Noelle Griffis is an Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Arts at Marymount Manhattan College. Griffis received her PhD from Indiana University in 2018. Her dissertation, "Filmmaking to Save a City in Crisis: New York on Location, 1966-1973," examines filmmaking culture during Mayor John V. Lindsay's administration and the creation of New York's first policy to encourage feature production on location. Noelle has published in Black Camera and her work appears in the edited volumes Hollywood on Location (Rutgers UP) and Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film (forthcoming 2019, Duke UP). She is also the Reviews Editor for Mediapolis.