Dr. Markus Heidingsfelder

Assistant Professor
Communication Studies and Design
Habib University

Markus Heidingsfelder is Assistant Professor of Media Studies at Habib University, co-director of the Habib’s Center for Media & Design, and an internationally acclaimed documentary filmmaker. He holds a MA from the University of Cologne in Theatre, Film and Television Studies (2000) and a PhD in Media Studies and Literature from Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (2009). He was lecturer at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Free University Berlin, Hafen City University Hamburg, German Journalist School Munich, and served as Executive Producer for MTV and Editor-in-Chief for Viva Television.

Dr. Holger Briel

Associate Professor
Director
Communication & Media Studies
Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University

Holger Briel is Acting Head of the School of Film and TV Arts at Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, where he also directs the Postgraduate Programme in Media and Communication. He is the Editor of the IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies and has written books and articles on Digital Media, Media Theory and Intercultural Communication. His latest book, VisionBytes, re-evaluates vision in the digital era and will be published later in 2017.