For years I asked myself why Australia hasn’t had its own animated series for adults. Now I know that it’s my own fault! “Pretty cheap!” Last year I went to a launch event put on by our state film funding body and SBS, Australia’s multicultural government TV network. At the drinks [...]
In 2011, the Precinct team put this proposal to SBS — a proposal for a half hour animated cop show for adults. We were told it would be good to have an idea of how three seasons’ worth of the show would work, hence the enormous cast and loads of plotting and ideas. We left [...]
Hey people. I’ve been blogging about my “upcoming” animated series, The Precinct, for almost six years now! In that time, I’ve learned a lot about the animation industry, and about animation itself. I’m a much better artist and animator than I was in 2006 (see here for evidence). A better writer, too, hopefully. I’ve [...]
Meet F. Howard Handler, creator of the life philosophy known as SCIENSATICS. I’m working on a graphic novel about him and his work. You can follow how it’s going on Twitter.
I spoke on a panel at the Emerging Writers Festival last week and gave a little presentation on how I draft an episode of The Bret Braddock Adventures (a weekly webcomic about a lousy workplace you should really be reading). They let me put up some images of the stages in doing one of these [...]
In celebration of the fact that I finally finished a draft of our SBS proposal, here’s a picture of Sarge telling legendary Australian performer John Farnham what he thinks of him.
Well, just Ackersley and Seidman, anyway. Excitement from Season 3.