west australian screen awards

Friends’ suicides MOtivate Jeff to raise funds

November 16th, 2016

Jeff Asselin (left) with Wayne Davies on the set of Pinch

Murdoch University media producer Jeff Asselin is going all out in November to raise funds for and awareness of male mental health and suicide prevention after a spate of suicides among his circle of friends.

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Murdoch filmmakers dominate WASA nominations

June 9th, 2016

An image from the WASA nominated film Sol Bunker with (from left to right) Ben Mortley as Sol Bunker, Alex Bryans as Addie Bunker and Jenelle Altinier as Mira Bunker. Picture by Alanna Kusin

Murdoch University film lecturers and graduates have received a bundle of nominations in the prestigious West Australian Screen Awards (WASAs).

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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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Australian ‘Full Monty’ gets development funds

April 8th, 2011

Filmmakers from Murdoch University’s media production unit have double cause to celebrate after securing ScreenWest funding to develop a Full Monty-style feature film and winning prizes in the state’s prestigious film awards.

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