Quarterly Review of Film and Video

The Quarterly Review of Film and Video is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering moving image studies, considered to be among the best-known journals in this field.[1] It is published by Routledge. From 1999 to 2014, Wheeler Winston Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster were the editors-in-chief of the journal;[2][3][4][5] on December 23, 2014 David Sterritt became the new editor of the journal.

Quarterly Review of Film and Video
DisciplineFilm studies
Edited byDavid Sterritt
Publication details
Former name(s)
Quarterly Review of Film Studies
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Q. Rev. Film Video
ISSN1050-9208 (print)
1543-5326 (web)
OCLC no.719766643


The founding editor was Ronald Gottesman,[6] who began the journal in the middle 1970s. Later editors have included Katherine S. Kovacs and Michael Renov.[7] The journal was established in 1976 as the Quarterly Review of Film Studies, obtaining its current title in 1989.[8] It was one of a few journals in the early 21st century which published critical essays about controversial topics.[9]


The journal covers film history, theory, production, and reception of film, film criticism, video games and installations from various perspectives.

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:[8]

See also


  1. Westwell, Guy; Kuhn, Annette (2012). A dictionary of film studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 168. ISBN 978-0-19-958726-1.
  2. Susan Wloszczyna, April 2, 2010, USA TODAY, How to watch your dragons: 10 fire-breathing beasts on DVD, Accessed Aug. 25, 2013
  3. Film Criticism, Allegheny College, Film Criticism Archived October 29, 2013, at the Wayback Machine, Accessed Oct. 26, 2013
  4. Inside Higher Ed, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, Accessed Oct. 26, 2013
  5. March 1, 2008, Wheeler Winston Dixon, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, Rutgers University Press, A Short History of Film, Retrieved October 15, 2014
  6. 1986, Books section, Los Angeles Times, What happened on March 02, 1986, Retrieved October 15, 2014
  7. A Review of Contemporary Media, U.S. film periodicals, Retrieved Oct. 15, 2014, Jump Cut, no. 38, June 1993, pp. 105-122
  8. "Abstracting & indexing". Quarterly Review of Film and Video. Taylor & Francis. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  9. David Abel, August 29, 2001, San Francisco Chronicle and Boston Globe, Porn studies professors put academic freedom to the test: Erotica industry is gritty grist for serious inquiry, Retrieved October 15, 2014
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