Culture

Short Films: Local and Global

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If you’re a West Australian film type you’ll be at one of two places this evening, September 30th 2010. The first is at Luna Cinema in Leederville checking out the short films made by the graduating class of the WA Screen Academy and performed by the 3rd year students of WAAPA. The theme is Transformations. […]

Culture

Self-Paced

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When I was in Primary School back in the 1970s in Western Australia, I went to a school that taught reading comprehension in all the usual ways but also used an American teaching aid that we referred to colloquially as SRA cards, but an hour or research on the ol’ internet has persuaded me that […]

Stationery in Motion

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Just over twenty years ago, Alan Thompson, Western Australian filmmaker, photographer and web designer made a short film called Wild Room – The Desktop Jungle. It was a stop motion gem that parodied the natural history filmmaking stylings of David Attenborough’s LIFE ON EARTH series. The way Thompson created his film provides an insight into […]