Film, television and digital media

Fashion influencer Sameera Afzaal takes social media by storm

March 12th, 2018

When she launched her Instagram page as a way of keeping up with her family and friends, Sameera Afzaal had no idea that she would have 10,000 followers in three years.

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Mother and son duo graduate against the backdrop of fireworks

February 12th, 2018

As fireworks lit up the sky for Murdoch University’s graduation ceremony, a mother and son shared the stage to celebrate their achievements.

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Surreal Australian landscapes form new exhibition

October 3rd, 2017

Gwenaël Velge

Stunning abstract images of Western Australian landscapes from above will be part of a new exhibition by a Murdoch University PhD researcher.

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When Stanley Kubrick almost moved to Australia

May 18th, 2017

Associate Professor Mick Broderick

A Murdoch University researcher has discovered that legendary filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was so concerned about the threat of nuclear war in the early 1960s, he planned to move his family to Perth, Australia.

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Debut screening for Murdoch-made film

April 4th, 2017

Damian Fasolo made Broken for just $15,000 thanks to the contributions of Murdoch students and staff

Murdoch University screen production students gained precious experience helping to shoot a debut feature film by one of their lecturers.

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Experts open up on Rottnest’s tragic past

November 9th, 2016

credit James Kerr

Dr Glen Stasiuk’s expertise on the tragic history of Perth’s favourite island playground has played a central part in the development of the ABC Radio National documentary Rottnest Island: Black prison to white playground. Dr Stasiuk, a lecturer and Indigenous researcher at Murdoch University, was just a teenager when he first went camping with his […]

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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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