(Ph.D., University of Lugano and Zurich - Prodoc; Associate Professor of CTV) Vincenzo De Masi for 4 years was Associate professor in Art and Media Technology for New York Institute of Technology where he taught Cinema, TV and New Media (for graduate and undergraduate students). He obtained his Ph.D. at University of Lugano and Zurich (ProDoc) with a dissertation on Creative industries in Asia focusing on China. In Lugano was assistant professor for several years. His research focuses on Social Media in Asia and VR production . He has published numerous articles and collective books on these subjects. Founder and Director with Dr. Massiliano D’Ambra of Italian Film Summer School Veneto.