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Dr. Daniel Binns is a writer, producer, and researcher with a strong interest in all areas of film and media studies. He is a Lecturer in Media at Melbourne’s RMIT University. He has worked in multiple roles on film productions from small corporates to international features, and is adept at both traditional and transmedia production processes.
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 (forthcoming, Intellect, 2020). His work has been cited in the Journal of Popular Culture, Black Camera, 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 is the Convenor of the Cinema Stream for the Athens Institute for Education and Research, which has run since 2018.