Michael Filimowicz is Senior Lecturer in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology at Simon Fraser University. He is founder of the conference and film festival Cinesonika and co-editor of the academic journal The Soundtrack. His research area interweaves the phenomenology of mediation and information semiotics toward the development of new forms of audiovisual and multi-modal display. He is also an internationally exhibiting new media artist and has published widely in journals in different disciplines such as education, new media, semiotics, information design. He is co-editor of the forthcoming volume Teaching Computational Creativity (Cambridge University Press).