Griffith film grad generates industry buzz

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Griffith Film School graduate Samuel Keene is generating serious industry buzz with his latest project – a black comedy shortlisted for development by local streaming platform Stan. Samuel’s script for Love Is Dead has been shortlisted to take part in the Screen Queensland + Stan Premium Drama Development Workshops, an initiative announced at last year’s Logies […]

Griffith filmmakers scoop awards

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Griffith Film School has landed two major wins at the prestigious Australian Teachers of Media Awards. The ATOM Awards, established in 1982, recognise the best Australian and New Zealand screen content from film schools and screen industry professionals. Two Weeks, helmed by Masters of Screen Production alumni Mary Duong  and fellow GFS graduate Rhiannon Steffensen, took out Best […]

Factual filmmaking on the fly

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Five filmmakers. Five scientists. Three days to write, shoot and edit a film. Welcome to the inaugural Science Film Sprint, part of the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) held in Brisbane this week. Griffith Film School and LiveLab are official sponsors of the Congress, which brings together content creators from global media giants including Netflix, BBC, Discovery Channel, ABC and SBS.

Griffith filmmakers honoured at top US industry awards

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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 […]

ABC showcases Griffith filmmakers

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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. […]

Griffith filmmakers produce ad campaign for RSPCA

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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.