Dr Carlos Scolari is PhD in Applied Linguistics and Communication Languages Università Cattolica di Milano. Professor at the University Pompeu Fabra. He is a communication researcher expert in digital media, interfaces and communication ecology. Building on the tradition of the theories of mass media, since 1990, he has been dedicated to studying new forms of communication arising from the spread of the World Wide Web.
Dan Hassler-Forest has a background in film and television studies and English literature. He worked for several years as a lecturer in Media Studies and English Literature at the University of Amsterdam, where he defended his dissertation on the ideological and ideological aspects of superhero films after 9/11. He is an Assistant Professor at Utrecht University.
Dr Matthew Freeman. He hold a PhD in Culture, Film and Media at the University of Nottingham and an MA and a BA (Hons) in Film and Television Studies, both from the University of Warwick. He is the Director of the Media Convergence Research Centre at Bath Spa University (UK)
Dr William Proctor is Lecturer in Media, Culture and Communication at Bournemouth University, where he primarily teaches on BA English and BA Communication and Media degrees. His research interests include transmedia storytelling, adaptation, reboots, franchising and audiences.