Tonia Kazakopoulou has completed her PhD thesis titled Women’s Popular Cinema in Greece: the case of Olga Malea at the University of Reading, where she also works as an Associate Lecturer in Film and Television Studies. She is the co-editor of Contemporary Greek Film Cultures from 1990 to the Present (forthcoming, Peter Lang, 2016) and the author of 'Women Screenwriters: Greece' in Women Screenwriters: an international guide (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015). She has co-edited two special issues of the Journal of Media Practice (Vol. 12, No. 3 and Vol. 13, No. 3), and has acted as guest editor of a Special Issue of Filmicon: Journal of Greek Film Studies (Issue 2, Sept. 2014). Tonia’s research focuses on women’s cinema of small nations, particularly of Greece, contemporary European and world cinemas.