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Jason's competitiveness turns violent
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Jason's competitiveness turns violent

Clip from Paper Planes
Dylan approaches his trip to Japan as a learning experience and competitive Jason resorts to violence.

Dylan approaches his trip to Japan as a learning experience and competitive Jason resorts to violence.

Aladdin and father work together for treasure
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Aladdin and father work together for treasure

After Aladdin and his father Cassim team up to recover the Hand of Midas, and then to escape Sa'luk together, Cassim realises Aladdin is the real treasure in his life.

After Aladdin and his father Cassim team up to recover the Hand of Midas, and then to escape Sa'luk together, Cassim realises Aladdin is the real treasure in his life.

Sulley scares Boo
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Sulley scares Boo

Clip from Monsters, Inc.
Sulley is challenged to scare a child in front of Boo, but is banished after learning Waternoose was secretly working with Randall.

Sulley is challenged to scare a child in front of Boo, but is banished after learning Waternoose was secretly working with Randall.

The origin of Bran Nue Dae musical
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The origin of Bran Nue Dae musical

Rachel Perkins and Robyn Kershaw discuss the origins of the Bran Nue Dae film and the significance of Jimmy Chi's original stage musical.

Rachel Perkins and Robyn Kershaw discuss the origins of the Bran Nue Dae film and the significance of Jimmy Chi's original stage musical.

Oozma Kappa visits Monsters Inc
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Oozma Kappa visits Monsters Inc

Mike takes the team on a secret visit to Monsters, Inc to build their spirits but they are spotted by security.

Mike takes the team on a secret visit to Monsters, Inc to build their spirits but they are spotted by security.

Nemo demonstrates bravery and teamwork
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Nemo demonstrates bravery and teamwork

Clip from Finding Nemo
Marlin learns to trust Nemo's courage when his son rushes to rescue Dory and a school of fish caught in a net.

Marlin learns to trust Nemo's courage when his son rushes to rescue Dory and a school of fish caught in a net.

Blu's flying lesson
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Blu's flying lesson

Clip from Rio
Rafael the toucan teaches Blu how to fly. During the lesson, Blu and Jewel experience the beautiful views of Rio de Janeiro.

Rafael the toucan teaches Blu how to fly. During the lesson, Blu and Jewel experience the beautiful views of Rio de Janeiro.

Dancing penguins inspire environmentalism
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Dancing penguins inspire environmentalism

Clip from Happy Feet
When humans arrive in Emperor Land in a helicopter, Mumble leads the penguins in a dance in an attempt to communicate, video of which goes viral, encouraging humans to protect ...

When humans arrive in Emperor Land in a helicopter, Mumble leads the penguins in a dance in an attempt to communicate, video of which goes viral, encouraging humans to protect the environment.

Aladdin feels guilty about lying
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Aladdin feels guilty about lying

Clip from Aladdin
Feeling guilty about lying to the princess, and conscious that the only reason people treat him like a prince is Genie has used his magic, Aladdin resolves to tell Jasmine the ...

Feeling guilty about lying to the princess, and conscious that the only reason people treat him like a prince is Genie has used his magic, Aladdin resolves to tell Jasmine the truth.

Aladdin chooses to face consequences of escape
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Aladdin chooses to face consequences of escape

After rescuing his father (who had abandoned him as a child) from prison, Aladdin returns to Agrabah to face punishment in the hope we won't be separated from the princess.

After rescuing his father (who had abandoned him as a child) from prison, Aladdin returns to Agrabah to face punishment in the hope we won't be separated from the princess.

Oscar searches for Angie
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Oscar searches for Angie

Clip from Shark Tale
Oscar plans to confess his love to Angie, but Don Lino kidnaps her before he gets the chance.

Oscar plans to confess his love to Angie, but Don Lino kidnaps her before he gets the chance.

Designing your own video game
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Designing your own video game

Clip from Behind The News
Imagine how cool it would be to design your own video game starring you! A group of kids got to do just that, designing their characters and storylines, taking pictures in ...

Imagine how cool it would be to design your own video game starring you! A group of kids got to do just that, designing their characters and storylines, taking pictures in front of a green screen and using stopmotion animation to bring their ideas to life.

Dylan researches and experiments with flight
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Dylan researches and experiments with flight

Clip from Paper Planes
Inspired by Australia II, Jack encourages his son Dylan to study everything that flies to build a better paper plane.

Inspired by Australia II, Jack encourages his son Dylan to study everything that flies to build a better paper plane.

