Producers are a bunch of copycats… well, good!

The contemporary audience demands diversity in not only genre but access to the screen content released to the world; Technology continues to advance therefore the way we watch TV and film entertainment changes. Switching on on telly box and flicking through the 10 channels available to find a program of interest is no longer the only …

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Aussie land trumps Aussie people, so it seems

"Is any attention good attention?", what a feather-ruffling question. A Tv tropes article explains that in regards to a product, attention turned sour has consequences detrimental to the brand, for example, a beauty product surrounded with lots of hype and expectations that is in true fact poor quality will affect future investors and customers from putting …

Is Australian content really as bad as we assume it to be?

Walking away from the first lesson of BCM330, I had some extensive discussions revolving around the Australian TV and Film industry and realised I had not given much thought to this topic prior to taking this class. It was made clear within the first hour that judging from the responses from my fellow classmates, our …

Is the future of Australian Film & TV looking gloomy or bloomy?

The Australian FIlm and TV industry is an inconsistent "little bugger" (Aussie slang seemed appropriate), and when I asked friends and family what their thoughts were on Australian made screen content the responses I received were "I don't know, I don't really watch a lot of the stuff" or "OH LOVE IT! You've got to support the …

You can be famous too

The term 'micro-celebrity' has come into play since the rise of social media platforms, offering anyone who is active users of Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, twitter and blogging sites the chance to fall under the celebrity umbrella. The term 'celebrity' is the ability to back yourself as an investment and create a likeable persona that builds a …

The ‘Postmodern’ takes matters into their own hands

Legacy media was once a stream of information fed to society which was consumed and often unquestioned, it was a centralised and controlled source of information. The birth of the internet, a distributed network, gave people access to multiple information sources taking silent consumers to listeners, who analysed, compared and challenegd information to form an …