Nick Roddick

Nick Roddick Year of participation at FICM as member of the jury: 2009 Mexican Short Film Section Editor and film critic

Nick Roddick taught Film and Theatre at Trinity College, Dublin; the University of Manchester; and California State University, Long Beach, before becoming a journalist in the early eighties. He has edited a number of trade papers and journals, among them Stills Magazine in London (1983-1984), Cinema Papers in Australia (1985-1986, and Preview, a quarterly magazine on films in production (1993- 2007). He was also an editor of the weekly trade paper Screen International (1987-1988) and, in 1990, founding editor of Moving Pictures International. Roddick has written several books on British and American cinema, and currently runs Split Screen, a Brighton-based publishing and consultancy company specializing in the international film and television business. He is a contributor to a number of publications, most regularly Sight & Sound and The London Evening Standard. He is currently working on Film File Europe, a European film industry database that has received support from the UK Film Council and the MEDIA Programme.