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Want to work on interactive documentary? RMIT University is currently inviting applications for PhD scholarships. I’m encouraging applicants with first class Honours or equivalent qualifications, who are interested in undertaking thesis or project based research into interactive documentary, to consider applying. I am particularly interested in students who would like to: investigate and/or make new …

Hannah Brasier

Hannah’s project-based research is developing models for interactive documentary specific to the affordances of the network. Hannah is specifically interested in how aesthetic noticing, listing, and multilinear structures of documentary film practice find rhythms with the mess of the everyday. Hannah has presented at the Australian Screen Production and Education Research Association annual conference, The World Cinema …

Peta Murray

Peta Murray is a writer, dramaturge and teacher. Her short fiction has been published in Sleepers Almanac and New Australian Stories. Her best-known plays are Wallflowering and Salt, winner of the Victorian Premier’s Award for Drama. March 2014 saw the premiere of a new work for performance, Things That Fall Over: an anti-musical of a …

Tresa LeClerc

  Tresa LeClerc is a higher degree by research candidate at RMIT, where she is working on a Creative Writing research project as part of her PhD Media and Communication. She also holds a MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from the University of Melbourne. Her undergraduate degree is in English Literature …

Paul Ritchard

            Paul Ritchard lectures in film production His research focuses on film/media production as well as its intersections with teaching practice. His PhD is titled THE RIVER PROJECT A Poetics of Eco-Critical Film-Making where he is producing a series of films located around the Snowy River. They are investigating place, …

MASTERS OF ARTS (MA) Cinema Studies, La Trobe University. BACHELOR OF EDUCATION – MEDIA STUDIES (B.ED), Media Studies and Visual Communication, Deakin University. Teaching/work responsibilities Rachel is selection officer and careers officer for the Media programs. Rachel teaches media production (specialising in film and television) and research in both the undergraduate and masters programs in …

Jessica Wilkinson

Jessica L. Wilkinson’s first book of poetry marionette: a biography of miss marion davies was published by Vagabond Press in 2012 and shortlisted for the 2014 Kenneth Slessor Prize. Her second book Suite for Percy Grainger: a biography is forthcoming in December 2014. She is the founding editor of RABBIT: a journal for nonfiction poetry. In 2014, Jessica won …

Lucinda Strahan

Lucinda Strahan is a writer and journalist with an ongoing interest in visual languages and hybrid forms. She has published extensively on visual art and culture in newspapers, magazines and arts journals, and her experimental literary-visual works have been shown in the exhibitions Girls! Girls! Girls! (2008) and Writing Naked (2009). She holds a MA …

We met, discussed writing progress to date (very good, and no problems yet). There was a bit of discussion about writing software (Scrivener versus Word), reading practices, bibliography managers, and when people write. We then did a brief exercise to help think about what our essays are about. This involved a Venn diagram and the …

Francesca Rendle-Short

Francesca Rendle-Short is Associate Dean Writing and Publishing in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University. She is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing, co-founder of non/fictionLab and co-director of WrICE, the Writers Immersion and Cultural Exchange program. Francesca is an award-winning novelist, memoirist, essayist and poet. Her books include the critically acclaimed memoir-cum-novel Bite …

David Carlin

David Carlin’s books include the forthcoming Survival Guide for Life in the Ruins (co-written with Nicole Walker, Rose Metal Press 2019), The Abyssinian Contortionist (UWAP, 2015) and Our Father Who Wasn’t There (Scribe, 2010). He co-edited a cross-cultural anthology of Asian and Australian writers, The Near and the Far (with Francesca Rendle-Short, Scribe 2016), and Performing Digital (with Laurene Vaughan, Routledge, 2015), about the Circus …

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