Dave Baxter is still not entirely sure how he managed to make a career in music work. But the man behind Avalanche City seems to be doing a lot of things right.
Media Arts Public Relations graduate Anna Fawcett is Events and Promotions Manager at the National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries (NICAI) at the University of Auckland, and does freelance event management and public relations.
24 October 2013
Following a very special debut show at Auckland’s Thirsty Dog in September, One Man Bannister – aka musician and Media Arts lecturer Matthew Bannister – and his merry band take the live ‘Evolver’ experience a little further afield - to Hamilton, Wellington, Paekakariki, and a reprise visit to Auckland.
24 October 2013
Fashion Design graduate Mitchell Vincent has had a big year, and isn’t slowing down. He is currently working as a full time designer and getting ready to launch his new website.
20 October 2013
Cut! National Secondary School Short Video Competition announced the 2013 winners at a special screening on October 19th, while also celebrating its ten year anniversary. ‘Here and Now’, directed by Laurence Yee from Sancta Maria College, took out the top prize, along with ‘Best Director’. Yee receives a one-year scholarship for Wintec’s Bachelor of Media Arts, along with vouchers. His school receives an iMac computer.
13 October 2013
Gary Venn is a successful freelance illustrator, working from a studio at home in the Waikato, and uses techniques from Media Arts on a regular basis. “The skills that I started developing while studying at Wintec are now very much a part of my everyday approach to my work."
10 October 2013
Cut’s tenth year has been marked by another excellent year of submissions. The judging team enjoyed watching the 40 entries from all over New Zealand and had a difficult task narrowing them down. Subjects addressed by the finalists include shark-finning, friendship, anorexia, cow poo, popularity, and revenge.
07 October 2013
Planning for Hamilton’s first Zinefest began with Bryce’s visit to the Spark Festival in August and we are now following that up with a public talk and workshop on zines and zine making, October 15 – 16, all welcome.