Vito A. Rowlands (1986 / Belgium) is a filmmaker and scholar. His feature script Elvis, We Like Your Music, was a finalist at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival Development Track, his short Into the Silver Ether (2020) was in competition at the Raindance, Brooklyn and HollyShorts film festivals, and his award-winning experimental films have screened internationally. He is a co-author of Screening Statues: Sculpture and Cinema and the author of Velvet Curtains and Gilded Frames: The Art of Early European Cinema. Vito has taught across Europe and at Columbia University in New York, and he is currently Assistant Professor of Experimental Film and Media at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. His first feature is the 35mm anthology film Ovid, New York.