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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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Cris Jones on The Death and Life of Otto Bloom

22 Jul 2016

Alumnus director Cris Jones discusses his debut feature, The Death and Life of Otto Bloom, this year's Melbourne International Film Festival opening film. Read the article via Pursuit.

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Lecturer Steve Thomas' film Freedom Stories to screen during Refugee Week

10 Jun 2016

Lecturer and filmmaker Steve Thomas' documentary Freedom Stories will screen as part of the Refugee Council of Australia's Refugee Week, 19-25 June.

Tickets are currently available to the Monday 20 June screening at Hawthorn's Lido cinema. Book now.

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Foundation student director selected for St Kilda Festival Top 100 program

20 May 2016

Film and television Foundation student Nikki Richardson's film We're Here Now has been selected for the St Kilda Film Festival's Top 100 Australian Shorts program. She spoke to We Are Moving Stories ahead of her screening and Reel Women Make Films forum appearance. 

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Bollywood: movies with rich rewards

04 May 2016

Indian movies have much to offer the Western film fan willing to give the genre a go. Film lecturer Luke Devenish recommends five classic movies to get started with via Pursuit.

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Generators videos: Looking at Aboriginal identity through dance

01 Dec 2015

Filmmaking alumnus Eddie Diamandi explores choreographer and VCA alumna Mariaa Randall’s dance practice and how it intertwines with her Indigenous heritage. Watch the video via Pursuit.

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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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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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