Current projects at the AUT Centre for Screen Practice Research

Geena I Am: Documentary making hybrid and positioning of self

Elizabeth Hoyle

A series of hybrid animated documentaries about grief, mourning and the aesthetics of loss.

Shama: Migrant, ethnic diversity and documentary practice

Associate Professor Arezou Zalipour and James Nicholson

A short documentary focusing on on-screen visibility of a migrant ethnic NGO, which was originated and run by migrant women for migrant women in New Zealand.

Nothing

Ross Brannigan and James Nicholson

A short film focusing on performance research in relation to classic and cinematic content.

Guardian and interpreter: the practice of an indigenous screen producer

Christina Milligan (PhD in progress)

Exploring the practice of a screen producer using the systems theory of creativity.

At the intersections: Diversity in screen practice research

Associate Professor Arezou Zalipour

An international book project bringing screen researcher-practitioners working on various aspects of diversity from Aotearoa and around the world (forthcoming in 2022).

Creativity in the time of Covid-19: teaching screen production practice online under lockdown in New Zealand

Christina Milligan and Elizabeth Hoyle

Focusing on screen production pedagogy during COVID-19.

Ngā Pouwhenua

Christina Milligan

Executive producer of feature film currently in post-production, Australia-Aotearoa NZ coproduction for release 2022.

Drawing on Grief: Illustrating narratives of loss through documentary and animation

Elizabeth Hoyle (PhD in progress)

A series of hybrid animated documentaries about grief, mourning and the aesthetics of loss.

7 axes of diversity in screen production and practice

Associate Professor Arezou Zalipour

Includes industry, practice and screen storytelling research and a short film project.

Contact us

The AUT Centre for Screen Practice Research (SPR@AUT) is based in the School of Communication Studies at AUT. If you work or research in screen practice, we would love to hear from you.

To get in touch email us:
arezou.zalipour@aut.ac.nz

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