Book Week

A multi-award winning independent Australian black comedy.

Client: Crash House Productions
Date: August 30, 2018
Services: Compositing & Titles Design

About

Book Week (2018) is a black comedy about a disgraced novelist turned English teacher trying to find redemption. It premiered at Melbourne International Film Festival in 2019, screened on Foxtel, and was also released on Bluray, DVD, iTunes and GooglePlay. It recently won Best Film and Best Actress at the Oz Flix Independent Film Awards. 

This was the perfect job for me, a motion designer who likes to get their hands dirty in other disciplines. I was given free rein by the director to develop original concepts for the title sequence. I relished the opportunity to source and shoot the many props used myself, harking back to my art school days.

As well as the opening sequence I produced the chapter titles and social media messages used throughout the film. And I also created the end roller and produced all the compositing work for the film.

Poster

Having established a graphic look for the film, in my typical multidisciplinary style, I then took on the role of Art Director to produce the poster for the film, working together with graphic designer Katherine Johnson.

Tools

My tools on the project were Nuke, Cinema 4D, Adobe Creative Cloud, and for the photography, my very trusty Sony A7rii.