career success in Australian screen production

Emerging visions

smartphone cameras

Evocative moments

teaching the craft of screenwriting

Lightbulb moment

gay men in film & TV

through a window

critical reflection in creative practice

Narrative comedy screenwriting

Australian / UK filmmaking research

Research perspectives

audience perspectives

Immersive sound space

a new aesthetic

The scholarly studio

a screenwriting approach

The special place of fiction

the creative moment

Transformative meeting

Coming events

ASPERA 2017 Conference

bond[1]The Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association (ASPERA) 2017 annual Conference will be held at Bond University, on the Gold Coast Australia.

This year’s conference is interested in what excites you, as researchers, educators and creators of screen production.

The conference convenors invite papers, topics for panels, interactive workshops, posters and exhibits.


ASPERA Conference 2016 proceedings


in the ASPERA community

Mark RyanWelcome to the research pages of ASPERA – a space in which we hope to showcase existing research and develop new research agendas by celebrating the multiplicity of research taking place in screen production. We acknowledge the importance of creative practice in/as/for research in our discipline, and also provide a space for those interested in pedagogic research to share their ideas.



A little bit

about us

ASPERA is the peak discipline body of Australian tertiary institutions teaching and researching film, video, television and new media as screen based production practices more



Full membership is open to Australian universities, AFTRS, or  units within a university responsible for teaching and/or research programs with education and advancement of screen practitioners as the central objective. more


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