big data

Quantifying the global film festival circuit: Networks, diversity, and public value creation

Film festivals are a key component in the global film industry in terms of trendsetting, publicity, trade, and collaboration. We present an unprecedented analysis of the international film festival circuit, which has so far remained relatively …

Temporal Dynamics of Global Film Distribution: Release Delay and Theatrical Availability

A talk about a relationship between temporal distribution strategies and international theatrical availability of contemporary feature films.

Movies in Transit: The Diversity of Globally Distributed Film Content

A talk about cultural and gender diversity in internaitonal cinema programming.

Research in Cultural Data Analytics

CUDAN research group talks at the Aalto Heldig DH Pizza seminar about research in Cultural Data Analytics.

Programming Foreign Films: Analysing Cultural Diversity in the Global Exhibition Sector

A talk about differences in the levels of cultural diversity between small and large cinemas internationally.

Feature film diversity on Australian cinema screens: Implications for cultural diversity studies using big data

Like in much of the world, cinema screens in Australia are dominated by feature films from the US. Drawing on the Kinomatics Global Showtime Dataset, a big cultural dataset of cinema screenings, this chapter considers the diversity of films screened …