Senior research fellow, RMIT University

Ramon Lobato is a media and communications researcher at RMIT University. His research explores how film and television content circulates -- both legally and informally.

He is the author/co-editor of a number of books including Shadow Economies of Cinema: Mapping Informal Film Distribution (British Film Institute, 2012), The Informal Media Economy (Polity, 2015, with J Thomas), and Geoblocking and Global Video Culture (Institute of Network Cultures, 2016, with J Meese).


  • –present
    Research fellow, Swinburne Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology