Case studies

At Swinburne University of Technology we have collaborated on research projects with industry, government and research organisations around the world.


Swinburne joined with creative film company December Media to produce Hidden Universe.

Promotional image from Hidden Universe, 3D IMAX film.
Swinburne and December Media have produced an award-winning IMAX film.
The film took out the People's Choice Award at the inaugural Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) Research Commercialisation Awards in 2014.

Swinburne joined with creative film company December Media to produce Australia’s first 3D IMAX film. Hidden Universe premiered in June 2013 and has been seen by more than 700,000 people in cinemas worldwide.

Hidden Universe uses real images captured by the world’s most powerful telescopes to take audiences on a journey to the farthest reaches of our Universe and excite their interest and awareness of science and technology.

The film took out the People's Choice Award at the inaugural Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (KCA) Research Commercialisation Awards in 2014. The awards recognise success in transferring research into products or services with companies to grow new industries in Australia.