Syrinscape and Tremulus HB

I have been scheming away for the next session of our 13th Age game and I am loving how the story is now revolving around the heroes actions and that the activity is really being derived from the…


PianoGuys Fun

I couldn't resist posting on the creative cool that is The Piano Guys. They are a bunch of guys who wield pianos and other musical instruments in inspirational ways. They have gone to some…


JW SSO SOH

Last night Alicia and I were at the Sydney Opera House (first time inside for me believe it or not). The Concert Hall is not only an architectural icon from the outside but I loved being in there as…


Cartographer Unity more progress

More progress on the Unity environment for my Cartographer real-time concept-art trailer. Finished version is due next Monday, I intend to present in real-time for the class at that point.Over the…


Audio Feedback

Had a feedback session last night for Sound Construction 2 and my Cartographer sessions in both ProTools and Unity3D. First up it is clear I need to listen to my audio in more environments, the base…


Cartographer Audio

Sound Construction 2 is heading into a second round of audio consultations now and I have been working principally on the audio elements of my real-time environment. I find the composition part…


Cartographer Video Trailer Draft online

I have uploaded the Video format trailer for the Cartographer project. While the final trailer will be a real-time audio-visual experience of the Cartographer concept art and world - this is a…


Cartographer Video Trailer Draft

I captured a video from the Cartographer environment in Unity complete with the audio as it stands. Bringing this into After Effects to combine it with the intro and tidy up the beginning, end and…


Cartographer Unity Progress

You cant see here the fun I had in After Effects creating a short text-centric intro that is intended to kick things off, giving a little exposition regarding the world, the maps and the journey.…


Cartographer Unity Landscape 3

With my decision to attempt to create a real-time audio landscape where the audio pieces created in Pro Tools come together within the Unity environment - plenty of work to be done. I havent done…


Unity tutorials and Audio

I was playing with my Cartographer temp level in Unity and found myself flailing around with too many concepts at once. So I went back and ran through the full FPS tutorial on the Unity 3D site. Like…


Cartographer AV concept video

Here is a video proof of concept for some of the ideas for my audio piece for this session. I created a quick landscape in Unity3D, added the lush grass as per the concept sketches. After adding the…


Sound Construction Kick-Off

Week one of my COFA course, Sound Construction 2. I am already enjoying the course as I feel I have so so so much to learn about sound design and this is the place to do it. Doing the in-class…


iTunes Visualizer

I only discovered the wonderful Magnetosphere (just called iTunes Visualizer) a short time ago and now love listening with it running. It seems to have quite a few more modes than seem apparent at…


Music Video - skip skip skip

We have been discussing the Bluejuice song 'Broken Leg' and how an OK song can be so much more with cool video clip. The clip for this song isnt a big flashy affair and doesn't look like it is trying…


Trailers, Sound, Genres and some Recuts

I have been thinking about the logic of a long-form trailer for my project next year. The trailer is a fascinating storytelling format, it is a tale that hints at a much larger narrative while…


Yawnosaur Pitch and Wilhelm Screams

Our class all pitched their treatments for their various video projects that will all come together over this last 3 weeks of the session. As expected there were an interesting array of ideas and…