Kier-La Janisse

Affiliation: Severin Films

Research Areas:
Period: 18th Century Gothic, 19th Century Gothic, 20th Century Gothic
Gender: Female Gothic
Interdisciplinary Approaches: Eco-Gothic, Folklore and Myth, Spirituality and Religion
Genres and Media: Animation, Fiction, Film and TV, Children and YA, Tourism and Travel
Creatures: Animals, Ghosts

Kier-La Janisse is the author of House of Psychotic Women: An Autobiographical Topography of Female Neurosis in Horror and Exploitation Films (2012/2022), writer/director/producer of the documentary Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror (2021), founder of The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies, and a producer and acquisitions executive for Severin Films.