Call for video works: YouTube – playbiennial’s Channel

June 15, 2010
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Intro to Motion

April 30, 2010

Here are some handy links to get you started with Apple’s motion graphics package Motion;


Storyboarding Universe

April 27, 2010
This sounds worthwhile getting along to;
Friday on My Mind at AFTRS this week ‘Storyboarding Universe’ – David Russell is one of Hollywood’s top conceptual illustrators who cut his teeth on Star Wars: Return of the Jedi. Since then, he has created key sequences for over 100 productions including Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Batman, Terminator 2, The Thin Red Line, Moulin Rouge, Wolverine, Sanctum and The Chronicles of Narnia. He shares with us the secrets of capturing cinematic style and action at the crucial planning stage.

This Friday 5pm AFTRS Sydney – all welcome!


Top ten worst special effects in movies?

March 21, 2010

A list compiled in the SMH.  I think the list could have been endless!


MDCM 3002 Video Production Semester 1 – 2010

March 7, 2010

Welcome to MDCM3002 Video Production!

This is where we’ll be posting course notes, links, discussions, works-in-progress, final videos and all kinds of other stuff that will help you in your learning experience.

The course outline is available here


finalCut/AfterEffects/motion graphics references (online)

March 7, 2010

There are countless resources on the web to help  learn all aspects of digital video production. This is a list of sites I have found most useful;

  • Creative Cow Forums is a great resource for just about all the major digital video and animation/motion graphics packages out there. Includes online forums and loads of tutorial material as well. This should be your first port of call. http://forums.creativecow.net/
  • Squidoo is a graphics design oriented learning resource.
  • Motionographer has an up to date list of the current hot production houses and individuals working in motion graphics
  • Digitalzoo is a good collection of general resource. links

This list will gradually be added to.


Ken Stone’s finalCut site

March 6, 2010

Mat is posting some great stuff as usual over at the mdcm2002 blog and he’s remimnded me of Ken Stone’s great finalCut site and especially this useful article on the language of film by Michael Wohl.