Matthew Newton

Rummin is a Tasmanian based film and digital media production company specialising in cinematic documentary, narrative video and digital media projects. Rummin believe storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today. Stories move us, make us feel alive, and inspire us. We collaborate with NGOs, Government and ethical businesses to create work that spans television, theatrical, online learning and site-specific installations. We strive to find powerful and transformative true-to-life stories and bring them to life with a balance of imagination, innovation and authenticity.

Matthew’s photographic work is regularly chosen amongst the countries best and exhibited in the nation’s premier photographic art prizes. He has been a finalist in the National Portrait Prize and the Moran Prize for Contemporary Photography. He regularly photographs for editorial and news publications throughout Australia. 

Matthew Newton and Dr Rachel Alderman- Presentation PDF

Communicating for Change - Session 5A

The Power of Story: On Albatross Island

The Power of Story: On Albatross Island

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Community engagement and support is often a critical element of effective conservation of threatened species or communities. For the endemic Tasmanian shy albatross, which spends most of its life at sea, returning only to breed on one of three inaccessible offshore islands, this is a significant problem. How do you get the public to care […]

Session 5A - Communicating For Change