As the latest addition to the Fotomedia team, my first major task was to lend a hand with the re-designing of PRIMETIME - Digicel’s popular TV magazine. PRIMETIME is a fresh and diverse publication which encompasses the Top 10 TV Picks of the week, cover stories of your favourite movies, and...

No matter how much planning or meetings we have, shooting on location can sometimes be very unpredictable.   Case in point, we were approached by Army Intelligence to create a recruitment video for 2015. So we had meeting to chat about what will be filmed and the tone of the video that...

A short film by Rob Whitworth. Time-lapse videos are always great to watch and at Fotomedia we have filmed some beautiful Queensland scenery in time-lapse, however recently I found the work of Rob Whitworth which totally blew my mind. He uses a relatively new technique he calls ‘Flow Motion’. In...

Sci-fi… This genre has been around for a very long time. Jules Vern, the French poet and novelist pioneered this genre with literary works like ‘Journey to the centre of the Earth’, ‘ From the Earth to the moon’, and ‘Twenty thousand leagues under the sea’. And not to forget...

Dramatic advances in technology has become an everyday part of life. My kids now have their own laptop that they take to school, where when I was going through high school our class had to all get on a bus to the “technology centre” and take it in turns to...

A Short Film By It's a Plastic World.  Animation can be used in so many ways, especially if it is difficult to actually film. Animation can also bring together a lot of information into a short but very informative video that can have a dramatic impact on the audience. There...

A Short Film By House Special. I have been talking a lot about animation lately and this will be no exception. Shooting live action and animation are different mediums to create the same outcome, whether it is to inspire, make us laugh, inform, scare, cry or fall in love, it...

For those in the video production industry, Andrew Kramer is a name that most of us know and admire. We use his plugins and fantastic knowledge on a daily basis (videocopilot.net). Whether we need to replace a cloudy sky with a clear one, key out an actor on a green...

At Fotomedia we always look for things that inspire and drive us to improve how we can capture a story for our clients. Inspiration can come from a walk on the beach to an independent movie or documentary. We often will scour the internet to find clips, short films, and latest...