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Djoymi Baker

Lecturer in Media and Cinema Studies, RMIT University

Djoymi Baker is Lecturer in Media and Cinema Studies at RMIT University, Australia, and formerly worked in the Australian television industry. She has published work on children’s television history, family television in the streaming era, intergenerational television fandom, film and television genres, and the ethics of representing the non-human on screen, from animals to aliens. Djoymi is the author of To Boldly Go: Marketing the Myth of Star Trek (IB Tauris, 2018) and the co-author of The Encyclopedia of Epic Films (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014) and Netflix, Dark Fantastic Genres and Intergenerational Viewing (Routledge, 2023). Her work can be found in leading journals such as Critical Studies in Television, Celebrity Studies, and Studies in Documentary Film.


  • 2020–present
    Lecturer in Cinema Studies, RMIT University


  • 2005 
    University of Melbourne, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2021
    Tracking, Evidencing, and Maximising the Impact of the Australian Children Television Foundation’s Activities, 2021-2024
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Children Television Foundation