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Donna Lyon

Senior Lecturer In Film And Tv (Producing)
Victorian College Of The Arts
Digital Archives
Producing
Student Film Archives
Filmmaking
short film, reg gorman, elderly, grief, dying
micro-budget filming
journey
one shot
film
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Donna Lyon

 
Division
Fine Arts And Music
 
Primary Interest
Digital Archives
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Donna Lyon

 

Donna Lyon is a film producer and lecturer in producing at The University of Melbourne, Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, Film and Television School. She is also undertaking her PhD - a practice led digital archive project, aimed at digitising, preserving and disseminating the audiovisual collection belonging to Australia's longest continuing film school.

Prior to lecturing at The University, Donna worked as the Screen Production Coordinator at VCA Film and Television, where she oversaw the production of more than 150 short films each year. Recently Donna produced the micro-budget feature film, 'Disclosure' (released in North America in June 2020 and in Australia late 2020) and the short films 'The End of the Earth' (2014, St Kilda Film Festival) and The Fox (2015, San Diego International Kids Film Festival, Down Under Berlin). She was co-producer on Joe Cinque’s Consolation (Sotiris Dounoukos, 2015), based on the Helen Garner novel of the same name.

Projects

Donna has been awarded the following grants: 2016 - Student Services and Amenities Fund - $250,000 - The [Officially] Curated Student Film Archive 2016 - Digitisation Investment Grant - Film Victoria - $50,000 - Digitisation of celluloid film by ACMI in the student film archive collection 2016 - Engagement Initiative Grant - Object Based Seed Funding - $20,000 - overhaul of current database and standardisation of metadata project 2016 - Preservation Needs Assessment - National Library of Australia - $4,500 - Preservation Needs Assessment Report 2015 - New Initiatives Grant - Faculty of VCA and MCM, 2015 - $30,000 - Digitisation of 50 films for the VCA 50th Anniversary, YouTube branding and Audiovisual Ident 2015 - Cornelius Regan Professional Development Award - VCA and MCM - $5,000 - Research Trip 2015 - Engagement Initiative Grant - The University of Melbourne -

0,000 - Ancillary videos featuring interviews with filmmakers featured in the 50th Anniversary showcase collection, featured on YouTube.

Scholarly Works

Displaying the 17 most recent scholarly works by Donna Lyon.

Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2005

Victoria University: Best Undergraduate Student, BA Performance Studies

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Credentials

Positions

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Film And Tv (Producing)

Victorian College Of The Arts

Education

Education


TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

Chisholm Institute of TAFE

EDUCATION

Monash University

FILM AND TV

Victorian College of the Arts

PERFORMANCE STUDIES

Victoria University of Technology

Links

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