Final video essay

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohN28tOJyhw&feature=youtu.be A topic that has been very prevalent in the media recently is the ban of the single-use plastic bags. Many people were for it including environmental groups and large businesses however some people were not happy about this. Reason’s included not having enough notice until they were scrapped, pure inconvenience, conspiracies of a... Continue Reading →

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Final Digital Artifact

  I have always loved entertainment and media, that’s even why I chose to study a degree in it. However I have only ever really watched from my home or places similar to my home. I am very familiar with American television shows and movies, Australian news media, dramas and comedies. Something that is different... Continue Reading →

#LikeAGirl

You may or may not have heard of the trending video advertisement made by the feminine hygiene brand Always, but it was a video that came out in 2014 which featured different aged girls and even some boys being asked to do impressions of actions but ‘like a girl’. I remember my mum showing it... Continue Reading →

Overview of independent autoethnography task

This semester, the Digital Asia subject had me delve into many different types of culture from many different countries. These included watching films made in Japan, documentaries following professional Korean gamers and even trying different foods. These were all done so we could explore a different culture from our own and investigate autoethnography. Thinking of an... Continue Reading →

Critical Reflection

Australia’s film industry is lacking due to little audience interest and a shortage of suitable support. The government does help out, providing some funding to the arts and creative industries however we need a way to utilise this help. Screen Australia was formed which looks after funding and production for Australian content and regularly supports... Continue Reading →

Week 3 – Akira

This week in Digital Asia we got familiar with the research practice of autoethnography, which is an approach to research which looks for a way to use and examine personal experience in order to understand cultural experience. In the seminar we screened and live-tweeted the anime Akira (1988), and used this as an example to put... Continue Reading →

Godzilla

Week One in Digital Asia (BCM320) we screened the 1954 science fiction feature of Godzilla (or Gojira). It was made and set in Japan, and is a steady paced action and suspense film about a dinosaur-like monster that had been awoken from its sleep by atomic bomb radiation. The only knowledge I had about Godzilla... Continue Reading →

Reflection

  The topic I chose for this task started off as just curiosity. I don’t really like many reality shows, but I know a lot of people who do and I see people posting about shows all the time being super invested in them. I could see they do have quite an impact on our... Continue Reading →

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