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Live in the Studio

In our monthly Live in the Studio program, industry experts, luminaries, academics and pop-culture sovereigns revel in TV past and present. Please note that these podcasts may contain strong language and might not be suitable for younger audiences.

Panelists discussing prison dramas TV Behind Bars
Recorded: 27 February 2014. Duration: 75 mins
Live in the Studio: Clementine Ford, Byron Bache, Jess McGuire and Ben Pobjie mull over our love of prison dramas. [explicit content]
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Dalek robot from Doctor Who Splendid Chaps: 50th Anniversary Tribute to Doctor Who
Recorded: 21 November 2013. Duration: 85 mins
Live in the Studio: Ben McKenzie, John Richards and Petra Elliott explore and celebrate 50 years of Doctor Who.
Download MP3 (38.9 MB)

The End of Enlightenment
Recorded: 29 August 2013. Duration: 104 mins
Live in the Studio: our panellists discuss the sudden end of HBO's polarising drama and its flawed female lead. [explicit content]
Download MP3 (47.7 MB)

Queering the Small Screen Pt II Queering the Small Screen Pt II
Recorded: 23 March 2013. Duration: 55 mins
Live in the Studio: our panel of guests explores the evolving world of GLBTI characters on TV.
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Examining The Walking Dead Examining The Walking Dead
Recorded: 28 February 2013. Duration: 93 mins
Live in the Studio: Paul Verhoeven, Luke Ryan and Angela Ndalianis dissect this popular, zombie-infested drama. [explicit content]
Download MP3 (42.6 MB)

'It' Girls 'It' Girls
Recorded: 29 November 2012. Duration: 55 mins
Live in the Studio: Our illustrious panel take a look at television's latest group of 'it' girls. [explicit content]
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Boxcutters Present: When TV Goes Wrong Boxcutters Present: When TV Goes Wrong
Recorded: 30 August 2012. Duration: 60 mins
Live in the Studio: the Boxcutters delve deep into the archives with an amusing look at the different ways that TV shows can go wrong.
Download MP3 (27.5 MB)

Game of Thrones Game of Thrones: Let the games begin
Recorded: 26 July 2012. Duration: 77 mins
Live in the Studio: Luke Ryan, Dr Djoymi Baker, Clementine Ford and George Ivanoff discuss TV's most brutal series. [explicit content]
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Upstairs/Downstairs: The world of Downton Abbey Upstairs/Downstairs: The World of Downton Abbey
Recorded: 28 June 2012. Duration: 96 mins
Live in the Studio: Mel Campbell, Peter Mattessi, Karen Pickering and Debi Enker explore the world of Downton Abbey.
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Live in the Studio: Sons of Anarchy Sons of Anarchy: Not So Easy Riders
Recorded: 31 May 2012. Duration: 67 mins
Live in the Studio: join Josh Kinal, Clementine Ford and Andrew Murfett as they explore the bad boys and girls of SAMCRO.
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Queering the Small Screen Queering the Small Screen
Recorded: 26 April 2012. Duration: 137 mins
Live in the Studio: take a look at the evolving face of queer representation on the small screen.
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Get Arrested Get Arrested
Recorded: 29 March 2012. Duration: 68 mins
Live in the Studio: pull on your never-nudes, grab a frozen banana and get ready to celebrate the cult TV hit Arrested Development.
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Sex, Violence and Television Screens Sex, Lies and Television Screens
Recorded: 23 February 2012. Duration: 95 mins
Live in the Studio: our panellists take a look back over the most memorable blood-spattered, sexed-up TV series. [explicit content]
Download MP3 (43.5 MB)

Glee: Join the Club Glee: Join the Club
Recorded: 24 November 2011. Duration: 112 mins
Live in the Studio: Mel Campbell and Tim Hunter go head to head with non-believers in a debate on all things Gleeful.
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Space: TV's Final Frontier Space: TV's Final Frontier
Recorded: 27 October 2011. Duration: 107 mins
Live in the Studio: Robert Jan, Clementine Ford, Josh Kinal, John Richards and Dr Djoymi Baker explore the cultural impact of this classic sci fi series. Download MP3 (49.2 MB)

