Welcome to Rams, filmed in and around the delightful town of Mount Barker, situated in the south west of Western Australia. Ian Brodie is a unit stills photographer attached to this motion picture. Sam Neill, Michael Caton, Wayne Blair, Leon Ford, Travis McMahon, Asher Keddie, Hayley McElhinney, Kipan Rothbury and newcomers Asher Yasbincek and Will McNeil co-star for director Jeremy Sims. The Jeremy Sims (Last Cab to Darwin, Wayne) directed film commenced its shoot on Monday, October 1 in Mount Barker and surrounding areas in Western Australia’s Great Southern region. Rams is produced by WBMC’s Janelle Landers and Aidan O’Bryan, written by Jules Duncan, and will be distributed by Roadshow Films.
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Living in a world of social media and instant sharing, the travel guide is perceived by many to be a thing of the past. A dinosaur that has been replaced by the instant consumer review and obligatory selfie, denoting both a “this is where we are and this is what we thought” moment for the poster and all their friends. Unfortunately these type of posts and reviews often have no basis of fact or knowledge and can have a detrimental effect as the post spirals out into the cyberspace. However, technology has also delivered a new medium for the travel guide that allows tourism organisations to provide an authoritative platform that showcases a country, a county, a town or an attraction, with consumer interaction and social integration for the reader and user. The modern e-book has a number of benefits. It allows us to merge the content and the purpose of a traditional guide book with new technologies, new narrative concepts and dynamic, interactive content through handheld devices such as iPad, iPhone and HTML5. It provides a platform that immerses the user and reader into stories, histories, landscape and places by using moving images, animation, sound, photos, live interviews, samples […]
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When I was 14 I read The Lord of the Rings and I couldn’t put the book down. When I discovered that New Zealand was going to be the location for Middle-earth in the film adaption I began to consider that there might be a few people who would like to know where the locations were.
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Today we celebrate 15 years since the release of The Fellowship of the Ring and our introduction of New Zealand as Middle-earth. My favourite location? Glenorchy and Paradise. From here we can see many locations used in the first film. Can you name them all?
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