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VCA alumni chosen for the coveted Impact Australia screenwriting program
Impact Australia was launched this week at the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music was delighted to learn that three of our alumni Dannika Horvat, Jordan Prosser and Elias Jamieson Brown were among those chosen to participate in the prestigious program.
New partnership brings students into the concert hall with the world’s leading musical talent
A new exclusive partnership with the Australian World Orchestra (AWO) will enable University of Melbourne Conservatorium of Music students to have unparalleled access to a network of the finest Australian musicians, working in leading orchestras and ensembles around the world and here at home.
Epic opportunity for animation students
Animation students are creating a short film using cutting-edge 3D technology, as part of a competition from gaming company Epic Games.
Victorian College of the Arts researchers recipients of ABC TOP 5 Arts Media Residency Program
Early career researchers Amaara Raheem and Yvette Grant from the University of Melbourne’s Victorian College of the Arts, have been awarded a 2022 ABC TOP 5 Arts Media Residency.
Goran Stolevski’s 'Of an Age' to open MIFF
by Sarah HallAfter a decade working in relative obscurity, Australian-Macedonian writer-director and VCA grad Goran Stolevski has landed in the film industry in a big way. With thirteen feature-length screenplays in his pocket, and an uncompromising artistic vision, he has hit the ground running.
VCA Film and Television to host the ‘Impact Australia 3’ screen writer accelerator program
Impact Australia 3, the third iteration of the highly coveted screenwriter accelerator program, will be held in-person this year on the Victorian College of the Arts’ (VCA) Southbank campus, with the University of Melbourne as Learning Partner.
VCA graduates’ short films stream free on MIFF Play
Almost 30 short films by some of Australia’s most exciting emerging filmmakers – the 2021 graduating class of the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Film and Television – will be available for free on MIFF Play, the digital streaming platform of the Melbourne International Film Festival, from February 21 – March 6.
Researching the arts and wellbeing: Challenges and opportunities
A recent Australia Council for the Arts workshop brought some of the country’s leading arts and mental health researchers together.
VCA Film and TV to host the Impact Australia 2 screenwriter accelerator program
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) Southbank campus, with the University of Melbourne as Learning Partner.
MIFFPlay and the VCA partner to showcase short films
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 International Film Festival (MIFF), in an extension of the ongoing partnership deal between MIFF and University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Fine Arts and Music.
Four 2021 VCA Australians in Film mentees announced
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).
Tiriki Onus: five questions for the Acting Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development at the University of Melbourne
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, percentage-wise, has the highest number of Indigenous students of any faculty at any university in Victoria, and now there are plans to rename campus paths and walkways with local Indigenous place names. Acting Head of the Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development, Tiriki Onus, tells us more. By Thuy On
A tour of Melbourne’s Arts Precinct and the people who make it
The reimagining of Melbourne’s Southbank is a source of disruption, possibility and hope for the people and organisations of the Arts Precinct. By Susanna Ling
Storm in a Petri dish: mixing art and science
Storm is an interdisciplinary Symposium and Exhibition, co-hosted by the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music and the Faculty of Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne. We spoke to some of the contributors about their work and the meaningful collaborations art and science can inspire.By Sarah Hall
Gideon Obarzanek, choreographer: my life
We caught up with the award-winning choreographer and founder of Chunky Move Dance Company, who will present a new work at the VCA from 2–5 May.As told to Susanna Ling
Callout: ACMI X Residency Program 2019 open for applications
Staff, graduate students and alumni of The University of Melbourne are eligible to apply for the ACMI X Residency program, which provides co-working opportunities for creative practitioners and researchers in moving image and digital arts technologies.
An interview with Tom Crago, the artist behind Materials at the NGV Triennial
He’s the CEO of Australian video game developer Tantalus Media, a restaurant owner, a former triple-jump champion, a PhD candidate … oh, and an artist at the blockbuster NGV Triennial exhibition. By Paul Dalgarno