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Film & Television graduates win big at the Sydney Film Festival

29 November 2021
VCA Film and Television graduates, Sophie Somerville and Courtney Bombell have won the prestigious 2021 Dendy Live Action Short Award for their graduation film Peeps (2019) at...

Researching the arts and wellbeing: Challenges and opportunities

22 November 2021
A recent Australia Council for the Arts workshop brought some of the country’s leading arts and mental health researchers together....

Meet Zoyka Francalanci Aguayo, Master of Creative Arts Therapy student at the University of Melbourne

5 November 2021
As a practising psychologist with a passion for dance (Flamenco and African Rhythms), Zoyka Aguayo’s decision to study the Master of Creative Arts Therapy specialising i...

Students band together to bring the Skyrim theme to life

5 November 2021
Led by their Chief Conductor, Richard Davis, students from the University of Melbourne’s Symphony Orchestra have banded together to record and film the theme tune of Sky...

VCA alum Nina Sanadze wins 'the churchie' $15,000 art prize

26 October 2021
Graduate of the Bachelor of Fine Art (Hons) Nina Sanadze has been announced 2021 winner of ‘the churchie’ emerging art prize for her work Apotheosis (2021) at the...

Dance science pioneer Professor Emma Redding appointed VCA Director

20 October 2021
The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at the University of Melbourne is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Emma Redding as incoming Director of the Victorian Coll...

Two Faculty violinists among Dorcas McClean award semi-finalists

6 October 2021
Seven semi-finalists and four jurors have been announced for the prestigious triennial Dorcas McClean Travelling Scholarship for young violinists....

VCA graduate showcase streamed free for the first time on MIFF play

20 September 2021
Short film lovers will be treated to more than 40 films by the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) Film and Television graduating class of 2020 in a special free-to-view onlin...

Congratulations to our alumni participant in Impact 2

17 September 2021
Impact 2 was launched this week in Melbourne by award-winning filmmaking company Imagine Entertainment. The Faculty of Fine Arts and Music was delighted to learn that scr...

Kummarge provides pathways for emerging First Nations dance artists at the VCA

16 September 2021
Kummarge, a new program directed by dance artist and visionary leader, Wiradjuri man Daniel Riley, is about ensuring that First Nations students and aspiring dance artists don...

Meet Chris Mead, Head of Theatre at the University of Melbourne

6 September 2021
Associate Professor Chris Mead joins the Victorian College of the Arts as Head of Theatre following roles at the Melbourne Theatre Company, PlayWriting Australia and Sydney Th...

In Conversation with the Creators of 'Paper City'

18 August 2021
Paper City follows the survivors of a US air attack on eastern Tokyo. Now in their twilight years, the survivors battle for recognition and reparations under a government relu...