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Murdoch-made feature film is surprise award winner

July 1st, 2015

Jeff Asselin (centre) with his lead actors  from Pinch Craig Hyde-Smith and Alla Hand

A micro-budget feature film made by Murdoch University’s Media Production Manager and crewed by graduates and undergraduates from the University’s screen production courses, has beaten big budget, industry-made rivals to win the main award at the West Australian Screen Awards (WASAs).

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Nominations galore for Murdoch homegrown films

June 11th, 2015

A scene from Jeff Asselin

Two Murdoch produced films have been nominated in major categories in the 2015 West Australian Screen Awards.

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Students have their say in drug campaign

May 7th, 2014

Students in Murdoch's Graduate Screen Program lent their expertise to support the WA Police's latest campaign against drugs in WA.

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Christmas films, the darker the better

December 16th, 2013

For Jeff Asselin, filmmaker and Murdoch's Media Production Manager, holiday viewing means indulging in Christmas films with a dark edge.

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Murdoch feature film targets gritty underworld

October 22nd, 2013

Principal photography has been completed on Pinch, the first feature film by Murdoch University’s Graduate Screen Program, in association with Angel Pictures.

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Son of a Gun producer gives students inside scoop

June 26th, 2013

Leading Australian producer Tim White took time out from his busy slate of productions to offer Murdoch Screen Production students an insider’s view of the film industry.

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Student film to feature in prestigious festival

May 9th, 2013

Emerging filmmakers from Murdoch University’s Graduate Screen Program have hit the jackpot with their short film Eleven Thirty chosen to screen at the 2013 St Kilda Film Festival.

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Film students learning from the big guns

May 14th, 2012

Murdoch University filmmakers are rubbing shoulders with some of the big names in the Australian film industry.

Students from the new graduate screen production program are working with cinematographer Denson Baker, production designer Herbert Pinter and emerging actress Olivia de Jonge to produce a short film.

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