Presentations

Enabling successful education-to-work transitions in the digital content industries: A web 2.0 creative ecology

Speaker(s): 
Dr Jen Pei-Ling Tan, Dr Sandra Haukka
Date Posted: 
9 November 2009
Type: 
Slides

The digital content industries in many countries have seen significant growth over the past decade. This knowledge-intensive sector relies on highly skilled human capital but is often challenged by skills and labour shortages, in turn exacerbated by a lack of high quality industry-ready graduates. This presentation first foregrounds some of the key challenges associated with education-to-work transitions encountered by emerging creative graduates in the digital content industries.

Australian Horror Films

Speaker(s): 
Mark Ryan
Date Posted: 
20 July 2009
Type: 
Video

Mark Ryan recently completed his PhD investigating: A Dark New World: Anatomy of Australian Horror Films.

Mark presented a session at Focus on Research - a forum to encourage undergraduate students to pursue their passions through the field of academic research.

Mark Ryan: m3.ryan@qut.edu.au

CCI Symposium March 2009

Speaker(s): 
John Hartley and Stuart Cunningham
Date Posted: 
1 June 2009
Type: 
Video

Distinguished Professor John Hartley and CCI Director, Professor Stuart Cunningham brief symposium attendees on the recent achievements and future directions for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation.

The inexplicable attraction of the horror film

Speaker(s): 
Mark Ryan
Date Posted: 
13 March 2009
Type: 
Audio

It's Friday the 13th today, the second in as many months, and Hollywood is "cashing in" with the launce of a remake of the classic slasher film, Friday the 13th. What is it that draws people to the horror genre? Interview with Dr Mark Ryan, research associate at the Queensland University of Technology and specialist in the horror film genre.

Remix My Lit - literary mash-ups

Speaker(s): 
Amy Barker, Elliot Bledsoe, Cate Kennedy and Amra Pajalic
Date Posted: 
13 November 2008
Type: 
Audio

Radio National's Bookshow interviews CCI researchers and writers associated with CCI's Remix My Lit project.

Remixing is a word that is often more associated with music than the literary domain. But it's been said that there are really only seven storylines and that every story has already been told. So does that mean that all stories are cover versions?

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