Stories from All Subjects

Evoking the Image

Patrick Clair is an LA based screen director who specialises in motion design, music visuals and information graphics. He directed the 90 second main title sequence of HBO’s True Detective, which won him an Emmy Award for outstanding main title design last year.

Tensions in the Screens Presence

Louise Bennett is a visual artist whose creative work examines human experience in an increasingly digital environment. It is the tension in the screens presence that drives her exploration.

Brodie Poole Turns the Camera on Himself

The importance of digital-only documentaries is evolving as the importance of video content for online communication continues to grow. Brodie Poole has created a heartfelt human documentary and has proven with its success that there is a growing audience in this space.

Working Hard Behind-the-Scenes

It’s 8pm in Hell’s Kitchen, New York, and the wailing sounds of sirens can be heard outside the apartment building, located seven blocks from central park. Brisbane born and bred Anna Stodart has her roommate’s dog on her lap as she discusses via Skype how she came to work in one of the most difficult industries in one of the world’s most demanding cities.

Delving Below the Surface of Dance

Dance as a medium of expression gives an audience a powerful experience through their own interpretations. That is the message I took away from talking with performer, choreographer and director Lisa Wilson.

Existing in Place: Past and Present

Landscape architects play a significant role in designing and constructing the aesthetics of a city. They maintain the details of history when no one else does and, most importantly, are crucial in creating a sustainable environment for the future.

Power Words

Specialised marketing concepts such as blogging, search engine optimisation and content marketing are competing for audiences' attention. Emerging from this avalanche of marketing buzz is the user-focused practice of growth hacking. No Walls talked to business entrepreneur Tomer Garzberg about how to discern the champs from the chaff when it comes to effective business communication.

Saying Good Morning to the Weird and Wonderful

I recently caught up with Good Morning CEOs Eirik Fjellaksel and Alex Svaetichin to discuss their digital strategy, the importance of an innovative attitude towards technology, and how to stay relevant when competing against a world of information and traditional agencies. I was not expecting some of that answer to lie in the making of a mechanical rodeo cow controlled by a smart phone…

Coming Full Circle with Benjamin Law

With new technologies constantly competing for audience attention, how can writers be heard? Grace Kirk speaks to prodigious writer Benjamin Law about remaining relevant in a fragmented world.