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2017     -   Doctor of Philosophy, School of Media, Culture and the Creative Arts.

                 Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.


2012     -    First Class Honours, School of Art and Design.

                  Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.


2011     -    Bachelor of Arts (Art), School of Art and Design.

                  Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia.


2006     -    Certificate IV in Screen Animation.

                  Film and Television Institute, Fremantle.



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CREATIVE EMERGENCE FESTIVAL                                                                                                           March 2017 

Film installation.

Margaret River


PRIMORDIAL DISCLOSURES                                                                                                                     November 2015

Solo exhibition of PhD research at the Curtin HIVE.

Curtin University, Perth.                                                                                                                 


DIRECTIONS AND DESTINATIONS                                                                                                            September 2015

Media, Culture and Creative Arts Research Symposium.                                                           

Paper presentation and exhibition at The Curtin HIVE, Curtin University, Perth.                                               


ENVIRONMENTS, SPACES AND TRANSFORMATIONS                                                                              June 2014

MFCO Early Career-Graduate Conference.

Department of Media, Film & Communication, University of Otago, New Zealand.

Paper presentation and presentation of PhD creative production component.                  


AFFECTIVE HABITUS: New Environmental Histories of Botany, Zoology and Emotions                             June 2014 

Humanities Research Centre, Australian National University.                                                        
Paper presentation and presentation of PhD creative production component.

BLACKJAR STUDIO             

                                                                                                                                                                        2007 – current

Danny Jennings is the founder of Blackjar Studio (originally Crosswaves Digital Media CDM) since it's beginning

in 2007. BJS is a 3d visualisation and animation studio based in Margaret River,

Western Australia and has produced content for television commercials,

documentaries and architectural visualisations.


The business has also run numerous animation workshops at the local

Margaret River Primary School. Some of these workshops have been associated

with PEAC. The Primary Extension and Challenge program (PEAC) provides

opportunities for talented students in Years 5 and 6.



Blank Oblivion (2006)  and Infinity Squared (2011)  

are 3d animated short films written, produced, animated and directed by Danny Jennings.


Best South-West film. Infinity Squared                                                                                                           2011

Margaret River Shorts                                                                                                       


Nominated for Animation Award. Blank Oblivion                                                                                           2007

Western Australian Screen Awards.                                                                                 


Official selection. Blank Oblivion                                                                                                                   2007              

BuSho International Short Film Festival, Budapest, Hungary.


Best South-West film. Blank Oblivion                                                                                                            2007

Margaret River Shorts.


Official selection. Blank Oblivion                                                                                                                   2007

Short Circuit, Melbourne.


Official selection for Animation Nation. Blank Oblivion                                                                                  2007

Canberra Short Film Festival.


Finalist. Blank Oblivion                                                                                                                                   2006

Shortfuse Filmfest, Adelaide.


Special Mention. Blank Oblivion                                                                                                                   2006

Mandurah Short Film Festival.


He-Man Award. Blank Oblivion                                                                                                                     2006

SPLIF Animation Festival, Perth.



The Source: A Hidden Journey                                                                                                                     2002

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