Dr. Dan Golding is a lecturer in Media and Communications at Swinburne University and a writer with over 200 publications (ABC Arts, Crikey, Buzzfeed, Meanjin, Kotaku). He co-wrote Game Changers (Affirm Press, 2016), wrote the soundtrack to Push Me Pull You (PS4, 2016), and is director of the Freeplay Independent Games Festival.


  • 2015–present
    Lecturer, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2011–2015
    Sessional Lecturer, University of Melbourne


  • 2015 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 2008 
    University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Research Areas

  • Film, Television And Digital Media (1902)
  • Computer Gaming And Animation (190202)
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies (200102)
  • Cultural Studies (2002)