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Docklands Studios Melbourne has been a steadfast supporter of the Australian Production Design Guild awards since their inception in 2011. As a former producer, CEO Rod Allan has made it his mission to champion the skill and artistry of designers. In fact, many have long suspected he is a frustrated production designer masquerading as a studio […]

APDGreen Conversations: Going Around in Circles – environmental stewardship in the circular economy

‘Data IS currency’ was reiterated several times by Sarah Tosone who works as a specialist in environmental management across Australian film and TV production, events and festivals. As a professional environmental steward Sarah is passionate about working alongside production designers and their Heads of Department (HODs) to aid a production’s carbon footprint move towards zero. Ensuring […]

AFTRS launches LUMINA Podcast about technology and storytelling

AFTRS launches Lumina, a podcast series about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories. The host is TedxSydney’s Head of Curation, Fenella Kernebone, a former presenter at ABC RN and triple j. In the eight-part series, Fenella speaks to a carefully curated brainstrust of storytellers about why technological developments in the […]

My time in the UK by Daniel Willis

In early 2014, whilst working on A Place to Call Home, I made the decision to try my luck for work in the film and TV industry in the UK. I’d been working as an Art Department Coordinator for roughly three years, but I really wanted to get into graphic design – something I had been […]

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