Vilsoni Hereniko

Vilsoni Hereniko is Rotuma's first professor and its only playwright and filmmaker. He is now a professor at the University of Hawaii's Academy for Creative Media. His first feature film "The Land Has Eyes" was the first narrative feature made by a Fiji citizen, and had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. He is a former director of the Center for Pacific Islands Studies in Hawaii and the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture, and Pacific Studies at the University of the South Pacific in Fiji.