Dominic Romano is currently completing his Master’s Degree in Film Studies at Concordia University in Montréal, Quebec. Originally from California, Romano completed his Undergraduate Degree at UC Santa Cruz, majoring in both Comparative Literature and Film and Digital Media. His critical-creative research focuses primarily on the manifestation of cultural and historical trauma within contemporary global visual art. He was the recipient of the Steck Family Award, for Best Undergraduate Senior Thesis, as well as the Concordia Merit Scholarship. With experience as both a working cinematographer and musician, Romano’s work is deeply informed and inspired by his artistic sensibilities.