Nemo's father overprotective
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Nemo's father overprotective

Clip from Finding Nemo
Marlin worries about the safety of the only living member of his family, Nemo, who is captured when he disobeys his dad.

Marlin worries about the safety of the only living member of his family, Nemo, who is captured when he disobeys his dad.

How stories turn into legends
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How stories turn into legends

Clip from Finding Nemo
The story of Marlin and Dory's search for Nemo grows with each telling until it reaches legend status.

The story of Marlin and Dory's search for Nemo grows with each telling until it reaches legend status.

Sulley and Mike reconcile
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Sulley and Mike reconcile

Sully admits to Mike he's frightened and sympathises with him over his lack of scariness.

Sully admits to Mike he's frightened and sympathises with him over his lack of scariness.

Jewel and Blu land in the jungle
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Jewel and Blu land in the jungle

Clip from Rio
Jewel and Blu escape from their captors and flee towards the jungle. As they land, Blue feels uneasy with his surroundings and worries about staying up in the trees.

Jewel and Blu escape from their captors and flee towards the jungle. As they land, Blue feels uneasy with his surroundings and worries about staying up in the trees.

Mumble fights for his fish
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Mumble fights for his fish

Clip from Happy Feet
Mumble chases after a much bigger bird that had swooped down and stolen the fish he had tried so had to catch for Gloria, and he is swept up into the sky and then dropped.

Mumble chases after a much bigger bird that had swooped down and stolen the fish he had tried so had to catch for Gloria, and he is swept up into the sky and then dropped.

Mumble meets hostile skua birds
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Mumble meets hostile skua birds

Clip from Happy Feet
Skua birds teach Mumble all about his place on the food chain when they threaten to eat him for lunch, and Boss Skua reveals he'd been abducted by aliens who only released him ...

Skua birds teach Mumble all about his place on the food chain when they threaten to eat him for lunch, and Boss Skua reveals he'd been abducted by aliens who only released him after applying a yellow band around his leg.

Mumble dances to Gloria's song
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Mumble dances to Gloria's song

Clip from Happy Feet
Gloria, who has previously struggled to find someone to mate with through her heartsong, is captivated by Mumbles tap dancing.

Gloria, who has previously struggled to find someone to mate with through her heartsong, is captivated by Mumbles tap dancing.

Princess wants to be independent
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Princess wants to be independent

Clip from Aladdin
After rejecting another suitor, Princess Jasmine tells her father, the sultan, she is frustrated by her royal lifestyle, lack of freedom and independence.

After rejecting another suitor, Princess Jasmine tells her father, the sultan, she is frustrated by her royal lifestyle, lack of freedom and independence.

Aladdin frees Genie with last wish
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Aladdin frees Genie with last wish

Clip from Aladdin
Realising that he can't keep pretending to be something he is not, Aladdin decides to free his friend Genie from his magical obligations, and the sultan recognises his ...

Realising that he can't keep pretending to be something he is not, Aladdin decides to free his friend Genie from his magical obligations, and the sultan recognises his princely qualities.

Angie helps Oscar
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Angie helps Oscar

Clip from Shark Tale
Tonguescrubber Oscar aspires to greater things while Angie gives him a chance to pay back a loan by pawning a pearl she received from her grandmother.

Tonguescrubber Oscar aspires to greater things while Angie gives him a chance to pay back a loan by pawning a pearl she received from her grandmother.

Oozma Kappa capture the flag challenge
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Oozma Kappa capture the flag challenge

The Oozma Kappa team is challenged to capture a flag without being caught by a librarian.

The Oozma Kappa team is challenged to capture a flag without being caught by a librarian.

Simba rescued by his new friends
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Simba rescued by his new friends

Clip from The Lion King
After being rescued by fellow outcasts Timon and Pumbaa, Simba learns to survive in the jungle with his news friends, who teach him their hakuna matata motto.

After being rescued by fellow outcasts Timon and Pumbaa, Simba learns to survive in the jungle with his news friends, who teach him their hakuna matata motto.

Aladdin's estranged father has faith in son
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Aladdin's estranged father has faith in son

Sa'luk insists Aladdin must be punished for invading the 40 thieves lair, and Cassim, Aladdin's longlost father and leader of the thieves, tells his son he believes he's ...

Sa'luk insists Aladdin must be punished for invading the 40 thieves lair, and Cassim, Aladdin's longlost father and leader of the thieves, tells his son he believes he's capable of facing the challenge.

Sulley meets Boo
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Sulley meets Boo

Clip from Monsters, Inc.
Sulley discovers that a twoyearold human, Boo, has followed her through to the world of monsters.

