capturing the elephants

Yesterday, the second day of spring, proved to be such a perfect day for hunting down Melbourne’s elephants. Apparently there are fifty of them roaming about. We caught about 15. The reason why our outing is worth a mention in these pages is the iPhone app. Sure, baby elephants are great. But how to find ...

The lessons of Caine’s Arcade

Why does this act of storytelling work so well? According to Brad Phillips in The 6 traits of great storytelling—in one adorable video, it meets Dan and Chip Heath’s six critical traits that make stories memorable: Simple. A boy. An idea. Some boxes. Doesn’t get much simpler than that. Unexpected. This video had at least ...

TS 2012, week 12

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TS2012, week 11

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done and dusted

done and dusted
My documentary, Cyclists versus Motorists, has gone live. As usual, I never thought it would take so long. My problem with projects is that I can’t stand doing what I know how to do. I have to try something new. Well, the new thing was the focus on video — I’m not really a video ...

Transient Space 2012, week 10

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TS2012, week 9

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Korsakow and I

Korsakow and I
(You can’t embed these in WordPress, so there’s a popup. and I can’t even get a popup to work in Tumblr, where my doco actually is… grrrfff) This is a Korsakow movie I made for my cyclists v. motorists doco. The problem it has is the file size – I thought Korsakow would do a ...

TS2012, week 8

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directions in transmedia documentary

directions in transmedia documentary
Storyboard image from Sands of Silence (see below) Presentation from the Tribeca Film Institute at The New School called ‘Transmedia for Social Documentaries’. Panel includes Megan Cunningham from Magnet Media, Caitlin Burns from Starlight Runner Entertainment, and Vladan Nikolic, from The New School and producer of ‘Zenith’. Here are my salient points from some of ...

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