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Archive for April, 2011

What is the future of Australian Television?

Posted by ken On April - 25 - 2011

We take a look in the crystal ball to see where the television industry is heading. The Australian ABC’s Jonathan Holmes and the Media Watch team did the same in 2008, and a number of their findings are still relevant today. Future of Australian TV WA TV History Veterans who worked in the television industry […]

Tribute to Vick Evans (1952-2011)

Posted by ken On April - 19 - 2011

June Holmes, formerly of STW Publicity & Programs solemnly advised that the highly respected and well liked Vick Evans has passed away. June said that Vick was a friendly and jovial work mate who, after working for a number of years at STW-9, became CEO of the Constable Care program for 14 years, and sadly […]

The introduction of television to Australia involved predominantly newspaper owning applicants competing for the licenses. Television was anticipated to be in direct competition with the newspaper audience and the soliciting of advertisements, therefore the powerful media moguls were keen to have a part of the action. In the process, all successful applicants for Australia’s first […]

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Ron Tutt (1924-2011) a well known and respected Perth film industry identity. Daryl Binning with Ron Tutt in 2006 Ron was born in Tasmania where his father was a government photographer. He was to pursue a career as a pilot in England, prior to […]

2011 Archibald Prize

Posted by ken On April - 5 - 2011

West Australian artist Greg Baker has entered a portrait titled ‘Peter Harries Presents’ as a candidate for the 2011 Archibald Prize, the nation’s best-known portraiture prize. Finalists for the prize will be named on April 8 and the winner on April 15. Gallery staff member Stuart Watters looks on at the recently unpacked portrait of […]

WA Screen Awards Special on WTV Channel 44

Posted by ken On April - 5 - 2011

Lotterywest Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Industry – Jill Perryman See the glamour of the red carpet, the drama of the awards ceremony, the joy of the winners and the buzz of the party! WTV has put together a half-hour special capturing the highlights of the 2011 WASA’s. It was great night for the […]

Early History of the Moving Image

Posted by ken On April - 3 - 2011

As part of Museum Week, the Australian Museum of Motion Picture and Television (AMMPT) will conduct a public presentation with demonstrations of very early equipment. Featured will be a shadow puppet theatre, Magic Lantern show and a range of early carnival and sideshow moving image attractions, which captivated young children and parents during the mid […]


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