James Verdon

James Verdon's creative practice spans video installation, moving image for theatre and performance, broadcast television, and experimental film. His current research examines the nexus between the real and screen-based representations of reality, particularly focussing on the technological mediation of this relationship. He teaches into Production and Theory Units at Swinburne Film and Television and serves as Chair for the Department of Film and Animation. In addition to teaching at Swinburne, Verdon has undertaken visiting teaching and research roles at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Ling Tung University in Taiwan, and New York University (NYU). Verdon has exhibited screen-based work at numerous international venues including Leicester Square in London, University of Southern California (USC), Goethe-Institut in Berlin, and the Bangkok International Film Festival. Nationally, Verdon has screened work at a wide range of venues including the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), The Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne Museum at Carlton Gardens, The Australian Centre for Photography (ACP), The Centre for Contemporary Photography (CCP), Melbourne Recital Centre (MRC), several regional galleries nationally, the Malthouse Theatre and on a number of public and pop-up screens. He has received project funding from the Australia Council for the Arts, the Australian Film Commission (AFC), Film Victoria, The Australian Network for Art and Technology (ANAT), Asialink, Apple (Computer) University Consortium, and the Goethe-Institut.

Valuing the societal contribution of screen production

Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association is working towards better recognition of the myriad practices occurring in teaching and research by screen production academics nationally and aims to work more closely with policy makers to better support screen production inputs and outputs in the...

Screen production research reporting: an ASPERA scoping report

This report was commissioned by the Australian Screen Production Education and Research Association (ASPERA) and conducted by its Research Sub-Committee, for the beneft of the ASPERA community in Australia and other screen/media education and research communities internationally. It provides an overview of current working environments...