Past Media Students
Here are just a small snap shot of some past Media students who were once just like you - sitting in a classroom eager to learn -and work on their production - follow their passion - to develop and excel in their chosen field
Deborah Peart http://deborahpeart.com
Deborah Peart studied Media at Santa Maria College in Northcote and in her year 12 production wrote and directed " The Playground Neurotic" struggling with a clunky analogue edit controller back in the 90s that wouldn't program edit points Now Deborah is Australia’s most sought after screen drama editors.
Her career began in 1997, working as both an assistant editor and post production supervisor on some of the countries most prolific television productions including State Coroner, Marking Time, R.A.N and the sci fi cult classic Farscape to which she became an Associate Producer in its final season.
In 2005 she edited her first series, The Surgeon for producer John Edwards. Dangerous, South Side Story, The Straits, SLiDE and 6 seasons of the Underbelly franchise were to follow. Recent work includes Peter Allen: Not the Boy Next Door, Deep Water and Wake in Fright.
Deb has worked with some of the country’s most respected directors including Peter Andrikidis, Wayne Blair, Emma Freeman, Glendyn Ivin, Rachel Perkins, Leah Purcell, Shawn Seet, Kriv Stenders, Cherie Nowlan and Tony Tilse.
She has received multiple AACTA and ASE nominations with two wins for her work on The Code & Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities respectively. In 2013 the Australian Screen Editors Guild recognised her body of work and commitment to building the profile of the local editing community by way of accreditation, the guild’s highest honour.
In 2015 she was included on “The IF list”, which recognises the industry’s most prolific practitioners
Julien studied Media at Xavier College in the 90s and in his year 12 production completed
an Animated short that took out the ATOM award for overall best student production.
He graduated from university with a degree in design, and was offered an internship for
six months at Complete Post, followed by a full-time job, where he worked for four years.
Julian moved to London, and after dropping his showreel to VFX studios around town,
he picked up a small contract working at Smoke & Mirror as a VFX artist. Then he joined
the VFX team at Framestore London. Since then Julien has created VFX and 3D in films
such as Tomb Raider, Blade Runner, Paddington 2, Alien Covenant, Mowgli, Fantastic
Beasts, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol2, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Beauty &
The Beast, The Legend of Tarzan, Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2, Edge of
Tomorrow,War Horse, Clash of the Titans,47 Ronin,Narnia:The Voyage of the DawnTreader,
Leo Dihn https://www.redcatmotion.com
Leo studied Media at Taylor's College from 2010 and in Year 12 directed Soul Revenge a short film featuring Leo's 3D modelling and Visual effects skills. ( featured in our film section) When Leo returned home to Vietnam he established his own Motion effects and Animation business . Leo is am an Animator, Creative Director and CEO of Red Cat Motion. He assist brands and connects consumers via animation, storytelling and creative solutions. His work includes TV Commercials 2D and 3D Animation Teasers and Promos Animated Short Films