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Production, Technology & Infrastructure

Behind the scenes of 'Sweet Tooth' | Dir. Shannon Ashlyn | Photo: David Collins

The Production, Technology and Infrastructure division comprises the Production, Facilities and Technology teams. The team works collaboratively to ensure that the School’s infrastructure is fit for purpose to support delivery of the highly practical, future‐focussed and industry-aligned student learning experience the school is known for.

With a largely internal focus, this division brings together the technology, production and facilities team to enable a whole‐of‐school infrastructure that facilitates the practical delivery of AFTRS curriculum against industry best practice, whilst also having an eye on the future and innovation. Externally, the team works with industry and tertiary partners to seek expertise and benchmark on the industry alignment of its facilities and production methods and to ensure safe and equitable access to AFTRS facilities.

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    Lyn Norfor

    An experienced producer, Lyn’s credits encompass drama and documentary f...

    Lyn Norfor

    An experienced producer, Lyn’s credits encompass drama and documentary film and television productions. She produced the feature film Undertow (2018) which premiered at the Melbourne International Film Festival and Hot…

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    A/g Chief Technology Officer

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure, Teaching & Learning

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    Ed Hughes

    Ed Hughes is a media technology expert with a 30-year career in film, tele...

    Ed Hughes

    Ed Hughes is a media technology expert with a 30-year career in film, television and music media broadcast. He has an extensive working experience and operational knowledge of film and…

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    Head of Production Technology

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Jan Goldfeder
    Jan Goldfeder

    Jan has over twenty years of experience in production management, large sc...

    Jan Goldfeder

    Jan has over twenty years of experience in production management, large scale events, theatre and film. His career is varied. During the nineties, he was a professional musician with a…

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    Head of Production Operations

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Shisheer Kishore
    Shisheer Kishore

    Shisheer Kishore is a technology leader experienced in IT Service manageme...

    Shisheer Kishore

    Shisheer Kishore is a technology leader experienced in IT Service management who is recognized for the ability to work with a diverse stakeholder groups to enable collaboration. Majority of his…

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    Head of Business Applications and Infrastructure

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Peter Bianchino
    Peter Bianchino

    Peter is a facilities and project manager who has over 20 years’ experie...

    Peter Bianchino

    Peter is a facilities and project manager who has over 20 years’ experience in high tech and industrial manufacturing. He has worked for large international organisations such as Technicolor Australia…

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    Head of Facilities

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Alex Hardaker
    Alex Hardaker

    Growing up in film and TV, Alex did his first commercial at age 6 and has ...

    Alex Hardaker

    Growing up in film and TV, Alex did his first commercial at age 6 and has continued to work on both sides of the camera since then. He has been…

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    Technical Support Supervisor

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Annie Wright
    Annie Wright

    Annie Wright has a Bachelor of Industrial Design and has worked in Film, T...

    Annie Wright

    Annie Wright has a Bachelor of Industrial Design and has worked in Film, TV and Theatre for nearly 30 years. She is a Designer, Scenic artist/Set finisher, Prop Maker, Special…

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    Props Maker/Property Master

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    Tutors, Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Con Despinidic
    Con Despinidic

    Con Despinidic has been with AFTRS since 2007. Since starting out as House...

    Con Despinidic

    Con Despinidic has been with AFTRS since 2007. Since starting out as House Electrician he has since progressed to his current role of Maintenance Manager. He enjoys the variety in…

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    Building Maintenance Manager

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Peter Humble
    Peter Humble

    Peter has a background as a performing artist as well as a history in cros...

    Peter Humble

    Peter has a background as a performing artist as well as a history in cross disciplinary practice working between film, video, sound & music. He is the founder of Workshop…

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    Video Post Officer

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Kym Louise Barton
    Kym Louise Barton

    Kym-Louise was appointed Sales and Distribution Manager at AFTRS in 2014. ...

    Kym Louise Barton

    Kym-Louise was appointed Sales and Distribution Manager at AFTRS in 2014. She works closely with students and alumni to distribute, licence and promote their work at film festivals and with…

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    Sales & Distribution Manager

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Milena Romanin
    Milena Romanin

    Milena Romanin is AFTRS Alumni from both the Editing department and more r...

    Milena Romanin

    Milena Romanin is AFTRS Alumni from both the Editing department and more recently the Producing department. She has over 20 years of professional experience in the Editing department as First…

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    Post-Production Coordinator

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure, Teaching & Learning

  • Link to Simon Gray
    Simon Gray

    Simon Gray works in the Technical Equipment Store: the ‘equipment librar...

    Simon Gray

    Simon Gray works in the Technical Equipment Store: the ‘equipment library’ of AFTRS. As a Technical Store Officer, he is responsible for a wide variety of camera, lighting and sound…

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    Technical Store Officer

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure

  • Link to Wayne Smith
    Wayne Smith

    Wayne has been working in the film and television industry for over 35 yea...

    Wayne Smith

    Wayne has been working in the film and television industry for over 35 years. As part of his role as Production Support Supervisor he is responsible for the effective utilisation…

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    Production Support Supervisor

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    Production, Technology & Infrastructure