Eric Kenning ACS, began making
films when he was 13, winning his first award, the 20th International
Gold Cup competition for a travel film in 1959.
He began to freelance for the newly opened QTQ9 television station
in Brisbane. His biggest story at that time was coverage of the
first oil strike in Queensland. Eric then moved to Sydney and
joined ATN 7
He moved to Visatone Production Studios at Bondi, housed in the
old Cinesound Studios where many of
famous films had been produced
Two years later he joined
the Commonwealth Film Unit at Lindfield in Sydney, as a cinematographer,
shooting documentaries in Australia and Papua New Guinea on 35mm
for theatre screening.
In 1968 he was recruited by
the Australian News and Information Bureau to establish a production
unit for its newly formed television section and over the next
25 years produced hundreds of television films and videos for
Australia's overseas information programs.
Eric Kenning was admitted
to the ACS in 1963 and later established the ACT Branch, becoming
its first President in 1968.
The branch established a sound
reputation for its seminars and trade shows which culminated
in the Colour 70 seminar held just before colour television started
Film and Video Production
Courses are run in the ACT. For information:
- Script to Screen
- Video Photography and Lighting
- Other training courses and seminars are available
on the use of presentation technology.
Screen Action Blog
channel on YouTube
Seminars and training
CVMC'-Media seminars include the popular Script to Screen program which provides an
insider's knowledge for people interested in production of videos,
script writing, directing, pre- and post-production, on-line
and off-line editing
Another seminar topic is Stage
Management for Speakers, a fascinating
insight into the use of technology for everyone who has to use
overhead projectors, lap-tops, video projectors etc. Presentation
Skills covers every aspect of public speaking from preparing,
researching, writing and finally, presenting your topic to an
Canberra Visual Media Consultants (CVMC)
was established in 1990 by film director and cinematographer, Eric
CVMC has produced video productions for government departments such as
Veterans Affairs, Immigration, Multicultural Affairs, Department of
Foreign Affairs and Trade and Australian Bureau of Statistics, British
High Commission, The Treasury Financial Literacy Foundation, Department
Industry Tourism Resources, Calvery Hospital and the Canberra
Numerous productions have also been produced by CVMC for business and
community originations, such as the ACT Physically Handicapped Association
and Australian Automobile Association
CVMC has now been changed to CVMC-Media, to reflect the new Media such as
the internet, and electronic convention presentations using video DVD.
CVMC-Media Now an On-Line Studio.
CVMC-Media is now an on-line
post production service specialising in short promotional productions and
video and audio makeover. You can send us your video or audio program and
we will carry out the work and send you a preview version before making
the final master.
Moving into the
future. There’s no doubt that
the technology of small video formats and computer multimedia has
liberated business communications. The new technology produces amazing
picture quality at a price only dreamed of a decade ago. Gone are the days
of presenting a high cost corporate video in the boardroom. Now staff
members can view a video production at their work-station piped through
internal Internet or a business can create its own
channel on YouTube.
A whirlwind tour of the capital cities
set to the music of Tchaikovsky and played by the Australian
Australian Motor Industry Showing the development
of the industry as it expanded into world markets.
Documentary on the Brisbane Expo in
Made as part of the campaign to help
Australia win its bid for the 2000 Olympics.
Co-production with the ABC on the tall
ships race from Hobart to Sydney.
A Step in the Right Direction Made for the UN's International
Year of Peace.
Documentaries on Australia's
diplomatic relations with Vietnam and on the Chinese
tribute gardens at Young for the Department of Foreign Affairs
and Trade, screened on television in Vietnam and China.