Lecturer in Screen Media, University of Melbourne

Dr Matthew Sini researches self-expression and audiences across film, television, and digital media. His new book, Pure Censorship: Dissent and Defilement in Digital Culture will be available later this year.

Outside of academia, he has also written film and TV criticism, book reviews, short fiction, essays and opinion pieces for various publications, including Overland, the ABC, Meanjin, and Crikey.


  • 2019–present
    Lecturer, University of the Sunshine Coast
  • 2014–present
    Lecturer, University of Melbourne
  • 2008–2013
    Adjunct associate, University of Queensland


  • 2013 
    University of Queensland, Doctor of Philosophy

Research Areas

  • Media Studies (200104)
  • Culture, Gender, Sexuality (200205)
  • Visual Cultures (190104)
  • Hermeneutic And Critical Theory (220307)
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies (200102)
  • Film, Television And Digital Media (1902)