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 […]

Griffith filmmakers showcase work on Virgin

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Griffith Film School students are set to soar to new heights with a showcase season on Virgin Australia Airlines. A series of short graduate films produced at Griffith Film School are being screened on Virgin flights around the region, as part of the airline’s in-flight entertainment slate. Griffith Film School has signed on to provide […]

Film production builds a bridge to Asia

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Griffith has collaborated with film schools in China and South Korea to make a screen trilogy that bridges language barriers, cultural clashes and the tyranny of distance. In a world-first collaboration, post-graduate filmmakers from Griffith Film School, the Beijing Film Academy and Dankook University Film School have created a three-part adaptation of the classic Chinese novel, Rickshaw Boy.

Film lecturer wins national teaching award

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Griffith Film School lecturer Ashley Burgess has received the 2018 Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUAD) Innovative Teaching Award. The national award recognises innovative teaching methods by emerging art and design academics, and focuses on the design and delivery of one course. Mr Burgess was nominated for the popular 'Outback Filmmaking Bootcamp' program he pioneered, which has seen Griffith Film School partner with the Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival in Winton.

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 […]