In 2017 I published a chapter in The Encyclopedia of Information Science & Technology.

Encyc IS&T title page

It was a republication of the chapter below, on the structure of the units of (all) culture, from Creative Technologies for Multidisciplinary Applications (2016), which was an Appendix to my PhD thesis. It also solves a 40-year old (previously-unsolved, LOL) problem in cultural evolution (I have a genius IQ, and was working on the problem for 20 years).

My PhD was also 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

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

When I was at film school I read all the books on screenwriting and summarized them into a page each. It has over a million downloads.

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)

See also:

  1. StoryAlity #28 – Screenwriting Manuals since 1911

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

For more details, please see my CV.

JT Velikovsky Ph.D

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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