ADOBE COMPETITION WINNER! PLUS… INTRODUCING ADOBE EDUCATION EXCHANGE

Congratulations to Adam Jefford of Windaroo Valley State High School, who found the lucky Adobe logo about 3 seconds after it was posted. Adam has won a copy of one of the new Adobe CS5.5 Suites. Commiserations to the other ATOM members who were hot on Adam’s cyberheels! Adobe has just launched the Adobe Education …

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NEW ATOM STUDY GUIDES – FOR PRINT AND IPAD

New ATOM Study Guides are available from the Metro Magazine website HERE. You’ll find free Study Guides for Inuks, Orchids: My Intersex Adventure, The Gruen Transfer and more. Plus, you can access iPad-formated Study Guides for two recent Australian films –  Oranges and Sunshine and Kapyong. Remember that ATOM Study Guides are freely available for eighteen months, before …

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CURRENT COMPETITIONS

There are some interesting film competitions being held at the moment, including Talking Our World – an opportunity for LOTE Students to shine… Other competitions to note include: Queensland New Filmmakers Awards Flood of Ideas At the Movies – Trailer Competition Marketing Mix-Up Good luck and go get ’em!

MACHINIMA AT QACI

Thanks to Mel Osborne for this report on the recent ATOM QLD Machinima workshop, which took place at Queensland Academy of Creative Industries on July 26, 2011. Glenda Hobdell presented an innovated workshop which takes Machinima beyond it’s simple origins where students created films using Second life sequences and still look like the original game. …

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ATOM AWARDS 2011 FINALISTS

Finalists for the 2011 ATOM Awards have been announced. See the full list HERE. Great to see lots of Queensland schools, students and teachers in there, including… Mayfield State School Briana Goodchild, Ariella Woods & Ernest Su (Queensland Academy for Creative Industries) James Day, Lizzie Riek, Samantha Rankin, Amy Hutchison, Daniella Willis (Cannon Hill Anglican …

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STATE OF MEDIA

Thanks to those who attended “STATE OF MEDIA” in Cairns on July 30, 2011. Around 30 Media teachers took part. ATOM President Derek Weeks presented a session on the  impending National Curriculum, Terry Oberg steered a Flash rotoscoping workshop and Clyde Williams gave a presentation on Standards. It seemed like a great day was had …

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The Australian Curriculum — The Arts

The National Advocates for Arts Education (NAAE) welcomes the endorsement of The Australian Curriculum: The Arts by the Australian Education Council, and the release this week of the updated Australian Curriculum website (version 8.0). Australian curriculum The National Advocates for Arts Education (NAAE) welcomes the endorsement of The Australian Curriculum: The Arts by the Australian Education Council, and the …

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