Adam Elliot is an Academy Award winning independent animator and visual artist based in Melbourne Australia.
Ali Cobby Eckermann
Ali Cobby Eckermann is a Yankunytjatjara woman born on Kaurna land in South Australia. Her first collection little bit long time was written in the desert about her journey to find her family and launched her literary career in 2009.
Alice Pung OAM
Alice Pung OAM is an award-winning writer based in Melbourne.
Brett is an award-winning journalist and presenter at the Nine Network who’s covered many of the biggest stories in Australia and overseas.
Denise Meredyth is a researcher and research leader, former Executive Director for Humanities and Creative Arts at the Australian Research Council, and Provice Chancellor at UNISA. She is the founding Director of Outside Opinion Pty Ltd.
Dr Alvin Pang
Dr Alvin Pang, an award-winning Singaporean poet, writer, editor and scholar with over two decades of international creative practice experience, has been published in more than twenty languages worldwide.
Dr Anne Gregory
Dr Anne Gregory is Professor of Corporate Communication at the University of Huddersfield. In addition to her teaching and international research, Anne works with a number of prestigious clients such as the UK Cabinet and Prime Minister’s Office, and the European Commission.
Dr Brendan Barrett
Dr Brendan Barrett has spent the greater part of his professional career working with the UN implementing an extensive range of educational and communication projects, including founding the bi-lingual Our World magazine.
Dr Mick Broderick
Dr Mick Broderick is an internationally recognised researcher of nuclear culture, the apocalyptic and mediated trauma. During the past three decades he has produced over 100 scholarly works on related topics across a variety of media forms.
Fiona Eagger is among Australia’s most experienced and successful television producers. Most recently Fiona has executive produced A Sunburnt Christmas, Eden, and Christmas Ransom, all for premium SVOD platform Stan.
Janet Fulton is an academic and researcher in Communication and Media and an Adjunct Associate Professor at RMIT.
Jenni Tosi is the Managing Director of Princess Pictures, based in Melbourne Victoria. Jenni was previously the CEO of Film Victoria and has worked in the screen industry for over 30 years.
John Hughes’ independent film and video for gallery, broadcast and cinema is formally innovative and research driven. The Films of John Hughes: a history of independent screen production in Australia (Cumming, 2014) is published by ATOM.
Lord David Puttnam
Lord Puttnam is Chair of Atticus Education, an online education company founded in 2012. He spent thirty years as an independent producer of award-winning films including The Killing Fields, Chariots of Fire and Midnight Express.
Michael Webster has over 40 years’ experience in publishing and academia and helped develop RMIT’s postgraduate publishing studies program. Michael is a recipient of the George Robertson Award for services to the book industry.
Murray Pomerance is a scholar and writer with a global reputation in screen studies.
Patricia Karvelas is a prominent and highly respected Australian journalist, television and radio host, podcaster, political journalist, and commentator who is an RMIT journalism graduate.
Robert Connolly is an Australian filmmaker best known for the feature films Balibo, Paper Planes and The Bank. In television his credits include The Slap, Barracuda and most recently the political thriller Deep State.
Sarah Pink is Professor of Design and Emerging Technologies, and founding Director of the Emerging Technologies Research Lab at Monash University. Prior to this she was a Distinguished Professor and Director of DERC at RMIT.
Shanti Sumartojo is Associate Professor of Design Research at Monash Art, Design and Architecture and a member of the Emerging Technologies Research Lab at Monash University.
Sue Maslin AO
Sue Maslin AO is one of Australia's most successful film, television and digital content producers. Her most recent feature is the smash hit The Dressmaker, one of Australia’s all time highest grossing films.