My PhD was awarded in December 2016. The thesis is free online at:

Velikovsky, J. T. (2016). `Communication, Creativity and Consilience in Cinema: A comparative study of the top 20 Return-on-Investment (RoI) Movies and the Doxa of Screenwriting’. PhD Thesis, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1324018

See also this post: PhD Dissertation Addendum


I also have a chapter in this book: Creative Technologies for Multidisciplinary Applications (2016).

CTfMDA book cover2016

The chapter is: Velikovsky, J. T. (2016). `The Holon/Parton Theory of the Unit of Culture (or the Meme, and Narreme): In Science, Media, Entertainment and the Arts, in: A. Connor & S. Marks (Eds.), Creative Technologies for Multidisciplinary Applications. New York: IGI Global.

For academic purposes, the chapter is available to download, free, here.

Indie Screenwriting Analysis – Presentation (2012)

Velikovsky, JT, 2012, ‘Independent Film/Screenplay Analysis‘, paper presented to The National Young Writers Festival, Newcastle, NSW,


For more see: Velikovsky’s Transmedia Writing Blog at: http://on-writering.blogspot.com/

On Transmedia – Screen Education journal article

`On Transmedia‘ (Summer 2012), Screen Education, No 68, (in press) http://www.metromagazine.com.au/screen_ed/

Online Surveys (2012)

Velikovsky, JT, 2012, ‘Field Survey: Domain Problems in Film/Screenwriting‘, https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dGdiUUVOQmgwQjhMWldVNHVoLXp6M0E6MQ

Online Agent-Based Model: The Feature Film System (2012)

Velikovsky, JT, 2012, ‘Practice Theory Narratology – an online agent-based simulation model‘, https://dl.dropbox.com/u/55175351/An%20OUTLINE%20of%20the%20RESEARCH%20DESIGN%20for%20DCA%20-%20SSSS%20-%20Joe%20Velikovsky%20V1.doc

Transmedia Comic-Fantasy Novel (2012)

Velikovsky, JT, 2012 `A Meaningless Sequence of Arbitrary Symbols’, Amazon Digital Services, Inc., Sydney, (ASIN: B0074RW1O0).

Transmedia Novel website: http://am-so-as.blogspot.com.au/

Feature Film: CAUGHT INSIDE – psychological thriller (2011)

Winner, Audience Award, Sydney International Film Festival, 2010, Winner, IF Independent Film Independent Spirit Award 2010

See: http://caughtinside.com.au/

The Feature Film Screenwriter’s WorkBook (2003-2011)

Velikovsky, JT 2011, 4th Edn., The Feature Film Screenwriter’s Workbook, Lulu.com, Sydney, http://www.lulu.com/shop/joe-velikovsky/feature-screenwriters-workbook/ebook/product-15459299.html

Feature Screenwriters Wkbk cover

The Feature Screenwriters Workbook – A Summary of 100 Books on Film/Screenwriting/Story (Velikovsky 2003-2011)

Videogame: Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal (2007)

Velikovsky, JT, Game Designer & Writer, ‘Looney Tunes: Acme Arsenal’, (Burbank: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment) (2007).


Augmented Reality Videogames – refereed conference paper (2005)

Avery, B, Thomas, BH, Velikovsky, JT & Piekarski, W, 2005, ‘Outdoor Augmented Reality Gaming on Five Dollars a Day‘, paper presented to The Sixth Australasian User Interface Conference, Newcastle, NSW, http://arrow.unisa.edu.au:8081/1959.8/28020

JT Velikovsky

High-RoI Story/Screenplay/Movie and Transmedia Researcher

The above is (mostly) an adapted excerpt, from my doctoral thesis: “Communication, Creativity and Consilience in Cinema” (2016). It is presented here for the benefit of fellow screenwriting, filmmaking and creativity researchers. For more, see https://aftrs.academia.edu/JTVelikovsky

JT Velikovsky is also a produced feature film screenwriter and million-selling transmedia writer-director-producer. He has been a professional story analyst for major film studios, film funding organizations, and for the national writer’s guild. For more see: http://on-writering.blogspot.com/


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