Richard Neupert is the Charles H. Wheatley Professor of the Arts and a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor. He teaches film history and theory. His special areas of interest are French cinema, narrative theory, and animation. His books include French Film History, 1895-1946 (U of Wisconsin Press, 2022), John Lasseter (U of Illinois Press, 2016), French Animation History (WileyBlackwell 2011), A History of the French New Wave Cinema (Wisconsin UP, 2003, 2007) and The End: Narration and Closure in Cinema (Wayne State UP, 1995). He also translated two books from French: Aesthetics of Film(Texas UP, 1997) and The French New Wave: An Artistic School(Blackwell, 2002). Professor Neupert is coordinator of UGA's Film Studies major and Film Studies minor, and is on the Board of Directors for the non-profit Ciné movie theater.
See select guest lectures here:
EBERTFEST talk on the Lumières and Birth of Cinema:
Frankfurt Film Museum's Agnès Varda series, on LA POINTE COURTE
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
FRENCH FILM HISTORY, 1895-1946. University of Wisconsin Press, 2022.
JOHN LASSETER AND THE RISE OF PIXAR STYLE. University of Illinois Press, 2016
FRENCH ANIMATION HISTORY. Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
A HISTORY OF THE FRENCH NEW WAVE CINEMA. University of Wisconsin Press, 2007.
THE END: NARRATION AND CLOSURE IN THE CINEMA. Wayne State University Press, 1995.