Cinefex Diaries – Up Against the Clock

https://vimeo.com/248630302 I often find myself chatting with visual effects supervisors during the frenzied weeks just before their final delivery date for some new blockbuster movie. I always feel guilty about keeping them from their work, and I’m always grateful that they take time out of their busy schedules to do the interview. Just before Christmas, … Continue reading Cinefex Diaries – Up Against the Clock

Cinefex Diaries – Issue 156 Hits the Streets

Cinefex 156 is hot off the press and due to land on newsstands this week. I've talked already on this blog about my two articles this issue - the first on Marvel's epic Thor: Ragnarok, and the second on Guillermo del Toro's exquisite The Shape of Water. Also in our winter edition, Joe Fordham writes … Continue reading Cinefex Diaries – Issue 156 Hits the Streets

Cinefex Diaries – Writing for the iPad

I woke up this morning fully intending to work on my draft article for Cinefex 157. My email inbox had other ideas, containing as it did all the resources I needed to write the iPad captions for my two articles in Cinefex 156. What’s that saying about best-laid plans? With any magazine issue, writing iPad … Continue reading Cinefex Diaries – Writing for the iPad

Cinefex Diaries – The Rhythm of Captions

There’s a rhythm to life at Cinefex. No sooner do you get your teeth stuck into a new assignment than the previous one comes knocking at the door again. The new assignment in question is my article for our February issue. The movie I’m covering won’t be released until next year but my copy deadline … Continue reading Cinefex Diaries – The Rhythm of Captions