Griffith filmmakers selected for Berlinale

Alumni
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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.

Strudel Sisters a top pick for Film Festival

Arts Education Law
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A documentary on two elderly sisters sharing the delicate art of making traditional Hungarian strudel and a deeply personal family story about their mother, has been named as a top pick by the director of the St Kilda Film Festival. Paul Harris said the short film was one of his two top picks for the […]

Beaudesert: a small town with big stories

Griffith Film School
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The residents of Beaudesert have shared their most intimate stories – tales of love, sadness, family and belonging – on screen with award-winning filmmaker and Griffith Film School lecturer and alumnus Dr Peter Hegedus. The collaboration forms part of the Big Stories Small Towns initiative, an evolving multi-platform documentary project with the aim of connecting […]

Film highlights Special School drama success

Griffith Film School
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Griffith University is making an invaluable contribution to the social and educational engagement of some of Queensland’s most disadvantaged students. After collaboration between Brisbane’s Mount Ommaney Special School, the not-for-profit group The Song Room and the Griffith Film School, the documentary Just Imagine is receiving international attention for its depiction of a school-community partnership using […]