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Griffith spearheads new campaign encouraging young voters to have their say

A team of young filmmakers from Griffith University have created an advertising campaign that encourages young people to have their say at the ballot box.
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Film alumnus directs teen blockbuster

Griffith Film School alumnus Hayley McFarlane has directed a holiday blockbuster set to hit cinemas this week.
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Arts Education Law

Students recognised with National Council of Women Queensland bursaries

Two Griffith undergraduate students have been awarded bursaries towards their film and dentistry studies from the National Council of Women Queensland.
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Alumni

Griffith creatives explore Brisbane’s hidden history

A new exhibition at the Museum of Brisbane is curated by Queensland College of Art (QCA) alumnus Miranda Hine, and features stories, films and artwork by Griffith University staff, students and alumni.
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Alumni

Dami Im brings the X Factor to Griffith’s alumni awards

Queensland Conservatorium graduate Dami Im brought the X Factor to Griffith's annual alumni awards, collaborating with students and faculty on a show-stopping musical medley.
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Alumni

Alumnus creates new opportunities for emerging filmmakers

The Griffith film alumnus behind some of Australia's best-loved television series has launched a new production company to support local talent and crew.
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Film alumni create must-see TV in lockdown

A pair of Griffith Film School alumni have created a unique Zoom comedy series for ABC TV that follows a group of friends during COVID-19 lockdown.
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Arts Education Law

Students create must-see kids TV with industry mentors

The Kidscreen Next Wave Mentoring Program is connecting film students with mentors from the world's biggest production houses, studios and streaming services, including Nickelodean, Netflix and Apple.
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Alumni

Class of 2020 graduating with a difference

Graduating Griffith students are celebrating their academic milestone virtually this year as COVID-19 mass gathering restrictions move the ceremonies online.
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Arts Education Law

Film lecturer nominated for national directing award

Griffith Film School senior lecturer Dr Peter Hegedus has been nominated for an Australian Directors Guild Award for his powerful documentary, Lili.
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Alumni

Film graduate wins spot in star-studded mentoring program

Griffith Film School alumnus Henry Boffin has been selected for a mentoring program run by Hollywood power players Ron Howard and Brian Grazer.
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Alumni

Griffith PhD candidate masters the art of LEGO

Brick by brick, Griffith research assistant and PhD candidate Jennifer Campbell draws on her engineering experience as she competes on TV show LEGO Masters.
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Alumni

Griffith and ABC award new scholarship honouring late film alumnus Kieran Ricketts

Griffith Film School and the ABC have collaborated with the family of late GFS alumnus Kieran Ricketts on a new scholarship for aspiring filmmakers.
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Alumni

Film student’s passion project to screen on ANZAC Day

An award-winning documentary on the Vietnam War written and directed by Griffith Film School doctoral candidate Leonie Jones will screen on the History Channel this ANZAC Day.
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Alumni

Film graduates pivot with podcast for Amazon

A team of Griffith Film School alumni has written, produced and directed a new scripted podcast for Audible.
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Alumni

The sound of success: Griffith film graduate working on Australia’s top TV shows

Griffith Film School graduate Rachel Shapiro is living her dream - helping to bring Australia's top TV shows to life.
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Alumni

Oscar-winner nurtures next generation of filmmakers

Aspiring documentary maker Kate-Marie Boylan-Ascione has won a scholarship to complete her Masters of Screen Production at Griffith Film School.
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Alumni

Griffith film alumni scoop International Emmy Awards

Two animation projects by Griffith Film School alumni have won International Emmy Awards.
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