Yijala Yala Project is a long-term, multi-platform arts project based in Ieramugadu (Roebourne) focused on telling the story of the community’s culture, history and future in a range of media: theatre, film, games, iPad applications and music. Through arts and digital media skill development and content creation, it explores the inter-connection between past, present and future, young people and older generations, ancient and modern culture and how critical they all are to the heritage of the ‘now’.
On Thursday in Melbourne, filmmakers, media producers and educators from across the country gathered together for the Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) Tertiary and Industry Awards, where we are excited to announce NEOMAD took out Best Game/Multimedia Production! Benjamin Ducroz, the Yijala Yala Project’s filmmaker, accepted the Award on behalf of Big hART and the Roebourne kids. [...]
Roebourne in the Pilbara region of Western Australia is a long way from anywhere but three of its young IT gurus are busy connecting Indigenous youth throughout the country. Nathaniel Edwins, Dannette Wilson and Woedin Wilson are participants in the Yijala Yala Project, a multi-platform arts project telling the story of Roebourne’s culture and history [...]
Our online shop has launched, featuring all the goods from the Yijala Yala Project! Get NEOMAD comics, NEOMAD t-shirts and the MURRU album delivered straight to your door. We’re currently taking pre-orders for NEOMAD Book 3 – Porkchop Plots, which is due for release mid December. Also available next month is the NEOMAD three book [...]
We’re excited to share that NEOMAD is a finalist in the Tertiary & Industry Best Game/Multimedia Production category at the 2013 IPAF ATOM awards! Check out our nomination HERE. The annual ATOM awards recognise film and media excellence in education and industry, celebrating the best of Australia and New Zealand content from the sector. Australian Teachers [...]
Here at the Creative Compound in Roebourne, the NEOMAD crew is buzzing with excitement as we are gearing up for the official launch of NEOMAD 1, 2 and 3 at nations capital, Parliament House in Canberra. We are jetting off tomorrow and joining us will be some very special guest for this official launch. On [...]