Mark Harris (Essay) has a Master’s degree in Film Studies and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, both from the University of British Columbia, the institution at which he currently teaches. A prize-winning playwright, Dr. Harris has approximately 4,000 articles in more than 50 periodicals in Canada and the U.S. He resides in Vancouver.
Claudia Medina (Interview) is a filmmaker, writer, and educator from the west coast of BC. Her filmmaking deals with the stories and influences of her tri-national background (Mexico, Italy, Canada) and how they are transposed onto the Canadian cultural landscape. She resides in Vancouver.