Monthly Archives: February 2007

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spider in the garden

Content Creator: James Christopher Murty
Date Created: 11/11/2006
Type: photograph
Technology Used: Canon PowerShot S10
Description: shot in the backyard with my trusty old digital camera using the macro setting

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turkey day 2006

Content Creator: James Christopher Murty
Date Created: 25/11/2006
Type: stop frame animation
Technology Used: busted Ti, iSight camera, PHP, Bash shell script, isightcapture utility
Decscription: A short time lapse animation of Turkeyday. An annual event we host in Coogee around Thanksgiving.
This year I documented the occasion with an iSight camera, a headless Ti Powerbook, and a […]

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Title & Graphics Design

[ 2007-12-5; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Date: Wednesday 5th December 2007
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm
Venue: EGO2 Auditorium, College of Fine Arts (CoFA), Selwyn St, Paddington

What’s it all about?
Are your showreel titles letting down your reel? Do you want to know more about the graphic design side of computer graphics? Award-winning Design Director Anthony Battaglia will speak on motion graphics in […]

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Creating Synthetic Realities

[ 2007-11-7; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Date: Wednesday 7th November 2007
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

What’s it all about?
Synthetic Realities or Virtual Places — whatever you want to call them, AFTRS lecturer Kit Divine (who should be known to you all from her role in the www.dlf.org.au) will speak on the topic of creating 3D environments. Kit is currently undertaking a […]

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Film Festivals : how to apply and not stuff things up if you get accepted

[ 2007-10-3; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Date: Wednesday 3rd October 2007
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

What’s it all about?
Selection for screening at a film festival is often the only ‘release’ opportunity for most shorts and many features in traditional markets but it remains a bit of a black art. Designed to help get filmmakers off to a good start, this […]

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Machinima – Stolen Life – Screening

[ 2007-09-5; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Date: Wednesday 5th September 2007
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

What’s it all about?
Peter Rasmussen & Jackie Turnure, creators of Stolen Life, Australia’s first feature length machinima production, which received six nominations and one award at the 2006 New York Machinima Film Festival, New York present a screening of the film followed by a Q&A […]

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Electronic Theatre

[ 2007-08-15; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Date: Wednesday 15th August 2007
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

What’s it all about?
Straight from the 2007 conference this is a Chapter screening open to all. The event will begin with a brief Chapter Annual General Meeting, followed by the screening of the Electronic Theatre presentation from the US Siggraph 2007 Conference.
The evening will conclude with […]

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Animation Theatre Screening

[ 2007-07-4; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Date: Wednesday 4th July 2007
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

What’s it all about?
Re-visit the highlights of last year’s Animation Theatre and get ready for the Conference. A pre-conference mixer and opportunity to network.

Venue: Elwynn Lynn Conference Centre, College of Fine Arts (CoFA), Selwyn St, Paddington

Cost: Free for Siggraph members. $5 cover charge for […]

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Steve Murphy – Sound & Music

[ 2007-06-6; 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Date: Wednesday 6th June 2007
Time: 7:00pm to approx 8:00pm

What’s it all about?
Steve Murphy presents How to complete the image – the role of sound and music. This session is a must for anyone making their own content. Click here to read Steve’s bio.

Venue: Elwynn Lynn Conference Centre, College of Fine Arts (CoFA), Selwyn St, […]

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