About the Author
is Senior Lecturer at Griffith University, Australia. He has written extensively on the Australian screen and on international aspects of film and television. Recent books include Film Policy: International, National and Regional Perspectives
and Copycat TV: Globalisation, Program Formats and Cultural Identity
. His current research includes a reinterpretation of Australian TV's development, a handbook on business/legal aspects of formats and a study of global flows of fiction formats.Michael Keane
is Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Creative Industries Research and Application Centre at the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Current research interests include television format trade in Asia and creative industries internationalisation in East Asia. He is co-editor of Media in China: Consumption, Content and Crisis
(with Stephanie H. Donald and Yin Hong).