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Luke Devenish: how screenwriting pulses through The Heart of the Ritz

12 November 2019
Luke Devenish is a novelist, screenwriter, playwright and lecturer who currently teaches Screenwriting at the Victorian College of the Arts. So how do all of those skills comb...

Meet Priya Namana, Master of Contemporary Art student at the University of Melbourne

11 November 2019
After moving to Melbourne to pursue design, Priya Namana found herself increasingly frustrated at the socio-political climate around her. She talks about how she found a const...

Homeside: music therapy for people living with dementia goes global

31 October 2019
Homeside is training family carers worldwide to use music interventions to manage behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia....

The need for truthing in language rematriation

29 October 2019
In this edited extract of her recent 2019 Lin Onus Oration at the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, Dr Lou Bennet makes a compelling case for the impor...

Dr Katy Abbott wins for Hidden Thoughts at the 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes

28 October 2019
Dr Katy Abbott, Senior Lecturer in Music (Composition) at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, has been announced as one of the winners of the 2019 Paul Lowin Prizes in a ce...

And action! The VCA Digital Archive opens to the public

28 October 2019
Every VCA graduation film since 1966 is now stored in digital form. A new exhibition at the University of Melbourne showcases this treasure trove for the first time....

Richard Frankland says 2002 play about deaths in custody is sadly still relevant

24 October 2019
Richard Frankland is not surprised his 2002 play about deaths in custody, Conversations with the Dead, is being restaged or that the story is still topical....

Five Questions for Lauren Gould, Master of Production Design for Screen student

17 October 2019
Master of Production Design for Screen student Lauren Gould discusses her career-defining internships in film and television....

Five Questions for Caitlin Overton, Master of Theatre (Directing) student

16 October 2019
Having grown up in rural NSW, VCA Theatre student Caitlin Overton is looking for ways to bridge the gap between rural and metropolitan creatives....

Meet Krishan Meepe, Ethnomusicology student at the University of Melbourne

14 October 2019
Melbourne Conservatorium of Music student Krishan Meepe says Ethnomusicology has given him the tools to unpack some of the complex intersections of music, and politics....

Meet Omar Hassan, Photography student at the University of Melbourne

14 October 2019
Omar Hassan enrolled in the VCA Art (Photography) degree straight out of high school and is determined to take each day as it comes....

Bouyancy director Rodd Rathjen: interview

11 October 2019
Buoyancy is Australia's submission for Best International Feature at the 2020 Oscars. We talk to the director of this brutal and beautiful film....