Posts Tagged ‘VFX’

Screen Hub: Weir makes way back to Aust

Posted in my articles on May 8th, 2009 by Rachael – Be the first to comment

My latest story for Screen Hub:

Peter Weir makes his way back to Australia for post

It has been confirmed that Australian director Peter Weir will complete his next film The Way Back in New South Wales through a substantial post-production and digital visual effects component.

EFilm and Stage One Sound will conduct the sound mix and the DI (digital intermediate), having had their senior colorist Olivier Fontenay working alongside DOP Russell Boyd on the shoot in Bulgaria.

Rising Sun Pictures is the sole provider of the film’s 81 visual effects shots. It was through this clustering of work that the $5m threshold for the 15% PDV rebate was triggered.

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Screen Hub: Green Lantern greenlights NSW

Posted in my articles on April 18th, 2009 by Rachael – Be the first to comment

My latest story for Screen Hub:

FTO hangs out Green Lantern

After a tough four years that saw the state’s production levels flag, it’s all systems go for New South Wales film industry after yesterday’s announcement that big-budget Hollywood film Green Lantern will be shot in the state, creating around 500 jobs and providing a major boost for the state’s film industry…

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other freelance

Posted in my articles on February 21st, 2009 by Rachael – Be the first to comment
  • Budget boost for Australian film and TV
  • Government News – May 2007

  • film review: ‘9 Songs’
  • Dazed + Confused magazine (UK) – March 2005
    Michael Winterbottom film banned in Australia for its live sex on-screen

  • ‘Art of War’: interview Gillian Armstrong
  • Metro – May 2002 (cover story)
    Charlotte Gray, Gillian and strong female roles.

  • ‘Children of the Digital Revolution’
  • Metro Magazine – Oct 2001 (10-pg feature)
    The hyper-real spectacle of Moulin Rouge

  • ‘Rising Interest in Reality TVC’
  • Australian Creative – Autumn 2000
    Ad campaign for MBF blurs the line between info and entertainment

  • ‘Electric Darkness’
  • OnLine – June 1999 (cover story)
    Effects design behind the black neon style of The Matrix

  • ‘Exploding the Myths’
  • Pulp – Christmas 1998
    Hollywood looks down under for VFX talent.

  • ‘Surfito Ergo Sum: I surf therefore I am’
  • Australian Surfer Magazine – Spring 1997 (14-pg feature)
    Do critical theorists surf? They do now.

  • ‘News enters the virtual dimension’
  • International Broadcasting Asia – Aug 1997
    Designing sets for a virtual newsroom