ROLE / ORGANISATION
Lecturer in Media and Communications
Swinburne University of Technology
Dr Dan Golding is Lecturer in Media and Communications at Swinburne University of Technology and the director of Freeplay, Australia’s longest-running and largest independent games festival. He is the co-author of Game Changers: From Minecraft to Misogyny, The Fight for the Future of Videogames and wrote the soundtrack for the PlayStation 4 videogame Push Me Pull You. With a PhD in Screen Studies from the University of Melbourne, Dan writes about videogames, music and film for a variety of publications. In 2015, his series A Short History of Video Games was broadcast on ABC Radio National. He is a contributing editor for Metro magazine.