Sulley discovers that a twoyearold human, Boo, has followed her through to the world of monsters.

Inside The Grinch's cave
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Inside The Grinch's cave

A look inside the Grinch's cave and the lonely, spiteful life he leads. Even the Grinch's echo doesn't like him.

A look inside the Grinch's cave and the lonely, spiteful life he leads. Even the Grinch's echo doesn't like him.

Dylan urges dad to get over grief
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Dylan urges dad to get over grief

Clip from Paper Planes
While Jack and Dylan still mourn the death of their wife and mother, a frustrated Dylan demands his father moves on.

While Jack and Dylan still mourn the death of their wife and mother, a frustrated Dylan demands his father moves on.

Why the Grinch is such a grouch
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Why the Grinch is such a grouch

We find out why the Grinch hates Christmas so much, how he was treated like an outsider at school because of his appearance and how teasing turned him away from the people of ...

We find out why the Grinch hates Christmas so much, how he was treated like an outsider at school because of his appearance and how teasing turned him away from the people of Whoville.

Mike enters the scare games
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Mike enters the scare games

Mike makes a bet with Hardscrabble to reinstate him in the scare program if his team wins the Scare Games.

Mike makes a bet with Hardscrabble to reinstate him in the scare program if his team wins the Scare Games.

Linda and Tulio attend the Rio Carnival
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Linda and Tulio attend the Rio Carnival

Clip from Rio
Linda and Tulio dress up in Spix's macaw and pose as dancers for the Rio Carnaval parade. As they separate to search for Blu, Linda finds herself in the centre of the parade.

Linda and Tulio dress up in Spix's macaw and pose as dancers for the Rio Carnaval parade. As they separate to search for Blu, Linda finds herself in the centre of the parade.

Oscar tells the truth
2:44

Oscar tells the truth

Clip from Shark Tale
Oscar reveals that he is not in fact the Sharkslayer, while Don Lino apologises to Lenny and Oscar.

Oscar reveals that he is not in fact the Sharkslayer, while Don Lino apologises to Lenny and Oscar.

Sulley and Mike bring Boo to their home
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Sulley and Mike bring Boo to their home

Clip from Monsters, Inc.
Sully learns that human children are not in fact toxic and grows to be fond of Boo, while Mike hopes to get rid of her.

Sully learns that human children are not in fact toxic and grows to be fond of Boo, while Mike hopes to get rid of her.

Sulley reunites with Boo
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Sulley reunites with Boo

Clip from Monsters, Inc.
As the new CEO, Sully changes Monsters, Inc's policy of scaring children to making them laugh.

As the new CEO, Sully changes Monsters, Inc's policy of scaring children to making them laugh.

Simba is presented to the animals
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Simba is presented to the animals

Clip from The Lion King
Simba is presented to the animals in his father Mufasa's kingdom, his responsibilities are explained to him, and he learns about the circle of life.

Simba is presented to the animals in his father Mufasa's kingdom, his responsibilities are explained to him, and he learns about the circle of life.

The origin of Listen To The News
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The origin of Listen To The News

Jimmy Chi and other members of Kuckles reveal how Listen To The News was written in the context of the Noonkanbah mining protests.

Jimmy Chi and other members of Kuckles reveal how Listen To The News was written in the context of the Noonkanbah mining protests.

YouTube unboxing parody
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YouTube unboxing parody

Clip from You're Skitting Me
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In a skit that lampoons ridiculous YouTuber posts, Unwrapping Guy unwraps a pair of socks from his aunty. Should go viral, right

In a skit that lampoons ridiculous YouTuber posts, Unwrapping Guy unwraps a pair of socks from his aunty. Should go viral, right

Nemo demonstrates optimism and courage
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Nemo demonstrates optimism and courage

Clip from Finding Nemo
Despite being swallowed by a whale, Dory remains confident and reassures Marlin they'll still find Nemo.

Despite being swallowed by a whale, Dory remains confident and reassures Marlin they'll still find Nemo.

Mufasa teaches Simba a lesson
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Mufasa teaches Simba a lesson

Clip from The Lion King
Simba apologises to his father for disobeying him, explaining that he wanted to be as brave as his dad.

Simba apologises to his father for disobeying him, explaining that he wanted to be as brave as his dad.

How TV cameras record the news
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How TV cameras record the news

Clip from Behind The News
Behind The News visits a TV studio to see how cameras are used to record the news, and compares modern technology to cameras used in the past.

Behind The News visits a TV studio to see how cameras are used to record the news, and compares modern technology to cameras used in the past.

