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Hannah Brasier, who is busy doing a PhD within the nonfictionLab with Adrian Miles, has successfully applied for a three month research visit to the University of Leeds. While there Hannah will be working with Dr. Kate Nash, and visiting various research groups around the UK who are working on interactive documentary – including the …

Documentary PhD candidate in the nonfictionlab, Hannah Brasier, has had a paper accepted for the World Cinema and the Essay Film conference hosted by the Centre for Film Aesthetics and Cultures at the University of Reading. Hannah is presented a paper entitled “A Networked Voice….Speculative Transformations of Essayistic Subjectivity in Online Environments”.

This is the abstract for a panel being proposed for Visible Evidence in Toronto this year. Panellists are nonfictionLab member Adrian Miles, Bettina Frankham (UTS), Ersan Ocak (Turkey), Fabiola Hanna (US), Karelle Arsenault (Canada): There has been much recent innovative scholarship that has begun the work of defining, and critiquing, what is variously known as …

CALL FOR PAPERS, PROPOSALS AND CREATIVE WORK NEW FACTUAL STORYTELLING – Emerging forms of nonfiction in film and interactive media Symposium and Screenings University of Canberra, Friday April 10, 2015 An interdisciplinary one-day symposium and screenings about new forms of factual storytelling. Deadline For Proposals: February 22, 2014. UC DocLab at the Centre for Creative …

Nonfiction lab’s Kyla Brettle and David Carlin have recently spent five days in Bangkok furiously recording location material for a non-fiction radio feature commissioned by ABC Radio National’s Creative Audio Unit. The sound piece, which answers to the working title of ‘Making up on radio’, explores the construction of textual and sexual identity within liminal …

This is straight cut and paste from the Australian Screen Production and Education Research Association call for papers for this year’s conference. 2015 ASPERA Conference 15-17th July What’s This Space? Screen Practice, audiences & education for the future decade. The ASPERA conference is an annual opportunity for academics, filmmakers and postgraduate students to present and …

The documentary node of the nonfictionLab is running two events in early February. On Monday February 16th a symposium about interactive documentary will be held. This will have local and some interstate participants. The symposium is related to an anthology that Adrian Miles is preparing, so all of the symposium presenters have chapters in the …

Wednesday, February 18, 10am – 4pm RMIT University, City Campus Building 9, Level 2, Room 5 (map) This is a free workshop, to book your place please email rsvpnonfictionlab@rmit.edu.au Korsakow is a computer program that allows non programmers to make multilinear video works. This all day workshop, lead by Korsakow expert Adrian Miles, is a …