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Lifetime Guarantee: Alumni actors rise to the exhilarating challenge

15 Feb 2017

There's some familiar faces in Ross Mueller's latest play Lifetime Guarantee, as recent acting alumni Izabella Yena and Julian Dibley-Hall steal the show. Read more via The Australian.

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Bill Henson: 'I am quite comfortable with the fact my pictures disturb people'

14 Feb 2017

A visit to the celebrated alumnus photographer’s Melbourne compound reveals an uncompromising intellectual at work. Read more via smh.com.au.

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Alumna director Alethea Jones reunites with Toni Collette for Sundance Film Festival

07 Feb 2017

Alumna Alethea Jones made an impact at Sundance this year where she debuted her film Fun Mom Dinner. Find out more about the director's latest feature, which stars fellow Australian Toni Collette, via The Screen Blog.

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Melbourne's rough sleepers are attracting tourists with their street art

01 Feb 2017

How do Melbourne's rough sleepers attract art fans to Melbourne's laneways? Street artist and lecturer Chris Honig explains via The Conversation.  

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Sundance Film Festival 2017: Alumna filmmaker Kitty Green on her new film Casting JonBenet

30 Jan 2017

Alumna filmmaker Kitty Green's experimental documentary film Casting JonBenet was warmly received at its world premiere at Sundance Film Festival on Sunday, though her unusual approach to the sensitive subject matter may yet drum up some controversy. Find out more via smh.com.au.

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Alumna filmmaker named recipient of Sundance Institute fellowship

27 Jan 2017

Alumna filmmaker Amie Batalibasi has been named the recipient of the 2017 Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship. Read more via IF.com.au.

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Alumnus filmmaker Bentley Dean receives Australia's first foreign language Oscar nomination

26 Jan 2017

Film and television alumnus Bentley Dean's film Tanna has received Australia's very first Academy Awards nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. Read more via The Hollywood Reporter.

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Sugar Mountain hits its sweet spot at the Victorian College of the Arts

23 Jan 2017

Relive the highlights and excitement of Sugar Mountain Festival 2017 at our Southbank Campus via The Age.

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A genuinely believable CGI actor? It won’t be long

20 Jan 2017

While the CGI resurrection of Peter Cushing in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story sparked controversy in the industry, film lecturer Peter Allen asks the question: will we ever see a truly convincing digital star of the silver screen? Find out more via The Conversation

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Paris fashion sculptor alumna Sarah Harmarnee turns Tuscany horse photographer

16 Jan 2017

Alumna artist Sarah Harmarnee's first love was horses, with sculpture a close second. She's built a career out of both, and rubbed shoulders with fashion icons Ann Wintour and Alexander McQueen along the way. Read more via the Australian Financial Review.

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Melbourne celebrates 14M philanthropic partnership

13 Dec 2016

In recognition of the remarkable generosity of The Ian Potter Foundation, the University of Melbourne today announced it will name the new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music building, The Ian Potter Southbank Centre. 

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18 Nov 2016

We're changing the way we communicate with our subscribers, and we want to hear from you! Complete our short Communications Survey and go in the draw to win one of two prizes. 

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