Dr Tess Van Hemert

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Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Communication


Personal details

Positions

Lecturer, Media & Entertainment
Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice,
School of Communication

Keywords

Screen exhibition, Film Festivals, Screen industry, Screen culture

Qualifications

  • PhD (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

Dr Van Hemert is a member of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies and the Film Festival Research Network.

Teaching

Tess teaches into the Entertainment Industries program in the School of Communication. She plays a leading role in overseeing industry partnerships in the study area, with organisations such as Screen Queensland, Women in Film and Television, Sony Music, Reading Radio and Like a Photon Creative. She teaches courses in the field of critical media industries, including:

  • KXB101 Global Media and Entertainment
  • KXB201 Entertainment Practice: Balancing Creativity and Business
  • KXB302 Entertainment Project 1: Pre-Production
  • KXB303 Entertainment Project 2: Production
  • CYB102 Introduction to Media and Entertainment Industries


Tess supervises postgraduate students in the field of critical media industry studies, with a particular interest in the screen industries. Her current supervision topics include:

  • Nollywood and Digital Distribution
  • Transnational Greek Cinema and the Economic Crisis

Experience

Publications

QUT ePrints

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Supervision