unsweetened TV

the way TV should be.

Protected: Twin Blue Lines October 30, 2007

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Corridor was written by Crystal Gail Koo for unsweetened 2007, and was awarded 1st Place, Postgraduate Poetry.
Photography and editing by Elizabeth Adams

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Showreel – unsweetened TV

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Watch the unsweetened TV showreel to see a snapshot of our works.

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(Prepared for the unsweetened TV ‘Beta Presentation’ in October 2007. Editing by Jess Simmonds.)

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Randy The Hedgehog

An animated recreation of the short story Randy the Hedgehog, submitted to unsweetened literary journal 2007.

The story was written by Tom Hogan. Animation, imagery and sound editing by Jess Simmonds. The music was provided royalty free by www.freeplaymusic.com

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Winter Is October 28, 2007

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Here’s a simple video we made using only windows movie maker to show that you don’t need to be an aspiring directer or even know how to use complicated video editing software, all you need is your computer and it’s default video editing software, and away you go!

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The General’s Dreams

Watch The General’s Dreams, written by Rodrigo Acuña, published in unsweetened 2007, receiving 2nd place, unsweetened Open Prose award. This piece was produced by Michelle Rowan, filming and photography by Elizabeth Adams.

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How to… avoid copyright issues October 3, 2007

Want to know more about copyright laws?

Basically, here is a short run down of the do’s and don’ts (please note that for more legal information, go to Creative Commons)

  • Copyright aims to protect the author or creator from unauthorised reproductions or adaptations of the original work, be it books, paintings, software, drawings, photographs
  • Copyright is a type of intellectual property (IP) which protects creative and inventive efforts
  • Basically, if you didn’t create it, then you probably don’t own the copyright and you need to get permission to use the work, and if you can’t get permission, then you shouldn’t use the work!

If you want to know more about copyright, follow the links below:

Creative Commons – find ways to protect your creative works but still allows others to use and adapt your works

Attorney General’s department A Short Guide to Copyright – a short guide that outlines the do’s and don’ts under Australian Copyright law

Australian Copyright Council’s Information Sheet– An introduction to Copyright in Australia

World Intellectual Property Organisation’s Basic Notions of Copyright and Related Rights – more information about IP from a global perspective