VCA x MIFF: five films at the 2018 Melbourne International Film Festival
Five films by Victorian of the Arts students and alumni are screening at this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival. Here’s the roundup.
VCA alumni on the big screen at Palm Springs International ShortFest
Of more than 4,200 short film submissions from more than 100 countries, works by eight Victorian College of the Arts Film and Television alumni have been …
Cannes vs Netflix offers a screen battle of blockbuster proportions
The Secret River and Crackerjack producer Stephen Luby weighs in on the cinematic debate, as the curtain opens on 2018’s Festival de Cannes.
Myuran Sukumaran’s final 72 hours – what GUILTY tells us about the death penalty, and life
Paper Planes and Van Diemen’s Land producer Maggie Miles talks about co-writing and producing a film about the Bali Nine convicted criminal’s last days.
Nina Buxton, filmmaker: “Being cat-called at night is an incredibly common scenario.”
Recent Film and Television graduate Nina Buxton felt compelled to make her short film, Mwah, after experiencing sexual harassment while riding alone one night. In the lead …
Freedom Stories: what I’ve learned from filming Australia’s asylum seekers
By Steve Thomas, Lecturer in Film and Television (Documentary) As an independent documentary maker, my journey through asylum seeker terrain began in 2002, when I was …
Sneak preview: the 47th Annual Graduate Film Screenings
We talk to six of our graduating filmmakers ahead of the 2015 screenings and awards at ACMI.
VCA students graduate to big screen
Film buffs can catch a glimpse of Australia’s best up and coming filmmakers when graduating students from the VCA’s School of Film and Television showcase their …
L.A. Postcard: video installation artist Bonnie Lane
In our guest post series, we invite alumni, staff and current students to reflect on their time with the VCA. This week video installation artist Bonnie …