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Senior Lecturer, Cinematography/Emerging Technologies
School of Creative Industries
New Zealand Cinematographers Society
Screen Industry Guild Aotearoa New Zealand (formerly NZ Techo's Guild)
Daniel Wagner was involved in creating and running a social-change-focused viewer-sponsored TV station in Los Angeles; was a Radio News & Public Affairs Director in Albuquerque, New Mexico; was the Exhibitions Coordinator for the San Francisco International Video Festival; has been directing and shooting music videos since two years before MTV started; and has 25 years of Camera Department experience in the LA film industry as a Focus Puller, a Camera Operator, and a DP.
Today, Daniel is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Creative Industries at Unitec. He lectures in moving image; emerging media; and professional practices.
He has a contemporary arts practice weaving moving image together with his poetry. His research interests relate to the transformations of approach, methodology, functions and sensibilities between the world of Film and that of New Media.
Daniel holds a Master of Creative Technologies from Auckland University of Technology. His thesis proposed a new approach to moving image education in light of exponential change now occurring in every facet of emerging media.
See Daniel's ePortfolio at: https://possibility-engine.com/
Graduate supervision of completed theses/dissertations
Masters theses or dissertations
Masters theses or dissertations supervised by Daniel Wagner as Associate Supervisor
Bernard, Rebecca (2020-08-04). Stoking the flames of the digital fireplace. How can the practice of vlogging contribute to an understanding of the presentation of self in contemporary oral history making? (Master of Creative Practice)
Te Whata, Joel (2019). From text to audio-visual : how might academics establish a framework for critical analysis using audio-visual essays? (Master of Creative Practice)
Wagner, D. (2020). Sowing the Seeds of Collaborative Curiosity: Fostering Academic Research Skills in Pre-Bachelor Creative Arts Students. Proceedings of the 14th annual International Technology, Education and Development Conference held in Valencia, Spain.
Wagner, D. (2017). Moving Images, Moving Bodies: A Story of Interdisciplinary Collaboration Between Film Students and Contemporary Dance Students. 10th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Seville, Spain.
Wagner, D. (2014). International Collaborations in Student-Centered Mobile Moviemaking: Combining Online Tools for an Innovative Global Pedagogy. The Future of Education, ISBN 978-88-6292-499-3 Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the Future of Education.
Wagner, D. (2014). Adventures in International Collaboration: Facilitating Globally-Created Student-Generated Mobile Movies Using a Blend of Online Tools. Proceedings of EDULEARN14, the 6th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies - Barcelona, Spain, ISBN: 978-84-617-0557-3.
Cochrane, T., Antonczak, L., and Wagner, D. (2013). Post-Web 2.0 Pedagogy: From Student-Generated Content to International Co-Production Enabled by Mobile Social Media. International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning (Vol. 5(4)).
Wagner, D. (2013). Pocket Auteurs: Student Uptake of an International Collaboration in Wireless Moviemaking. In L. Gomez Chova, A. Lopez Martinez, I. Candel Torres (Eds.) International Technology, Education and Development Conference, March 4-5. Valencia, Spain.
Cochrane, T., Antonczak, L., and Wagner, D. (2012). Heutagogical Approaches to mLearning: From Student-Generated Content to International Co-Production. mLearn 2012: the 11th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning, http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-955/.
Cochrane, T., Antonczak, L., Sissons, H., Withell, A., Wagner, D., Gordon, A., Buchem, I., Camacho, M., and Keegan, H. (2012). Post Web 2.0 Pedagogy: Mobile Social Media. Ascilite 2012: Future challenges, sustainable futures, Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand, ISBN: 9780473229894.