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Sticky’s Zine Fair – my first DIY video effort

March 15th, 2010 2 Comments

I’ve recently started a low budget DIY video series for the ABC arts gateway web site. Basically, it’s not meant to be television – just taking a camera with me on my travels and filming stuff that seems a little interesting and editing it on my home computer. On the same weekend Melbourne celebrated the […]

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Rarely legal: The story of Sydney’s 505

February 16th, 2010 No Comments

After years of ‘running on the sly’, one of Sydney’s leading underground jazz clubs is becoming a legal venue. An infamous Sydney underground jazz venue is finally going legit. After nearly six years operating ’505′ off the record and strictly hush-hush, recent changes in licensing laws and compliance regimes as well as a change of […]

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Shoot The Player

January 23rd, 2010 No Comments

Reggie Watts: Sasquatch (for Shoot The Player) from shoottheplayer.com on Vimeo. Shoot The Player has created an incredible series of videos of Australian and international musicians performing live and in one take. Between now and the end of the month, Sydney’s CarriageWorks is showcasing the work of Sydney based ‘cult DIY film project’ Shoot The […]

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A good time to be a creative geek in Australia

November 20th, 2009 No Comments

Now is a pretty good time for creative geeks in Australia, thanks to some major new initiatives by the Australia Council for the Arts and the State Library of Queensland. Read the rest at my ABC Arts Blog.

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My New ABC Arts Blog!

November 10th, 2009 1 Comment

The ABC have revamped their online Arts gateway and have asked me to write and/or film a regular weekly blog over there. According to the author (me): The aim here is to seek out, talk to, interview and profile some of the many interesting creative people that are doing their own thing or making interesting […]

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