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What we do is work with creative industries, new businesses, productions, and producers to identify and engage audiences for a film or project, and encourage growth of your business, from inception right through to release. Read more in SERVICES.....
Electronic Press Kit
PLOT Media produced the Electronic Press Kit and ten short webisodes for the Fremantle Media production, Wentworth. Based on the original 1970's Australian drama Prisoner, Wentworth will air on Foxtel's SoHo Channel in early 2013. The EPK highlights all of the main story elements of the series, told through a succession of interviews with key cast and crew from the show.
Virginia Kay and Jamie Houge of PLOT Media are currently in post production on Yellow Brick Films third feature film, The Lookalike. Starring Justin Long, Jerry Connell, John Corbett, Gina Gershon, Gillian Jacobs, Steven Bauer, and Luis Guzman, the film is set for international release in late 2013.
Riverboats Music Festival
Staged in the twin-towns of Echuca-Moama, the Festival takes place under towering river red gums in a natural amphitheatre next to the mighty Murray. PLOT redeveloped the website extensively to coincide with the 2013 festival launch.
PLOT's production team worked with Milwaukee Productions and Yellow Brick Films on the recent Australian AFL feature Blinder. Blinder was shot in both Torquay, Australia, and Boston, USA. Starring Jack Thompson, Oliver Ackland, Angus Sampson, Rose McIvor, Anna Hutchison, Bob Morley, Josh Helman and Zoe Carides. Blinder is the story of an ex footballer embroiled in a scandal returning home to clear his name and reignite an old flame.
Feature Film (Pre Production)
Based on the 2010 short film P.A.M. (Post Apocolyptic Man), Hadean is a feature film set in a post apocalyptic outback after the collapse of everything we knew. A battle scarred soldier driven by revenge, leads a motley group of freedom fighters to protect the cure from an evil empire that seeks to control the collapse world and the direction of humanity itself.
Production / Website
Line Produced by PLOT's Virginia Kay, we also worked with the Hail team on development and design for its website. We also trained the volunteers on the Hail team to manage and update the site's content - including its news feed, team bio information and media coverage info.
Cheese & Wine
iPhone & iPad App (APP STORE APP OF THE WEEK)
Award-winning wine writer Max Allen and international cheese authority Will Studd introduce you to the most delicious combinations of fromage and vino in this iPhone and iPad app designed by PLOT Media. Cheese & Wine continues to be featured in iTunes APP OF THE WEEK and WHAT'S HOT sections around the world.
Production Management & Website
Perception is a short film by Miranda Nation and Sydney-based Emerald Productions, funded through the Screen Australia Springboard program. Production Managed by Jamie Houge and the PLOT Media team, Perception is currently in application for a number of international festivals. PLOT Media has also designed and developed the film website for Perception.
48hr Film Project
Managed the re-development, re-branding and launch of the 48hr Film Project Melbourne in time for their 2012 festival. This involved a website with team registration process, ticketing and events information built in.
Music Video Clip
PLOT's first USA produced music video with director Ewan MacLeod for San Francisco band Deerhoof.
Shot over 2 days in the Mojave desert, this music video is a glimpse at the coming short film "Mutants of California City" currently in post production. This playful but stark clip was featured in September 2011 by Rolling Stone Magazine.
PLOT directors Virginia Kay and Jamie Houge co-produced their debut US feature film Mine Games with Yellow Brick Films. Mine Games is a story of a group of young friends who make an incomprehensible discovery in an abandoned mine, but the more they try to change the future, the more they seal their fate.
if i dance will it keep me warm
Short Film - Official Selection - Melbourne International Film Festival 2011
PLOT's short film follows a day in the life of a seemingly boring woman. On the outside she looks entirely ordinary. The scope of her imagination, however, is a completely different matter. It's a joyous look into the possibilities of the imagination and it's written, directed and produced by PLOT.
The Vasco Era
Music Video Clip
Music video clip for Melbourne band The Vasco Era's single 'Rock and Roll Is The Only Thing That Makes Me Feel Good'. The story follows a very bad day in the life of lead singer Sid.
With a Canon 5D strapped to his body, Sid makes his way through streets, cars and parties while stuff is flung at is face. Poor Sid.
Temora Aviation Museum
iPad Video Kiosk Installation
PLOT produced and developed this iPad application including the build and installation of 3 iPad kiosks that stand in the Temora Aviation Museum, NSW. Visitors to the museum use the touch screen interface to search through a library of video interviews that capture the stories of Australia's Unsung Veteran Heroes. iPads are housed in beautiful custom kiosks which integrate the app's content into the physical architecture of the museum. All content is hosted locally and is easily updatable by museum staff.
