1. Australian Screen in the 2000s: An Introduction2. Picking up the Pieces: Contemporary Australian Cinema and the Representation of Australian Film HistoryPart I. Australian-International Screen3. Australian Blockbuster Movies4. UnAustralians: Australian Characters in Non-Australian Films5. Abroad: Production Tracks and Narrative Trajectories in Films about Australians in Asia6. Haunted Art House: The Babadook and International Art Cinema HorrorPart II. Representation, Narrative and Aesthetics7. Gender Matters: Gender Policy and the Rewriting of the Mother-Daughter Narrative in Contemporary Australian Women's Filmmaking8. The Laughter and the Tears: Comedy, Melodrama and the Shift towards Empathy for Mental Illness on Screen9. "It was the Summer When Everything Changed...": Coming of Age Queer in Australian Cinema10. Administering Sonic Shock in Samson and DelilahPart III. Genre and Cycles11. Australian Indigenous Screen in the 2000s: Crossing into the Mainstream12. Carving out an Australian Sensory Cinema13. White Male History: The Genre and Gender of The Proposition14. Rake: Australianising HBO-Style Television?Part IV. Distribution and Exhibition15. Eulogies for the Video Store: Remembering the Practices and Objects of the Rental Era 16. Feature Film Diversity on Australian Cinema Screens: Implications for Cultural Diversity Studies Using Big Data
Mark David Ryan is Senior Lecturer in Film, Screen and Animation at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He is co-editor (with Ben Goldsmith and Geoff Lealand) of the Directory of World Cinema: Australia and New Zealand 2. He is currently the President of the Screen Studies Association of Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand (SSAAAZ).Ben Goldsmith is an Independent Scholar. He has previously worked for the University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland University of Technology, the University of Queensland and the Australian Film, Television and Radio School. He has published widely on Australian screen and is co-editor of the first and second editions of the Directory of World Cinema: Australia and New Zealand.