Generators video: A graphic way to tell the story of tsunami

16 Nov 2015

Filmmaking alumna Irene Metter tells the story of journalist John Bailey, who is creating a graphic novel based on the stories of those affected by the 2011 tsunami in Japan. Watch the video via Pursuit.

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VCA & MCM November e-newsletter

05 Nov 2015

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Harry Aletras.
Graduate wins AWG award for unproduced screenplay

16 Oct 2015

Melbourne-based screenwriter, video artist and filmmaker Harry Aletras, who graduated from the VCA this year with his Master of Screenwriting, has won the Australian Writers’ Guild and Adelaide Film Festival INSITE Award for unproduced screenplays.

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VCA & MCM October e-newsletter

09 Oct 2015

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VCA & MCM September e-newsletter

15 Sep 2015

Read the September edition of the VCA & MCM e-newsletter.

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VCA alumna wins CinéfestOZ film prize with Putuparri and the Rainmakers

03 Sep 2015

Melbourne International Film Festival Premiere Fund-supported Putuparri and the Rainmakers, directed and produced by VCA alumna Nicole Ma (GDipFT,1996), and produced by John Moore, has been named the winner of the 2015 CinéfestOZ $100,000 Film Prize. Read more.

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VCA & MCM August e-newsletter

20 Aug 2015

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Teaching Workshop breaks new ground in design technology

19 Aug 2015

In a short six months, the Victorian College of the Arts’ Teaching Workshop has transcended from an industrial blue-collar workshop to become a cutting edge research facility where manufacturing outcomes are unlimited. Around 700 students from visual art, production, and film and television will now come together over the course of a year to share ideas and build in specific process spaces, including a central construction area, a welding and foundry room, a wet mould room, a wood machining shop including a special sanding room. Read the full story >>

Nora Niasari announced as TV director’s attachment on Matchbox Pictures production Secret City

14 Aug 2015

The Australian Directors Guild (ADG), Matchbox Pictures and Screen Australia today announced VCA alumna director Nora Niasari (MFTV 2014) as the attachment to ellow alumna Emma Freeman (BFTV 2000) on the Matchbox TV series Secret City for Foxtel. The industry incentive program is funded by Screen Australia and managed by the ADG for emerging directors to develop their craft. Read more.

Donna Hensler awarded Cornelius Regan Trust grant

20 Jul 2015

Congratulations to Donna Hensler, Screen Production Coordinator in Film and Television, who has been awarded a $5,000 professional development Cornelius Regan Trust grant. Donna will be using the funds to visit leading University archives and Film Centres to contribute to the research and development of VCA Film and Television’s digital archive project which will digitize, preserve and provide open access to its films, dating back to 1967. 

VCA & MCM July e-newsletter

15 Jul 2015

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Ariel Kleiman releases debut feature film – Partisan

27 May 2015

Partisan, the debut feature film from Melbourne director, Ariel Kleiman, who graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), will be released theatrically in Australia this week (Thursday 28 May, 2015).


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