The State of VJing Today, Some Hard Stats

Via the people who want to organise the world’s information for us (google.com/insights/search), a few insights about the world of VJing and motion graphics, comparing results between 2004 and 2010. “Insights for Search aims to provide insights into broad search … Continue reading

by j p, September 22, 2010 11 Comments

The Network As Studio

Amazingly enough, there’s quite an array of tools ready to use, right there in the browser. Not just for basic file management, file sharing, communication and group collaboration, but also for recording, mixing and producing. Some are just convenient utilities, … Continue reading

by j p, April 23, 2010 1 Comment

Learning Quartz Composer Part 1

What is it? Quartz Composer is a versatile visual programming environment ( mac only +needs either tiger or leopard to work), that enables complex compositions to be created without writing a single line of code. Any mac running 10.4 or … Continue reading

by j p, April 15, 2010 1 Comment

Sculpture, Everything, Op Art in Visual Chinatown, DJ Yoda

Some February eyeball snippets.. Sculpture http://tapebox.co.uk http://vimeo.com/sculpture Dan Hayhurst: Music, Reuben Sutherland: Animation “DIY music and animation duo, who use zoetrope record deck, tape loops, cassettes, samples, and lo-fi electronic noise, cross-fertilizing analogue and digital techniques to generate vivid sonic … Continue reading

by j p, February 18, 2010 1 Comment

Patrick Farley + The Attack Of The Drones

Pilotless floating killing machines now routinely fly over borders, grim drones of surveillance no doubt predicted by plenty of science fiction before them. The actual 21st century messiness of the drones was best nailed a near decade ago, by Patrick … Continue reading

by j p, February 15, 2010 0 comments

2010: International Year of the Sloth

Slothdom has never looked so good, or been so lazily achievable. Reduced emissions from schedules of slackness, being able to outsource our workloads to increasingly rad software, better health, wealth and good fortune: all this and more are bundled up … Continue reading

by j p, January 8, 2010 0 comments

Hitchcock, The iPhone Interview

Storyboarding is fun with Cinemek’s Hitchcock iphone application. (also known as Storyboard Composer ) When Cinemek’s Jonathan Houser dream of ‘making innovative film tools’ met the iPhone in his pocket, a new mobile storyboarding application was born: Hitchcock. Utilising the … Continue reading

by j p, December 23, 2009 2 Comments

EBN-Heads : Brian Kane Interview!

Hey guess what? It’s a thrill to present an interview with one of the founders of E.B.N., pioneers of audiovisual radness, and inspiration to many since way back in 1991. Yeah, those guys beaming their live video sampler performances from … Continue reading

by j p, October 23, 2009 6 Comments