Monthly Archives: November 2015

From Barbie Video Girl to Smartphones: How portable media devices are shaping new screen production practices

[title_box title="From Barbie Video Girl to Smartphones" subtitle="How portable media devices are shaping new screen production practices." custom_class="home1"] Dean Keep Swinburne University of Technology dkeep@swin.edu.au Abstract From Barbie dolls capable of recording video through to tablet computers and smartphones with cameras, portable digital media devices are arguably changing our relationship with technology and providing new…
Read more

Exploring Primary and Emotional Goals within an Agent-Oriented, Animation Production Process

[title_box title="“Exploring Primary and Emotional Goals within an Agent-Oriented, Animation Production Process”" custom_class="home1"] Steven Murdoch Swinburne University of Technology stmurdoch@swin.edu.au Abstract The creation of 3D character animation is underpinned by the expertise in animation software, movement and creative screen techniques. With these varied foundations, the intricacies of the production process are challenging for an animator…
Read more

“It’s the Wild West out there”: Can web series destabilise traditional notions of script development?

[title_box title="“It’s the Wild West out there”" subtitle="Can web series destabilise traditional notions of script development?" custom_class="home1"] Stayci Taylor RMIT University stayci.taylor@rmit.edu.au Abstract This paper proposes that the concept of ‘script development’—already an ambiguous and arguably unexamined term—is further complicated by the rise of the ‘webisode’, drawing from existing discourse and scholarship on web series,…
Read more

Screen Production and Knowledges of the Body

[title_box title="Screen Production and Knowledges of the Body" custom_class="home1"] Smiljana Glisovic RMIT University smiljana.glisovic@rmit.edu.au Abstract Screen production can be much more than a representational mode; it can be a powerful tool to investigate subjects that are difficult to represent or pin down. It has been theorised that an important feature of the intercultural film is…
Read more

Australian Streaming Services and the Relationship Between Viewing Data and Local Television Drama Production

[title_box title="Australian Streaming Services and the Relationship Between Viewing Data and Local Television Drama Production" custom_class="home1"] Alexa Scarlata University of Melbourne a.scarlata@student.unimelb.edu.au Abstract The recent introduction of video streaming services into the Australian television industry has already had a significant impact on the local broadcast and subscription ecology.   (more…)
Read more

Experimenting with Distribution Models for the PhD Documentary

[title_box title="Experimenting with Distribution Models for the PhD Documentary" custom_class="home1"] Patrick Kelly RMIT University patrick.kelly@rmit.edu.au Abstract This paper examines the experimental process for a filmmaker who takes a traditional feature-length PhD documentary film and explores new distribution options for it, including Video On Demand (VOD), video capabilities on Social Networking Sites, and various models of…
Read more

Fostering Students’ Collaboration Skills in University-based Screen Production Courses

[title_box title="Fostering Students’ Collaboration Skills in University-based Screen Production Courses" custom_class="home1"] Kath Dooley Curtin University kath.dooley@curtin.edu.au Abstract Film and video production is globally experiencing rapid and fundamental change, thanks to the development of new technologies and platforms across production, distribution and exhibition. (more…)
Read more

Best Intentions TV pilot

Sightlines Journal, issue 1, 2015 Screenplay (46kB PDF) Authors: Marilyn Tofler & Jeremy Stanford (screenplay) and Marilyn Tofler (research component) (more…)
Read more