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The art and science of teaching music online: Dr Carol Johnson at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music

15 June 2021
Lockdown has accelerated the shift towards online music teaching, making Dr Carol Johnson’s expertise in the field, earned over nearly 20 years, more sought-after than e...

VCA Film and TV to host the Impact Australia 2 screenwriter accelerator program

10 June 2021
Impact Australia 2, the follow-up to the highly coveted screenwriter accelerator program, will be held in-person this year on the Victorian College of the Arts’ (VCA) So...

MIFFPlay and the VCA partner to showcase short films

8 June 2021
More than 40 graduating shorts films by Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Film and Television students will be showcased on MIFFPlay, the digital platform of the Melbourne I...

Bells Make Me Sing: re-recording a Brian Brown classic to celebrate 40 years of Jazz and Improvisation

31 May 2021
In April this year, 13 students and staff from the Jazz and Improvisation course at the University of Melbourne came together to perform a new version of a very special track....

The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives) comes to Margaret Lawrence Gallery

26 May 2021
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music is hosting The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives) following the exhibition's premiere at ACE Open as part of the 2021 Adelaide Fe...

Four 2021 VCA Australians in Film mentees announced

26 May 2021
Four Victorian College of the Arts alumni will participate in an accelerator program as part of the University of Melbourne's partnership with Australians In Film (AiF)....

VCA Production graduate pulls back the curtain on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

25 May 2021
Darcy Wischer is a Melbourne-based stage manager currently working on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and J...

Meet Nicholas Williams, Associate Director of Performance – Ensemble Studies at the Melbourne Conservatorium

20 May 2021
Dr Nicholas Enrico Williams is an Associate Professor of Music, Music Director and Conductor of the Wind Symphony and Concert Band at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Un...

Meet the new faces of VCA Animation: Rosalie Osman and Christie Widiarto

18 May 2021
Rosalie Osman is a 2D animator with an impressive portfolio of web, film and television works, specialising in character animation. She creates short films based on early chil...

Meet visual artist Moonis Ahmad Shah, PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne

22 April 2021
Moonis Ahmad Shah tells Sharon Grace Flynn about using interdisciplinary methodologies to create "counter archives", completing his PhD at the Victorian College of the Arts an...

Meet Monica Lim, Master of Music (Research) in Interactive Composition student

22 April 2021
Monica Lim’s practice investigates the composition of sound through movement. Her electromagnetic piano, created in collaboration with composer and lecturer David Shea f...

Disclosure: an Australian indie film and the team who made it

26 March 2021
Michael Bentham’s debut feature film Disclosure premiered at Palm Springs International Film Festival and Berlinale in early 2020. The film is screening at Cinema Nova...