The jury is responsible for selecting the winning film for the 2017 Melbourne festival.
This years panel is made up of five members, read more below:
Dianna is one of Australia’s leading architectural photographers. She is an Honours graduate of Melbourne’s RMIT BA (Photography) Course with over 16 years experience in the field. Her work features regularly in leading architectural and design magazines both nationally and internationally. Dianna has a passion for the built environment and urban landscape and works closely with architects, interior designers, landscape architects and property developers to establish a visual dialogue that records and promotes their buildings and vision.
Hannah is a Professor of Architecture in the Melbourne School of Design at the University of Melbourne. With a passion for Modern architecture, she is the current vice-chair of Docomomo Australia. One of her research interests is the representation of architecture history and heritage in new and old media, which is the subject of a number of publications, short documentary films and digital websites.
Leon van Schaik
Leon is Professor of Architecture with an Innovation Chair in Design Practice Research at RMIT University. In 2003 he was made a Life Fellow of the Royal Australian Institute of Architects, and an Officer (AO) in the General Division of the Order of Australia in 2006. He has authored numerous publications, including Mastering Architecture (2005); Design City Melbourne (2006); and Spatial Intelligence: New Futures for Architecture (2008).
With over 45 years’ experience as an Architect and Urban Designer and 33 years at the City of Melbourne, Rob has made a significant contribution to the rejuvenation of central Melbourne where he is currently the Director of City Design and Projects and a member of the Cities of the Future Council of the World Economic Forum. He has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Environmentalist of the Year Award in 2008 and the Order of Australia in 2007 for his contribution to Architecture and Urban Design. In December 2016, Rob was conferred with the degree of Doctor of Architecture from the University of Melbourne.
Ron V. Brown
Ron has been a film and television producer, director, writer and editor for nearly 45 years. During the 90’s, Ron produced ArchiVision, the first architectural tv show, and in 2008 established web series ArchiTel featuring reviews of practices, projects and products in the industry.