Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Arts and Culture


A Christmas Carol in Context

A Christmas Carol in Context

Victorian England was heavily shaped by the Industrial Revolution. While some prospered in this society, many others lived gruelling industrial lives from which Christmas offered only a brief reprieve. This programme explores the influences on...Show More
A Streetcar Named Desire in Context

A Streetcar Named Desire in Context

By the mid-20th century, New Orleans had gone from a city modernised by the Jazz Age to a hub of poverty and crime. While middle-class Americans thrived, poor and marginalised segments of the population continued to struggle. This video explores...Show More
A Tour of a Fabric Store

A Tour of a Fabric Store

Motivate students to experience the sensational world of the fabric store! A high school student takes them on a tour and presents the basics of: • Fabric (understanding fibres) • Patterns (understanding the envelope) • Notions • Craft...Show More
Aboriginal Art: Materials and Practice

Aboriginal Art: Materials and Practice

Aboriginal art is world-renowned when it comes to dot paintings. There is, however, an incredible diversity of Aboriginal art outside of this style. Focusing on materials and practice, this interview-based programme explores the relationship...Show More
Aboriginal Art: Philosophy and Culture

Aboriginal Art: Philosophy and Culture

Aboriginal art is world-renowned when it comes to dot paintings. There is, however, an incredible diversity of Aboriginal art outside of this style. Focusing on philosophy and culture, this interview-based programme explores what is meant by...Show More
Aboriginal History: Life Stories and Aboriginal Views

Aboriginal History: Life Stories and Aboriginal Views

Featuring interviews with prominent Aboriginal figures, this program traces Aboriginal views of history. Drawing on significant dates in Australian history, the program allows Aboriginal people to tell their versions of events that have shaped...Show More
Acting the Part

Acting the Part

Featuring Brett Wood, this programme shows students how to develop scripted and improvised parts, and we see how one scenario can be changed in many different ways, whether it's by a change in tone, a word or an action.
Australia Dances

Australia Dances

This lively programme examines the rich history of dance in Australia; from Aboriginal dancing to the rise of ballet; from the influence of Robert Helpmann to the major role of today's contemporary dance companies in Australian identity....Show More
Basic Acting Skills

Basic Acting Skills

This video looks at an introduction to basic acting skills.
Basic Ballet

Basic Ballet

A short video demonstrating basic ballet positions.
Bennelong

Bennelong

Woollarawarre Bennelong was a senior man of the Eora, from the Port Jackson area in Sydney. With extraordinary curiosity and diplomacy, Bennelong led his community to survive a clash of cultures, and left a legacy that reverberates through...Show More
Characterisation

Characterisation

Presented by Mariette Rups-Donnelly, this programme is based on the Laban method, and how using observation and detail in effort/ action exercises can help an actor prepare a character.
Choreographing a Routine

Choreographing a Routine

This video demonstrates how to choreograph a routine.
Classic Dance: Dunhaung

Classic Dance: Dunhaung

Dunhuang Dance is a form of Chinese dance that draws sources from body movements depicted in artefacts found in Dunhuang Mogao Caves. Located in Gansu Province of China, along the Silk Route, at the crossroads of trade as well as religious,...Show More
Classic Dance: Long Sleeve

Classic Dance: Long Sleeve

This programme provides an overview of the historical development of Long Sleeve Dance, a dance form dating back to the 7th century BCE, a time that is known as the Spring-and-Autumn period in Chinese history. It introduces a some of the codified...Show More
Creating a Logo: A Process for Designers

Creating a Logo: A Process for Designers

Using the VEA logo as a real-life example, the process of conceptualising, designing and producing a logo is examined.
Da Vinci: Unlocking the Genius

Da Vinci: Unlocking the Genius

Leonardo left his impression on the world and continues to inspire people of every generation. This magazine-style special will look at the lives and works of several modern day Leonardos and how they are leaving their mark on the world.
Dealing with Stage Fright

Dealing with Stage Fright

A short video about dealing with stage fright. Includes tips and techniques.
Death of a Salesman in Context

Death of a Salesman in Context

By the 1940s, the travelling salesman had become a familiar part of American life and Americans were relishing their newfound economic prosperity. But beneath the country’s mask of economic contentment, many fears and anxieties continued to...Show More
Design: The Principles

Design: The Principles

A lively, entertaining, quickly-paced video narrated by an award-winning actress! Take your students on a whirlwind tour of the natural world, the fashion world, ancient times, modern past-times, interiors, exteriors, and everything in between...Show More
Dig It: Colonisation

Dig It: Colonisation

The Dig It team is at it again through the eyes of two young explorers. This program focuses specifically on the Aboriginal occupation of Australia since before the recognised beginning of world history. Other points covered are; early visitors,...Show More
East Timor: From Colonisation to Independence

East Timor: From Colonisation to Independence

This programme looks at key developments since 1974 in the history of East Timor and the events surrounding the referendum in August 1999.
Elements of Narratives

Elements of Narratives

This dynamic programme takes an in-depth look at the structure and components of narrative writing. Whether it be a novel, short story, film or video game, narratives can take many forms but will always include character, plot, setting and...Show More
Episode 1: Liberty

Episode 1: Liberty

This programme traces the 'birth' of the individual in modern society. It begins with Jean Jacques Rousseau who believed that civilisation had corrupted people's morals and that government systems had suppressed the liberty of individuals....Show More
Episode 2: Nature

Episode 2: Nature

This programme looks at how the modern notion of Nature developed. After the chaos of the French Revolution, the concept of liberty became associated with the natural world rather than political events. Rousseau's theories about Nature dismissed...Show More