Refractory: A Journal of Entertainment Media is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to optical and audio media technologies used for the purpose of entertainment. These technologies include historical and the contemporary media from cinema, to zoetropes, to computer games. Launched in 2001, the journal is edited by an interdisciplinary team of scholars from around the globe (including scholars of art, communications, media and cultural studies, and film studies) and is published by Screen and Cinema Studies, Department of Media and Communication at Swinburne University of Technology Victoria, Australia. On the journal's website, interested readers can check out articles from the seven most recently published issues of Refractory. These recent issues include five themed issues, including issues dedicated to born-digital culture and the television show Penny Dreadful, respectively.