Bridget O’Rourke

2018 JUDGE

ROLE / ORGANISATION

Head – Media Studies
Whangarei Girls’ High School, NZ

Chair
Whangarei Film Society

LOCATION

New Zealand

SHORT BIO

In Bridget O’Rourke’s teaching role, she has developed media studies courses that has seen many students gain success as twenty-first century learners to become effective communicators, connected collaborators, talented creators and critical thinkers across a range of media industries and workplaces. Her rewards come in teachable moments and seeing students shine on big and small screens. She has an active role with her local film society in providing quality cinema and supporting independent filmmaking with weekly film nights.

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