Animation students to showcase work on world stage

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Animation students from Griffith Film School have been selected to showcase their work at the Melbourne International Animation Festival this week. Brodie Stephenson’s stop-motion short Fifty-Two is one of the films screening in Melbourne. His graduate project has created waves on the international festival circuit: it won Best Animation at the Tiblisi International Student Film Festival, was shortlisted […]

Griffith filmmaker makes waves with debut doco

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A documentary about India’s first ice hockey team has helped Griffith Film School alumni Mithun Bajaj break into the Indian film industry and is making waves on the international festival circuit. Mithun’s debut documentary, Fighting on Ice, documents the trials and tribulations of India’s ice hockey team: think Cool Runnings on the Indian subcontinent. Mithun managed to […]

Griffith film grad directs Australia’s first Netflix original feature

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Griffith Film School alumnus Yolanda Ramke has written and co-directed Australia's first Netflix original feature film, Cargo. The post-apocalyptic zombie movie stars Martin Freeman and Susie Porter, and recently made its international debut at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Netflix  bought the global rights to the film - a multi-million deal that ensures the film will be seen by millions of movie fans around the world and puts the young filmmaker on the map.

Griffith filmmakers selected for short film competition

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Alumni and faculty from Griffith Film School have received funding to pursue their dream projects as part of a Screen Queensland short film competition. Screen Queensland's SQ Shorts Program has funded the production of 12 short films to allow emerging filmmakers to develop standout stories for the screen.

Griffith Film School hosts global congress

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Griffith Film School has hosted the prestigious CILECT Congress which brings together film and TV educators from around the world – the first time the event has been held in Australia. The conference attracted an all-star panel of keynote speakers, including renowned Australian directors Gillian Armstrong (My Brilliant Career), Rolf de Heer (Bad Boy Bubby) and Bruce Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy).