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Dr. Ly Bolia

Associate Professor of Communication


Office:  736 One Park Place South

Phone:  (404) 413-5614

Fax:  (404) 413-5634




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Moving Image Studies (Ph.D.)

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Ly Bolia (M.F.A., New York University, 1994) is Assistant Professor of Film/Video, with creative specializations as a writer, director, editor and cinematographer. Bolia’s films have been screened on the Learning Channel, PBS, Comedy Central Network, RDF Media, National Geographic Channel, and at the Lincoln Center. More than thirty film festivals have screened his work, including Atlanta, Santa Fe, Bronx, Birmingham Ala., Sarasota, Chicago, and Sedona Az., where he has won awards for Best Acting, Best Directing, People’s Choice Awards, Best of Character and Best Picture at various festivals. Bolia’s work spans feature films, short films, public service announcements, and political campaign advertisements. His work has been distributed on DVD, and reviewed in Variety Magazine, Hollywood Reporter, Village Voice, TV Guide, Box Office Magazine, Filmmaker Magazine, and Entertainment Today. Research Areas: Cinematography; Film Lighting & Editing. Degree Track Affiliations: Ph.D. (Moving Image Studies), M.F.A., M.A. (Film & Video). Core Graduate Seminars Regularly Taught: Postproduction, Lighting, Cinematography.