Defiance: redefining transmedia?

One of Ravensbourne’s key focuses of study is how stories are now being told across multiple platforms, generally called transmedia. There was a rather significant panel at SXSW on a new venture in this area, called Defiance, which is both a game and a TV series, developed at the same time, rather than one after the other, as is usually […]

Hello (academic) world!

So I finally started an academic blog. Since I’ve been a permanent academic employee at Ravensbourne for around 9 months now, it seemed about time. Academia is still a very exclusive club. Research is still dominated by journals and specialist publishers which operate as gatekeepers for intellectual innovation. The exclusivity is in large part a […]