Dr Greg Dolgopolov teaches and researches at UNSW in video production and film theory and history. His research interests include film festivals, short films, film distribution, Australian and post-Soviet cinema and the crime genre. He has written extensively on historical television detective serials, reality game shows and more. His research has been published in Social Semiotics, Senses of Cinema, Metro, Lumina, Real Time and Kinokultura. Greg is the artistic director of the Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival, Short+Sweet Film Festival, the Russian Resurrection Film Festival and The Best of Australian Shorts Festival that screened at the recent FIFA World Cup.