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Prof. Dr. Franziska Heller

Prof. Dr. Franziska Heller is Professor of Media Studies (Media and Digital Cultures) at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg. After many years of also application-oriented research and teaching at the University of Zurich (UZH), she was Senior Fellow at the Forschungskolleg Cinepoetics at the FU Berlin in 2019- 2021 and FONTE Visiting Professor at the Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF in Potsdam. Most recent monograph: Update! Film and Media History in the Age of Digital Reproducibility. 2020 published by Brill/Wilhelm Fink in print and open access. She is also the author of Film Aesthetics of the Fluid. Currents of Narrative from Vigo to Tarkovsky, from Huston to Cameron (Wilhelm Fink 2010) and Alfred Hitchcock. Introduction to his Films and Film Aesthetics (Wilhelm Fink 2015).