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John Bean Memorial Scholarship

The ABC and Griffith University John Bean Memorial Scholarship for Cinematography as established in memory of Griffith University alumnus and ABC cameraman John  Bean, who died tragically in a helicopter accident in 2011. The objective of this scholarship is to recognise the talent of the late John Bean – an alumnus of the Griffith Film…
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Call for papers – ASPERA 2017 Conference

[title_box title="ASPERA 2017 Conference" subtitle="What excites you...?" custom_class="home1"] BOND University 21-23 June 2017 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…
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Various lecturer positions @ AFTRS

AFTRS is currently advertising several six-year lecturer positions.
Lecturer Vacancies include the following disciplines:

* Editing
* Directing
* Cinematography
* Screenwriting
* Producing
* Music*

Filmmaking Research Network (FRN)

The Filmmaking Research Network (FRN) is a UK-Australia initiative funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The project is lead by Joanna Callaghan at University of Sussex, UK with Dr Susan Kerrigan, University of Newcastle, Australia. The aim of the Filmmaking Research Network is to develop understanding and consolidate the field of filmmaking research…
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Emerging visions: career success factors in Australian screen production

[title_box title="Emerging visions" subtitle="career success factors in Australian screen production" custom_class="home1"] Craig Rossiter Queensland University of Technology Celeste Alcaraz Griffith University Abstract A long-term career in screen production is elusive for most. An analysis of feature film and documentary credits by Screen Australia over the last 40 years suggests that only between 5…
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Sci-fi movies 101: an international online collaboration and research-led production (starring robots)

[title_box title="Sci-fi movies 101" subtitle="an international online collaboration and research-led production (starring robots)" custom_class="home1"] Lisa Dethridge School of Media and Communication, RMIT University Damian Schofield Department of Computer Science, State University of New York Abstract This paper discusses an example of global media production in an educational context that is also a model…
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Virtual historical reality: verisimilitude and the history documentary

[title_box title="Virtual historical reality" subtitle="verisimilitude and the history documentary" custom_class="home1"] Debra Beattie Queensland College of Art, Griffith University Daniel Maddock Queensland College of Art, Griffith University Abstract There are two ways to conceive of the cinema of the Real: the first is to pretend that you can present reality to be seen; the…
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The immersive cinematic sound space: audience perspectives

[title_box title="The immersive cinematic sound space" subtitle="audience perspectives" custom_class="home1"] Damian Candusso Charles Sturt University Abstract The changing materiality of moving images and picture sources is a crucial aspect of the space in which screen stories are told. Technologies that capture and present moving images are responsible for our understanding of what we see as…
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Rethinking genre theory for screenwriting practice: using Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of discourse

[title_box title="Rethinking genre theory for screenwriting practice" subtitle="using Mikhail Bakhtin’s theory of discourse" custom_class="home1"] Simon Weaving University of Newcastle Abstract Screenwriters are frequently encouraged to use genre as an approach to developing their cinematic storytelling, but—with a personal interest in creating a feature length film noir film—I was concerned that applying genre conventions might…
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Looking in a mirror or through a window: mainstream audiences and gay men portrayed in film and television

[title_box title="Looking in a mirror or through a window" subtitle="mainstream audiences and gay men portrayed in film and television" custom_class="home1"] Nick Bamford Bournemouth University Abstract As 21st century LGBTI emancipation continues apace, screen representations are following suit. But all too often gay-themed films attract only gay audiences, and so tend to “preach to the…
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