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Marc C-Scott

Marc C-Scott

Marc C-Scott is a lecturer in screen media and coordinator for both the Bachelor of Screen Media at Victoria University (https://www.vu.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-screen-media-absn).

Prior to his position, Marc taught at many institutions in the areas of digital media, video production, motion graphics, visual effects, web technologies along with project and research methodologies.

He has been active in the area of digital media since 1996, completing a Bachelor of Design (Multimedia) with Honors at Swinburne’s National School of Design in 2004.

Marc is currently completing a PhD, which uses a historical comparative approach, in investigating the changes of the television industries within Australia, United Kingdom and United States.

His research interests are within television (history, institutions and new broadcast methods), cross-media, cross-platform media and the use of new digital media services.

With the rise of subscription and online TV, we need to rethink local content rules

Jun 16, 2017 05:08 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

The newly released Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) report on Film, Television and Digital Games 2015-16 offers fascinating insights into how our screen media landscape has changed over the past four years. A key...

Amazon's new Grand Tour series could be the next illegal download victim

Nov 17, 2016 23:22 pm UTC| Technology

The much awaited new car show, The Grand Tour, launches on Amazon Prime today, Friday November 18. The show is hosted by Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond, all former presenters of the BBCs popular Top Gear...

Please rewind: a final farewell to the VCR

Aug 01, 2016 07:46 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

I grew up with video cassette recorders (VCRs). I still remember rushing off to the the video store to hire the latest movie, hoping that there was at least one copy still on the shelf that didnt have the Sorry Im Out tag...

Google wants to tap the second golden age of television

Jun 08, 2016 04:56 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

Traditional pay-television providers, already under pressure from consumers opting for streaming internet video, are facing a new threat. Google is getting into TV advertising, and a decision made earlier this year by...

YouTube Red is here, and it breaks the video-on-demand mould

May 20, 2016 10:08 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

YouTube this week launched its paid subscription service, YouTube Red, in Australia and New Zealand. These are the first two countries to gain access to the service outside of the United States. The introduction of a...

The battle for audiences as free-TV viewing contiues its decline

Apr 22, 2016 07:11 am UTC| Insights & Views Business

Its not been a good year so far for Australias traditional television industry with reports that prime-time audiences are down almost 5% amid competition from internet streaming services. But the decline in the number...

Netflix is everywhere (almost), so what does this mean for local media?

Jan 08, 2016 05:45 am UTC| Insights & Views Technology

In his keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO, announced that Netflix will now be available in 130 new countries. This sees Netflix more than triple its global...

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Economy

China's Huawei reportedly selling premium smartphone brands P and Mate - sources

Huawei Technologies is in talks to sell its premium smartphone brands P and Mate to a group led by Shanghai government-backed investment firms, which could signal the start of the companys exit from high-end...

Taiwan's TSMC vows to prioritize auto chip production amid global shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) vowed to increase auto chip production capacity and make the process more efficient, amid a global shortage that has hampered car production. According to TSMC, its...

South Korea: Beauty stores struggle to survive as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to pounce

South Korea is a well-known region for cosmetics, and in fact, it can be considered as the center for beauty products. The countrys K-beauty industry blossomed, and franchises from the leading local cosmetic companies have...

South Korea: Lotte and Shilla are withdrawing operations at the Incheon Airport

Lotte and Shilla are two of South Koreas leading major duty-free operators. Both have opened outlets inside the Incheon Airport Terminal 1, but they will be vacating the area next month, according to the reports. The...

Germany asks Taiwanese semiconductor companies to help end the chip shortage worldwide

There is a worldwide issue with semi-conductor chips supply for cars, and Germany stepped up to resolve the problem. It was reported that the country asked manufacturers in Taiwan to help with easing the chips...

Politics

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner reportedly want 'clean break' after serving in Trump administration

White House adviser Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are looking to Florida as their next stop after their time in Washington DC. The couple is reportedly looking to take a break after serving in the Trump...

Joe Biden reaffirms US-UK ties in phone call with Prime Minister Boris Johnson

One of the things Joe Biden has sought to do as president was to restore the US ties with its allies, among them being the United Kingdom. Biden recently spoke to the UKs Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the two leaders...

Donald Trump revelation: Ex-POTUS reportedly planned to fire acting AG in bid to overturn election

Donald Trump may no longer be able to claim voter fraud or a stolen election now but recent reports revealed how desperate the former president was to overturn results. Reports have emerged that Trump was planning to fire...

Donald Trump election loss: Mar-a-Lago members reportedly quit in an effort to distance from ex-POTUS

Donald Trump has reverted back to being a private citizen as of last week, yet he still faces legal battles on the way. However, that may not be all he is currently facing as his own Mar-a-Lago resort is also experiencing...

Science

What to feed ducks – according to science

The simple things in life sometimes bring the greatest joy like feeding the ducks at your local pond. The next time you pay your feathered friends a visit, consider introducing some variety into the food you give them....

Yellowstone volcano: USGS warns of possible eruption

Many scientists are keeping watch over the activity occurring in the Yellowstone volcano because of its potential to inflict large-scale damage in the United States. Now, scientists at the USGS have now warned of a...

Mars mission: NASA scientist says Martians can help humans live on Red Planet

Being able to live on Mars is one of the goals that space agencies all over the world have when it comes to exploring the red planet in future Mars missions. Although it may take a while to figure out how we may be able to...

Black holes: Albert Einstein's theory may save Earth from wandering black holes

Black holes are one of the most mysterious objects in the universe and were first brought up by renowned scientist Albert Einstein. With the possibility of wandering black holes being able to consume our own planet, the...

Asteroid alert: 16-meter space rock to pass by Earth on New Year weekend

With days to go until the Earth completes another year around the Sun, it appears that the universe also has plans to celebrate the new year along with us. An asteroid is set to pass by our planet a few days after the new...

Technology

‘Dying Light 2’ Collector’s Edition leak suggests bundle comes with UV flashlight, secret location map

The update that fans of Techlands survival horror title have been looking for may have recently emerged in the form of an information leak. A Collectors Edition of Dying Light 2 was reportedly listed on a retailers website...

‘Among Us’ Nintendo Switch edition reportedly sold 3.2 million copies in December 2020

It should no longer come as a surprise that the first console launch of Among Us turned out to be a massive success. The multiplayer games Nintendo Switch edition has reportedly sold millions just weeks after it was...

‘Diablo 2’ remake’s development now involves Vicarious Visions, report says

A reliable gaming industry insider reported that the highly requested Diablo 2 remake is in the making. Activisions recent reorganization is also said to be directly related to the ongoing project making Vicarious Visions...

Xbox Live Gold no longer required for free-to-play multiplayer ‘in the coming months’

Microsoft has officially canceled its previously announced Xbox Live Gold price hike. To make peace with disgruntled gamers, the company also announced a massive change in its policy regarding free-to-play multiplayer...

iPhone 12 should be kept at a 'safe distance' from medical devices, Apple says

Apple has updated its support page specifically for iPhone 12 owners who also use medical devices. The company says there is no known severe risk in having them around simultaneously but still advises people to keep a safe...
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