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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, teacher and newly appointed Vice Chancellor’s postdoctoral research fellow at RMIT. As a researcher, she is interested in the application of transdisciplinary and arts-based practices as modes of inquiry and as forms of cultural activism. Her practice-led PhD project, ‘Essayesque dismemoir: w/rites of elder-flowering’ employed variations of the ‘performance …

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 from …

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, the poetics of rivers and the …

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 Wilkinson is the founding editor of Rabbit: a journal for nonfiction poetry. Her first book, a poetic biography, Marionette: A Biography of Miss Marion Davies (Vagabond 2012), was shortlisted for the 2014 Kenneth Slessor Award. She has collaborated with composer Simon Charles on a performance of Marionette for voice, music and sound, an album of which will be released in 2018. Her …

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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