Top Screen Producer Joins Rmit

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Top screen producer joins RMIT

One of Australia’s leading screen producers, Sue Maslin, has been appointed

Adjunct Professor in Media in the new School of Media and Communication at

RMIT University.

Ms Maslin, who has over 25 years experience working in the Australian film,

television and digital media industries, has produced the Australian feature films

Road to Nhill and Japanese Story winner of Best Film at the 2003 Australian Film

Institute Awards, Best Film at IF Showtime Awards and Best Film at Film Critics

Circle of Australia, as well as many award winning documentaries, including Hunt

Angels and The Edge of the Possible.

She has also recently launched a development and rights management company,

Film Art Media, kicking off with the theatrical release of Celebrity: Dominic Dunne.

Ms Maslin is currently producing the cross-platform broadband documentary Re-

enchantment, an interactive journey into the hidden meanings of well known

fairytales, to be launched on ABC On-Line and ABC TV to adult audiences.

Leo Berkeley, Discipline Head (Media), School of Media and Communication at

RMIT, said: “We are delighted at the appointment of Sue Maslin. As one of the

most respected, accomplished and forward looking screen producers in Australia,

Sue is in a great position to strengthen the university's links to the screen

industries and we look forward to her sharing her experience with both students

and staff.

“Her ability to produce Australian films of the highest creative quality, her

commitment to screen culture, her leadership of an impressive range of key

cultural and industry organisations, and her active engagement with emerging

forms of cross-platform media production, are all features of her work that closely

align with the core interests of RMIT Media,” said Mr Berkeley.

What:  Welcome Drinks for Adjunct Professor (Media) Sue Maslin

When: Thursday 8 October, 5-7pm

Where: RMIT University, Building 9, Level 4, corner of Bowen and Franklin

Streets, Melbourne

Cost:  Free

The School of Media and Communication at RMIT is a merger of the previous

Schools of Applied Communication and Creative Media. The new School

consolidates the strengths and reputations of these academic entities and meets the

creative and business needs of the media and communication industries. 

For interviews or comment: Mr Leo Berkeley, Discipline Head (Media), RMIT

School of Media and Communication, (03) 9925 3014, or Ms Sue Maslin, (03)

9417 2155 or 0417 346 287.

For general media enquiries, RMIT Communications, Deborah Sippitts, (03)

9925 3116 or 0429 588 869.

30 September, 2009   

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