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Photography student scoops top prize

Queensland College of Art student Tim Marshall has been crowned Queensland's top student photographer at the AIPP QLD Epson Professional Photography Awards. The Bachelor of Photography student, 36, received raves from the judging panel for his submission, which included a powerful stand-out shot taken on a QCA study trip to Nepal.
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Scholarship fosters next generation of filmmakers

Griffith Film School student Siobhan Domingo will get the opportunity to hone her craft alongside the country’s top camera crews after winning the John Bean Memorial Scholarship. The Brisbane-based filmmaker has just embarked on a Masters of Screen Production, which will be partially funded by the scholarship. The $10,000 scholarship also includes an intensive four-week internship with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
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Turning the lens on Nepal’s untold stories

Griffith photography students recently travelled to Nepal for a three-week study tour, using their work to reveal the untold stories of this tiny Himalayan nation. The tour featured a five-day festival of masterclasses and workshops, followed by an intensive 12-day storytelling project which gave students the opportunity to work in the local community with a team of international mentors.
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Griffith graduates feature in world’s biggest contemporary art exhibit

Two graduates from the Queensland College of Art have been chosen to exhibit at Documenta 14, the world’s most prestigious contemporary art event. Doctoral candidate Dale Harding and Masters graduate Gordon Hookey are among just three Australian artists invited to show their work at Documenta. The blockbuster exhibition is held every five years in Kassel, Germany and features the best contemporary artists from around the world.
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Griffith film alumni shine on the international stage

Griffith Film School graduate Bejamin Zaugg, along with Daley Pearson who also studied at GFS, have won an International Emmy Award in the Kids: Digital category for Doodles at MIPTV in Cannes, France.
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Griffith filmmakers capture stories of forgotten women

A powerful new documentary by Griffith Film School alumnus Guy Mansfield tells the stories of the “forgotten women” living with advanced breast cancer. The documentary follows women who attend the Advanced Breast Cancer Group (ABCG) - a support group for women across Queensland with advanced breast cancer, an illness for which there is still no cure.
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Griffith artists go global

Queensland College of Art students are among the first in Australia to embark on a new creative arts and design exchange to Indonesia. The Australian Consortium for In-Country Indonesian Studies (ACICIS) is piloting a new national program, which attracted more than 100 students from across Australia.
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Griffith designer off to Paris Fashion week

Assembling a collection for Paris Fashion Week is the culmination of a life’s work for young designers. A few months after graduation, Queensland College of Art jewellery designer Jess McMaster is in the city of light to show her latest accessories collection to international buyers and trendsetters. Jess graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Art Jewellery and Small Objects last year and has been working feverishly to create a stunning new collection to go on display in The CUBE Showroom, alongside other emerging designers.
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Griffith graduate nominated for Oscar

Queensland College of Art alumnus Angie Fielder has been nominated for an Oscar for the critically acclaimed Aussie box office smash, Lion. Angie produced the film, which is up for the Best Picture Award at next week’s Academy Awards.
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ABC showcases Griffith filmmakers

ABC iView is screening Griffith Film School’s graduate projects as part of a new showcase of Australia’s best original short films. Grad Season 2017 is curated by ABC Arts on iView, introducing Griffith’s talented young filmmakers to a wider audience. Selected works from the collection will also be chosen for a broadcast premiere on ABC2. […]
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Griffith filmmakers selected for Berlinale

A trio of Griffith filmmakers are off to the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival with their graduate documentary, Wolfe. Wolfe is a short documentary from producer/director Claire Randall, who studied Film and Screen Media at Griffith Film School. The film was motivated by her own encounter with mental illness as a teenager. It uses interviews and animation to explore a young man’s journey through adolescence with undiagnosed schizophrenia, and his relationship with an imaginary friend, Mister Wolfe.
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Film school lecturer appointed Fellow of Royal Society of Arts

Griffith Film School lecturer Dr Tim Marsh has been appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, joining luminaries like Charles Dickens, Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Hawking and World Wide Web pioneer Tim Berners-Lee. The RSA was founded in 1754, and Fellowships are awarded to accomplished individuals who have made a contribution to society in a cultural or arts-related sphere.
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Griffith filmmakers produce ad campaign for RSPCA

They say never work with children or animals – advice Griffith Film School students disregarded when they shot a cinema advertising campaign for the RSPCA. The assignment was part of a second year subject called Industry Engagement, which pairs up young filmmakers with local charities. A group of six students was chosen to work on a cinema advertising campaign to promote the RSPCA’s ‘Adopt for life’ message.
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Griffith graduate painting the town red

Queensland College of Art graduate Anna Vu is lighting up the city with her latest work - a series of vibrant drawings projected onto Brisbane's William Jolly Bridge. The works are part of the Brisbane City Council's BrisAsia festival, which celebrates traditional and contemporary Asian art and culture.
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Aspiring stars flock to Rock School

Those who rocked – we salute you! The Queensland Conservatorium has just wrapped a week-long Rock School for aspiring musicians at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus.
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Griffith hosts second Future Leaders Retreat

Students from 40 high schools descend on Gold Coast campus for three-day experience.
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Art school inspires award-winning designer

Jonathon Oxlade credits his lecturers at the Queensland College of Art for igniting his passion for illustration and sculpture. Two decades on, the renowned theatre designer is having a career-defining year, winning a handful of the country’s most prestigious creative arts awards.
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