Michele Fadda is assistant professor of film studies at the University of Bologna, where he teaches courses of History of Hollywood Cinema, and Cinema and Cultural Studies.. He is author of two books, "Scritture del visibile. Itinerari del ‘vedere’ e del ‘dire’ tra cinema e letteratura” (Rome, 2004) and "Il cinema contemporaneo. Caratteri e fenomenologia" (Bologna, 2009. He organized the first edition of the International conference “Media Mutations” (Bologna 2009) and recently edited a study on cinema in the age of media convergence ("Corto circuito. Il cinema nell’era della convergenza", Bologna 2012).