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Jóse de Esteban

Information Specialist

Since 2010, as part of the BFI’s information specialists team, Jóse has been working on an update of the classification systems used by the BFI. In 2002, she was awarded a Masters degree at Birkbeck College for her study of the films of Julio Medem. In 2008, she obtained a Masters degree in Information Management at London Metropolitan University for her analysis of subject indexing of the moving image at the BFI National Archive.

Jóse’s publications:
Catalogue and Index [Issue 166, March 2012]: ReGenreNation: the revision of genres at the British Film Institute
Journal of Film Preservation [Issue 89, November 2013]: Film, data, action! The BFI collections are now just a click away

Articles by Jóse de Esteban

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  • Genres: where to draw the line?

    Tasked with bringing some order to the BFI’s film database, Jóse de Esteban asks whether it’s still useful to pigeon-hole films with genre terms.

    Thursday, January 24, 2013


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