Mr Matthew Loads


Casual Academic

School /
Work Unit

Media and Communications

Contact Details

No Phone


City campus


College of Design and Social Context


Key Activities

Sesssional Lecturer in Media, Communication & Public Relations

Subjects Coordinated:

  • Broadcast Media
  • Writing Media Texts

Subjects taught:

  • Communication & Social Relations
  • Strategic PR Planning
  • Public Relations: Complementary skills
  • Specialist Public Relations


  • Master of Arts (Communication) Swinburne University 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts (Media) Deakin University 1998
  • Associate Diploma of Arts (Professional Writing & Editing) Box Hill TAFE 1994

Industry Experience

Media Production Experience:

Medibank Private "Breathe'

Exit Films
TVC 1 x 30 Seconds
Director: Mark Molloy
Role: Actor
December 2010


Feature 1 x 90min
Director: Rohan Spong
Role: Gaffer Assistant
May 2010

Goorambat Primary/Kensington Recreation Centre

YMCA Victoria
Short videos for website to accompany written articles
Mini-DV 2 x 6 minutes documentaries
Role: Producer/Writer/Director
June 2009

YMCA Awards Introductory sequence

YMCA Victoria
Vox-pops recorded and edited with 6 hour turnaround
Mini-DV 10 minutes
Role: Producer/Director
September 2008

Australia’s Got Talent

Fremantle Media
Reality Television/Talent quest.
Studio based
Producer: Julia Peters
Role: Production Assistant
April 2008

Satisfaction Series 2

Drama 10 X 60 minutes
Executive Producer: Kim Vecera
Role: Runner
May 2008

Ahmad’s Garden

Meantime Films
Short Drama 14 minutes 55 seconds
funded by FFC and exhibited at MIFF
HD/ 35mm
Producer: Kim Fairbrother
Role: Production Assistant/ Camera: “Making of” documentary
January 2008

Against all odds

Meantime Films
Short Drama
Comedy,10 mins.
Director: Richard Vette
Role: Camera Assistant
December 2007

Never Mind the Bolex

Optus Vision: Education channel
Short film showcase/ panel show
26 x 30 minutes Mini-dv/ U-matic
Executive Producer: Rachel Crea
Role: Producer/Director
June 1997- June 1998

Cooking with Kurma Series 1 & 2

Vegetarian Cooking show
26 x 30 mins Betacam SP
Executive Producer: Ron Brown
Role: Principal Camera Operator/Assistant Floor Manager
January 1998

Council of Adult Education: Learning in the heart of the city

C.A.E. / Optus Vision
Documentary 30 minutes.
Executive Producer: Rachel Crea
Role: Producer/Writer/Director
June 1998


Cloud Solutions Group
Mp3 Audio: 4 x 50min Podcasts
Role: Producer
April- July 2011

Communication Roles:

Period:November 2010 –
Company:Cloud Solutions Group
Position:Communications Consultant

Period:June 2008 – Jan 2011
Company:YMCA Victoria
Position:Project Officer: Communication
& Communications Officer

Company:Vanguard Investments Australia
Position:On-line Communications Officer

Company:ProActive Services (IT Education & Consultancy Company)
Function:Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator

Company:Pink Elephant Australia
Position:Marketing & Communications Co-ordinator

Other Education Roles

Period:February 2007 –
University:Deakin University
Position:Tutor: Media Futures & Freelancing in the Arts

Professional Interests

Committee of Management: Disability Media Inc.


Review: "Television Drama: Form, Agency, Innovation" Metro Magazine
March 2011, issue 168

Conference Paper: "The Webisode: Extended Transmedia Narrative or Advertising in Disguise"
Screen Futures Conference. Melbourne, July 2011

Panel Presentation: “At The Curriculum Crossroads - Teaching Post Industrial Media" Screen
Futures Conference. Melbourne, July 2011

Matthew has had articles published in the following Newspapers/magazines:

  • BRW Magazine
  • The Courier Mail
  • The Australian
  • The Age
  • Canberra Times