The science of happiness
Dr. Michael Brown, stock footage, an etching of a brain cross section and the color pink unite together to explain just what it is that makes us happy.
How to represent something that is all things and no things until the moment you measure it?
Getting humans to Mars
Experts from NASA and the ESA give their thoughts on what it will take for humans to get to Mars.
How to spot a great school teacher
Made for the commencement of a new school year. An introductory look at the 'zone of proximal development' and the often underappreciated skill involved in teaching foundational concepts. Also there's a keytar.
Can you game the ATAR?
After taking the High School Certification exams, every New South Wales student is given a number rank amongst all the NSW HSC graduates. The ATAR will determine their place to start at university.
The Great Emu War
A closer look at the century old conflict with Australian farmers and the feathered half of their national coat of arms. Illustration by Simon Letch.
For 1m and 43s, you will experience the Summernats atmosphere of beer, boobs, and burnouts via the Ken Burns effect.
Electoral College voting system
I provided animated graphics and subtitles to this look at the U.S. Presidential election system from an Aussie perspective.
Dolly the sheep turns 20
Dolly the Sheep would be 20 years old on July 5, 2016. However, sheep don't normally live that long. An animation collaboration with Illustator Simon Letch.
Rarely do I find such an appropriate music match for an animation. Information sourced from (now defunct) scorcher.org.au
Graphics for intructional video about video
A series of bespoke graphics to accompany instructional videos for journalists recording video out in the field.
What is the ABCC?
The vote to maintain or disband the Australian Building and Construction Commission was imminent. However, Prime Minister Turnbull pushed through a surprise evening vote, triggering double dissolution of Parliament. It was quite dramatic and this video was never published :'(
The urban heat island effect
Australia reaches 24 million population
Australia's population has been growing rapidly and the 24 million milestone was reached ahead of schedule.
Lycra: a brief history
A collaboration with Illustrator Simon Letch, this was the first explainer I made for Fairfax Media.
A recap of the steps taken to get a small satellite to land on a comet. This video introduced an interactive explaining the technology and science behind the Rosetta experiment.