Mr John Cumming

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer in Screen and Design

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Biography summary

John Cumming is a Senior Lecturer in Screen and Design at Deakin University. John’s independent documentaries and experimental-narrative short films have screened internationally and he has worked in feature, community, corporate, educational and commercial film and video production, served on the editorial boards of local and international publications and worked with a number of film festivals, film and community media organisations. He has also served as Vice President and President of the Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association (ASPERA) and until 2018, as course director of Film, Television and Animation at Deakin. He is coordinator of the Deakin Film, Television and Animation Archive and has coordinated film and media courses at the UTS and the University of Melbourne and has taught at the VCA and La Trobe University. He has written for a range of journals and magazines on independent filmmaking and cultural policy in Australia. His book The Films of John Hughes: a history of independent screen production in Australia is published by Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) in association with the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), RMIT and Deakin universities.

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

Publications

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2019

Sounding obsession: a discussion on sounds from a garage film

John Cumming, Martin Potter

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 107-126, The soundtrack, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal
2016

Manifesto of a defeated poet

J Cumming, S Salkic

(2016), J1

works
2014

The films of John Hughes: a history of independent screen production in Australia

J Cumming

(2014), Melbourne, Vic., A1-1

book
2005

Art and industry: a duologue in three scenes

J Cumming, Y Prior

(2005), Vol. 3, pp. 1-9, Double dialogues, Canterbury, Vic., C1

journal
2004

From crystals to pixels: new technology in the documentary work of John Hughes

J Cumming

(2004), pp. 203-216, Selected papers : Film & history conference, Canberra Australia 2-5 December 2004 : 12th biennial conference of the Film and History Association of Australia and New Zealand, Canberra, A.C.T., E1

conference

50 years of underground filmmaking in Melbourne: program 3

J Cumming

(2004), St Kilda, Vic., J2

works

Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report