James Denis Mc Glynn is a film music scholar and Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Music, University College Cork. His research explores the rearrangement of pre-existing music in contemporary screen scoring. James is an alumnus of the Quercus Talented Students Programme, having been awarded a Quercus Creative & Performing Arts Scholarship in 2015. His receipt of a PhD Excellence Scholarship in 2017 enabled him to pursue his doctoral research at UCC. Soon after, James was invited to work as an instrumental tutor at the Tianmu Institute (Suzhou, China) and, in 2018, he completed a research residency at the Irish Cultural Centre in Paris’ Latin Quarter. As a performer, James served as conductor, arranger and creative director of the UCC Orchestra for several years. He is also a member of the Irish Gamelan Orchestra, with whom he has performed widely throughout Ireland and in Indonesia. In 2019, the group performed the score for Gare St. Lazare’s production of Samuel Beckett’s “How It Is (Part 2),” starring Conor Lovett and Stephen Dillane (Game of Thrones, The Crown). The production was featured as part of the 2021 Dublin Theatre Festival and is set to begin a residency at London’s Coronet theatre in April-May 2022. James serves on the inaugural editorial board for Sonic Scope: New Approaches to Audiovisual Media (MIT / Goldsmiths Press). His research has been appeared in Sonic Scope and the Journal of Popular Music Studies (University of California Press), as well as the forthcoming collections After Midnight: Watchmen After Watchmen (University Press of Mississippi) and the Oxford Handbook of Music in Television (Oxford University Press). He is currently co-editing a special issue of the Journal of Sound and Music in Games (University of California Press) with Richard Anatone and Andrew S. Powell.