25 November 2014 : Holy TromaRama Agogo!!! It's Troma Entertainment's founder and film director Lloyd Kaufman sprucking one of the Trasharama T-shirts featuring Sindee the undead cheerleader designed by ArkhªmHªus @ Monsterfest alongside Master of Trash Dick Dale. Following two extremely successful west coast appearances at Stan Lee’s Comikaze and the American Film Market, Lloyd Kaufman flew into Melbourne, Australia for his first Monsterfest film festival. On November 23-24, Kaufman hosted two exclusive Monsterfest events: an all day ‘Make Your Own Damn Movie’ Masterclass and a very Brady... I mean Troma double-bill - Tromeo & Juliet and the Toxic Avenger.
Troma Entertainment is a Behemoth within the B-movie world, creating and releasing tons of movies, including its most famous piece of celluloid, The Toxic Avenger. Troma has recently released 150 of its movies for free on YouTube, like Class of Nuke 'em high and Sgt. Kabukiman NYPD they even uploaded some older films which they just distribute. So, if you want to watch the 1952 classic, Abbot and Costello: Jack and the Beanstalk, or Bela Lugosi in The Corpse Vanishes or The Invisible Ghost you can. Or you can go for more modern fare like Zombie Werewolves Attack! and Blood, Boobs & Beast (actually a documentary about Don Dohler, another B-movie creator). Mr Kaufman has shown himself to be a filmmaker who truly understands how the internet can help him, rather than be something to be feared, so it's great to see him fully embrace a platform like YouTube to distribute his flicks, and to not freak out about the fact that people can watch stuff for free.
13 November 2014 : Trasharama agogo's New film festival introductory animation (sans audio). With thanks to Aaron Wakem for steering me through Adobe After Effects. Adobe After Effects is a digital motion graphics, visual effects and compositing app developed by Adobe Systems used in the post-production process of filmmaking and television production. After Effects can also be used as a basic non-linear editor and a media transcoder.
November 2014 : Trasharama agogo, Australia's nastiest touring short film festival begins in Melbourne in conjunction with Monsterfest, "a deviant film festival dedicated to satiating all of your abhorrent cinematographic needs in the horror and cult genres."
November 2014 : Domain name and web hosting transfer. Expect delays.
October 2014 : The New Trasharama agogo facebook Banner featuring Sindee the undead cheerleader, the ZombEye, Ortiz the Woof-Man and the Sound guy from the black lagoon (we call him Mike).The banner art ties in with the soon to be released updated title sequence for the film festival.
October 2014 : New single colour Trasharama agogo T-shirt design featuring Sindee the undead cheerleader.
August 2014 : The 2014 Limited Edition full colour Trasharama Stubbie Cooler.
June 2014 : The Truly Terrifying Trasharama Touring T-shirt makes the leap from single colour art(see below) to full colour design.
March/April 2014 : Working on Stalkher poster designs (film currently in post production).
January 2014 : Trasharama agogo Short horror films from around this nation. More terrifying than the Australian liberal party, unlike those satanic, coprophagositic, child molesting, fascist xenophiles, Trasharama also accepts all sorts including all submissions from overseas: sci-fi/ faux grindhouse / perverted & bad taste dodgementaries/ crappy animated shorts and all manner of schlock .
October 2013 :Trasharama Agogo to Re-release their last 3 T-shirt Designs created by ArkhªmHªus. Available for purchase from the Trash website SOON!.
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15 April 2013 :Bad Behaviour, featuring John Jarratt (who's off filming Wolf Creek 2 atm ) is to be released on DVD retitled as Young Offender by Point Blank within the United Kingdom.
13 October 2012 :Arkhamhaus' Deck-Artwork for Daddow Skateboard's new Freeman board design...
10 August 2012:German Cinema Release for Bad Behaviour "Bösen Menschen passieren böse Dinge" for horror and splatter Fiends At the Midnight Movies @ UCI cinemas, shown not only in Graz and Hamburg, but also in other UCI cinema worlds in Vienna and Germany.
08 August 2012:Arkhamhaus Images has moved servers. This being as good a time as any, older or less interesting artwork pages are being culled. You may find the odd page unavailable as its fate is decided.
13 July 2012:New Trailer for David Gould Studio's CG animated short Awaken released. (Anthony Marriott credited as texture painter)
01 April 2011:Bad Behaviour: Joseph Sims has officially released the theatrical trailer for BB at Supernova in Brisbane.
08 March 2011:SLEEPER: Arkhamhaus just finished timecoding this funky horror film. "I know now why they asked me to do it..." Subtitles are a bitch, but even while having to slog through the film line by line, I really enjoyed this creative addition to the horror genre. Former ECW Champion, WWF Hardcore Champion, and TNA X Division Champion Wrestling star Raven features.
March 2011:Sanctum is the tenth highest grossing Australian film at the international box office.
30-December-2010 :The Trasharama Agogo Film Festival website has moved to http://www.trasharama.com -- An archival version of the original .au website is stored here @ arkhamhaus.com till all the relevant pages are revamped at the new Domain.
12-October-2010 :Queensland Premiere of BAD BEHAVIOUR at the 2010 GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL Screening on Saturday the 13th of November. John Jarratt, Roger Ward, Georgina Symes and Robert Coleby to appear.
11-October-2010 :David Gould Studios Awaken won the Best Short Animation Award at the Sydney International Animation Festival Best Short Animation Award Awaken won the Teen Choice Award for Best Short Animation at the Sydney International Animation Festival. It was awarded the prize with a unanimous number of votes.
