Fox is a filmmaker, scholar, and Associate Professor of Media Arts & Culture in Occidental's Art History and Visual Arts Department. Fox teaches courses in film and video production, narrative theory and screenwriting, documentary history and production, cinema aesthetics, and themed theory-production seminars on subjects such as autobiography in film and video and representations of body, illness and dying, gender, and sexuality in media. His award-winning narrative, experimental, and documentary works have screened internationally theatrically, on television, at film festivals, and online. He works as a film and video editor, and his critical writing has appeared in various anthologies and journals, including Film Quarterly and Spectator. Fox's book DOCUMENTARY MEDIA: History - Theory - Practice is available through Focal Press.
Zen & the Art of Dying (2015)
Feature Documentary: 75 minutes.
Zenith Virago is an activist and educator who for over 20...
The Skin I'm In (2012)
Feature Documentary: 86 minutes.
& associated Web Initiative.
In 2005, filmmaker Broderick Fox was found...
Experimental Documentary: 10 minutes.
Fox traveled between Berlin and Los Angeles with his German partner,...
I knew him… (2007)
Digital Video, Experimental Fiction—A two-minute video produced for a cash outlay of $32 that pushes...
things girls do… (2001)
Documentary: 10 minutes.
A look at the over-mediated trope of eating disorders from a rarely-voiced...
The Final Cut: End-of-Life Empowerment through Video Documentary, Probing the Boundaries (2011)
This article examines assisted video autobiographies that seek to break taboos around visualizing natural death...
Shooting Pains: Addressing Illness-Related Pain through Video Autobiography, Probing the Boundaries (2010)
This paper examines autobiographical videos and emergent uses of social software sites such as YouTube...
Home Movies and Historiography: Amateur Film's Re-Vision of Japanese-American Internment, Spectator (2006)
Contributions to Books
The Final Cut: End-of-Life Empowerment through Autobiographical Video Documentary, New Perspectives on the End of Life: Essays on Care and the Intimacy of Dying (2012)
Shooting Pains: Addressing Illness-Related Pain Through Video Autobiography, How does it Feel? Making Sense of Pain (2011)
SQUIRM: Bodily Encounters on the Freewaves, Video on the Loose: Freewaves and 20 Years of Media Arts, DVD 2 (2010)
Visual Design in Babette’s Feast, Introduction to Film Reader (2004)
At Your Own Risk: How Far Will A Director Go To Make A Film?, Panelist and Featured Filmmaker--Byron Bay International Film Festival (2015)
Keep it Queer, Lavender Graduation Speaker, Occidental College (2014)
Oxy Freewaves 2010-2014, Founder and Coordinator, Occidental College (2014)
An annual public-space media event series 2010-2014 in coordination with Los Angeles community partner Freewaves,...
Oxy Videotheque: Electronic Art & Activism, Curator--Occidental College (2014)
Six-part screening and lecture series bringing together Occidental College and the Los Angeles community around...
The Skin I’m In and Digital Documentary, Guest Artist and Lecturer--University of Southern California (2013)
Grants and Awards
Best Feature and Best of Fest Awards, Tattoo Arts Film Festival, for documentary The Skin I'm In (2015)
Investing In Artists Grant from the Center for Cultural Innovation, for documentary Zen & the Art of Dying (2014)
Fox was selected as one of 12 California Artists to receive an Artistic Innovation Grant...
Occidental College Faculty Enrichment Grant, for documentary Zen & the Art of Dying (2014)
Columbus International Film + Video Festival Treatment Prize, for documentary Zen & the Art of Dying (2012)