Bryony Dixon is Curator of Silent Film at the BFI. She has researched and written on many aspects of early and silent film and co-directs the annual British Silent Film Festival, as well as programming for a variety of film festivals and events worldwide. She is the author of 100 Silent Films (BFI Screen Guides, 2011), co-edited Picture Perfect: Landscape, Place and Travel in British Cinema before 1930 (University of Exeter, 2007) and has written numerous articles and book chapters on silent cinema and archiving. She is also a regular contributor to Sight & Sound. She has been lead curator on a number of the BFI’s recent film restorations, including Underground (1928), Wonderful London (1924), The Great White Silence (1924) and all nine surviving Hitchcock silent films.