Dr Who: Tales from the Tardis Dr Who: Tales from the Tardis
Recorded: 29 September 2011. Duration: 115 mins
Live in the Studio: Dr Who diehards discuss the beloved sci fi series and argue the case for their ultimate Time Lord.
Download MP3 (52.2 MB)

Men Behaving Badly Men Behaving Badly
Recorded: 25 August 2011. Duration: 141 mins
Live in the Studio: Catherine Deveny, Mel Campbell, Daniel Burt and Tim Hunter look at the most fascinating bad boys on the box.
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It's the Muppet Show! It's the Muppet Show!
Recorded: 28 July 2011. Duration: 98 mins
Live in the Studio: Join the Boxcutters and guest puppeteers as they guide us through Jim Henson's TV legacy.
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True Blood: Thirsty for More True Blood: Thirsty for More
Recorded: 30 June 2011. Duration: 121 mins
Live in the Studio: Emily Maguire, Robert Jan and Helena Jankowski sink their teeth into Bon Temps' supernatural inhabitants.
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Ladies on the Tube Ladies on the Tube
Recorded: 19 May 2011. Duration: 131 mins
Live in the Studio: Dr Saige Walton, Dr Esther Milne, Mel Campbell, Catherine Deveny and Clementine Ford take a look at ladies on the tube.
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Loveable Murderers 2 Loveable Murderers: The Sequel
Recorded: 28 April 2011. Duration: 76 mins
Live in the Studio: Martyn Pedler returns for a second look at film and television's loveable monsters, maniacs and killers.
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Project Runway Australia Project Runway Australia
Recorded: 31 March 2011. Duration: 121 mins
Live in the Studio: Anthony Capon, David Surman, Ian Gouldstone and Patty Huntington tear at the seams of small screen fashion.
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Boxcutters do Nineties Nostalgia Boxcutters do Nineties Nostalgia
Recorded: 24 February 2011. Duration: 108 mins
Live in the Studio: Josh Kinal and John Richards from the Boxcutters podcast investigate the enduring popularity of after-school teen dramas.
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Twin Peaks Twin Peaks
Recorded: 25 November 2010. Duration: 53 mins
Live in the Studio: Martyn Pedler, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Simone Hine, Christian McCrea and Dr Saige Walton on the surrealist TV masterpiece.
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Breaking Bad Breaking Bad
Recorded: 21 October 2010. Duration: 109 mins
Live in the Studio: Ian Gouldstone, David Surman and Dr Esther Milne take a moral rollercoaster ride through this runaway cult series.
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Welcome to Deadwood Welcome to Deadwood
Recorded: 30 September 2010. Duration: 108 mins
Live in the Studio: Terrie Waddell, Rolando Caputo and Gabrielle Murray venture into town.
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rage with guest Programmer John Safran rage with Guest Programmer John Safran
Recorded: 26 August 2010. Duration: 102 mins
Live in the Studio: Take a look at the iconic music video show with John Safran, Sarah-Jane Woulahan, Sophie Zoellner and Madeline Palmer.
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Sci-Fi and Spin-Offs Sci-Fi and Spin-Offs
Recorded: 29 July 2010. Duration: 94 mins
Live in the Studio: Oscar Hillerström, Adam Richard and V's Jane Badler take a voyage through sci-fi spin-offs, remakes, revivals and reincarnations.
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Gossip Girl Here Gossip Girl Here
Recorded: 3 June 2010. Duration: 98 mins
Live in the Studio: Dr Saige Walton, Mel Campbell and Radha O'Meara have a heart-to-heart about teen dramas on the small screen.
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Mad Men, Mad Women Mad Men, Mad Women
Recorded: 27 May 2010. Duration 99 mins
Live in the Studio: Debi Enker, Mark Nicholls and Sian Prior discuss the history and splendour of the television masterpiece Mad Men.
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On The Wire On The Wire
Recorded: 29 April 2010. Duration: 110 mins
Live in the Studio: Michael Williams, Clementine Ford and Michael Adams search for America within the dark Baltimore streets of HBO's The Wire.
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Dead Set: Zombie TV Dead Set: Zombie TV
Recorded: 25 February 2010. Duration: 115 mins
Live in the Studio: Dr Saige Walton, Angela Ndalianis, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Martyn Pedler talk end-of-the-world scenarios on the box.
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Vampires Buffed and Fanged Vampires Buffed and Fanged
Recorded: 5 November 2009. Duration: 104 mins
Live in the Studio: Dr Saige Walton, Angela Ndalianis, Alexandra Heller-Nicholas and Martyn Pedler enter the realms of the great Undead.
Download MP3 (47 MB)

