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 Pearson Press.
The Skin I'm In (2012)
Feature Documentary: 86 minutes.
A brush with death propels filmmaker Broderick Fox on an international...
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...
love, death, & cars (1999)
Fiction Film: 20 minutes
In Los Angeles, Max and Haley go to a reading and...
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)
Press Coverage/Reviews of Fox
Review: The Skin I’m In at the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (with Kilian Melloy), Edge Magazine, Miami Florida (2013)
The Skin He’s In: Broderick Fox on Big Tattoos and Body Media (with Kilian Melloy), Edge Magazine, online national syndication (2013)
Victoria Film Festival 2013 Interview - THE SKIN I'M IN director Broderick Fox (with Jason Whyte), eFilmCritic.com (2013)
Grants and Awards
Columbus International Film + Video Festival Treatment Prize, for documentary Zen & the Art of Dying (2012)
Creative Capacity Fund, for documentary The Skin I'm In (2012)
MacArthur International Grant, for documentary Zen & the Art of Dying (2012)
Aloha Accolade Winner, Honolulu Film Awards, for documentary The Skin I'm In (2012)
Special Jury Prize - Arizona International FIlm Festival, for documentary The Skin I'm In (2012)
Performativity as Documentary Evidence in The Skin I'm In, Visible Evidence XIX (2012)
Feminist, queer, and postcolonial theory have also done much to dismantle the Western myth of...
Rethinking the Amateur: Media Production in the Digital Age, Orientation Faculty Lecture Series, Occidental College (2012)
The Liberal Arts are Queer, Lavender Graduation Speaker—Occidental College (2012)
Our Digital Selves: Autobiography in the Age of YouTube, Undergraduate Summer Research Faculty Speaker Series, Occidental College (2011)