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|Area||School of Communication & Creative Arts|
|Phone||+61 3 925 17644|
|Role and profile||
John's short films and documentaries have screened nationally and internationally. In addition to his experience in television, advertising, feature film, educational, community and corporate video production, John is a writer, consultant, organiser and lobbyist.
Teaching and Employment history
1999 - 05 Associate Lecturer, Media Arts, Deakin University: School of Communications & Creative Arts.
1999 -05 Lecturer, Media Arts, University of Melbourne: School of Creative Arts.
1996 -98 Associate Lecturer, Deakin University: School of Communications & Creative Arts (part-time casual & part time & full time contracts).
1998 Associate Lecturer, Media Studies, La Trobe University, School of Communications and Critical Inquiry
1997 -98 Associate Lecturer, Cinema Studies, La Trobe University, School of Communications and Critical Inquiry
1995-96 Producer Navigator Films Pty. Ltd..
1995 Lecturer, Victorian College of the Arts: Film & Television
1993-94 Production supervisor Victorian College of the Arts: Film & Television
1990 Lecture and Film & Video Area Co-ordinator University of Technology
Sydney: Media Dept.
1985-90 Associate Lecturer Deakin University: Media - Film & Video
Member of the Film and History Association of Australian and New Zealand
Member of the Advisory Board 'Issues in Contemporary Culture and Aesthetics'
[The Issues] University of Greenwich UK.
1997 Melbourne International Film Festival (film selection panel).
1990-95 Filmnews Contributing Editor
1991 Melbourne International Film Festival (Judging panel).
1990-91 Exposed Film & Video Screening Group, Sydney.
1989 St Kilda Filmmakers Inc founder & inaugural President.
1986-89 Council of Academic Staff Associations Council delegate.
1983-87 Fringe Network Film & Video, Curator of Student Programs.
1982-85 Independent Film Action Committee, IFAC Secretary, Chairperson.
Director of Photography
1996 Healthstra 16mm television commercial, Navigator Films.
Floating Life documentary–20 mins., VCA Film & Television. Lifeline Seminar ,
Wesley Central Mission.
1995 Another Way of Living, Common Equity Housing Pty. Ltd.. Vocal Ich: Arf Arf
Performance Art Segment, 10 mins, SBS TV.
Overseas Presentation & Museum Acquisition Of Films
1996: Experimenta (Melbourne),
1994: Cinematografia Invitada Week of Experimental cinema, Madrid (Spain),
1985: Indian Film and Television Institute (Puna India), London University Extra
Mural Studies Department, Sheffield Film Co-op, Sheffield Polytechnic,
Humbeside College Hull (U.K.), Camera Plurielles (Lyon, France), Collective for
Living Cinema—(New York, NY, U.S.A), UCLA (California, U.S.A.), Melbourne
International Film Festival (Australia). Represented in the film collections of:
London Filmmakers’ Co-op, The National Film & Sound Archive and The National
Library of Australia.
1987: Oberhausen Short Film Festival—(West Germany).
1986: Melbourne International Film Festival—(Australia).
Represented in the film collections of The National Film & Sound Archive and The
National Library of Australia.
First Time Tragedy, Second Time Farce
1990: Broadcast by RTE TV (Ireland). Screened by Amnesty International (Bristol U.K.) Rio Cinema (London U.K), Watermans Art Centre, (London, U.K). Represented in the film collections of The Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islanders and The National Film & Sound Archive.
ACM111 Sound Light & Motion: Foundation unit in 16mm film production
ACM318 Independent Production Practice: History & practice of independent film
ACC304 Dance Video Choreography and the Camera
ACM717 Television Commercial Production
The history and practice of innovative independent film-making internationally.
The history of Australian independent filmmaking and film co-operatives.
|Current research projects||
The Films of John Hughes a book for publication by the Australian Film Institute
and Australian Teachers of Media Moving Images series in 2009
MA Cinema Studies, La Trobe University, 2006
Bed Media Studies and Drama, Victoria College
|Research link||View Deakin associated research data|