Category: Blog

What’s a 9 to 5? Working Flexible Hours

Honestly, this was a question I posed to a client when they thanked me for doing some work over the weekend to help them meet deadlines. With the rise of the internet age along with globalisation, the world has become a 24/7 hub where businesses following outdated models are struggling against those that can offer ...

Boxwars: The Philosophy For All Creatives

In late 2017, I was contacted by Great Big Story to coordinate a Melbourne based production for an upcoming project in their Human Condition series. The brief was to interview Ross Koger, the "Supreme Overlord of Boxwars", and tell the story of Boxwars: an idea birthed from after a few drinks. The Not Half Bad team ...

The Magic of Editing

Media consumers will often only see the finished product of a film or a video. They never get to see the changes and/or decisions made to get it to that final product. Most don't know about the work/the effort/the magic that goes on behind the scenes - expect for me because I'm a fan of ...

Screen Forever: An Emerging Producer’s Experience

The story of how I received a free pass to Screen Forever In October, I was contacted by Film Victoria who asked a few questions about my background in producing videos and content as well as my future aspirations. It was a surprise to me but a staff member at Deakin had mentioned my name to ...

The Blog Post About The Importance Of Blogging

Blogging can be a creative outlet for many and a place of deep thought for others. It can be done to build skills or it can be used to show off skills. It can be the start of your career or it can be your full time job. Moreover, with one's online presence becoming more important ...

It All Starts With An Introduction…

Have you ever played that game where you look at someone, maybe you are on a train or in a restaurant, and you try to guess who they are and what they do? You don't know this person at all but you sit there and make up a fictional backstory for them. Admit it, we've ...

Being Authentic & Strategic in the Online World [VIDEO]

Throughout this year I have had many of my university students come up to me and ask something along the lines of “how can I stand out online?” While this is a broad question, the answer contains the following: be authentic and strategic. I know it sounds a bit cryptic but what does it mean ...

Holey Moley: The Video Has Gone Viral!

It is not odd for my phone to go off after a video that I have produced goes live. Mostly people letting me know that they have seen it or that it has gone live or even sometimes (if I can blow my own horn here) a message or two of praise. However, this time while ...

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 ...