Bridget O’Rourke

2020 Judge


Secondary School Teacher
Whangarei Girls’ High School


New Zealand

Short bio

In Bridget O’Rourke’s teaching role, she has developed Media Studies courses that have 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. She finds that her reward comes 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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