Bradley J. Dixon is a
He is the co-founder and editor of The Essential, a two-time AFCA Award winning online publication of film and music criticism which has published the work of over a dozen young writers. As a freelance critic, his writing on cinema and pop culture has been published in Bright Wall/Dark Room, Junkee, Film Blerg and elsewhere.
He hosts two podcasts for The Essential: Radio Video, a monthly music and movie review show, and It Was a Very Good Year, a real-time pop culture history podcast. You can also occasionally hear him hosting The Graveyard Shift on Melbourne’s 3RRR Radio roughly once a month.
Currently completing a Bachelor of Communication (Media) at RMIT University, Bradley has a background in digital marketing and communications for organisations including the Australian Film Institute | Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AFI | AACTA) and RMIT University.
He is a member of the Australian Film Critics Association and the committee of the Melbourne Cinémathèque, and in 2017 and 2018 served on the feature film programming panel for the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival (HRAFF).