About Robert Cettl

Digital publisher Robert Cettl is a freelance author | EFL teacher | ethnographic filmmaker | eDocument designer and former SAR Research Fellow at Australia’s National Film & Sound Archive (NFSA). He has an HBA (film/media), GCTESOL, GDIS and MTESOL and teaches English at the University of Jinan, Shandong, China.  His film non-fiction is published in the USA by McFarland & Co. Inc. and Bloomsbury Academic and collected by such as the National Libraries of China and Australia, the US Library of Congress, Yale University Library and the British Film Institute (BFI) while his eBooks are distributed internationally.  His digital video feature films are housed in the NFSA and available through video-on-demand.  He currently lives and works in Shanghai, China, teaching at the Shanghai University of International Business & Economics (SUIBE) and operating the start-up CAILL Transmedia PL.

This e-commerce store is a trans-media hub integrating Robert’s diversified content, centred primarily on eBooks (PDF, ePUB3).  It includes streamed video and hyperlinks to related content where applicable.  Most material hosted here is free, although select items are for retail sale: it is requested that downloaders of free content who find interest therein support the ongoing dissemination of free content by purchasing items.  Orders can be placed by creating a login membership and completing checkout, whereupon download links are available directly on the site or through a reply email (please check your spam folder).  All material here is: a) created by Robert Cettl; b) designed by Robert Cettl for contracted third parties; c) made available for archival and research / educational purposes only, under Chinese copyright law.


Published Works

“Forced Entry: serial killer pornography as a patriarchal paradox” in MacDonald, A [Ed.] (2013). Murders and Acquisitions: Representations of the Serial Killer in Popular Culture. New York: Bloomsbury Academic.
Always an Other? Representations of Disability in Australian Film (2010). Canberra, ACT: National Film & Sound Archive (held under ©).
Terrorism in American Cinema (2009). Jefferson NC: McFarland & Co. Inc.
Serial Killer Cinema: an Analytical Filmography with an Introduction (2007). Jefferson NC: McFarland & Co. Inc.


Digital Filmography

Perfect Imperfections (2016)
A Wealth of Nations (2014)
Death of Film (2014)
Pangu in the Middle Kingdom (2014)
TLK Punk (2012)
Confidential Report: an Australian Transgression (2010)