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 Curriculum Vitae
Faculty of Information and Communication
Jordi Snchez Navarro
 Department director
Rambla del Poblenou, 156
08018 Barcelona (Spain)
93 326 36 00
jsancheznava r r o b auoc.edu

He has a PhD in Audiovisual Communication from the University Ramon Llull. Dissertation: "Authorship, aesthetic of the excess, and cultural recycling in the contemporary cinema" (2005).


Communication Sciences degree at the Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona (1996).


At the Department of Information and Comunication Sciences (UOC) he is responsible of the subjects Audiovisual Narrative, Theory and practice of editing, and Film studies and criticism. He is also academic director of the Masters in Edition.


In the period 1998-2007 he was lecturer of the department of Audiovisual Communication of the University Ramon Llull, where he was academic co-director and teacher at the Masters in Cinema and TV Fiction (2006), within the official program of Advanced Studies in Communication.


He has been assistant director of Sitges International Film Festival of Catalonia (2001-2004) and at the present time he is program consultant and coordinator of the animation section (Anima't) of the same festival. Between 1996 and 1999, he was director of the Sal International del Cmic de Barcelona (International Barcelona Comic Convention).



Research lines


  • Aesthetic of the contemporary film and audiovisual.
  • Cybercultures and cinema.
  • Videogame culture.
  • Young subcultures and cinema.
  • Fans and new film practices.

As an author


  • Narrativa audiovisual. Barcelona: Editorial UOC, 2006.
  • Freaks en accin. Alex de la Iglesia o el cine como fuga. Madrid: Calamar Ediciones, 2005.
  • Tim Burton: Cuentos en sombras. Barcelona: Ediciones Glnat, 2000.

As an editor


  • Horitz TV. Perspectivas para otra televisin posible. Barcelona: Ayuntamiento de Barcelona, 2007.
  • Realidad Virtual. Visiones sobre el ciberespacio. Barcelona: Devir, 2004.
  • El principio del fin. Tendencias y efectivos del novsimo cine japons. Barcelona: Paids, 2003.
  • Imgenes para la sospecha. Falsos documentales y otras piruetas de la no-ficcin. Barcelona: Ediciones Glnat, 2001.