John Colette

Chair, motion media design


  • B.A., mass communications, Macquarie University, 1986
  • M.F.A., University of New South Wales, 1996


Establishing the digital media department at the National Film School in Australia

Awards, recognitions and honors

1998 Fulbright Scholar; Australia Writers and Art Directors School award; member of Digital Content Industry Action Agenda Task Force, convened in 2004 to advise the Australian Federal Government; consultant to Australian Federal Government Creative Industries Cluster Study


Member at various times of Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group in Graphics and American Chamber of Commerce in Australia

Publications and Presentations

Lectures and presentations

  • "From script to screen - editing, shot length and the circle of action," Sony "Roughcut" emerging filmmaker's seminars
  • "Rythym and movement in the Asian Cop Film - a contrast of styles: John Woo vs 'Beat' Takeshi," Sony "Roughcut" emerging filmmaker's seminars