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National recognition for Griffith Design graduate

Queensland College of Art Design graduate Troy Baverstock has won the Design Institute of Australia's national prize for Industrial / Product Design. Troy's diverse range of cutting-edge designs ranged from a 3D printed prosthetic limb to a sleek timber sound system.
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Journalism students nominated for mid-year Walkleys

Two Griffith University students have been nominated for a Walkley Young Journalist of the Year Award.
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Animation students to showcase work on world stage

Animation students from Griffith Film School have been selected to showcase their work at the Melbourne International Animation Festival this week. Brodie Stephenson’s stop-motion short Fifty-Two is one of the films screening in Melbourne. His graduate project has created waves on the international festival circuit: it won Best Animation at the Tiblisi International Student Film Festival, was shortlisted […]
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Griffith artist selected to exhibit in Rome

Queensland College of Art graduate Andy Lowrie has been selected to exhibit his latest collection of jewellery in Rome as part of an international exhibition showcasing the best young talent from around the world.
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Griffith films recognised on world stage

Cutting-edge productions from Griffith Film School are continuing to make an impact on the international stage, with several films taking out top honours at the World Media Festival in Hamburg.
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Photography grads embark on epic road trip around Australia

Two photographers, one caravan and a continent to explore. Queensland College of Art alumni Sid Coombes and Callena Brenchley are embarking on an epic 12-month road trip around Australia in their retro Sunliner caravan.
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Griffith grad captures street style

For Queensland College of Art photography graduate Katie Fergus, the most interesting fashion is captured on the street, rather than the catwalk. Katie has carved out a successful career as street-style photographer – documenting the designers, editors and off-duty models who grace the catwalks and fill the front row at fashion events. After working with […]
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Griffith filmmaker makes waves with debut doco

A documentary about India’s first ice hockey team has helped Griffith Film School alumni Mithun Bajaj break into the Indian film industry and is making waves on the international festival circuit. Mithun’s debut documentary, Fighting on Ice, documents the trials and tribulations of India’s ice hockey team: think Cool Runnings on the Indian subcontinent. Mithun managed to […]
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Renowned art museum acquires work by QCA student

Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate Anna Carey will join the ranks of artists like Pablo Picasso, David Hockney, and Claude Monet with the acquisition of two of her works by the renowned Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). LACMA is one of the world’s premiere art institutions, boasting a collection of more than 100,000 […]
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Griffith grad scripts Picnic at Hanging Rock remake

Griffith Film School alumnus Alice Addison has penned a critically-acclaimed remake of Picnic at Hanging Rock – re-imagining Joan Lindsay’s iconic Australian novel for a new generation on the small screen. The $20 million, six-part series, which had its world premiere on Foxtel, will also be released in the US, UK, France and New Zealand. The […]
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Griffith film grad directs Australia’s first Netflix original feature

Griffith Film School alumnus Yolanda Ramke has written and co-directed Australia's first Netflix original feature film, Cargo. The post-apocalyptic zombie movie stars Martin Freeman and Susie Porter, and recently made its international debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Netflix  bought the global rights to the film - a multi-million deal that ensures the film will be seen by millions of movie fans around the world and puts the young filmmaker on the map.
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Griffith filmmakers selected for short film competition

Alumni and faculty from Griffith Film School have received funding to pursue their dream projects as part of a Screen Queensland short film competition. Screen Queensland's SQ Shorts Program has funded the production of 12 short films to allow emerging filmmakers to develop standout stories for the screen.
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Griffith jazz singers shortlisted for national scholarship

Queensland Conservatorium  jazz vocalists Adelina Martinez and Merinda Dias-Jayasinha are among six singers in Australia shortlisted for the prestigious Generations in Jazz vocal scholarship. The scholarship is part of the annual Generations in Jazz Festival, founded by Australian jazz legend James Morrison in 1982.
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Emerging artist in the spotlight at national graduate exhibition

Queensland College of Art graduate Mandy Quadrio  is one of 30 emerging artists chosen to exhibit at the Hatched National Graduate Show. The prestigious exhibition at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art has been running since 1992, and showcases the country's best up-and-coming artists.
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Photography graduate scoops top awards

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.
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QCA alumnus takes out Ozzie for best sound

A documentary produced by Queensland College of Art alumnus has fought off competition from multi-million dollar feature films such as Sweet Country and The Butterfly Tree to win the Best Sound Design Award in the inaugural OzFlix Independent Film Awards.
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Griffith filmmakers honoured at top US industry awards

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 […]
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Griffith filmmakers powering Comm Games broadcasts

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.
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