Dr Jon Hackett is the programme director of film and communications at St Mary's University, Twickenham. His research interests include film and cultural theory, film history and popular music. He is currently working on a monograph with Dr Mark Duffett of Chester University on popular music and monstrosity, to be entitled, inevitably, Scary Monsters.
Dr Seán J. Harrington is an associate lecturer in film studies at University College Dublin. His research interests include Lacanian psychoanalysis, animation and popular culture. He has previously published work on animation and psychoanalytic theory and is the author of The Disney Fetish.