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Holly Willis, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

Chair, Media Arts + Practice Division

Director, Institute for Multimedia Literacy

Email: hwillis@cinema.usc.edu

Work Phone: 213.743.2937

Holly Willis is the Chair of the Media Arts + Practice division and director of the Institute for Multimedia Literacy where she oversees projects and initiatives dedicated to new directions in curriculum, teaching and learning. She also serves as co-editor of the International Journal of Learning and Media; she is the co-founder of Filmmaker Magazine, dedicated to independent filmmaking; she is the editor of The New Ecology of Things, a book about ubiquitous computing; and she is the author of New Digital Cinema: Reinventing the Moving Image, which chronicles the advent of digital filmmaking tools and their impact on contemporary media practices. She publishes a column on contemporary film schools for Filmmaker Magazine, and writes frequently about trends in emerging media and new directions in teaching and learning.