Archive for the 'Props' Category

‘Please Say Something’

Friday, March 13th, 2009

'Please Say Something' by David O'Reilly

David O’Reilly’s new animated short, ‘Please Say Something’ is a breath of fresh air.

Here we have a troubled Cat and Mouse love story, expressed in a way that is refreshing as a Gin and Tonic on a hot summer’s day. The shots are reminiscent of video games, the characters are irrestibily charming and the sound effects are oh-so-cute.

The first 20 secs were abit jarring though, I almost turned it off. Shots quickly jump from one another and the aesthetics are very crude to say the least. But when the characters squeak for the very first time you’ll fall in love instantly.

I haven’t seen a short this good for quite a while. I saw it 3-4 times in 24 hours!

Watch ‘Please Say Something’. Interview here.

World’s First Internet Balloon Race

Saturday, June 28th, 2008

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I’ve been loving Pokelondon for about a few years now (I really hope to work there one day actually) and now I love them even more when I found out they were working on this massive project World’s First Internet Balloon Race for Orange. Simply, you make a balloon and race it across hordes of internet sites hoping you’ve flown the furthest after a few days.

Trying to figure out how they did this is mind boggling. You just have to see it to believe it. It’s probably one of the more interesting projects I’ve seen this year.

Pampador, my balloon, is currently coming 5 361st. Which is pretty amazing since he was coming around 27 000th a few days before.

I’ve also noticed two people gave my balloon a boost! Sadly, I don’t know who they are. Let me know who you are in the comments section so I can return the favour!

Maximum Choppage: Round 2 trailer

Saturday, June 21st, 2008

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I’ve been involved with Rumble Pictures for about a year now, and I’m proud to announce that they’ve launched the trailer site for the epic that will be Maxium Choppage: Round 2! Take a peek, it’s going to be a hilarious and fun film – I promise!

(For those wondering what I do for Rumble Pictures, I handle the motion graphics and some of the online stuffs)

www.mc2movie.com

Vivacalaca

Sunday, June 1st, 2008

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Vivicalaca is pretty much what I wanted The Paper Pirate to look like, except I couldn’t pin point it at the time – a visually rich world of 2d characters in a 3d environment with some hint of shadows.

For those wondering, the reason why I headed towards a 2d-in-a-3d-world-look (back in 2005) was all because of when I stumbled upon Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends

About friggin’ time

Monday, March 10th, 2008

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I’ve been hoping one day the story of Genghis Khan would come to the silverscreen since we’ve got all heard the King Arthur, Joan of Arc, and other historical epics.

Well my wish has finally come true!

I would’ve preferred it to be a Ridley Scott production, but oh well…

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I Cry

Sunday, March 9th, 2008

Awesome song, shithouse movie.

Cleptoclectics, Bag Raiders and Krill

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

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One of the things I missed about COFA were the people, especially in the Digital Media degree where it was a melting pot of people from different creative worlds. It was such an awesome feeling coming to a place where there was such an abundance of energy and passion (at times). One of those worlds was music, and we had plenty of COFA kids who were mixing it up in the sound labs.

Anyhow it’s great to see some friends from the degree getting some radio play of recent times:

Mr. Tom Smith aka Cleptocleptics, Chris Stracey of the Bag Raiders, and of course Jan from Krill who are soon to go on touring with Big Day Out.

* Photo from Tom Smith

Scumbag ’07

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

Great to see my Ninjaman buddies producing some great stuff under their own Subversive Games banner. Coinciding with the elections coming up in a few weeks, Scumbag ’07 is a modified version of an earlier game they made which had our politicians trading insults school yard style.

Lol, a beautiful-looking game dudes. The characters are just too funny.

Ps. I would’ve like it more if the insults were updated as well, maybe some reflecting Howard’s caterpillar eyebrows or K.Rudd’s ear-wax eating habibts.

** update **

I forgot to mention that the game even has it’s own news article. Well done boys!

West Express 2

Saturday, September 8th, 2007

I’ll be showing some art at local youth culture event West Express 2. Which starts from 6:30pm tonight. Which is 1.5 hrs away. Shiet.

Come down for some short films and live music. Oh and Matt Huynh aka Stikman aka that comic book guy will be exhibiting too. And local film maker Tim Ly will also be premiering his More Than Words short film. Fuck, just come down. It’s at the Powerhouse Youth Theatre in Fairfield.

PostSecret Video

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

Love this video.