Photography graduate scoops top awards

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Queensland College of Art alumnus Adam Ferguson has scooped two of the world's most prestigious photography prizes for his striking portraits of Nigerian girls recruited as suicide bombers by Boko Haram. Adam was named Photographer of the Year at the Pictures of the Year International competition and took out top prize in the People and Stories category of the World Press Photo awards for the series of images commissioned by The New York Times.

Griffith filmmakers honoured at top US industry awards

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Two cutting-edge productions from Griffith Film School‘s LiveLab studio have been honoured at the New York Festivals Best of TV & Film Awards in Las Vegas this week. The awards recognise content in all lengths and forms from over 50 countries. Dedicated to both the television and film industries, they mirror global trends and encourage the next generation […]

Griffith grad Kate Miller-Heidke headlines Festival 2018

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Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Kate Miller-Heidke will rock the Queensland Music Stage at Festival 2018 on April 14. The multi-platinum selling artist is one of the major drawcards at the multi-arts festival, which runs alongside the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Miller-Heidke graduated from the Queensland Conservatorium in 2002 with a Bachelor of Music, majoring in […]

Griffith filmmakers powering Comm Games broadcasts

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Griffith Film School has more than 90 students and graduates working with  Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games official broadcaster NEP. The Host Broadcast Training Program has provided Griffith film students with hands-on experience in the lead-up to the Games, working on NEP live broadcasts for network television.

Griffith photography students to exhibit at GC2018

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Photography students from the Queensland College of Art have been invited to exhibit their work at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). A series of large scale images will be on display at the GC2018 Main Media Centre - a purpose-built hub in Broadbeach that will host press representatives from around the globe, providing a backdrop for live crosses and interviews during the Games.

Grand designs

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Queensland College of Art graduate Meryl Keioskie has won the Design Institute of Australia's Queensland Graduate of the Year Award (GOTYA). Meryl said she was "in complete shock" about the award, which recognised her Honours project - an arresting graphic novel about her life with Asperger's Syndrome.