Angela Ndalianis is Associate Professor in Cinema and Cultural Studies. She specialises in Hollywood cinema, digital media and the convergence of popular forms such as films, computer games, comic books and theme park spaces. Her research also explores transdisciplinary and transhistorical approaches to entertainment forms and their history, and she is especially interested in the baroque dimensions of contemporary culture. She both teaches and publishes in these areas.She is Associate Editor of the international refereed journal Animation: an Interdisciplinary Journal and Editor of the online journal Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media. Angela is also on the Trustee Board of the National Gallery of Victoria and on the Board of Directors for the Institute for Comics Studies, U.S.A.