Video Installation - c3 contemporary art space
PLOT's video installation work at c3 contemporary art space at the Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne reveals the dark, decayed and slightly sinister abandoned nooks and crannies of the convent's old dorms, laundries and infirmary. Framed in two floating rear projection screens, the work is accompanied by a barely-audible hum suggesting the potential of something wicked. Long, slow, low-to-the-floor tracking shots take the viewer through and etherial journey through places no one goes.
Visual artist Antonia Tatchell has been described as painting powerful Australian nostalgia – tugging the heartstrings of every milk bar kid of the 70's.This folio website cleanly frames her vibrant, colourful works in a clean, sytlish environment while providing her with a simple, straight-forward content management system that expands the site as he collections grow.
iPhone & iPad App (Featured in iTunes What's Hot)
This iPhone and iPad App designed by PLOT Media helps beer enthusiasts gain a greater appreciation for Australian and locally produced beers. Presented by renowned restaurateur Stefano De Pieri, it features eye catching animations and informative videos.
A simple and elegant portfolio site for Melbourne-based cinematographer Ari Wegner. The site features a shamelessly streaming high resolution showreel as well as a straightforward presentation of Ari's contact details and CV.
Ozito Power Tools
PLOT's second TVC for Ozito Power Tools. The commercial combined in-camera effects and 2D cell animation to creative an innovative campaign for the client.
Little Red Trucks
A one-stop website for Melbourne-based small removalists Little Red Trucks. PLOT cast and shot photos for the website and created a no-nonsense design that reflects the Little Red Trucks straightforward service mentality. Functionalities include a 'quick contact' form and a comprehensive booking form, which are integrated into the client's own business systems.
Schweppes - The Alchemist
Web Video Campaign
A viral web video campaign directed and produced by PLOT for Schweppes. The many short videos were deployed across the web and feature recipes for cocktails delivered by real world, award winning Melbourne bartenders.
Nurturing Children with Autism
PLOT worked closely with Community Child Care Victoria's Research and Development Unit to produce an interactive USB application about engaging children with autism in play within child care centres. The application is cross-platform and will be issued of over 3000 centres and professionals throughout Victoria.
Custom branded USB device containing an interactive Flash application geared towards helping parents with a child recently diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The application features rich video content to provide parents with a friendly, straight forward resource to assist them in making the right choices for their child.The lightweight device is perfect for mailouts to users in rural areas where information is difficult or impossible to come by.
Music Video Clip
Music video clip for Melbourne band True Live's single 'Something To Be'. PLOT produced and directed the video and took on some major logistical challenges such as filming the band underwater and shipping in litres of water for a big water-fight scene.
Blame online EPK
Electronic Press Kit (Flash Website)
Flash site for 2010 Australian feature film Blame. Designed in conjunction with Blame Producer, Michael Robisnon, this site features the film's trailer, wallpaper downloads, cast and crew bios and a news feed.
PLOT's short film in association with Two Rubies and featuring Mark Winter (Balibo, van Diemen's Land). It's a gentle and melancholy story following an afternoon with one man as he struggles to find a lost love. Long, meditative shots draw out the painful inevitability of the film's poignant ending.
Fun flash site for Melbourne dance ensemble Rogue. The dancers literally jump high on the screen to retrieve information for the site visitor. The site features images and videos of recent work, latest news, download facilities and a blog to communicate with Rogue directly. Rogue's site also features a Flash content management system, which allows the Rogue team to edit the site's content easily.
The Raah Project
This promotional site for Melbourne band The Raah Project features embedded videos, music players and photo galleries. The intro animation mirrors the Raah Project's live performance experience and the site's design utilises art work from their album cover.
Greg de Marigny
Folio site for multi award-winning cinematographer Greg de Marigny. The site outlines Greg's impressive career achievements and features nine clips and a strong selection of stills from Greg's extensive body of a work.
CERES Environmental Park
PLOT founder Jamie Houge designed and developed this website for the Centre for Education and Research in Environmental Strategies (CERES) with work placement students from Victoria University. Jamie also trained key staff at CERES to update the website.
Tom Tom Crew
A vibrant Flash site for a vibrant band. Tom Tom Crew are a band of beat-boxing acrobats who tour the world with their mix of death-defying acrobatics and blazing hip hop tunes. The richly animated site features a blog, sound gallery, picture gallery, video gallery, downloadable kits for fans and media as well as a robust content management system.
Ozito Power Tools
One 30 second and one 15 second TVC for Ozito's Power 8 work centre. The TVC combined 3D and 2D animation, live talent and voiceover to create a punchy presentation of a complex product in an extremely short time. Originally created for Fathers Day, the TVC enjoyed a second run before being shipped off overseas.