The history and future of radio
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The history and future of radio

Clip from Behind The News
Find out about the history of radio and how it has adapted through the years as technology has advanced. Then, hear from some student broadcasters that share their thoughts on ...

Find out about the history of radio and how it has adapted through the years as technology has advanced. Then, hear from some student broadcasters that share their thoughts on the future of radio in a changing world.

How animated movies are made
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How animated movies are made

Clip from Totally Wild
Nat speaks with stopmotion animator Pierce Davison, who shows how to make plasticine characters come to life. From the initial scripts and illustrations to 3D computer ...

Nat speaks with stopmotion animator Pierce Davison, who shows how to make plasticine characters come to life. From the initial scripts and illustrations to 3D computer modelling, the results are turned over to a sculptor. Nat is amazed to find out it takes 25 frames (still photos) to create one second of animated film!

Film and TV adventures of a foley sound artist
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Film and TV adventures of a foley sound artist

Clip from Totally Wild
Scott participates in a small movie drama so the engineer and foley sound artist, Sam Rogers, can then add effects in the studio. The prop room where Sam works is all kinds of ...

Scott participates in a small movie drama so the engineer and foley sound artist, Sam Rogers, can then add effects in the studio. The prop room where Sam works is all kinds of sensory fun. The engineer shows how he syncs the sound to the action, and we get to watch Scott's debut performance.

Diana Vreeland
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Diana Vreeland

ABC  |  June 2, 2013
A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.

A look at the life and work of the influential fashion editor of Harpers Bazaar, Diana Vreeland.

Funny Girl
2:21:15

Funny Girl

FOXTEL Arts  |  February 12, 2017
The life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies.

The life of comedienne Fanny Brice, from her early days in the Jewish slums to the height of her career with the Ziegfeld Follies.

McLaren's Negatives
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McLaren's Negatives

SBS  |  May 7, 2012
An intimate look at cinematographic creation with legendary Canadian animator Norman McLaren.

An intimate look at cinematographic creation with legendary Canadian animator Norman McLaren.

The Text Files
14:53

The Text Files: Billboards

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  July 24, 2006
This program looks at the linguistic structures and features of a form of everyday text; the billboard. The program looks at what makes billboards so effective; body language, ...

This program looks at the linguistic structures and features of a form of everyday text; the billboard. The program looks at what makes billboards so effective; body language, colour, camera angles and positioning.

The Text Files
14:41

The Text Files: Film - Editing And Sound

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  August 14, 2006
This second program based on film concentrates on the effect of editing on the audience and how music and sound effects can influence the meaning of the completed film.

This second program based on film concentrates on the effect of editing on the audience and how music and sound effects can influence the meaning of the completed film.

The Text Files
14:23

The Text Files: Comics

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  ABC  |  August 21, 2006
This program explores the visual and linguistic landscape of comics and looks at the techniques involved in creating the illusion of time, sound effects and motion.

This program explores the visual and linguistic landscape of comics and looks at the techniques involved in creating the illusion of time, sound effects and motion.

Romance
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Romance

SBS  |  December 22, 2012
In this animated film, director Georges Schwizgebel masterfully sweeps us into another world through music and movement, breaking down the boundaries between desire and reality.

In this animated film, director Georges Schwizgebel masterfully sweeps us into another world through music and movement, breaking down the boundaries between desire and reality.

Miss Potter
1:24:09

Miss Potter

7flix  |  September 18, 2016
The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book The Tale of Peter Rabbit, and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

The King and I
2:07:50

The King and I

FOXTEL Arts  |  September 25, 2016
An English widow accepts a job as a live-in Governess for the King of Siam. There she finds the customs very different which brings her into regular conflict with the King.

An English widow accepts a job as a live-in Governess for the King of Siam. There she finds the customs very different which brings her into regular conflict with the King.

High Society
1:42:25

High Society

FOXTEL Arts  |  April 30, 2017
Heiress Tracy Lord is engaged to one man, attracted to another and in love again with her ex-husband! (Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra)

Heiress Tracy Lord is engaged to one man, attracted to another and in love again with her ex-husband! (Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly and Frank Sinatra)

Retouches
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Retouches

SBS  |  February 5, 2011
Animation filmmaker Georges Schwizgebel mesmerises with visual acrobatics. Between waves on a shore and a sleeper breathing, he alters the balance of shapes in the world and ...

Animation filmmaker Georges Schwizgebel mesmerises with visual acrobatics. Between waves on a shore and a sleeper breathing, he alters the balance of shapes in the world and plays with perception to grasp the fleeting movement of our lives.

