Tess Van Hemert

2016 JUDGE

ROLE / ORGANISATION

Lecturer in Film
JMC Academy and Queensland University of Technology

LOCATION

Qld
Australia

SHORT BIO

Tess is a Lecturer in Film at JMC Academy and a sessional academic at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Tess recently completed a PhD in film festivals and emerging women’s cinema, which included conducting research at the Toronto International Film Festival and the International Film Festival Rotterdam. She has previously worked as a judge on the programming panel for the Brisbane International Film Festival. Tess has taught at universities in New Zealand and Australia, and her work has appeared in Studies in Australasian Cinema, New Review of Film and Television Studies and Cultural Studies Review.

CATEGORIES JUDGED