Keynote Speakers

Mette Hjort

Mette Hjort is Chair Professor of Humanities and Dean of Arts at the Hong Kong Baptist University, Affiliate Professor of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington, and Visiting Professor of Cultural Industries at the University of South Wales. Her current research focuses on moving images as they relate to public value, and on film in the context of health and well-being.

Elena Neira

Elena Neira holds degrees in Law and Audiovisual Communication. Her research is devoted to the new models of audiovisual distribution. She is lecturer in the degree of Communication Studies in the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, and member of the research group GAME. She also teaches Audiovisual Distribution in the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya. Neira authors several books about distribution and spectatorship. Her more recent publication is Streaming Wars: la nueva televisión (Libros Cúpula).