I recently worked with Dr. Lee Hickey and James Hill on a pilot for a new interview web series ‘Science Over Coffee’. An entirely UQ-based project, I had fun making the intro animation and writing the theme music, because that’s what I do!
Tropical rainforests harbour some of the greatest biodiversity of animals and plants on the planet. Sadly, many of these species are under threat from the activity of one particular species: Homo sapiens. Here’s a lovely short film about La Selva Biological Station in Costa Rica, helping to study and conserve species under threat. Features my recent track ‘Never Dying’.
I’ve been trying my hand at Adobe After Effects and Premiere recently, and this here video is but one example of a few I’ve been trying to churn out for various projects with The University of Queensland. This was a submission for my fellow PhD student Shelby Berg, for the 2015 QANTAS travel grant.
So it turns out I’m somewhat OK at this science stuff. This is great and all, but if I want this science stuff to be greater (in relative importance) than my music stuff, a few things have to change around here.
I’ve gotta get better at this. I really do – because I never want to give up writing and playing around with music. But having to deal with a full-time science course at the same time as maintaining a level of music work is stressful. And here’s a few reasons why –