The Fair Go: Winning the 1967 Referendum
May
26
1:00 PM13:00

The Fair Go: Winning the 1967 Referendum

Screening of the documentary “The Fair Go” to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum which achieved a 90.77% ‘yes’ vote. This recognised First Australians in the census and gave the Commonwealth a constitutional role in relation to their fellow Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. Uncle Bob Anderson, Ngugi Elder gives a Welcome to Country. Includes Q&A with “The Fair Go” writer, producer and director GFS Adjunct A/P Pat Laughren.

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What is “Impact” in Documentary?
May
17
1:00 PM13:00

What is “Impact” in Documentary?

Pat Aufderheide, Professor at the American University in Washington, DC, and Fulbright Senior Fellow at QUT, discusses current trends in impact measurement for documentary storytelling. Makers, funders, and n]on-profit users all want to know - How is impact measured in documentary? What are appropriate and relevant measures? What are the consequences of measuring impact? 

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Connecting the Dots
Apr
26
1:00 PM13:00

Connecting the Dots

Ljudan Michaelis-Thorpe, MSP student, presents Indigenous content and context in film making in Australia. Discussing working with Indigenous people as film crew, cast and through community consultation and explores the Indigenous protocols and procedures in film, art, photography, VR, AR, gaming, apps and animation. Looking at best practices that Griffith University can adapt and excel in. 

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Creative and Commercial Developments in VR, AR, cinematography and beyond
Apr
19
1:00 PM13:00

Creative and Commercial Developments in VR, AR, cinematography and beyond

Erika Addis and Sue Swinburne report on recent conference trips to Europe and the US. Including a look at what a cinematographer's job might look like in the future, who's making 360 video, some of the current creative developments in virtual cinema, and what might they mean for content creators. 

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Blurred Minds
Apr
19
1:00 PM13:00

Blurred Minds

Richard Fabb, Timo Dietrich, Hugh Gormley & Students on the team talk about LiveLab / Griffith Film School's first live action VR film, its purpose and some of the stylistic and technical considerations of making live action 360 degree film. Plus, a chance to experience the VR film. 

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