I am an Emmy and Webby award-winning
Director, Designer, and Creator of immersive and interactive experiences.
My work is internationally acclaimed.
I like to dance and love hippos.
It was obvious that she would excel at any task. She creatively tackles challenges and consistently elevates experiences with passion, drive and boundless energy that is contagious.
She is a self-starter who takes the initiative and goes well beyond what's required. She is both a leader and a team player. She is adventurous and open minded, always willing to throw herself into new experiences.
Searching for the perfect descriptors for Michaela Holland, the following come to mind: tenacious, intelligent, resourceful, insightful, creative, brave. She, of course, possesses all of these qualities in equal measure.
Michaela ran circles around the other panelists and brought so much depth and nuance to the conversation.
previous Clients include
Silver Dream Projects, Museum of Ice Cream, Two Goats Immersive Studio, TIME Magazine, Sports Illustrated, People, and more
Odyssey Works Master Class Fellow 2019
THREAD at Yale Fellow and Scholarship Recipient 2019
Brain Jam Fellow for Games for Change 2019
Tribeca Film Festival Project Premiere 2019
CUNY Entrepreneurial Journalism Program Acceptance 2018
NYC Comic-Con Activation 2018
Sundance New Frontiers Preliminary Acceptance 2018
Sheffield Doc/Fest Commission Winner 2018
Sheffield Doc/Fest Grand Jury VR Winner 2018
Emmy for Outstanding Digital Innovation 2018
Webby for 360 Branded Video 2018
Sunset Magazine Project on Youtube's Best of VR Playlist 2018
TIME's 360 Degree Solar Eclipse Live from Casper, Wyoming. Garnered over 5 million views on Facebook and Youtube 2017
UC Irvine Magna Cum Laude Graduate 2016
Disneyland, SeaWorld, Legoland Guest Experience 2015-2016
Disney Cruise Line Guest Experience 2014
Defore Dance Scholarship Student 2012-2013
SpeakinG, panels, Writing
Guest Speaker on No Proscenium Podcast 2019
Contributing Writer to No Proscenium 2018-2019
AdMonsters Ops Conference: Creative Frontiers Panelist 2019
XR for Change Panelist 2019
NYC Women Filmmakers Panelist 2019
Sheffield Doc/Fest Panelist 2018
Alternate Realities Summit Panelist 2018
Women Focus Workshop Leader 2018
Northern Short Course Workshop Leader and Speaker 2018
UC Irvine Invited Alumni Speaker 2017
NYU Innovation in Journalism Panelist 2017-2018
Available to discuss
collaboration, consulting, production
Always open to
writing, speaking, and event opportunities