scottdoctalksScott Preston, Ph.D. (York), is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Arts at the University of New Brunswick. He teaches media, film and cultural studies courses including a course on the history, theory and practice of documentary. He is currently the Advisor for UNB’s Certificate in Film Production and for the Faculty of Arts’ Interdepartmental Minor in Film Studies. From 2012 to 2015, he was the Director of the Media Arts & Cultures undergraduate program. Scott’s present research examines the relationship between regional & national identities and cultural industries, with a particular interest in the history and current state of Canadian film and television production. His most recent work is an essay on Canadian horror filmmaking for the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Canadian Cinema. He is the principal investigator on the Springboard Atlantic-funded project “Commercial Knowledge-based Filmmaking in Atlantic Canada: Connecting Researchers and Media Industries for the Production of Documentary Films and Interactive Media.