Media Project Part 5: Very Senior Soldiers.

As I walk up the rain slicked streets of Paddington on a rainy Wednesday afternoon, heavy cloud hangs low over Sydney, and a persistent drizzle has settled in over the city. On this Wednesday, Victoria Barracks sits squat behind it’s now darkened sandstone walls, slightly hidden from the view of the motorists and pedestrians using … Continue reading

Media Project Part 4: Women In Uniform.

In 1983, Simone Wilkie joined the Royal Australian Army Signal Corps. In August of 2013, Brigadier Wilkie will be promoted to Major General and take over command of the Australian Defence College. In the intervening 30 years, Brigadier Wilkie has done as much as any woman in the Defence Force. She has served as the … Continue reading

Media Project Part 3: I Have Killed.

I have killed, and I have been killed. I have led countless lives over countless battlefields. I have fought on the beaches of Normandy, in the far reaches of space, across the Russian steppe and on US soil. I have commanded Paratroopers assaulting German SS positions on the Cotentin peninsular, led valiant Space Marines in … Continue reading

The Great Debate.

What you’ll find below is athe closing argument that I wrote for a debate held in my media Law and Ethics class from my TAFE Media and Communications Diploma.  My team and I were given the unenviable position of arguing against the Convergance Report on Media Ownership.  It wasn’t a particularly appetising argument, but we did pretty … Continue reading

Nick VS Rage Girl: The Interview.

Below is the transcript for the interview I conducted with RageGirl for my recent article on the Gender “Invasion” currently taking place in the Gaming community.  She is awesome, you really need to visit her blog.  She’s funny and swears alot. It’s a pretty lonf read, so don’t feel like you need to read the … Continue reading

TAFE Media Project Diary Pt 5: Fire! (CONTACT!)

Today I emailed three of my contacts for interviews.  Expecting to hear back from them within the week. Then I’ll be well on the way to hammering my way through to the end of the Project. What a relief! I’m really keen to just get stuck in and get it done.  The creative juices are … Continue reading

Media Project Part 1: Photo Essay of ANZAC Day 2013.

Lest we forget.

Nick and Antoni VS Bladerunner (Interviews).

Myself and Antoni from the Diploma class took to the streets of Sydney looking for Replicants.  There wasn’t much rain and no C-Beams glittering off of Tannhauser Gates, just some very confused citizens.

TAFE Media Project Diary Pt 2: The Second Part (AKA The Status Report).

Progress report… Having now completed the readings that were suggested and begun the initial organistation for getting in contact with my sources. The first stumbling block I have encountered is that many of my interview subjects are based interstate. That means that email or phone calls are going to be the best (and possibly only) … Continue reading

My First InDesign Document.

Are you proud Mum?