Christie Behind the Scenes (3 min)

Edit 2017: You can find the Christie Behind the Scenes video here (long version). The rest of the links on this page are old and probably broken but I leave them here in case they magically get fixed.
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I filmed, edited and directed this behind the scenes documentary for the Christie internet comedy video series.

A few days into shooting the series we got a phone call from the producers at filmaka.com saying they wanted a behind the scenes video. I was working as a production assistant at the time and a Sony Z1 camera was thrust into my hands. I shot whenever I could between other duties on set. If the series goes viral I may release more clips.

I snatched the interview at the end of a very busy film shoot. They actually had a deadline that day and Alec Christie can be seen uploading an episode in the background.

You can watch the Christie series on YouTube, facebook and with additional features at filmaka.com.

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Web Design www.kayakproductions.com

www.kayakproductions.com web design
http://www.kayakproductions.com web design. a) Before b) After

Note:  This post refers to the 2008 website, it has been changed since.


I designed the www.kayakproductions.com website using Dreamweaver, Photoshop, HTML and CSS. In the process I make it more user friendly and google friendly. As a result it shot up the goolge rankings and received a boost in visitors.

Continue reading Web Design www.kayakproductions.com

What If The Wii Fit Taught Maths? (3 min)

I have a masters degree (MSc) in making computers user friendly. This is a slightly embarrassing video I made demonstrating my masters degree project.

The project was a video game called Multi Dance that teaches children multiplication tables. It was designed to be foot controlled using a dance mat. The idea was to use technology and exercise to make learning fun. Maybe I was on to something because now Nintendo are doing similar things with Brain Training and the Wii Fit.

I made the video on my home PC with no budget, borrowing a camera from the university and using free editing software from the internet. Thankfully, since making this video I’ve learned professional film-making techniques like using a tripod, fading in music and not wearing national health service glasses.

Created as part MSc masters degree project in human-centred computer systems at Sussex University, tutored by Dr Judith Good.

Music by Dan Franks of the Freestyle Funk Collective