Indrek Ibrus is the head of MEDIT and professor of media innovation at the Baltic Film, Media, Arts, and Communication School (BFM) at Tallinn University. He holds a PhD from London School of Economics and Political Science and a MPhil from the University of Oslo. He was the initiator of the Crossmedia Production MA programme at BFM. He recently served for two years as the audiovisual advisor at Estonian Ministry of Culture. In relation to this he was Estonia’s representative at the audiovisual working group of the European Council, at European Commission’s AVMSD Contact Group and at Council of Europe’s Steering Committe for Media and Information Society. Currently he serves as the member of Estonia’s Digital Cultural Heritage Council.
He is a co-editor of Baltic Screen Media Review, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to audiovisual cultures around the Baltic Sea. He has edited also special issues of the International Journal of Communication and International Journal of Cultural Studies. Together with Carlos A. Scolari he co-edited Crossmedia Innovations: Texts, Markets, Institutions, published by Peter Lang in 2012.
Select publicationsIbrus, Indrek (2016). Web and mobile convergence: Continuities created by re-enactment of selected histories. Convergence: International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 22 (2), 147−161, 1354856514545708.
Ibrus, Indrek (2016). The EU Digital Single Market as a Mission Impossible: Audiovisual policy conflicts for Estonia. International Journal of Digital Television, 7 (1), 22-38.
Ibrus, Indrek (2015). Dialogic control: Power in media evolution. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 18 (1), 43−59.
Ibrus, Indrek; Ojamaa, Maarja (2014). What is the Cultural Function and Value of European Transmedia Independents? International Journal of Communication, 8, 2283−2300.
Ibrus, Indrek; Scolari, Carlos A. [eds.] (2012). Crossmedia Innovations: Texts, Markets, Institutions. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.