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Don’t Mean To Be Alarmist, But The TV Business May Be Starting To Collapse

By Ian |

This graph from Business Insider of what happened to newspaper advertising revenues in the US over the last few years is pretty terrifying. It gives us an insight into the conversations that have likely been occurring in the boardrooms of Fairfax and New Limited in recent weeks. The entire article is fascinating and well worth [...]

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How Pixar’s Toy Story 2 was deleted twice…

By Brad |

“That’s when we first noticed it, with Woody.” “[Larry Cutler] was in that directory and happened to be talking about installing a fix to Woody or Woody’s hat. He looked at the directory and it had like 40 files, and he looked again and it had four files.” “Then we saw sequences start to vanish [...]

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Working with Emmy Award Winning Makeup Artist Jason Baird

By Brad |

Jason came on board to create a reaper character. He was amazing to work with and director Pete Mether made the most of his talents. Stuntman Gulliver Page spent 2 hours in the chair before hitting a long day of shooting. Go to Jason’s site and see his work “The Pacific” http://www.jmbfxstudio.com.au/

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Spirit-ED Short Film Trailer

By Brad |

The trailer for my Screen NSW funded short film Spirit-ED is finally up! It has a wonderful cast including Miriam Margolyes, Bruce Spence, Kieran Darcy-Smith, Roxane Wilson, Sonia Todd as well as three up and coming actors, Joel Barker, Olivia Eastwood and Karl Beattie (Miracle Fish).

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Did the uncanny valley kill Disneys CGI company?

By Brad |

About a year ago, Walt Disney Studios chairman Rich Ross did something noble, true and just — not something that Hollywood executives do very often. He closed a production company called ImageMovers Digital, which, under the sinister vision of Robert Zemeckis, had specialized in using motion-capture technology to create family-friendly animated fare foist freakish, zombie-infested [...]

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Pirates of Silicon Valley

By Ian |

If you’ve got any interest in the development of Apple, PC’s and the early years of rivalry between Steve Jobs and Bill Gates you really should watch this documentary. Sorry I haven’t posted any credits, I haven’t been able to find the producer and director of the piece to date . If any one knows [...]

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Check out this great HTML5 site –

By Brad |

Kain one of our Digital guys showed me this super cool site… http://www.kokokaka.com/demo/bluebell_ss10/site/#/collection Brad

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“We live in a world of screens, and we are the ones who decide what goes on them.” Wilson Miner.

By Ian |

Wilson Miner is a UI designer who’s had an extraordinary career. His accomplishments include having worked on the redesign of apple.com in the mid 2000′s. Currently he’s head of design at Rdio, a popular online music streaming service. This talk “When We Build” was delivered at Build 2011 and is enthralling. Wilson Miner – When [...]

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The Knife Maker

By Ian |

The Knife Maker is a short film directed and produced by Keith Ehrlich. The passion that goes into every knife Joel Bukiewicz creates is inspiring. So is the film. Made by Hand / No 2 The Knife Maker from Made by Hand on Vimeo.

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Google has released a report on the state of online screen content in Australia.

By Brad |

Really interesting article and review by Simon Britton. http://www.mediawave.tv/site/item.cfm?item=B36F8F843048C9AD3B15778B50130736

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