Dmitry Komm (born in Leningrad in 1969) is a film critic, journalist, and the editor of the cinema section of the Media-Press publishing house. He is a regular contributor to the journal Art of Cinema (Iskusstvo kino). He has taught courses on “The Metamorphosis of Style in Cinema,” “Genres in Asian Cinema,” and “Introduction to the Cinema of the Fantastic” at the Smolny College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (St. Petersburg State University). In 2002 he received the Russian Guild of Film Scholars and Film Critics prize for a cycle of articles on problems of genre cinema. He is currently working on a monograph on the cinema of the fantastic.