All the Best Podcast Summer Camp

Want to flex that podcasting muscle over the summer break?

All The Best is a storytelling podcast and broadcast show on SYN Media, 3RRR and FBi Radio. We’re looking for contributors for our upcoming summer season. Over eight weeks, you’ll get to make a story of any length with supervising producers by your side. We’ll kick off with a Pitch Workshop on Monday 5th November from 6pm at SYN (16 Cardigan St, Carlton), so bring along any story ideas and/or your enthusiasm.

Head over to our Facebook event for more details.

See you there!

Actuality Media is taking student crews to India, Belize and Vietnam

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This will work for your work attachment. We’ve had many students complete these tours with wonderful results. This is our facebook group to share experiences

Get into it!

Below is a program summary and link for more information.

Actuality Media leads global experiential education programs for people who want to tell stories that matter. Our students travel around the world to learn and practice the art of nonfiction storytelling. On each trip, students produce documentaries that feature the work of international changemakers during a month-long outreach. In 2019, Actuality Media is taking student crews to India, Belize and Vietnam. All the program details including behind-the-scenes photos and alumni reviews are at http://actuality.media/outreach.

Internship Available – Global Reconciliation

This internship opportunity has a PR focus, but us savvy Media bods can cut across most disciplines — if interested, send a message to Victoria Baldwin: victoria.baldwin@globalreconciliation.org


Public Relations Officer (volunteer); Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship – Environmental Care

Key Duties:
– Creating public relations content (especially in relation to the Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Award)
– Creating and distributing social media content
– Attending weekly meetings

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Student’s accelerate their learning with Newton’s Law

RMIT students had a chance to work nad/or observe behind the scenes through placements in the new ABC drama Newton’s Law.

Newton's Law being filmed Some scenes were shot at RMIT’s city campus in the former Melbourne Magistrates’ Court
Some scenes were shot at RMIT’s city campus in the former Melbourne Magistrates’ Court

Students in the School of Media and Communication had an exciting work integrated learning opportunity on the set of the eight-part drama series produced by Every Cloud Productions in association with the ABC, Screen Australia and Film Victoria.

Created by the team behind Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Deb Cox and Fiona Eagger, Newton’s Law stars Claudia Carvan as a suburban solicitor who returns to the Bar.

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Co-producer Anna Molyneaux and Development Manager Katherine Fry said Every Cloud Productions is keen to support the development of creative talent, particularly those based in Victoria, by offering students access to a hands-on experience in departments relevant to their studies.

Actor Claudia Karvan as Josephine Newton
Actor Claudia Karvan as Josephine Newton in Newton’s Law

Maggie O’Shea, who is studying a Bachelor of Communication (Media), was offered an internship in the production office during the shooting of the show.

“Maggie worked with our production manager both in the office and on set, observing and assisting in the many practical areas that keep a production ticking, from attending casting and production meetings to assisting with the daily administration that is essential throughout the production process,” co-producer Anna Molyneaux said.

Professor Lisa French, Deputy Dean (Media), said Every Cloud Productions is leading the industry in efforts to redress the gender imbalance; the company has more women than men in key roles and actively recruits women.

“This is unusual in the film and television industry where women are generally the minority across most roles,” French said.

Some scenes were shot at RMIT’s city campus in the former Melbourne Magistrates’ Court, giving media students on campus the opportunity to observe first-hand prime Australian television drama being shot literally next door to their classrooms.

Story: Wendy Little / adapted from RMIT News

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