Dr Daryl Sparkes


NameDr Daryl Sparkes
Email Addressdaryl.sparkes@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleSenior Lecturer (Media Studies and Production)
QualificationsBA QCA, BA Qld, PhD QUT
DepartmentSchool of Creative Arts
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BA
QCA
1988
BA
Qld
1991
PhD
QUT
2007

Old Guard meets the Avant-Garde: What 200 years of technology in one experimental film tells us about the next 200 years

Sparkes, Daryl. 2023. "Old Guard meets the Avant-Garde: What 200 years of technology in one experimental film tells us about the next 200 years." Mason, A. (ed.) 13th Australian Media Traditions Conference 2023. Toowoomba, Australia 20 - 21 Sep 2023 Australia.

I made a Film with a 100 Year old Camera

Sparkes, Daryl. 2023. "I made a Film with a 100 Year old Camera." Australian Teachers of Media National Conference 2023. Gold Coast, Australia 07 - 09 Jul 2023 Australia.

"The Troxler Effect" Documentary

Sparkes, Daryl. 2023. "The Troxler Effect" Documentary . Australia.

The Troxler Effect

Sparkes, Daryl. 2023. The Troxler Effect. Australia.

'Journey to the Stone Country' Film Bible

Sparkes, Daryl, Boughen, Michael, Thompson, Katherine, Ambience Entertainment Pty Ltd, OmniLab Pty Ltd and Mianjin Entertainment Pty Ltd. 2022. 'Journey to the Stone Country' Film Bible. Sydney, Australia.

30 years since The Addams Family hit the big screen, it is still the perfect blend of horror and comedy

Sparkes, Daryl. 2021. "30 years since The Addams Family hit the big screen, it is still the perfect blend of horror and comedy." The Conversation. 16 December 2021, p. 1.

Back to the Rafters review: series reboot is full of heart and reflects changing times

Sparkes, Daryl. 2021. "Back to the Rafters review: series reboot is full of heart and reflects changing times." The Conversation. 17 September 2021, p. 1.

Think of it this way: at least you’re not locked down with drunken, misanthropic bookshop owner Bernard Black

Sparkes, Daryl. 2021. "Think of it this way: at least you’re not locked down with drunken, misanthropic bookshop owner Bernard Black." The Conversation. 27 August 2021, p. 1.

Marvel’s Black Widow has been handed to a small independent Aussie director. And she’s the perfect fit

Sparkes, Daryl. 2021. "Marvel’s Black Widow has been handed to a small independent Aussie director. And she’s the perfect fit." The Conversation. 7 July 2021, p. 1.

Bring out the popcorn: the best films set to roar into cinemas in the second half of 2021

Sparkes, Daryl. 2021. "Bring out the popcorn: the best films set to roar into cinemas in the second half of 2021." The Conversation. 1 June 2021, p. 1.

Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet at 25: is this the best Shakespeare screen adaptation?

Sparkes, Daryl. 2021. "Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet at 25: is this the best Shakespeare screen adaptation?" The Conversation. 11 February 2021, p. 1.

Home Alone at 30: how one case of parental neglect led to (hilariously) painful outcomes

Sparkes, Daryl. 2020. "Home Alone at 30: how one case of parental neglect led to (hilariously) painful outcomes." The Conversation. 2 December 2020, p. 1.

My favourite detective: Sam Spade, as hard as nails and the smartest guy in the room

Sparkes, Daryl. 2020. "My favourite detective: Sam Spade, as hard as nails and the smartest guy in the room." The Conversation. 24 November 2020, p. 1.

Schitt’s Creek: the TV show has been showered with Emmys but is it worth the hype?

Sparkes, Daryl. 2020. "Schitt’s Creek: the TV show has been showered with Emmys but is it worth the hype?" The Conversation. 23 September 2020, p. 1.

10 years on, Inception remains Christopher Nolan’s most complex and intellectual film

Sparkes, Daryl. 2020. "10 years on, Inception remains Christopher Nolan’s most complex and intellectual film." The Conversation. 20 August 2020, pp. 1-4.

That’ll do, pig, that’ll do: Babe at 25, a trailblazing cinematic classic

Sparkes, Daryl. 2020. "That’ll do, pig, that’ll do: Babe at 25, a trailblazing cinematic classic." The Conversation. 4 August 2020, pp. 1-3.

Neverending stories - why we still love Unsolved Mysteries

Sparkes, Daryl. 2020. "Neverending stories - why we still love Unsolved Mysteries." The Conversation. 30 June 2020, pp. 1-5.

The new Seachange is a sad case of Zombie TV: when your favourite programs come back from the dead

Sparkes, Daryl. 2019. "The new Seachange is a sad case of Zombie TV: when your favourite programs come back from the dead." The Conversation. 9 September 2019, pp. 1-3.

An exorcist calls

Sparkes, Daryl and Screen Queensland. 2013. An exorcist calls. Springfield, Queensland.

Magnate (television script)

Sparkes, Daryl J., Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Screen Queensland. 2013. Magnate (television script). Springfield, Queensland.

Urban Trackers

Sparkes, Daryl. 2010. Urban Trackers. Brisbane, Australia.

The Cowboy Statesman

Sparkes, Daryl. 2010. The Cowboy Statesman. Brisbane, Australia.

Nigger Lovers

Sparkes, Daryl J., Hagan, Rhonda, Hagan, Stephen and Sparkes, Daryl J.. 2009. Nigger Lovers. Toowoomba, Australia.

Give 'em the Finger: the Powderfinger Project

Sparkes, Daryl. 2009. Give 'em the Finger: the Powderfinger Project. Brisbane, Australia.

The Battle of Fire Support Base Coral (1968) Oral History and Documentary Project

Jones, Leonie E. and Sparkes, Daryl. 2006. The Battle of Fire Support Base Coral (1968) Oral History and Documentary Project. Toowoomba, Australia.