:


Amber Butchart

British Fashion Historian and Writer

Victoria Duckett

Associate Professor of Film and Co-Director, Deakin Motion Lab at Deakin University, Victoria, AU

Martin Hewitt

Research Professor with the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK

S.I. Martin

Independent Scholar and Author, specialising in the fields of Black British History and Literature

Mario Slugan

Lecturer in Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London, UK

Colin Williamson

Assistant Professor of American Studies and Cinema Studies at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, US