RAC WA A REMINDER TO KEEP YOUR KEYS ON YOU

RAC WA & WUNDERMAN THOMPSON A REMINDER TO KEEP YOUR KEYS ON YOU RAC and Wunderman Thompson have designed a simple yet powerful behavioural nudge to help reduce the more than 400 cases of children locked in cars each year in WA. This project was a fantastic experience for us. The concept was excellent and certainly resonated with Dean and I personally. It allowed us to produce a mini-doc (branded storytelling) as well as working off storyboards and scripts [...]

The Ursa Mini Pro G2 is AMAZING… but it died on us after 3 months

The Ursa Mini Pro G2 A camera exceeding expectations... but (it died on us after 3 months) In the first half of 2019 I didn’t’ once think we’d be leaving the RED digital cinema camera ecosystem. The announcement of the Blackmagic Design Pocket Cinema Camera 6k (BMPCC 6k) really grabbed my attention 6k, 50fps, 13 stops dynamic range, dual native ISO… for $2495 USD!!?? So to back track, in mid-2019 we were rocking a Red Scarlet-W as our A-cam and a Red Scarlet-MX as our B-cam. [...]

That’s a wrap on 2019!

LOOKING BACK AT ALUCINOR IN 2019 EVENFALL PRODUCTION WRAPPED, EYEING EARLY 2020 COMPLETION Evenfall is admittedly behind schedule., mainly due to hectic workloads and trying to achieve some modicum of a work/life balance. However, we completed filming in 2019, are edit locked and are now finalising VFX, sound and music. We are 97% done. To the cast and crew who have been incredible... and incredibly patient. Genuinely thank your for making the experience making this short such an [...]

Why we left RED cinema cameras for the BMD Ursa Mini Pro G2 and the BMPCC 6k

THE URSA MINI PRO G2 & THE BMPCC 6K WHY WE LEFT RED FOR BLACKMAGIC DESIGN CINEMA CAMERAS In 2008 we purchased two JVC HD111E camcorders for around $14,500 AUD. They shot 1280x720p video at around 20mbps... on DV tape. Less than two years later we sold one of them for $2500 and purchased a 5D Mark II - a revolutionary full frame DSLR capable of 1080p video recording at approx 38mbps data rate. At the end of 2012 we picked up a barely [...]

BMPCC 6k – 10 Reasons Why a RED shooter changed his mind (and bought one)

THE BLACKMAGIC POCKET CINEMA CAMERA 6K 10 REASONS WHY WE CHANGED OUR MIND (AND BOUGHT ONE) Resident Documentary shooter and Narrative Director Dean Butler explains why and how he changed his mind and purchased the BMPCC 6k.