Griffith named top creative arts school in Australia

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Griffith University is the best creative arts school in the country, according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings.
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A brave new world

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Griffith Film School grads are taking the plunge into the brave new world of online content. It’s not all cat videos and viral home movies – the web is now a legitimate platform for young filmmakers who are attracting large audiences and scooping up awards. Fresh, funny and irreverent Griffith Film School graduate Connor McDuff is […]
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Griffith grads take Cannes by storm

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Eight student films from Griffith Film School will screen at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival this year.
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Griffith filmmakers showcase talent at BIFF

Five recent graduates from Griffith Film School have made it to the finals of the Brisbane International Film Festival Centurion Short Film Awards. Griffith Film School alumni took out half of the finals spots and will screen their short films at Palace Centro cinemas tonight.
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Griffith curator unveils gateway to the Gold Coast

Queensland College of Art lecturer Professor Jay Younger is curating a major public art commission that will establish iconic gateways to the Gold Coast. Professor Younger is lead curator for the Gateway Public Art Commission, which recently unveiled the winning design by New York-based design studio LO-TEK.
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Artists making their mark on the world stage

Dale Harding’s latest exhibition has taken him on a journey from the wilderness of Carnarvon Gorge to the dizzying heights of the contemporary art scene in Europe. The Queensland College of Art doctoral candidate is back in Australia after exhibiting in Athens and Kassel as part of Documenta 14 – dubbed the ‘art Olympics’.
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Griffith lecturer Paul Mason helps tell story of new comic series Kid Phantom

Move over Spiderman and Captain America – there’s a new superhero in town. Griffith Film School animation lecturer Dr Paul Mason has been chosen by Frew Comics to reboot the adventures of The Phantom through the Kid Phantom series.
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When Hollywood meets the Outback

This week 50 students from Griffith Film School found themselves in Outback Queensland for the Vision Splendid Film Festival. Their mission? To pitch, write, shoot, edit and screen a short film in just one week.
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Griffith film grad wins top honours at Cannes

A Griffith Film School graduate has won the prestigious Palme D’Or for best short film at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.
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Logan ambitions get a touch of Texas

The technology revolution sweeping the business world has reached Australia’s university students, who are increasingly looking at starting their own businesses as an alternative to traditional career paths. Student’s from Griffith University’s Logan campus have just completed an intense weekend long workshop with Texas-based startup educators, 3 Day Startup (3DS). Their enthusiasm underlined by the […]
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Mastering the art of film

Griffith Film School is throwing open its doors to the public this month for a blockbuster Masters showcase. Film buffs can enjoy a series of free workshops and panel discussions, including a directing masterclass with renowned US filmmaker and educator Mark Travis. Mark has directed several features, and acted as a creative consultant on films […]
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Photography graduate chases stories in Cambodia

Recent Queensland College of Art (QCA) graduate Eliah Lillis is living the dream, working as a photographer at Cambodia’s only international award-winning newspaper, The Phnom Penh Post. Eliah graduated from QCA in 2016 with a Photography degree majoring in Photojournalism and Photographic Artistic Practice. This latest opportunity at The Phnom Penh Post arose after travelling […]
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Griffith film alumni in the spotlight

Griffith Film School student Claire Randall is following in the footsteps of legendary directors like Martin Scorsese and George Lucas – presenting her first film at the renowned International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen. Wolfe, which recently won a Crystal Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, explores a young man’s journey through adolescence with undiagnosed schizophrenia.
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Griffith Film School grads selected for Hollywood Screamfest

Graduates from Griffith Film School have dominated a competition to find the state’s most promising young horror auteurs. Three teams of GFS grads have won entry into Los Angeles’ famed Screamfest movie festival - beating out nearly 100 entries from around the state.
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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 leads the way for student satisfaction

In country's top two following quality learning and teaching survey
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