Arnau Gifreu Castells

Arnau Gifreu Castells is a lecturer, researcher and director in the audiovisual and multimedia field. He is a doctor in communications and has a master’s degree in digital arts from the Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). He is a research affiliate at the Open Documentary Lab (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and part of the i-Docs group (University of the West of England).

He has published various books and articles in his research area, interactive and transmedia non-fiction, and specifically on interactive documentaries. In terms of research stays, he has been a research lecturer at Harvard University (Harvard Metalab), York University (Future Cinema Lab, Canada) and Universidad de los Andes (CEPER, Colombia).

He is a lecturer at ESCAC (University of Barcelona) and at ERAM (University of Girona). He is visiting professor at the Universidad de los Andes (Bogota) and EAFIT (Medellín), Colombia, and member of the Cátedra Latinoamericana de Narrativas Transmedia (ICLA-Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina).

He coordinates interDocsBarcelona and collaborates with the International Centre for New Media (European Youth Award, Austria) and the Somos Documentales project from RTVE.ES (Spanish TV). He has participated in interactive and transmedia projects such as “COME/IN/DOC” and “La Marató de TV3” (direction), “Cyborg Project” (production),  “MetamentalDOC” and “Això nostre” (academic advisor), “Bugarach”. “Surviving the Apocalypse” (interactive design) and “Las Sinsombrero” and “Pregoneros de Medellín” (assessment).

Posted January 29, 2016 in: by yiotademetriou

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