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Refugee students promoting harmony through film

19 Mar 2014

Refugee students have collaborated with the Faculty of the VCA and MCM to produce three films to be shown on the Federation Square Big Screen on 19 March, as part of Harmony Day celebrations.

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Alumnus wins at DocWeek

12 Mar 2014

Alumnus Jakeb Anhvu wins F4 Award for Outstanding New Australian Documentary Talent at DocWeek in Adelaide

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Alas, arts precincts maybe can make cultural cities

06 Mar 2014

Director of the VCA, Professor Su Baker writes on the new Melbourne Arts Precinct Blueprint and it's impact on the Southbank campus.

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Police stables re-development artist concept
$42.5 million project set to transform the VCA & MCM

24 Feb 2014

A project worth more than $40 million will redevelop the Dodds Street stables into a visual arts wing at the VCA, creating a new entry point to the University and opening the campus to students, local business and residents.

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Southbank Arts Precinct Blueprint Announced

12 Feb 2014

An exciting new plan for Melbourne's Southbank Arts Precinct has been released by the Victorian Government.

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VCA alumna Elizabeth Debicki wins AACTA Award

04 Feb 2014

Congratulations to actress Elizabeth Debicki (Bachelor of Dramatic Art 2010) for her Best Supporting Actress award at the annual AACTA Awards in Sydney. Elizabeth won the award for her performance as Jordan Baker in Baz Luhrmann's film The Great Gatsby.

More information about this year's AACTA Awards' nominees and winners here


Renowned arts scholar takes lead role at the VCA

28 Jan 2014

Internationally recognised performing arts scholar Mary Luckhurst will take up a position as Professor of Creative Practice and Artistic Research at the VCA & MCM, in a major research appointment at The University of Melbourne.

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Gridlife selected for Puntoyraya Festival in Iceland

24 Jan 2014

'Gridlife', animation and sound works, created by Paul Fletcher and Mark Pollard has been selected for screening at the  Puntoyraya Festival in Iceland. The work is part of  the VCA Moving Image Narrative Research Cluster project 'Resonating Spaces', originally shown at The Ian Potter Museum of Art.


VCA alumni Hot Shot teams get their short films greenlit

21 Jan 2014

Five of the six filmmaking teams that have been selected for Screen Australia’s short film program, Hot Shots, have VCA alumni as their writer, director or producer. Congratulations to Corrie Chen, Jim Wright, Andrew Kavanagh, Billie Pleffer, Robbie McEwan and Rodd Rathjen.

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Bold narratives own the screen at 45th Annual Film & TV Graduate Screenings

13 Dec 2013

This year’s screening season at ACMI will showcase the directing and producing talent of the VCA School of Film and Television’s Masters and Undergraduate Programs. This season will focus on produced films in the fiction, animation and documentary genres. Read more in the Voice.


Bold narratives own the screen at annual VCA Film & TV Graduate Screenings at ACMI

03 Dec 2013

The annual public screenings of films by students graduating from the VCA School of Film and Television are the first chance to see the work of Australia’s best emerging filmmakers before their release to the international film circuit.

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Victorian Indigenous Teens Making Movies with the VCA

29 Nov 2013

Expert filmmakers from the VCA will offer an intensive, free workshop called Making Movies for Indigenous teenagers in Portland from Monday 2nd to Friday 6th December 2013.

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