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

CodeDescriptionPercentage
190104Visual Cultures20
190599Visual Arts and Crafts not elsewhere classified20
190299Film, Television and Digital Media not elsewhere classified60

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2014 - LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Design Communication and IT
Australia

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2011 - Membership - Australian Production Designers GuildAustralian Production Designers Guild
Australia

Awards

Recipient

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

Invitations

Participant

YearTitle / Rationale
2012Film 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)

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

Creative Work (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Shadbolt JB, The Cartographer, -, Sydney, Australia (2011) [J1]
Supanova
2009Shadbolt 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 grants2
Total funding$85,000

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20091 grants / $5,000

New Staff Grant 2009$5,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamMs Jane Shadbolt
SchemeNew Staff Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2009
Funding Finish2009
GNoG0189921
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20081 grants / $80,000

The Cartographer$80,000

A short stop motion animation
Funding body: Screen Australia

Funding bodyScreen Australia
Project Team
SchemeProfessional Development grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2008
Funding Finish2011
GNo
Type Of FundingNot Known
CategoryUNKN
UONY
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

CommencedResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2010The 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

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

Office

Room226
BuildingDesign
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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