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Dr Max Schleser

Senior Lecturer
Ph.D. Creative Arts, University of Westminster, United Kingdom

Biography

Max Schleser (B.A. Hons, M.A., Ph.D.) is Senior Lecturer in Film and Television at Swinburne University of Technology (Melbourne, Australia), Adobe Education Leader, Co-Founder of the Mobile Innovation Network & Association (www.mina.pro) and Screening Director of the International Mobile Innovation Screening & Festival. Max’s research expertise are Immersive Media and Creative Arts 4.0 with a focus on Cinematic VR and interactive filmmaking. His research explores Screen Production, Emerging Media and Smartphone Filmmaking for community engagement, creative transformation and transmedia storytelling.

Max’s experimental films, moving-image arts and cinematic VR projects are screened at film festivals and exhibited in galleries and museums (www.schleser.nz). His community engaged documentaries are broadcasted on TV and online (https://www.behance.net/maxschleser). Max co-edited the books Mobile Media Making in an Age of Smartphones and Mobile Story Making in an Age of Smartphones, published with Palgrave MacMillan, and edited journals for Ubiquity, the Journal of Pervasive Media and the Journal of Creative Technologies. He conceptualised and conducted digital storytelling workshops for a number of city councils in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. His industry consultancy includes projects for Adobe, BBC, Nokia, Frontier Strategy and Open Lab, among other agencies and production companies.

Research interests

Digital Media, Film and Television

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Higher degrees by research

Accredited to supervise Masters & Doctoral students as Principal Supervisor.

Honours

Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Film, Television And Digital Media - 190200

Teaching areas

Digital Media, Film and Television

Awards

  • 2018, Swinburne, Dean's Award, Swinburne University of Technology
  • 2013, International, Special Nomination award at the 2nd International Short Film Festival , Cinephone
  • 2013, International, International Visiting Research Scholar, Monmouth University

Publications

Also published as: Schleser, Max; Schleser, M.; Schleser, Max R. C.
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Recent research grants awarded

  • 2018: Free from Violence *; Department of Health and Human Services Fund Scheme
  • 2017: 60+ Online: Enhancing Social Inclusion through Digital Stories and Social Media Participation *; Swinburne Research, DVCR&D - Internal contributions

* Chief Investigator