Video created for a competition for my favourite band, They Might Be Giants. I made it in about two and a half to three weeks — from sketching ideas, to gathering materials, to constructing models and such, to filming, to editing and rendering. As you can see, I’ve extended the art-project-ness of it by creating some ‘promotional images’ as well. They are large and wallpaper-able.
The video was created with the generous help of my friend Rebecca Clements, who also took the photo below…
The gallery below includes the promotional images, plus three choice screenshots from the video (in full HD), and nine ‘behind the scenes’ sort of photos I took in a half-arsed attempt to document my process. It involved lots of paint, blu-tac, double-sided tape, and bits of coloured cellophane.
My application video, to be a host on the national broadcaster’s new kids’ channel, ABC3. It had to have a ‘3’ in it, if you’re wondering what that’s all about.
I didn’t hear back, so, this application was NOT SUCCESSFUL. I know! Unbelievable.
Thanks to Doug Bayne for camera-doing and good advice.
Extra special thanks to SACKS COFFEE ROASTERS, for letting us take over a corner of the café for a few hours. It is a good café; please visit it and tell them we sent you: 343 King St, Newtown (Sydney).