Dr. Kate Fortnueller will give a talk titled “You've got to pay to play:' How Contemporary Hollywood Exploits its Actors.”
Dr. Fortneuller is Assistant Professor of Entertainment and Media Studies in Grady College. Her work combines political economy, media industries studies, and cultural studies. Her research on actors and below the line talent utilizes both archival evidence and ethnographic methods to explore historical and contemporary issues for people working in film, television, and digital production. Her work appears in Television & New Media, Spectator, and is forthcoming in The Journal of Film and Video, and Film History.