Jan-Christopher Horak is the Director of the UCLA Film & Television Archive and a professor in the
Critical Studies program in the film school at UCLA. His previous archival work includes a stint as the Director of Archives & Collections at Universal Studios, the Director of the Munich
Filmmuseum, and the Senior Curator at the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York. His publications include: Making Images Move: Photographers and Avant-Garde Cinema (1997), Lovers
of Cinema: The First American Film Avant-Garde 1919-1945 (1995), and The Dream Merchants: Making and Selling Films in Hollywood's Golden Age(1989) as well as over 250 articles
and reviews in English, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Hungarian, Czech, Swedish, and Hebrew.