USC Cinematic Arts

Holly Willis is a faculty member in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, where she also serves as Director of Academic Programs for the Institute for Multimedia Literacy and Director of the Media Arts + Practice PhD program. Holly is the editor of The New Ecology of Things (Art Center College of Design, 2007), a collection of essays and fiction that grapples with the potential and design challenges of pervasive 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. The former editor of RES Magazine, Holly has written extensively on experimental media practices and emerging pedagogical models for a variety of publications, and is currently editing a collection of essays centered on multimedia scholarship.