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The Ravens

One of the more ambitious films I’ve ever worked on, is the short film The Ravens. For anyone interested in following this project you should head over to their facebook page or their blog.  They’ve been very open about their … Continue reading

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5 Things I Hate About You…

Sound’s a bit dramatic doesn’t it ?  Sorry about that.. I’ve just wrapped on 100 Bloody Acres and after a pretty punishing shoot, I started thinking about just how great the Arri Alexa camera is.  And I wanted to try … Continue reading

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100 Bloody Acres – Bloody Half Way

So much for my notion of doing more regular updates on the progress of 100 Bloody Acres. We’ve just gone past hump day, the halfway mark of the shoot.  I guess it’s all downhill from here ! After a blisteringly … Continue reading

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100 Bloody Acres – A film shooting in January

It’s amazing how long the gestation for a film can be. I first met Colin and Cameron Cairnes AKA the brothers in 2008 through Madman’s Scott Alexander.  They had a feature film script they were working on and wanted to … Continue reading

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Cinemas are owned by distributors

It seems there’s another round of hand wringing about the apparent dearth of Australian films, and their lack of box office success. I certainly don’t know the answer, but I’ve been through some of the process of releasing a film … Continue reading

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Home Brew Anamorphic Lenses

As I mentioned in my recent post, I love looking for ways to create a look in-camera so as to create something a bit more original rather than relying solely on post and a grade to create a look. Not … Continue reading

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The democratisation of media started a long time ago

We’ve seen so many revolutions in media. The current HDSLR mania has allowed the great unwashed masses unfetted access to film making resources leading to an explosion in films being made.  Oh yeah.  another revolution. I was watching the excellent … Continue reading

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