ALEX LUTTRELL MERCURY OCTOBER 05, 2015 12:00AM A SHORT film that highlights the value of a childhood through the eyes of 10 young actors is seeking to raise awareness for abused youth in Tasmania. Cooper Screen Academy has teamed up with video producers Ashton and Peek and the Australian Childhood Foundation in a promotional film to raise funds for the creation of a state-of-the-art centre aimed at children traumatised by violence and neglect. The foundation wants to establish the state’s first community-financed centre in Hobart to reach a growing number of children, it says, are suffering mental and physical abuse at … Continued
Firebase Tomahawk was located near Phuoc Tuong Pass, Phu Loc, Thua Thien Hue Province. Today vegetation has reclaimed the site and all that remains is crumbling tarmac and the old road to the top. The firebase is known among Americans for Bardstown, Kentucky; a small town that lost a disproportionately large number of national guardsmen in combat on the hill in 1969. Many soldiers from both sides were killed on this hill and in recent years there has been efforts to recover their remains. The site of the former base has been reclaimed by nature over the years and little … Continued
A look at the DMZ tour, a day tour that visits sites from the American War in Vietnam. These sites are located around the DMZ, the dividing line and no mans land of what was then North and South Vietnam, Tours can be booked at most tour agencies in Hue, Dong Ha and other cities. Video by Angus Ashton Film, Narrated by Bob Taylor.
[fb_button]. A quick look at Hue’s historical Ho Quyen, an arena where tigers and elephants once fought for the entertainment of emperors during the Nguyen Dynasty.
[fb_button]. Some footage from one afternoon on the Perfume River in March. Music: Across the Graveyard By Royksopp.
Footage from around the famous Truong Tien Bridge in Hue, Vietnam. Taken the night before the Hue Festival 7.4.2012 – 15.4.2012 5DMKII w Sigma 28mm 1.8. Music: Tick of the Clock by The Chromatics
A Now and then look at scenes around Tasmania; returning to the exact vantage points of images taken between 1830 – 1930.
A video mash-up of a recent trip to Vietnam, with by a couple of songs that found a lot of playtime on the roads Will have to pack the tripod next time. Songs in Sequence: Chairlift – Sidewalk Safari Bob Marley – Could you Be Loved Portugal. The Man – So American
Today I captured some short aerial sequences for the CDC Music vid. These were shot on the Colebrook bends. Camera: Drift HD170 Chopper: Gaui 330xs with Vic Frame. Location: Colebrook, Tasmania.
I captured some test footage today for the music video I’am working on for Charles Du Cane. I plan to revisit the areas in the video when there is less wind and film them properly. I will also film in this area with a fixed wing RC plane, the Exposure, a design by Mike Evans. This plane is near completion and will carry a 5d mkii. For now I can film with the quadcopter carrying a Drift HD170.