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The “Gender Offender” analysis: How and Why We Did It (Part Two)

Read Part One of this post here. PART 2. Visualising Male Producer Networks This aspect of the project was undertaken by Stuart Palmer. This data on creative roles in films contains within it the information to describe the networked structure of creative team relationships embodied in the film set analysed. Social network analysis (SNA) provides […]

The “Gender Offender” analysis: How and Why We Did It (Part One)

Introduction Deb Verhoeven Statistics describing the parlous conditions for women in the Australian film industry have been gathered and circulated for more than 30 years. As long as I have worked in and reported on the industry these statistics have barely deviated. In some cases they’ve become marginally worse. Furthermore, their repeated release has given […]

An outline for an intersectional feminist Digital Humanities

In September, Deb traveled to KU Leuven to give the opening keynote at a conference on Intersectionality in the Digital Humanities. Her focus was twofold, asking: What can we learn about intersectionality from working with our data and relatedly, What can we learn from intersectionality to understand our data better The presentation was principally concerned […]

Kinomatics Goes Global

Like the movies we study, Kinomatics has been traversing the globe lately. In May, Deb presented our most recent research that uses our “big data” set of cinema showtimes to reconceptualise film transfers between nations in terms of reciprocity rather than unilateral trade dominance. You can see the slides of Deb’s  presentation. Or you can […]

Research Summer School

In February, 2016 Vejune Zemaityte delivered a poster presentation at Higher Degree by Research Summer School for the Faculty of Arts and Education held at Deakin University’s Geelong Waterfront campus. This presentation marked just over a year of her PhD study. Here June explains her poster in order to to walk you through her kinomatics […]

End of Year kinomatics

A capacity audience at the Deakin University Melbourne City Centre attended our end of year kinomatics symposium on December 4: Culture….Data → Meaning We would like to thank everyone who attended and participated in what proved to be a jam packed day. Speakers on the day included Colin Arrowsmith, Bronwyn Coate, Ben Eltham, Alex Gionfriddo, […]

The inaugural Kinomatics Symposium: Culture….Data → Meaning

Join us for a showcase of work produced by the Kinomatics research group that explores different aspects of the industrial geometry of culture. The first Kinomatics Symposium will highlight work undertaken in relation to the spatial and temporal dimensions of international film flow and also in relation to Australian live music gigs. The implications for […]

kinomatics in the media

  The Kinomatics project has made it into the media this past few weeks. A story in Brussels news outlet Brussel Nieuws has picked up the impressive performance of Brussels in our Cinema Cities index. You can see the original article here: http://www.brusselnieuws.be/nl/nieuws/brussel-zevende-cinemastad An English translation is here: http://www.bloomilicious.be/tag/kinomatics/ And closer to home The Conversation […]