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Jean-Michel Frodon (retired)

Honorary Professor

Jean-Michel Frodon was born in Paris, 1953. He is a world-renowned journalist and film critic at weekly “Le Point” (1983-1990), “Le Monde” (1990-2003). He was editorial director of “Cahiers du Cinema” between 2003 and 2009. Since then he writes for the the website slate.fr: http://blog.slate.fr/projection-publique. He is also Member of the Editorial board and permanent writer for Caiman, Cuadernos de Cine (Spainand founder of the thinktank « L’Exception » : http://lexception.rezo.net/ He is editor in chief of the collaborative websitehttp://artsciencefactory.fr.

Jean-Michel Frodon is professor at Sciences Po Paris (Political Sciences Institute) and he is associated with Prof. Bruno Latour for the SPEAP project. Since September 2012 he is Professorial Fellow in Film Studies and Creative Industries at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.


Iordanova, D & Billard, J-MA 2017, 'Cinémas de Paris' CNRC Editions, no. ISBN 978-2-271-11480-8.
Frodon, J-M & Iordanova, D (eds) 2016, Cinemas of Paris. St Andrews Film Studies, St Andrews.
Iordanova, D & Billard, J-MA 2016, At the CInema in Paris: Beyond the Endless Film Festival. in Cinemas of Paris. St. Andrews Film Studies, pp. 43-84.
Iordanova, D & Billard, J-MA 2016, Introduction. in Cinemas of Paris. St Andrews Film Studies, pp. xxi-xxix.
Frodon, J-M 2015, Le monde de Jia Zhang-ke. Côté cinéma, Yellow Now, Crisnée.
Frodon, JM 2013, La trace, l’archive, l’imaginaire. in F Dosse & C Goldenstein (eds), Paul Ricœur: Penser la mémoire . Éditions du Seuil, pp. 91-99.
Frodon, JM 2013, Jerry Made his Day. in M Pomerance (ed.), The Last Laugh: Strange Humors of Cinema. Wayne State University Press, pp. 47-58.
Frodon, JM 2011, The 'Being There' of the Physical World and the Ejaculatory Power of the Eye: Eroticism in the Films of Robert Bresson. in J Quandt (ed.), Robert Bresson. Indiana University Press.
Frodon, JM 2010, Le Cinéma d’Edward Yang. Editions de l'eclat, Paris.
Frodon, JM 2010, Le cinéma français: de la Nouvelle vague à nos jours. Cahiers du cinéma, Paris.
Frodon, J-M (ed.) 2010, Cinema and the Shoah: An Art Confronts the Tragedy of the Twentieth Century. State University of New York Press.
Frodon, J-M 2008, La Critique de cinéma. Cahiers du cinéma, Paris.
Frodon, J-M 1998, La Projection nationale: Cinéma et nation. Odile Jacob, Paris.