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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

Pinnaroo Surfer Series - Football Legend
Josh Burns
Y Art?
Elizabeth Isn't That Bad
headspace Adelaide Northern Virtual Tour
Square of Light - Trailer
RAA - Snapshots
What Privilege - the Colony
Barrels of Snow Town
Holiday Camp 50min documentary
Skater Boy
Nukkan Kungun Yunnan
We Are Water People
Pinnaroo Surfer Series - In Competition
Everything Is Connected - Ngarrindjeri Weaving
Renmark - Hard to Swallow
Christie Walk - a piece of ecocity
Get Confidence
Pom Fiction - Ozzie Dangers
Wake Up
Moogy's Yuki (Moogy's Canoe) - trailer
Christie Walk - A Closer Look
Artists not Aliens
World War 3
Is Your House Killing You? trailer
the Failtaculars
Vandalism
The Perfect Refugee - Labels
Positively Fabulous Teaser
Everything Is Connected - Ngarrindjeri Dance
Putting Out Fires
Everything Is Connected - Ngarrindjeri Dance - 30 sec Trailer

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