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Dr. Daniel Binns is a writer, producer, and researcher with a strong interest in screen theories, histories, and cultures. He is a Lecturer in Media at Melbourne’s RMIT University. He has worked as a screenwriter, director, producer and production manager on corporate films, television documentaries, multi-sensory experiences and short-form works.
Dan’s research focuses on genre film and media philosophy. He is the author of The Hollywood War Film: Critical Observations from World War I to Iraq (Intellect, 2017), and Time/Code (Intellect, 2021). His work has been cited in the Journal of Popular Culture, Black Camera, Pop Matters, and the Journal of International Relations and Development, and he has presented his research at conferences in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Greece, and the Czech Republic. Continuing research interrogates everyday media-making in the digital age.
Dan serves as Director of Academic Engagement for streaming platform Atlasshorts, and he is the Convenor of the Cinema Stream for the Athens Institute for Education and Research, which has run since 2018.