Stuart Samuels, Ph.D. is a world-renowned film historian, producer, director, writer, and teacher. Production and directing credits include: “Midnight Movies,” (based on his book) selected for various film festivals, including the Cannes Film Festival in 2005, “Urban Wild: New York, Paris, Tokyo, Toronto” for Discovery Channel (Canada) in 2002, and “Visions of Light: The Art of Cinematography” for PBS in 1993, which won numerous awards, including Best Documentary, New York Film Critics Award. Dr. Samuels is the author of the book Midnight Movies, a look at the most famous cult films of the 1970s. From 1967 to 1981 he was Professor of Popular Culture and History at the University of Pennsylvania. Now with The Ted Bardy Studio, he is currently teaching “Re-contextualizing Life as an Actor: Re-defining the Space inside your Head.”