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Virus Media is a young and innovative company specialising in strong stories from unusual places. The company is ground-breaking both in its product and also in the processes used to create that product. Virus Media also has a happy knack of procuring alternative sources of funding for its projects.

News

 

PhD
Enda Murray has commenced a PhD study at the University of Western Sydney Centre for Cultural Research in the area of migrant and grassroots media production.

Australia Council Fellowship
Enda Murray has completed a two year fellowship with the Australia Council Community Cultural Development Board. As part of the fellowship he researched participatory media practices in Australia, Ireland and England.

Remembering Minto
Virus Media participated in a book and website project to record the experiences of NSW Housing Commission tennants in the suburb of Minto. The project was produced by ICE and the Remembering Minto Project. The website can be viewed at Remembering Minto

 
     
 

Latest Projects

 
 

Inside

Inside is a project which explores the experiences of institutional detention through drama and creative writing. Inside worked with a group of teenage girls at Juniperina Juvenile Justice centre in south west Sydney and a group of women at Lou's Place, a centre for homeless women in King's Cross, Sydney.

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Jammin' in the Middle E

An Arab-Australian family is caught between two cultures in this rollicking tale of rap music, fast cars, comedy and finding romance in Sydney's little Lebanon.

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Habibi Jammin'

Habibi Jammin' takes us beyond the headlines and into the lives of four young people from the Arabic community in the troubled Western Sydney suburb of Bankstown. NOMISe, Julie, Susan and Matuse are the most talented and articulate participants in the Jammin' in the Middle E drama project which promises to produce a television drama based on stories from their lives.

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