Matthias Brütsch

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Position

 

Senior Lecturer (Oberassistent) at the Film Studies Department,
University of Zurich,
Switzerland

 

 

Profile

 

Matthias Brütsch is a graduate of the Université Paul Valéry in Montpellier, France, and of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is the author of Traumbühne Kino: Der Traum als filmtheoretische Metapher und narratives Motiv (Screening the Dream: Cinematic Metaphors, Oneiric Narration and the Function of Dreams in Film; Marburg: Schüren, 2011, PhD thesis) and a number of articles on film narratology and aesthetics. He has co-directed the International Short Film Festival Winterthur from 1999–2003, worked as a script analyst for the Zurich Film Foundation from 2003–2007 and has been a member of both the board of trustees of the Swiss Arts Council (2007–2011) and the promotion agency Swiss Films (since 2007). His research interests are: dream and subjectivity in film, narratology, dramaturgy, and short films.


 

 

Contact details

 

Seminar für Filmwissenschaft der Universität Zürich
Affolternstrasse 56
8050 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. 0041 44 634 35 34
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Homepage: www.film.uzh.ch/team/oberassistierende/bruetsch.html

 

 

Publication on the dream and related topics

 

 

Books

 

Traumbühne Kino: Der Traum als filmtheoretische Metapher und narratives Motiv. Marburg: Schüren, 2011.

 

 

Articles and chapters in books

 

"Dream Screen? Die Film/Traum-Analogie im theoriegeschichtlichen Kontext". In: Pauleit Winfried et al. (ed.). Das Kino träumt: Projektion. Imagination. Vision. Berlin: Bertz + Fischer, 2009. pp. 20–49.
Read online: www.zora.uzh.ch/25796/2/bruetsch1.pdf

 

"Dream Screen? The Film/Dream-Analogy in Historical Context". Transl. from German by Brian Currid and Henry M. Taylor. In: Pauleit, Winfried et al. (eds). Cinema Dreams: Projection. Imagination. Vision. Berlin: Bertz + Fischer, 2009. pp. 18–48.
Read online: www.zora.uzh.ch/25791/2/MatthiasEv.pdf

 

"Kunstmittel oder Verleugnung? Die klassische Filmtheorie zu Subjektivierung und Traumdarstellung". In: Karrer, Leo / Martig, Charles (eds.). Traumwelten. Marburg: Schüren, 2003. pp. 59–89.

 

"Zur Ästhetik der Traumdarstellung am Beispiel des Kurzfilms 'REM'". In: Hediger, Vinzenz et al. (eds.). Home Stories: Neue Studien zu Film und Kino in der Schweiz. Marburg: Schüren, 2001. pp. 323–334.