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Effie-Michelle Metallidis

Effie-Michelle Metallidis is a technology and media strategist based in Los Angeles. Formerly a journalist based in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, she has reported from the Middle East, South Asia and Europe on issues of US national security, foreign policy, culture and the Arab awakening. >brbr< She is a co-founder of the online policy research institute, Synpraxis, and is also an affiliate at the AI Initiatve, where she helped to compile the Global Civic Debate on Governing the Rise of Artificial Intelligence report, which was presented to the EU Parliament in 2018. She is also a screenwriter and essayist. Her scripts have made the semi-finals for the Sundance Episodic TV Lab (2016), Roadmap Writers (2017) and her writing has been featured in PBS/Frontline, Al Jazeera and Pangyrus Literary Magazine. >brbr< Currently, she is a UX/UI design strategist who helps enterprises improve their user experiences through voice and visual design.

Articles By Effie-Michelle Metallidis

After the Pandemic: What Will the Movies Be About? By Effie-Michelle Metallidis - May 16, 2020

“What’s the next Covid movie gonna be?” the barista asks me through her mask as she slides a cup of iced matcha tea over a disinfected counter. I inhale the scent through my handkerchief face-guard and wonder. Processing collective trauma is a curious thing in the digital era. Some audiences have sought to immerse themselves … Continue reading “After the Pandemic: What Will the Movies Be About?”