Maria O'Brien

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting of external, non-academic visitor


Cultural values in the new digital space

Maria O’Brien will draw together her background in cultural policy and audio visual programming to discuss the place of cultural value in post-COVID audio-visual work.

Dr Maria O’Brien is a practitioner and scholar working in audiovisual and digital programming and policy. She is a co-founder of the East Asian Film Festival and was recently awarded support as a Future Screens Fellow to pursue new digital media. Maria’s doctoral research at Dublin City University was in the political economy of the audiovisual industry. With a former career in law, her work focuses on the intersection of law and policy in film and screen media. She has held lecturing roles in Dublin City University and University of Maynooth and is currently a Lecturer in Arts Management & Cultural Policy at Queen’s University Belfast.
Period26 Apr 2021
Visiting fromEast Asian Film Festival Ireland (Ireland)
Visitor degreePhD
Degree of RecognitionRegional