Archive | May, 2014
Doreen Primary School Screens It

Doreen Primary School Screens It

Now in its 10th year, our Screen It competition annually invites students from across the country to submit their films, animations and computer games. We checked in with artist and teacher Dianne Zobel to find out about her students’ experience with media.

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Designing Big Dreams

Designing Big Dreams

The successful applicants of our Designing Dreams Studio opportunity have shared their experiences at the opening week events for DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition.

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Little Big Shots Is Back

Little Big Shots Is Back

Little Big Shots Festival Director Ben Laden runs us through the history of Australia’s first film festivals for kids.

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Intermix Festival Correspondent: Pause Fest 2014

Intermix Festival Correspondent: Pause Fest 2014

Back in February this year, our Intermix youth program invited a group of aspiring filmmakers to act as correspondents for Pause Fest 2014. In this video, participant Tony Iaria reflects on what he learned and what inspired him about the festival.

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Spotlight On: Eric Darnell

Spotlight On: Eric Darnell

After directing DreamWorks Animation’s first computer animated film, Antz, Eric Darnell turned his hand to co-writing and directing the Madagascar trilogy. Currently directing The Penguins of Madagascar, we caught up with Eric in celebration of DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition.

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The Cinematic Code of the Samurai

The Cinematic Code of the Samurai

In celebration of Samurai Cinema: The Way of the Warrior, Head of Film Programs Richard Sowada explains how samurai films are among the most influential in cinema, and include some of the most important films ever produced by some of the masters of the cinema.

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