Centre for Continuing Education

Bruce Isaacs


Bruce Isaacs is a Senior lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sydney and Director of the University’s Film Studies Program. Specialising in all areas of cinema, his interest in film-related topics is broad.

In 2013 and 2015, Bruce was awarded the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) Teaching Award (Excellence in Teaching Design and Practice), and in 2016 he received the SUPRA Supervisor of the Year Award. Most recently, he worked on the Film Advisory Panel at the Sydney Film Festival.

Bruce’s main research interests include: Film Aesthetics; American Cinema: Classical Hollywood/Hollywood Renaissance; Digital Cinema and Aesthetics: ‘Future Cinema’; and Film Production Practice – with a focus on screenwriting as a literary and cinematic form.

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