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Mr James Berrett

Lecturer, Digital Media Design

Biography

James Berrett has over a decade of experience in creative industries spanning design, digital art, film, television and games. He is a lecturer in, and third year coordinator of Digital Media Design. His research interests focus on Motion Design and its integration with architecture and the urban environment. He is an Innovation Fellow of the Swinburne Innovation Precinct and leader of "Public Media Spaces" in the Smart Cities Research Institute. In addition, he has undertaken international teaching roles at Hochschule der Median, Stuttgart, Germany and Köln International School of Design, Cologne, Germany.

Research interests

Human Computer Interactions; Digital Media, Film and Television; Motion Design; Media Architecture

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Honours

Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Film, Television And Digital Media - 190200
  • Performance And Installation Art - 190504
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies - 200102

Teaching areas

Design History, Philosophy, and Theory;Digital Media, Film and Television;Motion Design;Animation;Post Production;Visual Effects

Awards

  • 2017, Swinburne, Outstanding Academic Teacher, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2017, Swinburne, Dean's Award - Teaching and Learning, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2016, Swinburne, Excellent Academic Teacher, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2015, Swinburne, Outstanding Academic Teacher, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2013, Swinburne, Excellence in Teaching, Faculty of Design, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2012, Swinburne, Excellence in Teaching, Faculty of Design, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2010, National, Red Dot Award: Communication Design, Mission H2O., Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2008, National, Victorian Premier’s Design Awards, Cultural Multimedia Design, Mission H2O., Swinburne University of Technology

Publications

Also published as: Berrett, James; Berrett, J.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2017: Media art as urban storytelling: Australian opportunities for data-driven content on large format screens *; MIRVAC Funding Scheme
  • 2017: The AccessHC family: a branded series of characters and animations for staff training, patient education and engagement *; Access Health and Community Funds Scheme
  • 2017: Using animation for envisioning the Primary Care Centre Concept *; Access Health and Community Funds Scheme

* Chief Investigator