Introducing Bitey of Brackenwood. He’s a nasty piece of work!
Newcastle , NSW Australia Told to me by my uncle in 1988 When he was in his mid 20s one of my uncles, Lionel, lived with a house-mate in a small apartment house in the suburb of Maitland, near Newcastle back in the late 80’s. I forget the other guy’s name, so I’ll just call ►►
Approx. 1am on a deserted country road. 1973 In his prime, my father was a Rugby League football hero and played for the ‘Country’ team against ‘City’ in the early to mid 70’s. On one occasion, the entire team travelled by bus to a town called Queanbeyan, and this incident took place when my mother ►►
Told to me by my mother when I asked what the screaming was about.
The story behind my video for Ween’s ‘Transdermal Celebration’ from the album Quebec (2003).
Gold Coast, Queensland Australia 1991 I was living in a caravan on Queensland’s Gold Coast from 1989-1991, and in that time I worked in a steel factory. One day while operating a giant mesh-welding machine, my glove caught on a spinning shaft and pulled my arm into the machine. As my arm was wrapped around ►►
The Small country town of Trangie NSW, Australia. 1959 TRANGIE is where my dad was born and raised. It is still a tiny town and 50 years ago it was probably less than half the size. My dad, Phil is the eldest, and has 5 other siblings: four brothers and a sister. Way back then, ►►
As with nightShift, this is another true story told to me by my father. Once again, it’s a story he heard from workmates around the fire at morning tea time. In this case it was a young fellow telling the story of his hitchHiking nightmare.HitchHiker and its sequel got me a lot of recognition long ►►
[swfobj src=”/flash/biteycastle/nightshift.swf” width=”550″ height=”400″ align=”center” required_player_version=”10″]NightShift[/swfobj] A true story told to me by my father. No, this didn’t happen to him. It happened to an old workmate of his, who told the story one morning at tea break. If this happened to me, I’d never have told anyone!
These are the first Flash movies I ever made. As embarrassing as they are, I leave them here as proof that we all have to start small and clumsy. Since these early beginnings in 2000, I have gone from aimless hobbyist to independent animation professional, earning a decent living, working my dream job from home. ►►