Exhibition Talks


A still shot from Child Bride by Coco Rosie Spectacle: The Directors' Suite
Recorded: 11 February 2014. Duration: 42 mins
An expert panel discuss how directors often move between the industries of music videos, films and television. [explicit content]
Download MP3 (18.9 MB)

Australian hip hop artist on stage Australian Hip Hop and the Moving Image
Recorded: 26 January 2014. Duration: 105 mins
An exploration of how video is used in Australian hip hop music with panel discussions and live performances. [explicit content]
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Bjork - WunderLust, directed by Encyclopedia Pictura Bad Girls
Recorded: 17 October 2013. Duration: 65 mins
An expert panel dissect the most controversial, political and poignant videos by the world's best female musicians.
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Photo of Concept Clothing guest speakers Concept Clothing
Recorded: 14 August 2013. Duration: 72 mins
A special guest panel discuss the crossover between fashion and costume design, and the specific processes of each screen.
Download MP3 (32.7 MB)

Image: Mel Gibson in Mad Max Dust, Leather and Masculinity
Recorded: 21 July 2013. Duration: 83 mins
Mark Nicholls, Paola Di Trocchio and Jake Wilson dissect how masculinity is defined on the silver screen.
Download MP3 (37.6 MB)

Orry-Kelly and his Legacy panel Orry-Kelly and his Legacy
Recorded: 4 May 2013. Duration: 62 mins
Rochelle Siemienowicz, Katherine Thomson, Anna Borghesi and Margot Anderson discuss the Australian costume designer.
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We Need to Talk About Adrian We Need to Talk about Adrian
Recorded: 8 May 2013. Duration: 52 mins
Film academic John Flaus and NGV Curator, Roger Leong, discuss one of Hollywood's greatest costume designers, Adrian.
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Robin Hunicke An Evening with Robin Hunicke
Recorded: 24 October 2012. Duration: 71 mins
A live gameplay event in which the indie video game producer shared her insights into the acclaimed video game 'Journey'.
Download MP3 (32.2 MB)

William Kentridge: Degrees of Separation William Kentridge: Degrees of Separation
Recorded: 27 May 2012. Duration: 86 mins
Presentations from artist and printmaker Rebecca Mayo, Dr Anne Rutherford and curator Victoria Lynn explore the work of Kentridge.
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William Kentridge in Conversation William Kentridge in Conversation
Recorded: 6 Mar 2012. Duration: 57 mins
William Kentridge talks with Five Themes curator Mark Rosenthal about the uncertainty, ambiguity and polemical politics in his work.
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Arthur and Corinne Cantrill Arthur and Corinne Cantrill interview
Recorded: March 2011. Duration: 39 mins
Experimental filmmakers Arthur and Corinne Cantrill discuss their work, which is featured in ACMI's Light Years exhibition.
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Re:Play

Co-curated with Freeplay, Re:Play is an ongoing series exploring gaming culture today. Please note that these podcasts may contain strong language and might not be suitable for younger audiences.

