Dr. Dan Golding is a Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication at Swinburne University, the host of Screen Sounds on ABC Classic, and an award-winning composer and writer. He is the author of Star Wars After Lucas (University of Minnesota Press, 2019), and with Leena van Deventer the co-author of Game Changers (Affirm Press, 2016). He also is the composer of many videogame soundtracks, including the BAFTA, DICE, and GDCA winning Untitled Goose Game (2019). Since 2010 he has written journalism and commentary for a wide variety of publications (ABC Arts, Crikey, Buzzfeed, Meanjin, Kotaku), and a video essayist with more than 1 million views on YouTube.
Areas of Focus
Digital face replacement, legacy film franchises, videogames, digital film music and sound
The Memory of perfection: Digital Faces and Nostalgic Franchise cinema
Editorial, Special Issue of Convergence: The Digital Face and Deepfakes on Screen
Star Wars After Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy
Far from paradise: The body, the apparatus and the image of contemporary virtual reality
The Legacy Film