Ms Jane Shadbolt

Lecturer

School of Design Communication and IT

Career Summary

Biography

Jane Shadbolt is a designer and animator. She is the director of the short stop motion animation The Cartographer, winner of two awards at the Australian Production Designer Guild Awards, which has screened at numerous international festivals. She has worked as a freelancer on feature and short films. She joined the Design department at the University of Newcastle in 2008.

Research Expertise
My research investigates the relationship between stop motion animation and special effects in live action cinema. It looks at ideas of illusion and the visual representation of the impossible through theory and practice.

Teaching Expertise
My teaching covers image making, graphic design and motion graphics.


Qualifications

  • Master of Animation, University of Technology Sydney
  • Bachelor of Arts (Visual Communications), University of Technology Sydney
  • Bachelor of Arts (Film and Television), Australian Film, Television & Radio School

Keywords

  • Animation
  • Experimental design
  • Graphic design
  • Image making
  • Metalepsis
  • Motion graphics
  • Special Effects
  • Stop motion animation

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
190104 Visual Cultures 20
190599 Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified 20
190299 Film, Television and Digital Media not elsewhere classified 60

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Design Communication and IT
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2011 -  Membership - Australian Production Designers Guild Australian Production Designers Guild
Australia

Awards

Recipient

Year Award
2012 The Encore/APGD Award for Design on a Short Film
Australian Production Designers Guild

Invitations

Participant

Year Title / Rationale
2012 Film Festival Screenings
Organisation: Film Festival Selections Description: Festivals 2012 / LA Indie Film Festival / Las Angeles / USA 2012 / St Kilda Film Festival / Melbourne / Australia / Nominated: BEST ANIMATION 2012 / Dungog Film Festival / Dungog / Australia 2012 / Pineapple Underground Film Festival / Hong Kong 2012 / CineGlobe / CERN / Geneva / Switzerland 2012 / Melbourne International Animation Festival / Melbourne 2012 / Australian International Animation Festival / Melbourne 2012 / WOW Film Festival / Tricky Women Animation Screening / Sydney 2012 / Flickerfest / Sydney / Australia / IN COMPETITION 2011 / St Louis International Film Festival / St Louis / USA 2011 / Lady Filmmakers Film Festival / Beverly Hills / USA 2011 / Australian Animation and Effects Festival / Sydney / Australia / Nominated: BEST ANIMATION
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Journal article (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Shadbolt JB, 'Parallel Synchronized Randomness: Stop-motion Animation in Live Action Feature Films', Animation Studies Online Journal, 8 1-10 (2013) [C1]

Creative Work (2 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2011 Shadbolt JB, The Cartographer, -, Sydney, Australia (2011) [J1]
Supanova
2009 Shadbolt JB, Map 9 K11 exhibited at Mapping Sydney: Experimental Cartography and the Imagined City, DAB LAB, Sydney, NSW, Australia (2009) [J2]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 2
Total funding $85,000

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20091 grants / $5,000

New Staff Grant 2009$5,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Ms Jane Shadbolt
Scheme New Staff Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0189921
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20081 grants / $80,000

The Cartographer$80,000

A short stop motion animation

Funding body: Screen Australia

Funding body Screen Australia
Project Team
Scheme Professional Development grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2008
Funding Finish 2011
GNo
Type Of Funding Not Known
Category UNKN
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Number of supervisions

Completed0
Current1

Total current UON EFTSL

PhD0.1

Current Supervision

Commenced Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2010 The Odes of Nature: Exploring the Cognitive and Botanical Images in Response to the Book of Songs (Shi Jing)
Communication & Media Studies, Faculty of Science and Information Technology
Co-Supervisor
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Ms Jane Shadbolt

Position

Lecturer
School of Design Communication and IT
Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Contact Details

Email jane.shadbolt@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 6369

Office

Room 226
Building Design
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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