11-October-2010 :Title cards completed by ArkhªmHªus for second Bad Behaviour Trailer.
New trailer to be released Soon.
12-October-2010 (Release Date) :Gregory Connors' Aussie sci fi thriller The Dark Lurking's DVD release from Cinema Epoch.
In Space Terror Knows No Bounds.
08-September-2010 :New video clip for Dead Letter Circus' song "Disconnect and Apply" for their United Kingdom EP release is now online.
31-August-2010 :Sneak Peak Screening of Foresight Filmsthe Professional Idiot @ the Robina cinema complex.
28-July-2010 : Arkhamhaus is Producer's assistant for Dead Letter Circus filmclip-- "Disconnect & Apply"
25-June-2010 :DAMMIT! Trasharama-a-go-go won't be hosting its Demented Australia Wide Short Film Festival this year, but IT will be screening two feature films in Adelaide at the Mercury Cinema. It's Sam Rami's Evil Dead Vs James Cameron's Aliens with Filmwerks77's production of The Dark Lurking --Shot entirely in Queensland, Australia, written and directed by Greg Connors (his debut feature)-- As well as Trasharama regular Stuart Simpson's latest Creature Feature, El Monstro Del Mar: Equal parts Russ Meyer and Roger Corman. It's got a trio of homicidal, heavily tattooed and equally heavily accented Aussie grrls sporting shotguns, mallets and alcohol against...a cephalopod monster from the deep!
18-Dec-2009: Arkhamhaus Finishes stint on James Cameron's Sanctum as ...Second Assistant Accountant. Synopsis : An action thriller following a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, they must fight raging water, deadly terrain and creeping panic as they search for an unknown escape route to the ocean. The Alister Grierson-directed film, starring Richard Roxburgh, Rhys Wakefield, Ioan Gruffudd, Alice Parkinson and Dan Wyllie.
21-Jul-2009 :Awaken has been chosen as a finalist in the Best Short Film Category of the Australian Effects and Animation Festival (AEAF) Awards. These awards of one of the highest distinctions in Australia for Animation and Visual Effects artists and companies.
Awaken's festival screenings continue around the world with official selection into the 19th Woods Hole Film Festival (Cape Cod, USA), Sydney International Animation Festival(Sydney, Australia), and Paris Courts Devant Film Festival (Paris, France).
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Props and Sculptures : The difference between a set decoration and a prop is use. If the item is not touched by a performer for any reason it is simply a set decoration. If it is touched by the actor in accordance to script requirements or as deemed by the director, it is a prop. Prop weapons (such as handguns, axes or even a fire poker) read well but lack the inherent danger of the 'real' weapon and are almost always either non-operable replicas, or have safety features to ensure they are not dangerous. The increasing popularity of movie memorabilia (a broader term that now includes costumes) has added new meaning to the term "prop," broadening its existence to include a valuable after-life as a prized collector's item. Typically not available until after a film's premiere, movie props appearing on-screen are christened "screen-used". Sculpture involves 3-D artwork created by shaping or combining materials such as stone, metal, glass, or wood. Softer ("plastic") materials can also be used, such as clay, textiles, plastics, polymers and softer metals.
Gallery : Title says it all really. A cartoon is a form of 2D illustrated visual art. While the specific definition has changed over time, modern usage refers to a typically non-realistic or semi-realistic drawing or painting intended for satire, caricature, or humor, or to the artistic style of such works. A
mobile Phone Logo, freehand promo sketches, DIY Character
designs, a drunken bear, farm animals, fish, crustaceans, a
trio of lab rats, football club logos, and a slightly xenoglosic
pumpkin. Because of the stylistic similarities between comic strips and early animated movies, "cartoon" came to refer to animation, and the word "cartoon" is currently used to refer to both animated cartoons and gag cartoons. While "animation" designates any style of illustrated images seen in rapid succession to give the impression of movement, the word "cartoon" is most often used in reference to TV programs and short films for children featuring anthropomorphic animals, superheroes, the adventures of child protagonists and related genres..
Zombie-Town : Many are the darkling forgotten facets of our world and boundless is our secret fascination with them...ITS Artwork commissioned for the inconceivable Trasharama film festival...Toxic
sludge from beyond the grave...Zombies! (obviously) Werewolves!Reanimated Eyeballs! Blatant merchandise! (not sold here) Trailers for Sci-fi and Cthulhuin feature films associated with the deviant monstrosity of cinema we call Trash ... Scratch the surface and
maybe you'll find a few odd ball illustrations done on my own time. Dig a little Deeper and you'll find some of the true classics from the Trash film circuit. Turn Not a blind third eye to these twilight anomalies, but rather draw back this digital canvas portal and behold the wonderment ...
Gallery : Scythian Warriors (pencil), Fallen Angels
(pencil), Demons (acrylic), an ancient Viking woodcut, a Dragon
pendant (Sterling Silver), the Kurgan (pencil), the Ring Shaper
and a selection of axes, swords and shields. Various illustration styles
and photographic manipulations of females mostly faeries, elves,
pixies... call 'em what you want, there is some PG-13 nudity.
There's a fine pencil sketch of Queen Maeb I'm
proud of, an interesting head and shoulders acrylic. Worth
a look if your a fan of fantasy or Celtic, Scythian and Nordic mythology.
The Sketchpads :
in Progress .
the same format as the galleries, these scribbles
are works in progress (remedial translation:I
haven't finished them yet), but don't let
that put you off, observing how the designs develop
has at least as much value as say, watching paint
dry or trying to hit the arse end of a cow with