What is it like to attend a Promax Europe conference? I will try and give an impression here, however I think you could probably write 1200 different accounts of this – one for every delegate depending on whether you live in London, have worked here or are a first timer. Continue reading “Promax Europe 2014 Day 1” »
Monday & Tuesday next week Promax Europe 2014 will be coming to the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London.
I know for a fact that many UK based broadcasters are cursing the fact – as it means that they don’t get the chance to stay in a hotel and go for dinners in a foreign city! On the plus side it is much easier for dotmogo to attend the conference and see what is going on, between other work commitments.
At this stage the nominees have been posted, so lets see which UK based work is up for a gong in the moving image categories…
Well, truly #mindblown after watching this latest video from Noah Harris on the BlinkInk roster. A veritable cornucopia of rave babies and golden arses. It was not until the third viewing that I started seeing all the clever things going on in this video – the synchronisation of certain musical elements to certain things on screen, the mixture of what looks like old school stop frame and high tech 3D animation, and the sheer variety of visual ideas. I can see echoes of the great Jan Svankmajer here – in the swooping repetition and the merciless playing with the human form. I like to think this is what his work would look like if he had gone into music videos… Continue reading “Noah Harris at Blinkink – Julio Bashmore Music Video” »
Marco Bagni sent his latest project recently – which is about a subject close to all of our hearts in the creative industries: “Copyright & Creativity”. Admittedly this is a topic that could get boring really quickly – as a lot of the practical application of these ideas is based in law. Continue reading “Lost Conversation – Copyright & Creativity Film” »
Well it would be a bit churlish if we didn’t acknowledge the Sochi Olympics wouldn’t it..? dotmogo has been enjoying the higher profile of Olympic sport in general. Since the London Olympics – the BBC seems to have upped their game considerably… as far as the medal count goes – here is a nice quote from the Team GB website:
Great Britain ended the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games with a medal tally of one gold, one silver and two bronzes – an identical record to 1924 in Chamonix. However, 1924 Games attracted only 20 nations and 376 participants – and only 16 women. Continue reading “Stink & Red Bee – BBC Winter Olympics Trailer” »