Head of Screen and Media, Senior Lecturer,
Department of Screen and Media
After graduating from UNSW Alison worked in film and television at the BBC, Film Australia, ABC, and SBS, studied Producing at AFTRS and worked as an independent producer in Sydney before moving to Adelaide to teach Screen Production at Flinders University.
Alison continues to produce, write and direct and is currently in production for a series of documentaries on bullying research in India. Her most recent work is the series Asperger's and Bullying. Her educational resource Come into My World, about Alzheimer's was nominated for an ATOM award in 2009. Alison was the recipient of a C.A.S.S fellowship and has taught internationally at Butler University, Indianapolis, CUHK (Chinese University of Hong Kong) and FAMU (Film and TV School of Academy of performing Arts in Prague).
BA Dip ED Hons, UNSW
PhD Flinders University
Faculty of Health Sciences Executive Dean's Teaching Excellence Award 2009
Nominated for ATOM Award, Best Instructional/Training Resource, Come Into My World: How to interact with a Person who has Dementia, 2009
Examples of her work can be viewed at
School of Humanities
Head of Screen and Media
Coordinator Screen and Media Practicum
Member Social and Behavioural Research Ethics Committee
Documentary, short drama, directing, producing, scriptwriting, marketing and distribution, location sound recording.
Documentary, Australian screen industry, producing, best practice in bullying interventions in schools, evidence based video resources about bullying, cyberbullying, Alzheimer's, dementia, aspergers, women's health, Chinese screen industry, creativity.
Examples of Alison's work can be viewed on YouTube
Board Member, SHORTS Film Festival
Executive Member, ASPERA (Australian Screen Education and Research Association)
Executive Member, SASIC (South Australian Screen Industry Council)
Corresponding Member CILECT