All posts by Dylan Hornsby

A Melbourne-based producer, videographer and marketing hybrid

Sharing Real Stories

The best part of being a filmmaker is being able to tell stories and share them with the world. Vijay's story starts in 1989 when he first migrated to Australia and it was not long after that he started Drums Café. He tells of his observation of Melbourne's food scene and how the people's palette ...

Creating meaning in ‘The Dark Knight’: Narrative Devices & Social Factors

Let's talk about one of my favourite movies: Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight'. I vividly remember seeing it for the first time after getting screen preview tickets for myself and my best friend. She still considers this one of the best birthday presents she ever got! But I'm not here to talk about memories rather ...

Blackmagic URSA Mini 4.6K Review

It was just over six months ago that the team at Not Half Bad Productions decided it was time to take our videos up a step and invest in a new camera. After some positive experiences with the URSA Mini 4K, we placed our preorder for the URSA Mini 4.6K and then the wait began. ...

Top 7 Tips for making better videos

I've been making video since I was young and have been professionally doing so for over five years now. Over my time making videos I have come across some helpful hints that have helped me in my career. These tips have been written to accommodate for all video makers regardless of their skill set or ...

Listen Up 🔊🔊🔊 Are your videos falling on deaf ears?

In one of my final assessments at Deakin, I designed a fictional marketing campaign for Uber to address the issue of safety concerns with female passengers. In my critical reflection, I justified my strong use of visual cues through the proposed social media video I had storyboarded to a lack of audience who watch videos ...

N.C.S.I., OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT…

ALC205: Digital Media and the Surveillance Society Group 14 consisted of Lucinda Blake, Darcy McLoughlin, Dylan Hornsby, and Christina Stenseth. All group members contributed productively and in a timely manner to create our surveillance story. Alternative Logistics Cases, S02E05, The Fox and the Hound: When a social media celebrity’s corpse is live-streamed to the entire ...

1% Rule: A Digital Voyeur’s World

The human species are a curious kind. We are curious by stories and by the life of others. Our fascination of celebrity culture is a prime example of wanting to observe a better dream-like world. This fascination has, however, spread into the personal life of our friends, family and ourselves. “Stalking” in an informal digital ...

Tagged & Tracked

It is crazy to think about how much information there is out in the world about us; crazier yet is how information can be used to track us in real time. Every day we are under constant surveillance from CCTV, the cookies in our web browser and our handy-dandy smartphone in our back pocket... Geotagging ...

Let’s Make A Movie!

"Let’s make a movie!" Those were the words that my old Sesame Street toy video camera use to say when you pressed the plastic record button. I think it is quite fitting considering this is where my love of filmmaking began and what has ultimately lead me to make the videos I make today. I’d ...

AS SEEN ONLINE

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. LinkedIn. What do these social medias have in common? Me! Well at least different personas of me. Fieseler, Meckel and Ranzini (2015) describe how a person can have multiple distinct online personalities that represent different aspects of real life. Riberio (2009) adds that these personalities are decentralised and that people use virtual passports ...