Lucas Frye studied media science (B.A. and M.A.) and business administration (B.A.) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. In 2020 he completed his Master’s degree with a thesis on the relationship between humour and documentary film. His areas of interest include film history, aesthetics & theory and digital image aesthetics. During his studies he worked as a research assistant for the organization and execution of the discussion forum Digital Teaching in G_ and for the virtual annual conference of the Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. In 2015, together with other students, he founded the student initiative KommandoKino – a discussion platform for students interested in film.
As a research associate he is responsible for project documentation, contact and cooperation with external partners, research, rights clearance and archiving of materials, participation in press and public relations work as well as project organisation.