AFTRS Innovation: Applied Industry Research (AIR)

The Applied Industry Research (AIR) unit of the Australian Film Television and Radio School develops applied research projects that explore technology for communication and art, the outcomes of which inform industry and impact the broader economy. By drawing on the connectedness between the arts, technology, innovation and business, these projects engage audiences with a future-focused approach to entertainment, thus transforming ideas into commercial realities.

The AIR projects map against the four pillars of the National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA):

  • Culture and capital
  • Collaboration
  • Talent and skills
  • Government as exemplar

Email EOIs to Penelope Thomas, Project Manager - Applied Industry Research

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The Australian Film Television and Radio School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.