How do viewers make sense of the different kinds of realism in the images we see in films and television?
Elizabeth Deslauriers is a media literacy advocate with expertise in children’s media. Having spent eight years as a copywriter at Hasbro working on major toy and entertainment brands, her focus is on the potential of play, kid-made media, and film education to deepen critical skills in media literacy. Liz holds a B.A. in English and M.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island. As an associate writer and researcher at the Media Education Lab, she is currently under contract with Oxford University Press to write a book about film and media education in libraries with coauthors Renee Hobbs and Pam Steager.