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Effects

Today visual effects appears in almost every form of published video. When you mention SFX (Special Effects) or GFX (Graphic Effects) the first thing that you often think of are the mind blowing works of the biggest hollywood blockbusters.
Whilst these graphical feats grow more impressive with every passing day, they also require teams of people working together in the order of hundreds and often costing millions to execute on this level.

Whilst these displays are very impressive, visual effects on some level appear in everything from the news, game shows, adverts to a growing number of youtube content. This abundance is largely attributed to the increase in power of computing and the software required to create these effects, this combined with huge number of free online resource for learning the skills makes it incredibly easy to get started making your own visual effects and composites.

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In this section I am going to be walking through several of the visual effects I have created whilst working for Change Media. Each of the videos will include the final visual effects and a breakdown of the techniques i used for each and why.

Whilst the information required to learn these skills is easily accessed today, the number of tools and skills required to effectively make visual effects is quite large. So although it is possible for anyone to learn, the possibility of us providing any specific training is just beyond the scope of the this toolkit, it essentially requiring a toolkit all of it's own… and likely one for each piece of software.

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Recent Project: What Privilege - The Colony Stage 1

The Colony Stage 1 - Who Comes to Visit? Exhibition, June-July 2018

This work-in-progress with Ngarrindjeri explores assimilation, treaty and bureaucracy as the logistics of empire.What is your experience of whiteness and identity in the context of Treaty and colonization? How do we want to share our limited time on this planet? How do we come to terms?

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Projects

Everything Is Connected - We Are Ngarrindjeri
The Perfect Refugee - How to Laugh in English
Everything Is Connected - Ngarrindjeri Dance - 30 sec Trailer
Pinnaroo Surfer Series - Football Legend
Working On Country Forum 2012
10x14 Bricks- Regret
Pinnaroo Surfer Series - The Fish Whisperer
We Are Water People
Positively Fabulous Teaser
Steve Edwina Goes Wild
Meningie Foreshore Restoration
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The Perfect Refugee - Cowra Showreel
Whats Yours is Mine...d
Every Drop Counts
Pom Fiction - Ozzie Dangers
Nukkan Kungun Yunnan
Pilchard Ninjas
Wurramooka News
Putting Out Fires
Hide and Seek
RAA - Snapshots
Josh Burns
10x14 Bricks - Hope
Slow Down
Everything Is Connected - Ngarrindjeri Weaving
Tanks
9 Steps to Become a Successful Underage Drinker
The Big Find
the Failtaculars
Positively Fabulous Bangkok ICAAP 2013
A Life Well Lived

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