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 and currently curates the BFM doctoral programme. He also 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. His most recent edited anthology is Emergence of Cross-Innovation Systems: Audiovisual Industries Co-Innovating with Education, Health Care and Tourism (Emerald, 2019). Later in 2020 will be published a new monograph On the Digital Semiosphere: Culture, Media and Science for the Anthropocene (co-authored with John Hartley and Maarja Ojamaa; Bloomsbury 2020).
Indrek's profile on ETIS (Estonian Research Portal).
Ibrus, Indrek; Ojamaa, Maarja (2020). Creativity of Digital (Audiovisual) Archives: A Dialogue Between Media Archaeology and Cultural Semiotics. Theory, Culture & Society, 37(3).
Ibrus, Indrek (2019). From Innovation Systems to Cross-Innovations. In: Emergence of Cross-innovation Systems: Audiovisual Industries Co-innovating with Education, Health Care and Tourism (20−40). Bingley: Emerald.
Ibrus, Indrek (2018). Newsreels versus Newspapers versus Metadata - A Comparative Study of Metadata Modelling the 1930s in Estonia. VIEW: Journal of European Television History and Culture, 7(12).
Ibrus, I; Rohn, U. (2018). “A Management Approach to Transmedia Enterprises”, in Matthew Freeman, Renira Gambarato (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies. London: Routledge.
Ibrus, I; Ojamaa, M. (2018). “Estonia: Transmedial Disruptions and Converging Conceptualizations in a Small Country”, in Matthew Freeman and William Proctor (eds), Global Convergence Cultures: Transmedia Earth. London: Routledge.
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.