Re:Play: The Evolution of Simulation The Sims: The Evolution of Simulation
Recorded: 18 June 2013. Duration: 88 mins
Re:Play: Experts on 'The Sims' discuss our fascination with the tiny virtual townsfolk and love of simulation games.
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Re:Play: Indie Development Indie Development: Exploring the Fringe
Recorded: 26 March 2013. Duration: 94 mins
Re:Play: Our panel explore what it means to be an independent developer at the fringes of the mainstream and beyond.
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The Stuff of Nightmares The Stuff of Nightmares
Recorded: 16 October 2012. Duration: 87 mins
Re:Play: Stephan Schutze, Christian McCrea, Paul Verhoeven and Angela Ndalianis disucss our fascination with horror in gaming and film.
Download MP3 (39.7 MB)

Postcards from Imaginary Worlds Postcards from Imaginary Worlds
Recorded: 18 September 2012. Duration: 91 mins
Re:Play: Daniel Golding, Ben McKenzie, Brendan Keogh and Christy Dena journey to the unexplored worlds presented by videogames.
Download MP3 (42 MB)

Someone Else's Skin Someone Else's Skin
Recorded: 21 August 2012. Duration: 90 mins
Re:Play: Helen Stucky, Daniel Golding, David Surman and Leena Van Deventer get under the skin of gaming's most iconic characters.
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Thorin Sings About Gold Thorin Sings About Gold
Recorded: 17 July 2012. Duration: 105 mins
Re:Play: Paul Callaghan, Sara haghdoosti, Dr. Josh Nelson and Craig Duturbure discuss transmogrification, the process of adaptations.
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Fairy Tales Re-imagined


Podcasts from a two-day symposium exploring how traditional fairy tales are being reworked by visual artists, filmmakers and popular culture.
Images courtesy Inside Out Productions

Fairy Tales Re-imagined   Old Tales, New Platforms: The Creation of Re-enchantment 
Recorded: 11 Mar 2011. Duration: 75 mins
Fairy Tales Re-imagined: Writer/director Sarah Gibson and producer Sue Maslin provide a behind-the-scenes look at the Re-enchantment project.
Download MP3 (69 MB)

Fairy Tales Re-imagined   Working Creatively with Fairy Tales
Recorded: 11 Mar 2011. Duration: 87 mins
Fairy Tales Re-imagined: Joy Norton, Adam Hunt, Dr Meredith Jones and Suzanne Boccalatte examine the symbolic language of fairy tales.
Download MP3 (80 MB)

Fairy Tales Re-imagined   The Forbidden Room: From Bluebeard to CSI
Recorded: 11 Mar 2011. Duration: 119 mins
Fairy Tales Re-imagined: Dr Cathy Cole, Dr Terrie Waddell and Dr Rebecca Do Rozario discuss contemporary reworkings of Bluebeard.
Download MP3 (108 MB)

Fairy Tales Re-imagined   Re-enchantment: The hidden world of fairy tales for adults
Recorded: 10 Mar 2011. Duration: 59 mins
Fairy Tales Re-imagined: Writer and director Sarah Gibson and producer Sue Maslin discuss this immersive project.
Download MP3 (54 MB)

Fairy Tales Re-imagined   Woman and Wolf - the Inspiration of Red Riding Hood
Recorded: 10 Mar 2011. Duration: 104 mins
Fairy Tales Re-imagined: Dr Kimberley Pearce, Jazmina Cininas and Professor Barbara Creed explore interpretations of this fairy tale classic.
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Fairy Tales Re-imagined   If the Shoe Fits: Interpreting Cinderella
Recorded: 10 Mar 2011. Duration: 116 mins
Fairy Tales Re-imagined: Dr Meredith Jones, Sarah Gibson and Professor Peter McNeil look at the Cinderella story.
Download MP3 (105 MB)

 

 
 
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