- Written by Dale Murphy
Welcome to the AV Group
The Audiovisual Group welcomes all members interested in the art of audiovisual making. It is a challenge to combine images, music, voice and text to create a compelling narrative that will absorb the viewer and elicit an emotional response.
The best way to learn what makes a good AV is to watch what others have made. Take every opportunity to do this by, e.g.:
If you would like to know more, contact the Group Chair, John Hodgson, or any of the Committee listed under the AV Group Committee menu.
Assistance and advice can be given on equipment and software to use according to your budget and anticipated type of productions. Creating an AV does take a while, but when you have done your first one you can, if you wish, have it evaluated with some constructive and positive advice. A YouTube channel group has been created for those wishing to share their AVs, or ask questions about AV making. Contact Barbara Rogalla via the AV Group Committee menu for more information.
Members of the AV Group have the opportunity to enter their work into two or three national exhibitions each year, and every second year, an International AV Festival which is held in Adelaide. These competitions are open to AVs made on either a PC or Mac, and the accepted file formats are listed on the entry forms.
Click on the AV Showcase button to the right to see some great AV examples. We will shortly be including winning AVs from the 2020 APS AV Spring National, and future APS Nationals and Internationals when they become available.