Dr. Radha O'Meara has been Lecturer in Screenwriting in the School of Culture and Communication since 2015. Radha has created fiction and non-fiction for film, video, television and new media.
She has studied in Australia, the USA and Germany and taught at universities in Australia and New Zealand.
Radha combines creative practice in screenwriting with research into screen cultures, screen industries and screen aesthetics. Her critical research focuses on serial narrative in contemporary film and television. She has published on soap operas, superheroes and cat videos.
Radha teaches Writing for Screen (CWRI20009), Advanced Screenwriting (CWRI30014) and Serial Storytelling (CWRI40017).
Radha coordinates the Masters of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing with Dr. Odette Kelada.
Radha supervises research higher degree students studying topics including: female antiheroines, cannibalism on screen, telefantasy and the mystery film genre.
Radha O'Meara, "Changing the Way We Think About Character Change in Episodic Series Television" Journal of Screenwriting 6.2, 2015.
Radha O'Meara, "Sexism from Page to Screen: How Hollywood Screenplays Inscribe Gender" Networking Knowledge 10.2, 2017.
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Script development as a 'wicked problem'
Craig Batty, Radha O'MEARA, Stayci Taylor, Hester Joyce, Philippa Burne, Noel Maloney, Mark Poole, Marilyn Tofler
Journal article | 2018 | Journal of Screenwriting
Both a process and a set of products, influenced by policy as well as people, and incorporating objective agendas at the same time..
Sexism from Page to Screen: How Hollywood Screenplays Inscribe Sexism
Journal article | 2017 | Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA Postgraduate Network
This article analyses how characters are described in recent Hollywood screenplays, and notes that female characters are routinely..
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Lecturer In Creative Writing
Culture And Communication
PhD in Screen Studies
University of Melbourne
Post Graduate Diploma (Film and Television)
Victorian College of the Arts
Bachelor of Arts (Honours in Cinema Studies)
La Trobe University
Bachelor of Arts
University of Melbourne