Ramon Girona i Duran

(Olot, 1965) Doctor in Contemporary Theory and Culture for Girona University, where he teaches audiovisual languages. He adapted and illustrated Fatou, la nena tossuda (Fatou, the stubborn girl) by Wolof storyteller Fatou Secka (Montserrat Abbey, Barcelona, 1999); adapted the twelve Contes d’arreu (Stories from around the world) series, each of which was illustrated by a different artist (2001-2004, translated into German by Christa Pabst and published by P&P as of 2009); and wrote the 3 contes de reis (3 tales of the Three Wise Men), illustrated by Linhart (Montserrat Abbey, Barcelona, 2005). Ramon Girona also wrote the monographic study Frank Capra (Cátedra, Madrid, 2008) and is currently preparing the publication of his PhD thesis Hollywood’s Engagement in World War II: the Why We Fight Affair by the Institut Valencià de Cinematografia. Last, he contributed to the ten-volume Diccionario del Cine Español e Iberoamericano (Dictionary of Spanish and Iberoamerican Cinema) published by the Autor Foundation and the Spanish collecting society SGAE (2009).