Colin Crawford

Colin Crawford

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2021

Colin is a PhD student at Concordia University whose research examines the emergent discourses and temporalities of value driving the expansion of the platform television industry. His work pays particular attention to the relationship between datafication and financialization in media industries, infrastructures, and cultures. 


He is the authour of Netflix’s Speculative Fictions: Financializing Platform Television, published in January 2021 by Rowman and Littlefield, and the recipient of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Scholarship.

PhD Student | Concordia University | Montreal, QC, Canada | Started 2020

MA Film Studies | Concordia University | Montreal, QC, Canada | 2019 BA Honours,

Urban Geography, Minor Film Studies | University of Victoria | Victoria, BC, Canada | 2015


Publications
Netflix's Speculative Fictions: Financializing Platform Television | Rowman & Littlefield | 2021


Conference Presentations
Reading for Data-Captial in Apple's TV Ecology | Film Studies Association of Canada Conference | 2021

Fictitious Capital: Netflix and the New Narratives of Media Value in Platform Capitalism | Film Studies Association of Canada Conference | University of British Columbia | Vancouver, BC, Canada | 2019

Fictitious Capital: Netflix and the New Narratives of Media Value in Platform Capitalism | Intersections and Cross-sections Graduate Conference | Ryerson and York Universities | Toronto, ON, Canada | 2019

Silicon Hills or Hollywood Valleys? Excavating Netflix and the Financialization of Television in Platform Capitalism | Film Studies Association of Canada Graduate Student Colloquium | Carleton University | Ottawa, ON, Canada | 2019