Silver Screen Stars
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Silver Screen Stars: Robert Redford

Season 8  |  Episode 1  |  Smooth/Arts  |  March 7, 2018
To be a Hollywood great is to fly too close to the sun, to embody the dreams of millions while placing your fate in their hearts. This program celebrates the lives of those ...

To be a Hollywood great is to fly too close to the sun, to embody the dreams of millions while placing your fate in their hearts. This program celebrates the lives of those who soared the highest. In this episode, meet Robert Redford. Born Charles Robert Redford Jr in 1936, he starred in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), The Sting (1976) and All the President's Men (1976), directed Ordinary People (1980) and A River Runs Through It (1992), and founded the Sundance Film Festival in 1978.

Silver Screen Stars
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Silver Screen Stars: Doris Day

Season 4  |  Episode 4  |  Smooth/Arts  |  March 14, 2018
To be a Hollywood great is to fly too close to the sun, to embody the dreams of millions while placing your fate in their hearts. This program celebrates the lives of those ...

To be a Hollywood great is to fly too close to the sun, to embody the dreams of millions while placing your fate in their hearts. This program celebrates the lives of those who soared the highest.

The Text Files
14:51

The Text Files: Computer Adventure Games

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  ABC  |  September 18, 2006
Computer adventure games is the topic of the final program in The Text Files series, aptly positioned because it combines the elements of visuals, print and sound already ...

Computer adventure games is the topic of the final program in The Text Files series, aptly positioned because it combines the elements of visuals, print and sound already explored in previous programs. The program looks at the game through its narrative structure and the use of the player as the main character and explores the effect of graphics and sound.

Thanks For Listening
58:32

Thanks For Listening: History Of Australian Radio - Want A Revolution

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  February 24, 2017
The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover ...

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover the history behind Australia's most quintessential towns. A fun and entertaining series for everyone who's ever wanted to explore the real Australia. Experience some of the many stories which characterise and have become part of Australian history.

Thanks For Listening
54:42

Thanks For Listening: History Of Australian Radio - We're On The Air

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  February 10, 2017
The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover ...

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover the history behind Australia's most quintessential towns. A fun and entertaining series for everyone who's ever wanted to explore the real Australia. Experience some of the many stories which characterise and have become part of Australian history.

In The Tracks Of
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In The Tracks Of

SBS  |  February 12, 2011
Maurice Jarre is best known for his film scores, and in particular for his collaborations with film director David Lean. Jarre was a three time Academy Award winner, for ...

Maurice Jarre is best known for his film scores, and in particular for his collaborations with film director David Lean. Jarre was a three time Academy Award winner, for Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and A Passage to India (1984), all of which were directed by Lean. Recorded before Jarre passed away in 2009, he talks about his life in music.

Thanks For Listening
57:45

Thanks For Listening: History Of Australian Radio - What's Happening

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  March 4, 2017
The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover ...

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover the history behind Australia's most quintessential towns. A fun and entertaining series for everyone who's ever wanted to explore the real Australia. Experience some of the many stories which characterise and have become part of Australian history.

Thanks For Listening
59:33

Thanks For Listening: History Of Australian Radio - Music, Music, Music

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  FOXTEL Arts  |  February 17, 2017
The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover ...

The History Channel presents Series 2 of its highly acclaimed series Australian Icon Towns, hosted by Scott McGregor. In each episode, Scott and his team set out to discover the history behind Australia's most quintessential towns. A fun and entertaining series for everyone who's ever wanted to explore the real Australia. Experience some of the many stories which characterise and have become part of Australian history.

Artscape
26:40

Artscape: Working With Jane

ABC2  |  December 28, 2009
Working With Jane is an entertaining portrait of Jane Campion and her special qualities as a film director. It is also a poignant recording of the truly unique process that ...

Working With Jane is an entertaining portrait of Jane Campion and her special qualities as a film director. It is also a poignant recording of the truly unique process that created her latest film Bright Star.

After your primary students have finished reading their recommended texts, reinforce what they've read with classic and popular books with their adaptations.
After your secondary students have finished reading their recommended texts, encourage them to "compare and contrast" classic and popular books with their adaptations from Australia and Hollywood.
Explore depictions of Australia and it's culture through a special collection of films representing life Down Under with a range of selected content for all ages. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073, VCHHC097, VCHHC098, VCHHC100)
In a world that very often feels Orwellian there's never been a more relevant time to study dystopian-themed movies and novels.
What do The Lion King and The Bad Sleep Well have in common? They're based on Hamlet! Transformative texts recreate aspects of a story to reveal new contexts through adaptation and intertextuality.
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