Francesco Casetti is Professor of Film Studies at Yale University. He is member of the Editorial Board of Cinemas (Montreal), Comunicazioni Sociali (Milano), Cinema and Cie (Udine - Paris III), and Annali di Italianistica (USA-Canada). He has largely written on semiotics of film and television, about genres, intertextuality, and enunciation and he is currently studying the reconfiguration of cinema in a post-medium epoch. His recent publications inlcude: The Lumière Galaxy: Seven Key words for the Cinema to Come, Columbia University Press 2015; Eye of the Century. Film, Experience, Modernity, Columbia University Press 2008; Communicative Negotiation in Cinema and Television, Vita e Pensiero 2002.