Gertjan Willems (1987) is assistant professor at the University of Antwerp and postdoctoral researcher of the FWO at Ghent University. His research focuses on film history in Belgium, film adaptations and the relationship between media and nation-building. He is the author of Subsidie, camera actie! Filmbeleid in Vlaanderen 1964-2002 (2017) and editor of De verbeelding van de leeuw. Een geschiedenis van media en natievorming in Vlaanderen (2020, with Bruno De Wever) and European Film Remakes (2021, with Eduard Cuelenaere and Stijn Joye).