Vendor Panel Explained

Jun 26, 2015
Vendor Panel Explained

We’ve just completed an animated ”explainer” video for Vendor Panel, an award-winning cloud based application that simplifies decentralised procurement. Distilling the essence of a sophisticated software solution into an easy-to-digest 90 second video was a fun challenge, and having worked closely with the client, we’re pretty pleased with the outcome. Take a look for yourself […]

Respect

Jun 14, 2015
Respect

We kicked off 2015 with some really interesting and satisfying projects for a couple of clients we really respect: Bethany Community Support in Geelong (who first opened their doors in 1868) and the Create Foundation, a national organisation that promotes the interests of children and young people living in out-of-home care. The video we produced […]

New Partnership

May 5, 2015
New Partnership

Triptych Pictures is an independent production company based in Adelaide, perhaps best known for its role in producing The Babadook (pictured above), winner of this year’s AACTA Award for Best Film. We’re pretty excited to have teamed up with Triptych to develop a number of factual tv projects. Did someone say McMansion With The Lot? […]

Grosz on show at Marios in May

Apr 26, 2015
Grosz on show at Marios in May

Breaking news: Australian Encounters illustrator extraordinaire … he of the 1000 original drawings over an unrelenting 14-month period, holed up on an isolated farm in New Zealand with his 28 cross-dressing sheep … the one and only Chris Grosz … is having an exhibition of original works at the iconic Marios Cafe on Brunswick Street […]

Australian Encounters is back!!

Apr 24, 2015
Australian Encounters is back!!

This time at 8.25pm on Saturday nights, on ABC2. Very aptly, given the Anzac Centenary, tomorrow night’s episode is Billy Hughes & Woodrow Wilson. It was 1919 and the world’s statesmen were gathered at Versailles to redraw the map of the world. Australia had sacrificed much blood and treasure to win the peace, and Billy […]

Net Work Play Address

Mar 22, 2015
Net Work Play Address

This year’s AIDC conference was rebranded Net Work Play, and placed a big fat focus on the collision of factual screen content and technology. In a light headed moment, Duncan stuck up his hand to present a session called Industries Colliding – the new dynamics of the education market for screen content producers. You can […]

And the winner is …

Dec 8, 2014
And the winner is …

Well, what do you know … an unexpected little triumph to round-out the year. Australian Encounters: Bob Hawke & Frank Sinatra is the winner of AACTA’s #SocialShorts comedy category! Thanks to everyone who voted for us … and once again, to the wonderful creative team. Very exciting news – especially as it means we’re now […]

Mixed-Up Maths Goes Live

Nov 12, 2014
Mixed-Up Maths Goes Live

Mixed-Up Maths, the series we created and produced for ABC Splash, has just gone live. Join our intrepid host, Ed, as he finds himself in all types of situations where only his knowledge of Maths can help him. From saving the planet from Aliens, to creating a superhero that can stop a strawberry milkshake tidal […]

Chrome Wrapped Perfection

Nov 7, 2014
Chrome Wrapped Perfection

The three level Lexus Design Pavilion was a standout marquee at this year’s Melbourne Cup Festival, and a showcase of creativity and innovation. It featured everything from a chrome-wrapped Lexus NX, to incredible floral installations by Melbourne’s best known tulip farmer, Joost Bakker, and pop-up restaurants by Neil Perry and Ben Shewry. We were there […]

Best Animation Gong

Oct 23, 2014
Best Animation Gong

The inaugural Online Video Awards were handed out on a very chilly night last week at Docklands Studios, Melbourne … and we were very chuffed to receive one: ‘Best Animation’ for Australian Encounters. The OVAs are an exciting development for Australian online content creators, and will no doubt return bigger and better next year. Here’s […]

No Regrets

Oct 2, 2014
No Regrets

Here are a few behind the scenes shots from a TVC campaign Suitcase Murphy shot for McCann Melbourne today. With the immensely talented Sarah-Jane Woulahan at the helm, and the brilliant Marin Johnson behind the camera, it was a huge, but hugely satisfying day. Thanks to everyone involved and stay tuned for the finished product, […]

Sarah-Jane Woulahan

Sep 20, 2014
Sarah-Jane Woulahan

Suitcase Murphy proudly welcomes writer, director, producer and all round force-to-be-reckoned-with Sarah-Jane Woulahan to the family. We will be teaming up with Sarah-Jane shortly on a new TVC project for McCann Melbourne.

ATOM Award Nominations

Sep 15, 2014
ATOM Award Nominations

Excited to report that Aussie Encounters has been nominated in the categories of Best Factual Television Series and Best Documentary (History) for the 2014 IP Awareness ATOM Awards, the second-longest-running film and media awards in Australia. The Awards night will take place on 27th November … fingers crossed!

Making a Splash with Ed

Sep 12, 2014
Making a Splash with Ed

It’s been a fun week … shooting 13 entertaining little videos for a series called Mixed-Up Maths, that we’ve created for ABC SPLASH. Lots of crazy little props, and lots of laughs. Really enjoyed the chance to team-up again with actor / host Ed Lembke-Hogan, pictured above. The series will be launched on the ABC […]

Walpeup Underbool returns!

Sep 5, 2014
Walpeup Underbool returns!

Our MIFF Footy Shorts winning film of 2008 is screening this month at the Australian Sports Museum at the MCG, as part of an exhibition “revealing the soul of Australian Football”. It’s still a great yarn.

Working with the big guns

Aug 13, 2014
Working with the big guns

Not only did Josh get to work with some of Australia’s gun cricketers today (Ellyse Perry, Michael Clarke, Mitch Johnson and Peter Siddle to name a few), he also got to play with some awesome film toys while directing second unit for an upcoming CommBank Cricket campaign. The weather was perfect and the day was […]

YouTube superstar

Aug 12, 2014
YouTube superstar

Crossed paths with our old mate Sean Izzard (Pool Collective) today, who was taking pictures of young Aussie YouTube sensation Troye Sivan for Google & M&C Saatchi. We were filming segments for a new YouTube promo, charting Troye’s seven year rise to stardom, gathering almost 2.5 million subscribers along the way. Not bad for someone who’s […]

On Warne optioned

May 28, 2014
On Warne optioned

Gideon High’s acclaimed book, On Warne, presents a whole new way of looking at the most brilliant cricketer of his generation: Shane Warne. And we’ve just optioned the rights to develop it for film / television. Reliving the era’s highs, its lows, its fun and its follies, it’s as much about our fascination with Warnie, as it […]

Dur-nuh, dur-nuh, dur-nuh

Apr 28, 2014
Dur-nuh, dur-nuh, dur-nuh

Very excited to be working with Google, Optus and M&C Saatchi again on a scary “underwater” web series … starring big fish with sharp teeth. Early days, more info to follow soon. Partly filmed on and around the Abrolhos Islands, below are some images of an all together friendlier creature we met on the trip.

Tzatziki Pancakes

Apr 1, 2014
Tzatziki Pancakes

The Raising Children Network is fantastic parenting resource, and we’re thrilled to be working with them again this year, producing a suite of 11 nutrition videos.