Sarah E. S. Sinwell

Associate Professor

ART 270A

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Sarah E. S. Sinwell is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Film and Media Arts at the University of Utah. She has published essays on Kickstarter, Green Porno and Mysterious Skin in A Companion to American Indie Film, Women’s Studies Quarterly and Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives. Through analyses of such topics as YouTube, web series, art house cinemas and queer and female independent filmmaking, her research investigates the intersections between contemporary American independent cinema and new media platforms. Examining shifting modes of independent film distribution and exhibition on YouTube, Hulu, Netflix and SundanceTV, her current book project redefines independent cinema in an era of media convergence. Sarah teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in Media Arts, Film History, Film Theory, Independent Cinema and Convergence Cultures.