Holly Hey is an independent filmmaker living in Ohio, teaching at the University of Toledo, and making documentary and experimental films. Her work focuses on social justice issues like queer identity, HIV history, clean water access, and criminal justice reform. Her films and videos have screened across the country and internationally, as well. Holly is a NETA (The National Educational Telecommunications Association) producer and her festival highlights include The Ann Arbor Film Festival, The Athens International Film Festival, The Big Muddy Film Festival, and the Queens World Film Festival. Her scholarly research focuses on work-based learning, subjective experience, and the language of the image. Holly holds a BFA in photography from Ohio University and a MFA in film from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.