Film, television and digital media

Forgotten film could reveal new insights into post war Australia

March 9th, 2016

Associate Professor Mick Broderick

A research project co-led by a Murdoch University academic could reveal new insights into Australian life and culture from the 1940s to the 1980s.

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Academic makes music on the move

August 20th, 2015

Dr Simon Order has released his album under the Liminal Drifter moniker

A music production lecturer from Murdoch University has made an ambient electronica album as part of his academic research.

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‘Fading Lights’ brings atomic bombings into focus

August 4th, 2015

Dr Stuart Bender and A/Prof Mick Broderick in front of the 4-metre diameter HIVe “dome” screen. Photographer: Sam Proctor - Curtin University

Researchers from Curtin and Murdoch universities have used digital technologies to reveal forgotten histories of Australian military experiences in Japan during and after World War Two.

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Funding brings Hollywood experience to the south west

June 18th, 2015

Manea Senior College - , Myles Pollard, Hamish Halket square

An $85,000 grant received by Murdoch University from the South West Development Commission under the Royalties for Regions – South West Regional Grants Scheme, will give local high school students in the chance to work with some of the film industry’s best and brightest to make their own movie.

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Film industry experience builds student aspirations

June 3rd, 2015

A Creative Arts Initiative (CAI) by Murdoch University is exposing kids to mad scientists and lobotomies all in the name of building student aspirations.

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Nyoongar knowledge and Western science comes together

May 27th, 2015

Synergies

A new documentary premiering on WA Day takes its audience through a 300 million year journey, celebrating the remarkable similarities between Nyoongar knowledge and Western science. Synergies: Walking Together – Belonging to Country (Djena Koorliny Danjoo Boodjar-ang) is directed by Murdoch University’s Dr Glen Stasiuk and is a joint collaboration between Murdoch University and Edith […]

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Film to remember ANZACs in Japan

April 23rd, 2015

Mick Broderick and Stuart Bender are recreating memories of ANZACS in Japan.

Associate Professor Mick Broderick from Murdoch University and Dr Stuart Bender from Curtin University are recreating scenes of World War II POW camps in Nagasaki and multiple sites of Australian Occupation troop activity in Kure and Hiroshima.

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Documentary about Rottnest celebrates world premiere

October 10th, 2014

Murdoch University filmaker Jeff Asselin in Amman Jordan

A documentary by Murdoch University filmmakers, Jeffory Asselin and Glen Stasiuk, covering the penal history of Rottnest Island has had its world premiere in the middle-east in Amman, Jordan.

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WASA win for Rottnest prison documentary

July 16th, 2014

A documentary co-written and produced by Murdoch University filmmakers Glen Stasiuk and Jeffory Asselin won the award for Outstanding Achievement in the 'Feature Film – Factual' category at the recent WA Screen Awards (WASAs).

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High school students have a Hollywood experience

June 26th, 2014

High school students in Rockingham and Mandurah are having a Hollywood experience over the next couple of weeks, as they work with some of the industry’s best and brightest to make their own zombie movies.

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