Jonathan Glazer’s Commercials

Just had to share these; they were on a Director's series box set I own. Jonathan Glazer is one of the featured directors and has directed some pretty recognisable music videos (Unkle's Rabbit in your Headlights and Radiohead's Street Spirit). He also did some amazing television commercials; clearly you can see why some people want to get into the creative side of marketing.

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This entry was written by Jackson Chew, posted on September 22, 2009 at 2:48 pm, filed under Blueprints and tagged , , , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.



Mach Pelican – The best Australian Japanese rock band there ever will be

If the world had more Japanese rock bands singing in english, famine would never exist.

The Japanese have this crazy, infectious attitude that makes you want to jump around and enjoy life.

This entry was written by Jackson Chew, posted on September 16, 2009 at 7:15 am, filed under Food for your ears and tagged , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.



Are we just selling the product alone?

It is vital to know what drives particular products within a particular industry. What's challenging is understanding how it is done within a young one and recognising it within the context of what market you're directly dealing with.

Kathie Olivas Instant Sell-out Scavengers Series 1

Kathie Olivas Instant Sell-out Scavengers Series 1

It is a sad and common trend to see a lot of designer toy retailers in Australia fall off the map in the past few months. Although there are other limitations beyond their control preventing them from being successful (the biggest factor being that Australia is such a small country with a culture saturated with everything), a lot of them missed one really vital point.

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This entry was written by Jackson Chew, posted on September 15, 2009 at 11:50 am, filed under Blueprints and tagged , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.



Five Songs for the Week

Music: something worth celebrating, every day.

Five 'morning after Sunday' songs. Bar the Avalanches one.

More under the cut.

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This entry was written by Jackson Chew, posted on September 12, 2009 at 11:55 am, filed under Food for your ears and tagged , , , , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.



Curtin House on Swanston St

I must've walked passed it over a dozen times in all my visits to Melbourne and have never had the chance to savour in its charm.

This building is not about first impressions; but its occupants are as cute as little terrier dogs in tutus.

The view from Rooftop Cinema looking down.

The view from Rooftop Cinema looking down.

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This entry was written by Jackson Chew, posted on September 4, 2009 at 10:03 am, filed under plasmo and tagged , , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.



Top 5 necessities if you get stranded

There is nothing worse then when there is absolutely nothing that can be done when disaster strikes, you're hit with a 10 hour wait and you're working to a tight budget. Especially when YOUR FLIGHT, WHICH HAPPENS TO BE THE LAST ONE FOR THE NIGHT, GETS CANCELLED AND THE ONLY NEXT AVAILABLE ONE IS THE GOD AWFUL 6AM FLIGHT.

View of Melbourne from our room while we were down for the Melbourne Anime Festival

View of Melbourne from our room while we were down for the Melbourne Anime Festival

So I've compiled five essential things that you should always have on you which will definitely get you through a very long night. Hopefully, your wait wouldn't be as bad as you first thought.

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This entry was written by Jackson Chew, posted on September 3, 2009 at 10:21 am, filed under plasmo and tagged , . Leave a comment or view the discussion at the permalink and follow any comments with the RSS feed for this post.



Get the Japanese to do the creatives of your marketing

There is a series of ads branding Mameshiba, a set of characters who are beans who give you a cute piece of trivia then its awkwardness to the max.

Genius!

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