Personal details

Professor Damian Candusso
Head of School
Faculty of CI, Education & Social Justice,
School of Creative Practice
+61 7 3138 3296
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PhD (Australian National University)

Professional memberships
and associations

Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts – AACTA

Motion Picture Sound Editors – MPSE

Australian Screen Sound Guild – ASSG

Australian Screen Production  Education and Research Association – ASPERA


Damian provides a unique nexus between academia, research and professional industry practice. He has extensive experience across all aspects of the creative industries with senior leadership and supervision experience managing teams across academia, research and the film industry. Areas of expertise include immersive media and virtual reality, spatial sound design, film, television and music. Damian has been nominated and awarded at both national and international levels including: a Centenary Medal, awarded on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen, the City of Los Angeles Certificate of Recognition, and many peer reviewed awards. Some notable screen credits include: Better Watch Out, The LEGO Movie, The Great Gatsby, Australia and Happy Feet. Damian has also worked on over 150 episodes of television including the Henson produced US television sci-fi series Farscape and he has recorded, mixed, produced and re-mixed for many artists and bands. Damian was also the first Australian to serve on the Board of Directors for the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE), based in Los Angeles.

This information has been contributed by Professor Damian Candusso.


Damian has a background in lecturing for screen, sound and music technology at undergraduate level. Damian also has experience in supervising postgraduate students in study areas that include:

  • Musical online Collaboration
  • Analogue and Digital Sound production
  • Sound Design and Post Production
  • Spatial Sound
  • Radio and narrative
  • Virtual Reality
  • Project Management
This information has been contributed by Professor Damian Candusso.


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