- Program Leader/s: Janis Lesinskis and Alex Joseski
- Dates: 18 - 26 September 2018
- Availability: 5 places
The Khmer Media Project 2018 will build on the outcomes, experiences and lessons learned from our previous production based study tours to Cambodia. Screen students will shoot digital screen The Khmer Media Project 2018 will build on the outcomes, experiences and lessons learned from our previous production based study tours to Cambodia. Screen students will shoot digital screen based stories of human/cultural/social aspects of Cambodian life.
Students’ production work will directly contribute to their assessments for Semester 2, 2018 courses in Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media, and Associate Degrees in Screen and Media Production.
Students will develop an understanding of cultural differences and similarities through intensive engagement with our Cambodian collaborators. They are drawn from local individual participants, community organisations and or, grassroots, non-religious and non-political NGOs that deliver high quality services and support for local people to become better educated, healthier and more secure.
We will present copies of previous study tour video productions to our previous Cambodian participants and the Bophana Audiovisual Resource Centre (BARC), the national image and sound archive, to acknowledge the Cambodian people for their generous assistance and participation in our films. This will help build relationships with BARC and develop students’ understanding of the role it plays in fostering, preserving and developing Cambodian audiovisual culture.
- This program is open to students enrolled in the following courses:
- C5350 Diploma of Screen and Media
- C6151 Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media
- AD017 Associate Degree in Screen and Media Production
- Students can gain credit towards relevant courses in the above programs.
The estimated cost of this tour is AU$2,000 - $2,500.
This cost includes:
Additional Costs to Consider:
** Travel insurance:
- Accommodation including breakfast
- Local transport and guides
- Local services, fees and gratuities
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443
), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances.
For more detailed information, please refer here
- Apply for this program on Mobi by 27 July 2018 by clicking on the "Apply Now" button on this page.
- Students will be required to complete the following Questionnaires in full and upload the below documents:
- General questionnaire
- Short-term programs questionnaire
- Expression of Interest- Each applicant is required to submit a detailed written expression of interest addressing specifically relevant questions [Use: Questionnaires > 2. Short Term Mobility: General Information > 1. Statement of Purpose]
- Applicants will be contacted to attend an interview
- There are 5 x $1,000 RMIT grants available to students.
- Please contact the program leader for more information.
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website
and Global Experience website
for funding options.