Jean-Michel Frodon was born in Paris, 1953. He is a world-renowned journalist and film critic at weekly "Le Point" (1983-1990), "Le Monde" (1990-2003). He was editorial director of "Cahiers du Cinema" between 2003 and 2009, and he is also a member of the Editorial board and permanent writer for Caiman, Cuadernos de Cine (Spain) and founder of the thinktank « L'Exception » : http://lexception.rezo.net/ He is editor in chief of the collaborative website http://artsciencefactory.fr. Jean-Michel Frodon is professor at Sciences Po Paris (Political Sciences Institute) and he is associated with Prof. Bruno Latour for the SPEAP project. Since September 2012 he is Professorial Fellow in Film Studies and Creative Industries at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.