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Websites for Film & Television
Adbusters magazine is a "global collective of writers, artists, designers, musicians, poets, philosophers and punks." -- Taken from website.
The American Society of Cinematographers
A place where cinematographers come together to discuss cinema as an art form.
One of Australia's biggest music licensing bodies, APRA AMCOS ensures the rights of Australian performers are protected all over the world.
Ausfilm is an organisation that advocates for the Australian film industry, bringing more films to Australia and promotion of Australian stories.
Australian Center for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Located in Federation Square Melbourne, the ACMI hosts various exhibits and events celebrating "our shared screen culture."
Australian Children's Television Foundation (ACTF)
The ACTF provides assistance and support for children's media including, script development, education outreach and promotion.
Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA)
The ACMA is the Australian Government's authority for regulating media and communications in Australia.
Australian Film television and Radio School (AFTRS)
Established by Act of Federal Parliament in 1973, AFTRS' purpose is to find and empower Australian talent and share stories with the world. -- Taken from website.
A project of the National Film and Sound Archive, Australian Screen is a celebration of decades of Australian Film.
A collection of scripts from popular films and television programs.
Free TV Australia
This is the peak body for commercial television in Australia. They advance the interests of its members and promote the free-to-air television industry in Australia.
Guardian Australia Film Club
A blog by the Guardian news agency that promotes Australian film. They also host various events ans screenings.
An independent television and film industry publication, this website covers everything from from the industry in Australia and New Zealand.
Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
One of the premier online sources for information about films and television.
The Mandy Network
This is an online community where entertainment industry professionals collaborate and support each other.
Hundreds of free tutorials, covering film and television production.
National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA)
Holding more than 4 million items, the NFSA preserves film and sound for future generations.
This is a federal government agency that that supports the production and development of television and film in Australia,
An independent Australian source dedicated to anything for the screen, including "film, TV, games and emerging digital formats."
This is Western Australia's industry development organisation for Western Australian film and TV.
Located in Melbourne, the Wheeler Centre supports and inspires storytelling through books and writing.
Go to the library for books like these
Art History for Filmmakers (2016)
Art History for Filmmakers is an inspiring guide to how images from art can be used by filmmakers to establish period detail, and to teach composition, color theory and lighting.
(Available online and in the library.)
Beyond the Bottom Line: the producer in film and television studies (2016)
A collection of original critical essays devoted to exploring the misunderstood, neglected and frequently caricatured role played by the film producer. The collection is divided into three sections where detailed individual essays explore a broad range of contrasting producers working in different historical, geographical, generic and industrial contexts.
Danger on the Silver Screen (2022)
This action-packed guide profiles 50 foundational films with insightful commentary on the history, importance, and evolution of an often overlooked element of film: stunt work.
Dictionary of Film Terms (2009)
Frank Beaver's Dictionary of Film Terms has become an indispensable reference tool for the study of films and filmmaking. This trusted and practical handbook clearly and concisely defines the essential terms of film analysis, with a special focus on the aesthetic values of filmmaking.
The film experience (2012)
A comprehensive introduction to film, recognising students as movie fans and helping them to understand the artform’s full scope.
The Future of Television (2015)
This book journeys into the future of television begins with You Are Here, delving into The Great Convergence of television and Internet and the vortex of change we all inhabit now. Then, glancing back, we explore The Old World of broadcast television to understand how we got to this moment of transition.
Screen Epiphanies (2010)
In this unique volume, thirty-five leading international filmmakers explain their reasons for pursuing a career in the movie industry.
The unusual suspects (2015)
The Unusual Suspects is a list of 104 feature films which, may alleviate much of the need for a conventional film school based curriculum for emergent producers, directors and writers.
Communicating in the 21st Century (2016)
Communicating in the 21st Century (C21), 4th edition, is the most comprehensive, resource package developed in the field of communication in Australia. The author draws on decades of experience in education and industry to deliver a total learning package.
Studying and Researching with Social Media (2014)
Megan Poore shares the secrets of how to harness the power of social media tools to improve your academic productivity. Inside, you'll find out how to:... write a good blog post... contribute to a wiki... maximise your grades when creating an audio-visual presentation... find and share the latest research via Twitter... keep safe online.
Short Guide to Writing about Film (2012)
Both an introduction to film study and a practical writing guide, this brief text introduces students to major film theories as well as film terminology, enabling them to write more thoughtfully and critically.
The News (2014)
Alain de Botton explores our relationship with 'the news' in this book full of his trademark wit and wisdom. Witty and global in reach, The News will ensure you'll never look at reports of a celebrity story or political scandal in quite the same way again.
Media Literacy (2013)
Media Literacy presents information in a straightforward and accessible way, supported by clear definitions and explanations, lively text examples and practical guidelines for analysing and writing on media texts.
Digital Kids: how to balance screen time and why it matters (2016)
For many children and teens daily Internet use is the norm - but where should we draw the line when it comes to digital media usage? This handy book lays out the essential information needed to understand and prevent excessive Internet use that negatively impacts behaviour, education, family life, and even physical health.
Films That Sell (2016)
While moving image advertising has been around us, everywhere, for at least a century, the topic has tended to be overlooked by cinema studies. This far-reaching new collection makes an incisive contribution to a new field of study, by exploring the history, theory and practice of moving image advertising.
Social Media Marketing All-In-One for Dummies (2017)
**Also available online
Marketing All-in-One For Dummies, gives comprehensive, expert guidance on how to use the latest social media platforms to promote your business, reach customers, and thrive in the global marketplace.
Social Media Communication (2015)
In Social Media Communication: Concepts, Practices, Data, Law and Ethics, Jeremy Harris Lipschultz presents a wide-scale, interdisciplinary analysis and guide to social media.
Social Media Marketing in Tourism and Hospitality (2014)
This book describes ongoing developments in social media within the tourism and hospitality sector, highlighting impacts on both the demand and the supply side. It offers a combination of theory and practice, with discussion of real-life business experiences