Assistant Professor

Karl Neubert, M.F.A.

Film & Media Arts


Areas of Expertise

Karl Neubert is an award-winning filmmaker whose expertise includes all aspects and genres of film and TV production, as well as film theory, the history of U.S. and Japanese cinema, event organization, subtitling and Japanese culture.

Teaching Interests

Neubert has taught entry, intermediate and advanced level film production courses, as well as special topic-based classes on subjects such as U.S. cinema, alternative cinema, music video and the portrayal of cis and transgender women in the media. He is also the director of Temple University Japan's Student Film Festival.


Neubert's specialty is the comparative analyses of political, economic, social and cultural influences and elements in film. His current research is focused on how transgender persons are portrayed in film and other mass media, in different cultures.

Representative Publications


M.F.A. in Imaging Arts and Sciences, Graduate School for Imaging Art and Sciences, Musashino Art University, Japan
M.A. in Japanese Studies and Communication Sciences, Graduate School of Philosophy, Munich University (LMU), Germany
PhD(c) in Film Studies, Graduate School of Art, Nihon University, Japan
Diploma of Japanese Language Program for MEXT in Japanese Language and Culture, Department of Language and Culture Studies, Hokkaido University, Japan

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