Film and Television
Actress, ballerina... engineer?
Engineering needs more diversity, but a University of Melbourne expert says there are almost no role models for women engineers in film and popular culture
These five films are a ‘must see’ at MIFF 2023
You don't need to be overwhelmed by the schedule at the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) with these hot tips from a University of Melbourne expert.
Succession: Ten reasons why you’ll (re)watch this modern TV masterpiece
Now that the series is complete, a University of Melbourne expert discusses why it's so good.
Empowering disabled talent in the Australian screen industry
A new University of Melbourne report highlights discrimination and inaccessibility for disabled film and television workers in Australia
The Oscars shift from big screen to TV stream
A University of Melbourne expert says Apple TV+’s win for CODA crowned a night of Oscars firsts – but what does a streaming win mean for the future of cinema?
I’m an animal … get me out of here!
Australia needs national legislation to better protect the welfare of animals that work in film and television, says a University of Melbourne expert
The science behind life in space on ‘Away’
Artificial gravity and space disease feature on Netflix’s series ‘Away’ – a University of Melbourne experts looks at how much of the action is true to life.
When streaming gets crowded
Video-on-demand services have shaken up Australian viewing but University of Melbourne experts say distinct strategies are now emerging amid growing competition
Bringing ancient Rome to life
What film adaptions of Ancient Rome do historians like the most? We ask four University of Melbourne experts to give us their favourite screen visions of Rome.
Sex and the remake
A new book by a University of Melbourne expert explores the fraught process of remaking a film or TV show, and why updating attitudes to sex may not always work