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Dr Daniel Maddock

Dr Daniel Maddock
Name Daniel Maddock
Position Digital Curriculum Designer
Section Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
Office Y217
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2684
Extension 2684
Qualifications BMassComm USQ , GDipEd USQ , PhD Griffith
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Daniel Maddock is an award-winning cinematographer, photographer, filmmaker and academic. He has had a strong and varied career in the tertiary sector having taught at the University of Southern Queensland, Griffith Film School, JMC Academy, SAE College and the Queensland School of Film and Television. Daniel has published research in journals and books with his PhD, "Reframing Cinematography - Interpreting Cinematography in an Emerging Virtual Practice" being nominated for the Chancellor's Medal for Excellence in PhD Research at Griffith University. Daniel was awarded his doctorate without revision and his thesis is one of only several worldwide on the topic of cinematography. Daniel's cinematographic and photographic practice is rare and multidimensional; he has been published in almost every medium of filmmaking including broadcasted documentaries, television drama series, music videos, television commercials, branded content, corporate, educational and television news whilst also publishing stills in magazines, newspapers, billboards and online in the genres of architecture, fashion, food, interior design, lifestyle and advertising. ORCID ID: 0000-0003-2746-9098

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Cinema Studies ( 190201 )
  • Cinema Studies ( 360501 )

Research interests
Cinema, Cinematography, Film History, Film Technology

Professional memberships
Cinematographer (level) Member of the Australian Cinematographer's Society

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
10 Years

Research most recent
Maddock, D (2020). 'Virtually Real: Cinematographic Verisimilitude within the Construct of Artistic Referentiality.' Quarterly Review of Film and Video: 1-23.

Maddock, Daniel, and Monique Redulla. (2019). "The Tenth Muse: The Art of Visual Film Making." Australian Art Education 40 (2): 207-224.

Maddock, D (2019). 'Reframing Cinematography.' Media Practice and Education, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 44-66.

Maddock, D. (2018). Combat Cinematography: Interpreting the Cinematographic Form of Combat Realism. The Palgrave Handbook of Artistic and Cultural Responses to War since 1914. M. Kerby, M. Baguley and J. McDonald, Palgrave Macmillan.

Maddock, D. (2018). "Uncomposed: Unconventional Cinematographic Composition in Cinema and Television." Australian Art Education 39 (2): 268-287.

Research most notable
O'Halloran, M. (DIR) Beattie, D. (WRITER) (2018). “The Art Lovers” (Short Drama). Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (Director of Photography – Daniel Maddock).

O'Halloran, M. (DIR) (2017). “Calais – Seeing it All” (Music Video). Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. (Director of Photography – Daniel Maddock).

O'Halloran, M. (DIR) (2014). “Break The Rock” (Short Drama). Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. (Director of Photography – Daniel Maddock).

Publications in ePrints

Maddock, Daniel (2021) Editorial. Cinematography in Progress, 1 (1). pp. 1-5. ISSN 2684-3994

Maddock, Daniel (2021) Virtually Real: Cinematographic Verisimilitude within the Construct of Artistic Referentiality. Quarterly Review of Film and Video, 38 (1). pp. 61-83. ISSN 1050-9208

Maddock, Daniel (2019) Combat cinematography: interpreting the cinematographic form of combat realism. In: The Palgrave handbook of artistic and cultural responses to war since 1914: the British Isles, the United States and Australasia. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 447-465. ISBN 978-3-319-96985-5

Maddock, Daniel and Redulla, Monique (2019) The tenth muse: the art of visual film making. Australian Art Education, 40 (2). pp. 207-224. ISSN 1032-1942

Maddock, Daniel (2019) USQ Homepage Website. [A Creative/Applied Media collection]

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Cinema Studies ( 190201 )
  • Cinema Studies ( 360501 )