Dr Ben Goldsmith

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Dr Ben Goldsmith


Teaching areas

  • Creative Industries
  • Screen and Media

Research areas

  • film and television studies
  • documentary studies
  • media policy
  • cultural policy
  • creative labour
  • creative industries
  • media education
  • public service broadcasting
  • production studies
  • Australian cinema
  • apps and smartphone ecologies
  • sports broadcasting

Program coordinator


Dr Ben Goldsmith joined the University of the Sunshine Coast in January 2016 in the role of senior lecturer, Creative Industries with the School of Communication and Creative Industries. Ben is the program coordinator for the Bachelor of Creative Industries.

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Professional memberships

  • International Communications Association


A selection of Ben's research publications include:

  • Ben Goldsmith (2015) ‘It’s Africa. It’s Arizona. It’s Antarctica. It’s Afghanistan. Actually, it’s Alberta’: Marketing Locations to Film Producers, in Mingant, Nolwenn, Tirtaine, Cecilia, & Augros, Joel (Eds.) Film Marketing into the 21st Century. BFI Publishing, London, pp.174–84.
  • Ben Goldsmith (2015) Sport and the transformation of Australian television. Media International Australia incorporating Culture and Policy, 155, pp.70–79.
  • Ben Goldsmith & Julian Thomas (2012) The Convergence Review and the future of Australian content regulation. Telecommunications Journal of Australia, 62(3), 44.1–44.12.
  • Ben Goldsmith (2010) Outward-looking Australian cinema. Studies in Australasian Cinema, 4(3), 199–214.
  • Ben Goldsmith, Mark Ryan and Geoff Lealand (eds) (2015) Directory of World Cinema: Australia and New Zealand, volume 2, Intellect, Bristol.

Research grants

Grant / Project name   Investigators Funding body and A$ value   Year(s)  Focus of research
Australian Screen Content in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Education:  Uses and Potential Professor Stuart Cunningham (QUT), Dr Michael Dezuanni (QUT) and Dr Ben Goldsmith (Senior Research Fellow) ART Linkage grant (A$660,000) 2014–2016 Use of Australian screen content in schools and universities, production of content for educational use
Investigating the Future of Australian Television Professor Ross Gibson (UTS), Professor Phillip Bell (UTS), Dr Hugh Pattinson (UTS), Andy Lloyd James (AFTRS), Dr Annmarie Chandler (UTS) and Dr Ben Goldsmith (AFTRS) ARC Linkage grant (A$485,000)  2008–2010 Future of television
Redesigning Australian Film and Television Production for Multichannel Environments 1995–2009  Professor Tom O'Regan (UQ) and Dr Ben Goldsmith ARC Discovery grant (A264,357)  2007–2010 History of Australian film and television, international film production in Australia
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