Daniel Binns is a screenwriter, producer, and researcher, running intensive studios on media archaeology, transmedia storytelling, and film theory at RMIT University. He has written and produced programming for Fox Sports, National Geographic, and the Seven Network, including The Aussie Who Baffled the World (2011) and The Code (2011-2015). Daniel’s research and teaching focus is genre cinema, film philosophy and transmedia production. He is the author of The Hollywood War Film: Critical Observations from World War I to Iraq (2017).
The Semiotics of Strategy: A Preliminary Structuralist Assessment of the Battle-Map in Patton (1970) and Midway (1976)ArticlesThe general who wins a battle makes many calculations in his temple ere the battle is fought. — Sun TzuWorld War II saw a proliferation of maps. From command posts to the pages of National Geographic to the pages of daily newspapers, they were everywhere (Schulten). The era also saw substantive developments in cartography, especially with respect to the...Read more