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Miguel Mira

External PhD Candidate

Mr. M. Mira
+31 71 527 2727

Miguel Mira is an external PhD candidate at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society. His research investigates the intersection of cinema and virtual reality with a focus on narratology.

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Fields of interest

  • cinema
  • virtual reality
  • new media
  • film montage
  • film essay

Curriculum vitae

2021 - 2024 PhD at Leiden University in cotutelle with Universidade de Coimbra
2016 - 2018 MSc Media and Technology at Leiden University
2013-2015 BS Computer Animation at Full Sail University

Grants and awards

Global Achievement and Dedication Scholarships at Full Sail University


Music for a Virtually All-Seeing Audience: Capturing Musical Performances with 360° Cameras 10/06/2021  

Other output
Film Essay: The Shining: Embodying Ghosts Through Movement. Dossier “The Shining at 40”, Senses of Cinema,” 26/07/2020. 
The Aesthetics of Contemporary Animation: Melding 2D & 3D Techniques 
The Evolving Videogame Input – Motion as Means of Interaction 
Entering Bo Burnham’s Inside: Reframing Internet Conventions 

Ancillary activities

Chairman of the LUCAS PhD Council 
Organizing Committee
Cinema, Aesthetics and Memory: I International Film Studies Conference Zoom Webinar, 2-4/6/2021  

External PhD Candidate

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Centre for the Arts in Society
  • Literatuurwetenschap

Work address

Arsenaalstraat 1
2311 CT Leiden


  • No relevant ancillary activities
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