The Judges

Andy Campbell is the Digital Director for arts/media organisation One to One Development Trust and the founder/lead author of One to One’s award-winning in-house Virtual Reality and digital fiction development studio Dreaming Methods. He has been producing cutting-edge electronic literature and experimental narrative games for over 20 years. One of his most recent projects Digital Fiction Curios in collaboration with digital artist and film-maker Judi Alston and Professor Alice Bell from Sheffield Hallam University is an immersive archive that uniquely houses early works of digital writing. Follow him on Twitter @dreamingmethods

Lisa Gee: Lisa Gee is a Research Associate on the Ego-Media Project at Kings College London and a post-doctoral researcher at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. She has recently completed her PhD in Digital Writing by Practice at Bath Spa University and is an author and editor.

Dr Brad Gyori (AKA Bradford G) is Principal Academic in Digital Storytelling at Bournemouth University, UK. An American writer, director and designer with a background in TV production, he is the program leader for the MA in Creative Writing and Publishing. He also teaches journalism students how to make interactive documentaries. Gyori has worked as a writer-producer for such networks as MTV, VH1, E!, FX and HBO. He was the head writer of the Emmy winning series Talk Soup and he has been nominated for 5 Emmys. His theatrical works have been presented by Steppenwolf theatre, Phoenix Theatre and Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe. He is co-director of the media arts conglomerate Doppelgänger Productions. His articles have appeared in The Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, Interactive Storytelling, Journalism Education, The Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, Media Practice and Education, and Flow. His practice-led research projects include the location-aware story Shelley’s Heart and the 360 audio plays Mr. Illusion and Ms. Illusion and the novel Curse the Darkness.

Lyle Skains researches and teaches Creative Digital Writing and Science Communication, conducting practice-based research into writing, reading/playing, publishing digital and transmedia narratives, and how these can be used for health and science communication. Her recent digital fiction includes No World 4 Tomorrow for the You & CO2 project, and Only, Always, Never for the Infectious Storytelling project; both works were designed to effect social change. She is the founder of Wonderbox Digital, a marketplace for digital fiction, aiming to explore innovations in digital and online publishing and creativity. Her digital fiction can be found at lyleskains.com; articles in Convergence, Digital Creativity, and Computers and Composition; and books with Cambridge UP (Digital Authorship), forthcoming Emerald (interdisciplinary scicomm) and Bloomsbury (convergent evolution of mainstream digital fiction). She is currently a Senior Lecturer in Health and Science Communication at Bournemouth University.