Alumni

QCA grads nominated for top design award

Queensland College of Art graduates Neil Arnett and Troy Baverstock have been nominated for the Design Institute of Australia’s Queensland Graduate of the Year Award. The graduate designers submitted a portfolio of cutting-edge designs, ranging from a 3D printed prosthetic limb to a minimalist music system. Troy Baverstock, whose innovative limbU design was featured in Griffith’s […]
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Arts Education Law

Every picture tells a story

Peter Thiedeke's passion for photography has taken him all around the world - from high fashion shoots in London and New York to exploring off the beaten track in South America, Spain and the Sahara.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith Film School animator making her mark

Griffith Film School student Samantha Zaleski dreams of making her mark in the world of animation, film and design. The 19-year-old go-getter is hard at work making those goals a reality. The Bachelor of Animation student has exhibited work at GOMA, illustrated a children’s book, worked on a short film in Sydney, was named ‘Aspiring Young […]
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QCA lecturer designing the future

Queensland College of Art lecturer Dr Sam Canning is helping design the future - fusing art and engineering to create cutting edge designs. Sam's stunning 3D printed dress was used as the centrepiece of Griffith’s recent Remarkable campaign, and made its debut on the Today Show in the US before hitting catwalks across Europe and Asia.
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Alumni

Well placed for success

In 2012, a group of new graduates from Griffith Film School and the Queensland Conservatorium founded Well Placed Cactus – a digital start up that created games, apps and interactive installations. Fast forward five years, and the company has just been snapped up by global consulting giant Deloitte. Queensland Conservatorium music technology graduate Jack Gillespie […]
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Brothers felt right at home through their Griffith studies

Open Day experience opens doors to the future.
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Alumni

Griffith filmmaker living the dream

Griffith Film School graduate Samuel Keene has had the year of his life. He has just been awarded a Talent Development Grant from Screen Queensland and secured a job with local games developer Halfbrick.
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Alumni

Using art to tackle stigma of mental illness

Meryl Keioskie has used her Honours thesis to tackle the stigma surrounding mental illness, producing an arresting graphic novel about her life with Asperger's Syndrome. The Queensland College of Art student has just graduated from a Bachelor of Digital Media degree with Honours.
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3D technology brings history to life

A Queensland College of Art PhD candidate is using cutting-edge 3D technology to preserve the country's oldest human footprints.
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Alumni

Griffith film graduate wins AACTA Award for work on ‘Lion’

Griffith alumnus and respected film producer Angie Fielder and her crewmates on Lion have taken out the Best Film prize at the 2017 AACTA Awards. The Best Film AACTA was one of a dozen awards, from as many nominations, claimed at the event by the critically lauded Australian produced film, which stars Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman. The accolade […]
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Alumni

Griffith filmmakers bring Christmas spirit to Lady Cilento

Griffith Film School has launched a short film that will screen at the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital throughout the festive season. LiveLab Creative Director Richard Fabb said the inspiration for the project was the annual short films produced by global retail giants like John Lewis and H&M.
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Alumni

Griffith Film School takes home ATOM double

Griffith Film School has been lauded for its continued outstanding excellence in the creative arts with two major wins at this year’s Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) awards.
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Alumni

Griffith Film School scores record nominations at awards

Griffith Film School has scored a record 10 nominations at this year’s Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) awards. The awards, established in 1982, recognise the best Australian and New Zealand screen content from film schools and screen industry professionals. Acting Head of Griffith Film School,  Professor Trish FitzSimons, said the strong showing reflected the calibre of talent nurtured […]
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Business and government

Six Griffith students named 2018 New Colombo Plan scholars

Bachelor of Engineering student to be China Fellow.
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Griffith filmmakers recognised on international stage

Griffith filmmaker Claire Randall has won an award for Best Documentary at the Uni Shorts Film Festival in New Zealand with her film, Wolfe. The documentary continued its dream run, beating out entries from film schools in the US, Switzerland, China and New Zealand.
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QCA lecturer elected to Australian Academy of Humanities

Queensland College of Art lecturer Professor Sue Best has been appointed a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, joining luminaries like former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, historian Manning Clark, and renowned artists like Margaret Olley, Sidney Nolan and Arthur Boyd.
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Education the key to a better life for Griffith grad

When Barat Ali strode across the stage to receive his Bachelor of Animation this month, it marked the end of a long and difficult journey. That journey has taken him from his home in war-torn Afghanistan, where he left behind everyone and every thing he knew in search of a better life.
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Global opportunities for fine arts graduate

Bachelor of Fine Art graduate Zoe Long recently returned from a 3-month study tour in Indonesia after winning a sought after scholarship. Zoe was one of 60 young people from more than 40 different countries who won the prestigious Indonesian Art and Cultural Scholarship.
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