Dr Peter Moyes is Director of the Animation Program, Griffith Film School. He specialises in Animation and Film history and contextual studies, having taught at Griffith University for almost twenty years. A Creative Producer in Animation Research, Peter’s interests include the utilisation of animation for education and community applications, holistic approaches to tertiary education, live music—animation relations, and experiential animation in VR. Peter was Director of the Brisbane International Animation Festival from 1996 to 2000; his animated film Sunday has been included in major retrospectives and has won various awards including The Yoram Gross Animation Award at the 40th Sydney Film Festival.
The Asia Pacific Screen Academy expresses its respect for and acknowledgement of the South East Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We pay our respects to the Traditional Owners of country, including the custodial communities on whose land works are created and celebrated by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. We acknowledge the continuing connection to land, waters and communities. We also pay our respects to Elders, past and emerging. We recognise the integral role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and First Nations peoples continue to play in storytelling and celebration spaces.