Arts Education Law

Film students score internship on new SBS series

Two Griffith Film School students have scored an exclusive internship on the set of a new SBS TV series shot in Alice Springs. Final year Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production students Daniel Patterson and Sean Abnett got the chance to work alongside AACTA-winning directors, writers and crew on Robbie Hood.  The new six-part live action reworking of […]
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Arts Education Law

South Bank internship fosters industry collaboration

Students at Griffith's South Bank campus are gaining hands-on, practical experience alongside creative arts and technology leaders, as part of a new industry internship program. Photography, design, fine art and film students from the Queensland College of Art (QCA) created a range of digital content for hub4101 - a community of creative, innovative and tech organisations based in Brisbane's South Bank precinct.
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Alumni

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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Arts Education Law

Griffith students go behind the scenes at GOMA

Queensland College of Art students have received an exclusive ‘behind the scenes’ look at the blockbuster Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art – spending several days installing work at the Gallery of Modern Art alongside artists and curators. Once in a lifetime experience Queensland College of Art Director Professor Derrick Cherrie (left) said it was a […]
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Alumni

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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Alumni

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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Corporate

High achievers honoured at Blues Awards

Griffith University’s most remarkable athletes were recognised at the annual Blues Awards for Sporting Excellence at the Gold Coast campus.
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Business and government

Activate Studios Scholarship winner explores empathy through augmented reality

As winner of the Activate Scholarship, Master of Marketing student Pamela Saleme Ruiz got hands-on experience working on a technology project aimed at teaching children empathy.
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Alumni

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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Alumni

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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Arts Education Law

QCA showcases graduating talent

The Queensland College of Art Graduate Exhibitions are a must-see for art lovers on the lookout for the “next big thing”. The Queensland College of Art will open its doors to the public this week for a series of exhibitions featuring the work of its graduating students. The annual QCA Showcase will take over the South Bank […]
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Alumni

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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Corporate

Griffith’s Industry Mentoring Program celebrates another successful year

Griffith University celebrated the 24th year of its award-winning Industry Mentoring Program holding gala events at the Brisbane Convention Centre and The Island Bar, Gold Coast. Organized by program manager Nicole Graham and the Careers and Employment Team, the events brought together a group of motivated individuals including industry professionals, students, graduates and key employability […]
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Alumni

Film production builds a bridge to Asia

Griffith has collaborated with film schools in China and South Korea to make a screen trilogy that bridges language barriers, cultural clashes and the tyranny of distance. In a world-first collaboration, post-graduate filmmakers from Griffith Film School, the Beijing Film Academy and Dankook University Film School have created a three-part adaptation of the classic Chinese novel, Rickshaw Boy.
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Arts Education Law

East meets West through arts partnership

Griffith art and design students are studying alongside their counterparts at Shandong University of Arts this month, as part of a 20-year partnership between the two universities. Shandong University of Arts (SUA) in China is celebrating its 60th anniversary and also marking a two decade partnership with the Queensland College of Art and Griffith University. […]
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Alumni

Meet the GBS 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award Winners: Amanda Hodges

Bachelor of International Business graduate Amanda Hodges credits Griffith Business School as having a large impact on her career thanks to her international exchange opportunities.
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Arts Education Law

Eco-artists turn trash into treasure

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidates Claire Tracey and Annique Goldenberg have created a stunning sustainable artwork to celebrate the natural wonders of Moreton Bay. ‘Flock’, is made from plastic bottles formed into aerodynamic shapes that represent a flock of birds in flight. The installation moves with the wind and waves and glows at night. The […]
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Alumni

Animation alumni create must-see kids TV

Griffith Film School animation alumni have created a hit new series for the ABC and BBC Worldwide, providing work for scores of young animation graduates in Brisbane. Bluey, which follows the adventures of an adorable Blue Heeler pup, premiered on ABC Kids this week.
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