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dc.contributor.convenorRoss Woodrowen_AU
dc.contributor.authorFitzSimons, Trishen_US
dc.contributor.editorRoss Woodrowen_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T12:03:18Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T12:03:18Z
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.date.modified2010-05-28T03:09:01Z
dc.identifier.refurihttp://www.acuads.com.au/conf2009/conf2009.htmen_AU
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/29880
dc.description.abstractIn contemporary Australia long form documentary is fundamentally a tele-visual medium, recent efforts by the Australian Film Commission - now Screen Australia - to reinvigorate cinematic documentary notwithstanding. While commercial free to air stations broadcast a legislated minimum of first run documentary each year under 'Australian Content' regulations most documentaries go to air under the auspices of public broadcasters. The ABC and the SBS have taken diverse approaches to documentary, reflecting varying charters, budgets and institutional cultures. This paper looks at in-house production and the broadcasters' organization of independent commissioning,, especially tradition and innovation in the ABC's Documentary Department (1988-1996) and arrangements since; the recent influence of executive producers and other key roles; the organization of commissioning strategies for independent work through the ABC and SBS Independent and SBS's recent moves to fold documentary production into a broader 'factual' category. Examples and case studies will include selected works such as Cop It Sweet (1992) and Frontier (TV series and online program, 1997) and Australia by Numbers (2003). Comparisons are made with commercial broadcasters' responses to funding and regulatory systems, including 'Australian content'. Through this paper, questions of the individual and institutional voices of documentary will be interrogated. Comparisons will be made with earlier eras when most documentary was produced 'in-house' and with contemporary independent documentary production to understand the way that in-house production allows for particular kinds of intervention in the public domain. Ien Ang, Gay Hawkings, Lamia Dabboussy, 2008 The SBS Story: the challenge of cultural diversity, UNSW Press.?Glynn Davis, 1987, The ABC and SBS, ANU and Royal Australian Institute of Public Administration?FitzSimons, T., 2002. 'Accords, Slots, Slates and Series: Australian Television Takes on Documentary.' Metro 132/2: pp.63 -73.?Trevor Graham, 2009, 'Hula Girls: A cocktail for International Co Production', Written component, Doctorate of Creative Arts, University of Technology, Sydney.?Ken Inglis, 2006, Whose ABC??Ken Inglis, 1983, This is the ABC: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation 1932 -1983.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
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dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherACUADS 2009 and Queensland College of Art, Griffith Universityen_US
dc.publisher.placeAustraliaen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.acuads.com.au/conf2009/conf2009.htmen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameACUADS 2009: Interventions in the Public Domainen_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleACUADS 2009 Conference: Interventions in the Public Domainen_US
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2009-09-30en_US
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2009-10-02en_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationBrisbane, Australiaen_US
dc.rights.retentionNen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchFilm and Televisionen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode190204en_US
dc.titleRecent Australian Broadcasting Cultures and Documentary Practiceen_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conference Publications (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.facultyArts, Education & Law Group, Queensland College of Arten_US
gro.rights.copyrightCopyright remains with the author 2009. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owner for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted. For information about this conference please refer to the publisher's website or contact the author.en_AU
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