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Cocoa Jackson Presents ‘…THERE’S MORE!’

18 Mar

23/03/12, Friday Night is film night at Cocoa Jackson Studios presents ‘…There’s More!’ a four day show case of Melbourne street art and street culture.

Cutouts and Writers Bench, two street art doco’s that i have worked on are being screened at this Street Art Festival at the Cocoa Studios in Brunswick, Melbourne.

Also features the world premiere of ‘Children of the Iron Snake’ by A. McBeth, Tropfest entry ‘Me-We’ with E.L.K and Father Bob McGuire, a claymation street adventure ‘Kaos in King Street’ by LC Beats, plus a swag of short films exploring the Australian street art and graffiti culture.

Presented by Joske Films, in conjunction with Invurt Magazine, Resolution X, Online Clubber, Big Air, MP Fikaris, SEARious Jones, Jacqueline_Gwynne.com and the good folk at Cocoa Jackson Studios.

Tickets are strictly limited. Get in early and secure your spot! Find more information here

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Cut Outs – Melbourne Street Art Doco 2003

24 Feb

Charting the rise of the stencil art movement in Melbourne, Cut Outs is a gritty, urban tale of community and social commentary. Having played at ACMI, St Kilda film and MUFF festivals and on broadcast, Director Cassandra Bakic brings the movement to life in a slick and stylised film.

This a doco that i worked on with Cassandra bakic, Adam Potrakis, Lara Luz & Debra Patterson. The subject is the growing Melbourne STENCIAL ARTS movement as of 2003.
In December 2003 ‘Cut Outs’ won The Best Film at the RMIT University Screen awards and was nominated in following categories: Best Cinematography, Best Soundtrack, Best Post production.
In July 2004 “Cut Outs” won Best Tertiary Documentary at ATOM Awards. ATOM stands for Australian Teachers of Media and it is annual festival, which highlights the best works in film and television Australia wide. The film was also included in the St Kilda Film Festival and the Melbourne Underground Film Festival (MUFF) in 2004.

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Directed and edited by Cassandra Bakic, this was an incredible project to work camera on. We explored the back alleys of Melbourne, finding hidden gems tucked away behind bins out the back of Chinese restaurants or half way up a wall. The intro of this film still blows me away and after the recent attempts to save the Banksy art failed, it is a glimpse back into Melbourne’s street art history. In addition to doing most of the camera work i also have a few cameos, firstly as the graffer at the end of the intro and then as the face of Prism as he was unable to make it for the shoot.

Cut outs is being screened as part of the “There’s More” film festival on the 23/3/12 at the Cocoa Studios in Brunswick. This enabled me to fix up the colour grading (or lack of) in the original version and upload a higher res version.

Freestyle @ Federation Square

24 Feb

hip hop event held annually at federation square, melbourne.
Featuring some of Australia’s most well respected artists and crews. Workshops and competition in breaking, popping,locking,krumping,emcee,beatbox,producing.

Each year attracts an audience of 8,000.

Back To The Top Tour 2008

23 Feb

If you’ve spent any time at all in the Australian Alpine Resorts over the last decade it’s likely that you’ve stumbled across the ‘Back To The Top’ tour at one point. Now in its thirteenth year ‘Back To The Top’ has firmly established itself as the major calendar event in alpine entertainment, touching an incredibly diverse audience in rural, metro, urban and alpine regions of Victoria and New South Wales.

Since its inception 13 years ago, Back To The Top has featured ground breaking artists including The Jezabels, Downsyde, Scribe, Bliss n Eso, Midnight Juggernauts, Rogue Traders, Calling All Cars, The Galvatrons and Airborne, just to name a few. This year the ‘Back To The Top’ line up is no exception, introducing one of Australia’s finest emerging acts Polar Nation.

Produced for Rock City Networks

Laneway Festival 2010

23 Feb

This is a video produced by Jasmine from Dry Spell productions that I crewed on, performing the roll of sound engineer and boom operator.

Laneway Festival 2010 from DSPpreviews on Vimeo.