Film Journey was founded in 2003 by Doug Cummings to review repertory, indie, and world cinema screenings in Los Angeles and abroad. In 2010, Film Comment named Film Journey a “Top Film Criticism Site.”

Doug also co-founded Robert-Bresson.com and Masters of Cinema, now a premium DVD/Blu-ray label in the UK. His writing has appeared in DVD liner notes, film festival catalogs, books, magazines, and the LA Weekly (see More Publications).

In 2009, he co-founded the successful grassroots movement Save Film at LACMA. He occasionally moderates film events in Los Angeles and led a year of screenings and discussions at Echo Park Film Center. He has worked as a web editor for UCLA Film & Television Archive, and a programmer/editor for the American Film Institute.

In 2017, Doug earned his MA in Cinema & Media Studies with a Graduate Certificate in Digital Media from the University of Southern California (USC).  He is currently in the PhD program in Cinema & Media Studies at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Katie and daughter Alexandra.



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