clever copy & simple production…

for me personally, clever simple copy and simple produciton can always be a winner. when I first scanned this copy, it just felt right..ya know? hyperlocal 🙂 i love how this client is leaning hard into that local, community, dare I say – hyperlocal attitude with their copy. a shoutout to: MVo1 (live from lockdown) – Sam HowellProducer – Sam …

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a rare treat

recently i was asked to do some last-minute sound design on an animation project by colleague. hand drawn animation on light-board, reversed and corrected in Premiere, with some more magic work in AfterEffects…this audio-guy has no idea about the dark arts of AE…but much respect! the music sourced from Artlist.io – just worked!    with some invisible edits… add a …

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trust

as a voice artist, I rarely hear my final product … I often voice for interstate, overseas or online clients (behind firewalls). this means, I put a lot of trust in the producers who are editing and creating sound design including my voice, be that for e-learning material, Television or radio commercials, corporate training or professional development material. this post is …

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…learning to edit

Due to necessity over the past few weeks, I have had to teach the old dog, some new tricks… Today, I had a little play with Resolve, only because the pictures were so darn pretty!  🙂

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once upon a stormy afternoon

As a preface, if you will, my first thoughts where; “why am I actually writing this blog?” It seems I’ve found myself in a situation where I potentially don’t trust my memory anymore; or this process of self-reflection and critical thinking, has become a rich part of my professional and personal development methodology. With that in mind, I spent a …

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whitilive

When my NZ journey started, one of the first web pages I bookmarked was WHITILIVE – a live stream camera positioned overlooking Mercury Bay.  This site is extremely valuable as a source to feel ‘at home & local’…when I’m unable to stick my head out the window.  A massive thanks to owner of whitilive and fellow CFM staffer – Sam Howell, …

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notable advice

Skimming through my usual weekly radio news sites, I stumbled upon an article from someone I have heard of, as yet have not met, but look forward meeting. Noting my previous post – hyperlocal, you’ll understand. The article: Tips on runnning a standalone station: Glenn Smith 1XX New Zealand © Radioinfo.com.au With fervour and excitement, I read Glenn’s tips on …

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