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Tino Balio

Tino Balio

Expert on history of American film industry

Professor emeritus, communication arts; founding executive director, UW-Madison Arts Institute College of Letters and Science — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Hollywood's golden age, 1930-1950
  • Foreign film distribution in the U.S.
  • Contemporary Hollywood
  • Independent production


  • Author, "Hollywood in the New Millennium," British Film Institute, 2014.
  • Author, The Foreign Film Renaissance on American Screens: 1946-1973," University of Wisconsin Press, 2010.
  • Author, "Grand Design: Hollywood as a Modern Motion Picture Entetprise--1930-1939," Charles Scribner's Sons, 1995.
  • Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences film scholar
  • Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters Fellow
  • Author, "United Artists: The Company that Changed the Film Industry," University of Wisconsin Press, 1985.