Winfried Pauleit is Professor of Film Studies at Bremen University as well as the head of the lab “Film, Media Art and Popular Culture” at the Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research. Prior to this, he taught film studies at the Freie Universität Berlin and worked as a researcher in the department of art and design history at the Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule Wuppertal. Winfried Pauleit’s research focuses on the history and aesthetics of film, on film education and on film as a medium of scientific research. At the moment, he is conducting an extensive project on the audio history of film.
His publications include Audio History des Films. Sonic Icons – Auditive Histosphäre – Authentizitätsgefühl (2018, with Rasmus Greiner and Mattias Frey), „Sonic Icons and Histospheres: On the Political Aesthetics of an Audio History of Film“ (2016, with Rasmus Greiner, in: Leif Kramp et. al. (ed.): Politics, Civil Society and Participation. Media and Communications in a Transforming Environment) and Reading Film Stills. Analyzing Film and Media Culture, (2015, e-book).