The Brisbane Northbank Urban Film Studio : screening of shortlisted films

Brott, Simone (2010) The Brisbane Northbank Urban Film Studio : screening of shortlisted films. [Exhibition/Event]

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Research Statement: In this research project film groups of 4-5 students under my direction produced a 3-5 minute urban film that explored the Brisbane Northbank, and which would become the basis for an urban proposal and design of a small film studio for independent filmmakers in the site. The theoretical premise was that a film studio does not simply produce movies, it creates urban effects all around it and acts as a vortex of cultural activity and social life. For this modest facility where the cinema goes out into the street, the city itself becomes the studio. Students were called to observe the historical problematics of technique, image and effect that arise in the cinema, and to apply these to their own urban-film practice. A panel of judges working in film and architecture shortlisted the 12 best films in 2010 and a major public film screening event took place at the Tribal Cinema. The Shortlisted films today form a permanent "exhibit" in YouTube. The research project was funded by the Queensland University of Technology, School of Design and received accolades from film faculty in the Creative Industries Faculty. The diverse body of work that emanated from the screening contributed a unique analysis of the Northbank to Brisbane.

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ID Code: 67275
Item Type: Creative Work (Exhibition/Event)
Refereed: No
Other Contributors:
Role Contributors
Film Makers
  • Ashley Brown, Michael Croft, William Sutton, Conor Todd, Kristy Vaughan.
Film Makers
  • Georgia Elliott, Matthew Hill, April Tehan and Lucy Unwin
Film Makers
  • Cecilia Baker, Jack Battle, Dustin Lalik.
Material: Short films
Measurements or Duration: 44:47 mins
Number of Pieces: 11 Videos
Published Source: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL75502C9959FC2639
Publisher: Tribal Cinemas in collaboration with Queensland University of Technology
Locations/Venues:
Location: From date: To date:
Tribal Cinemas, 346 George Street, Brisbane. 2010-08-14
Additional URLs:
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > ARCHITECTURE (120100) > Architectural History and Theory (120103)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Simone Brott (editorial matter); individual authors (individual short films)
Deposited On: 27 Feb 2014 01:45
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2014 02:50

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