Two Husbands In One House – An iphone ‘Home Movie’

Going into this project, we had zero intention of filming this home on a Smart phone. The production budget was healthy enough to sustain the big kit. The job was unorthodox in many ways, with the Vendor insisting on bringing independent Agent Scott Wagner in to join Harcourts to advise on video marketing. Which was […]

The Game Changer

In June, we sold our RED Epic W 8K cinema camera and all accessories. After more than seven years in the RED ecosystem – and about $250,000 in kit, including numerous sensor upgrades to stay current – we just decided it was time. I’d never shot a bad picture with a RED camera. What I […]

showcache.io – Digital Asset Management For Creatives

They say if you really believe in something, it matters. IT Architect Nicholas Tod and I have believed in building a Cloud-based business and media storage and distribution platform called showcache.io, designed for Cinematographers, Videographers, Photographers, Production Houses, Advertising Agencies; any creative shop or business that needs to keep track of all it’s projects, and […]

Havafeed – Helping The Gold Coast’s Needy

  At platinumHD – possibly because we’re blessed to work in some of the country’s most luxurious surroundings – we’ve always had a strong pull towards helping the homeless. Those living hard on the land. Believe it or not, statistically, there is only six weeks separating you from the street. A lost job. So when the […]

Queen Street. The Palladium. Stage 1 Of An 8 Year Project

It is one of the most fun and joyful parts of my role, to provide a glowing testimonial on my personal and professional relationship at working with Brett, Linda and the entire crew at PlatinumHD. Brett is nothing but a creative genius, with the commitment and dedication that transcends even the concept of going ‘over […]

A Walk On The WILD Side

When Brisbane Buyer’s Agent John Leighton approached platinumHD, he wanted a web site that could not only handle a lot of rich media but one designed around big, bold ‘statement’ photography. I don’t know where the idea came from but I suggested “…how about we film you sitting with a Bengal Tiger.” John rolled up […]

Launched. Propvid 2.0 – Capture Life’s Moments

We started life as propvid. In Sydney. Back in 2003 – 2004. Well. Actually our production house was called ‘Smashpop’ but everybody thought we were a rock band, so we had to bring in marketing whiz Barney McGrath to set us straight. “You shoot property video. How about Propvid.” Made a lot of sense. After […]

A Profile On Agent Troy Dowker

We’ve worked with Troy since 2006. Like most leading Agents, he knows exactly what he wants and will not settle for second best. When it came to shooting his profile, the brief called for multiple locations, across a couple of months, from auction coverage to testimonials, but it was a healthy $7,500 budget for an […]

Kollosche Smashes Another Record Price

All good things come to those who wait. Agent-to-the-stars Michael Kollosche has negotiated the Gold Coast’s highest price for a Gold Coast penthouse, fetching $9.5 million for property developer Ron Bakir‘s masterpiece. The Gold Coast Bulletin reports: It was originally put on the market at $12.5 million in 2016, with the price later cut to […]

Selling A Vacant Block Of Land

Land sales have historically been slow within our industry, with days on the market often rolling into months and sometimes years. I sold this beautiful block for $25,000 over valuation and in 35 days…and in a suburb that hardly anyone on the Gold Coast even knows exists! I had an overwhelming amount of response via […]