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Some Curtin facts about our film
All of the people in the end frame sequence are from Curtin – our students, graduates and academics
They were all filmed here at our Perth campus using the studio at the Dept of Film, TV and Screen Arts
Tim Winton, whose book Cloudstreet features on the iPad, is one of Curtin's alumni
The 3D printer is from our very own Dept of Applied Physics and the only one of its kind in Perth
The object you see in the scene was designed and printed by one of our Science & Engineering staff, David Collier – and each of the coloured cogs actually moves!
The 'thousands of eyes' scene was filmed at the Murchison Widefield Array (MWA), an international project led by Curtin University, and the future home for a major part of the world's largest telescope, the Square Kilometre Array.
The Director and Producer (Corrie Jones and Kelvin Munro) of the TV ad are both Curtin graduates
The Game Changers
Professor David Gilchrist is using his accounting skills to help the community.
Marion Fulker hoped an MBA would help shape her future. Now she's shaping the future of a whole city.
There are real superheroes living among us. This is Mike Daube, and he’s here to help save lives.
The inspiration for Cassie Nguyen’s award-winning films started before she could hold a camera.
How being diagnosed with skin cancer lead Clinton Heal to become the 2011 WA Young Australian of the Year.
Before Kristy Tomlinson could provide healthcare to disabled children, she used chicken eggs.
Sabina Shugg’s innovative methods for connecting women on WA mine sites was inspired by her own isolation.
Simon Cherriman’s innovative approach to saving endangered wildlife began by shooting them.
Professor Steven Tingay always wondered where the universe came from. Now he’s travelling back to where it all began.
How Professor Tanya Chikritzhs is using her PhD to send a safer alcohol message to the community.
Vanessa Rauland’s innovative research into reducing emissions began with the simplest of ideas.
Before Professor Kim Scott became an award-winning author, his ambition was to bring Nyungar culture to life through stories.
Sonia Dickinson is bringing the advertising industry into the classroom.
Why Professor Alan Duncan wants to analyse your behaviour.
Kate Nixon’s Bachelor of Commerce got her more than a career. It got her a ticket to New York.
Professor of Taxation Law Dale Pinto is an expert on taxation. Even he thinks it’s all too complicated.
Sonia Lipski is creating an innovative business model where profits and social responsibility go hand in hand.
Helen Slater’s innovation improves the well-being of people living with chronic pain, a condition affecting up to one in five Australians.
Phil Marshall’s innovative energy-saving solution began by helping to make buildings smarter.
Before Ashlee Harrison started talking to students about suicide prevention and mental health, she started in her own backyard.
Leif Cocks’s innovative approach to saving orangutans began when he saw something in them: himself.
Peter Newman’s ideas have changed the way the world looks at transport and cities.
Black holes, explosions, solar winds. There’s a lot happening in space, and Ron Ekers is discovering more every day.
Professor Ted Wilkes is helping to make Indigenous communities a better place to live.