Heitor Capuzzo is Professor at NTU/ADM. He was also Professor at the State University of New York and at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil). He received the MFA and Doctoral degrees in Cinema from the School of Communications and Arts at Sao Paulo University (Brazil). He is the author of several books including The Twilight Zone: Cinema Beyond Imagination, Alfred Hitchcock: Cinema in Construction, and Tears of Light: Romantic Drama Films, among others. He directed short films (Best Film and Director awards in the film festivals of Gramado and Brasilia) and was also a film critic for the newspaper Diario do Grande ABC. He was Associate Director of the Institute of Transdisciplinary Advanced Studies and also the founding director of the midia@rte – Multimidia Laboratory at the School of Fine Arts at UFMG. He was member of Conselho Superior de Cinema, a media and cinema advisory council to the former President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.