A film directed by Bachelor of Media Arts (Honours) graduate Michelle Savill has won a major prize at the San Francisco International Film Festival.The award comes with a cash prize of US$5,000 and qualifies 'Ellen is Leaving' to be in the running for the 2014 Academy Awards.
Media Arts would like to congratulate all students who received special awards at the ceremony this year.
17 June 2013
Briar Hill started her photography business during her final year in the Bachelor of Media Arts (Visual Arts). It's now thriving, with advanced bookings flying in and nearly 10,000 Facebook fans. She takes all the images, specializing in newborn and maternity shoots in her studio.
16 June 2013
Rachel Stewart (nee Cooper) works as TV Producer for television commercials at the Auckland branch of advertising agency Ogilvy and Mather. Ten years on from her BMA study, Rachel still draws on the skills she learned making short films in third year.
07 March 2013
Find work that involves what you most like doing, says Media Arts graduate Hazel Squair. As a Communications Manager at Melbourne Spring Fashion Week and other premier events, she’s following her own advice to the letter.
26 February 2013
Staff, students and graduates featured in the successful Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival this month, in areas from music to poetry to film.
06 December 2012
Design student Farrell Rolfe has been recognised in the annual awards of the Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA). Rolfe's website, created as part of his Bachelor of Media Arts 3rd year study in Digital Design, made the successful group of submissions selected to receive an AGDA Design Biennale Award classification.
29 November 2012
Wintec Master of Arts student Nick Kraenzlin will be playing in Hamilton this Saturday night, as part of the new band Sound The Ocean. Sound the Ocean comprises seven Hamilton music teachers by day - who become seven musicians by night.