Mick Broderick is Associate Professor and Research Coordinator in the School of Media, Communication and Culture at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, where he is also Deputy Director of the National Academy of Screen and Sound (NASS). His major publications include editions of the reference work Nuclear Movies (1988, 1991); as editor, Hibakusha Cinema (1996, 1999); and as co-editor, Interrogating Trauma: Arts and Media Responses to Collective Suffering (2010). Broderick is also a screen producer and curator.Antonio Traverso is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies in the School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts at Curtin University, Perth, Australia. He has published essays on political world cinema and in 2010 co-edited (with Mick Broderick) Interrogating Trauma: Arts and Media Responses to Collective Suffering (Routledge). Traverso has also written, directed and produced short experimental and documentary films.