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Griffith film grad generates industry buzz

Griffith Film School graduate Samuel Keene is generating serious industry buzz with his latest project – a black comedy shortlisted for development by local streaming platform Stan. Samuel’s script for Love Is Dead has been shortlisted to take part in the Screen Queensland + Stan Premium Drama Development Workshops, an initiative announced at last year’s Logies […]
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Griffith Business alumnus named new Trade and Investment Commissioner for China

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement early this month.
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Griffith alumnus wins Banksia Foundation Small Business Award

Dr Christopher Warren has been recognised for his trailblazing work in sustainable tourism.
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Honours graduate uses Virtual Reality to make positive change

Interior Design graduate Maddison Cronin recently completed her Honours research project at QCA exploring how virtual reality can aid in the transitioning process between a physical inpatient rehabilitation centre and the patient’s home.
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Imagining a new future

Griffith donor and philanthropist Dr Soheil Abedian DUniv was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University at a Gold Coast graduation ceremony last week.
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Life after university

Griffith graduates hear from Outstanding Alumni all-stars at graduation ceremonies held in Brisbane and the Gold Coast this month.
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Scholarships generate opportunity

Griffith Futures Scholarship recipient and recent graduate, Zakarye Dib, reflects on the gift of education and starting a new career.
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Gender equality champion wins at Malaysia alumni awards

Griffith alumnus, Sabrina Aripen, was presented with the 2018 Community Achievement Award at the Malaysian Australian Alumni Council (MAAC) gala dinner on the weekend.
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Griffith filmmakers scoop awards

Griffith Film School has landed two major wins at the prestigious Australian Teachers of Media Awards. The ATOM Awards, established in 1982, recognise the best Australian and New Zealand screen content from film schools and screen industry professionals. Two Weeks, helmed by Masters of Screen Production alumni Mary Duong  and fellow GFS graduate Rhiannon Steffensen, took out Best […]
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Griffith music graduate wins Grant McLennan Fellowship

Queensland Conservatorium alumnus Danny Harley (The Kite String Tangle), has won the prestigious $25,000 Grant McLennan Fellowship. The grant, founded in honour of legendary Brisbane musician Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens, will allow Danny to spend six months in Berlin honing his craft.
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Factual filmmaking on the fly

Five filmmakers. Five scientists. Three days to write, shoot and edit a film. Welcome to the inaugural Science Film Sprint, part of the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) held in Brisbane this week. Griffith Film School and LiveLab are official sponsors of the Congress, which brings together content creators from global media giants including Netflix, BBC, Discovery Channel, ABC and SBS.
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Remarkable result for Griffith alumni

Alumni excelling in research and corporate leadership were winners at this year’s Australia China Alumni Awards (ACAA) held in Beijing on the weekend.
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Gold Coast Health is Griffith Business School’s 2018 Outstanding Industry Partner

Gold Coast Health has taken out Griffith Business School’s award for Outstanding Industry Partner for 2018.
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Griffith filmmakers showcase work on Virgin

Griffith Film School students are set to soar to new heights with a showcase season on Virgin Australia Airlines. A series of short graduate films produced at Griffith Film School are being screened on Virgin flights around the region, as part of the airline’s in-flight entertainment slate. Griffith Film School has signed on to provide […]
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Musical talent set to shine in ‘Symphony of a Thousand’

Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University students and alumni are set to shine in a blockbuster season finale featuring a full symphony orchestra, pipe organ, hundreds of choristers and eight vocal soloists. 
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The Village Market creators receive the GBS Outstanding Entrepreneurial Alumnus Award for 2018

Marissa Bowden and Sarah Schoeller take out Griffith Business School’s annual award for success in an entrepreneurial venture.  
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A star is born

Griffith opera student Xenia Puskarz Thomas has won a national scholarship that will allow her to study in New York with mentors at the Metropolitan Opera and Juilliard.
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Griffith partners with Bleach Festival

Griffith University has signed a three-year partnership deal with Bleach* Festival – the Gold Coast’s premiere arts and culture event. The centrepiece of next year’s festival will be a blockbuster outdoor performance of Verdi’s Requiem, featuring students from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. Talented musicians from the Queensland Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra will work alongside a […]
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