Film and Television

Masterclass with Dr Richard Misek

Dr Richard Misek is a film-maker, montagist and theorist based at University of Kent. His research and teaching interests encompass video technologies and aesthetics, editing and montage, remixing and copy culture, the essay film, artists’ film and video, and the interstices between film and digital media. He is author of numerous publications, including articles in Screen and October and…

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New Australian film studies book by Con Verevis and Deane Williams

Australian Film Theory & Criticism, Volume 3: Documents is the third part of a three-volume work devoted to mapping the transnational history of Australian film studies, edited by Monash academics Associate Professors Constantine Verevis and Deane Williams. Volume 3: Documents concludes the project by gathering together the documents that were produced during the rise of film studies in Australian…

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Interview with Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin on the audio-visual essay, by Julia Vassilieva

In this interview Cristina Álvarez López and Monash Adjunct Professor Adrian Martin talk about their contribution to the rapidly growing genre of audio-video essay. In their conversation with Dr Julia Vassilieva from Monash Film and Screen Studies they discuss the audio-visual essay’s past, present and future as a form of film criticism, a pedagogical approach and a poetic art practice.

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MFJ lecturer wins ATOM award

Media, Film and Journalism production lecturer William (Billy) Head was awarded at the 35th Australian Teachers of Media Award (ATOM Awards) at a ceremony held in Melbourne last Thursday. This national award recognised Billy’s video direction of a series of observational, day-in-the-life documentaries about workers from the Pacific Islands and Timor-Leste who have come to…

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Anhui Broadcasting Corporation and Monash’s School of Media, Film & Journalism confirm new internship opportunities for students

The School of Media, Film & Journalism welcomed a delegation from Anhui Broadcasting Corporation on Tuesday 24 October. The two sides exchanged views on China and Australia’s media and culture industries development, media policies changes and new business models in the convergence age. Anhui Broadcasting Corporation welcomed Monash graduates to take up internship opportunities at…

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Call out for papers at Eisenstein for the 21st Century Symposium, Prato Centre June 2018

To mark the 120th anniversary of Sergei Eisenstein’s birth, Monash School of Media, Film and Journalism research fellow, Dr Julia Vassilieva, is convening an international symposium at the Monash University Prato Centre, Italy in June 2018. Examining the legacy of the revolutionary Russian director and film theorist, and his continuing relevance to contemporary screen studies,…

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Monash academics feature in the Digital Writers Festival 2017

Monash academics will feature in the Digital Writers Festival 2017, an online-first festival featuring 11 days of live-streamed events, professional development and interactive projects from 24 October – 3 November. This year, the festival brings together over 120 storytellers from Australia and the world to explore the future of storytelling. New forms, content trends and digital literacy will be a focus,providing development for audience and artists alike.

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Therese Davis’ Jakarta visit initiates new university partnerships

Associate Professor Therese Davis recently visited Jakarta on 5-7 September ahead of the launch of the Faculty of Arts’ new Bachelor of Media Communication degree. In addition to visiting Monash Diploma of Arts students at JIC, and UNSW diploma students at UNIPREP, Associate Professor Davis visited two universities: Universitas Multimedia Nusantara (UMN) and BINUS University.…

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