posted on August 23, 2009 at 9:40 am

31 Responses to “postcard from bondi”

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    Hellbound Heart | 23 August 2009 at 11:32 am #

    …if you're ever up my neck of the woods (ie northern new south wales), take your camera to a place called the crystal castle up the back of mullumbimby…..it's visually stunning……

    love always….

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    cazziem | 23 August 2009 at 11:57 am #

    Thanks for the intriguing postcard SK. Although instead of FIN at the end, I'd have preferred 'WISH YOU WERE HERE!''

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    Jasperina | 23 August 2009 at 12:25 pm #

    All is glowing…there is that change in the light that comes with the warm breeze… glimpse Bondi as it radiates its own kinda glow on the rest of the universe.

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    fantasticandy | 23 August 2009 at 12:55 pm #

    what a load of olde cobblers!
    typical sixties bilge………
    antonioni….eat yer heart out.

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    veleska1970 | 23 August 2009 at 1:03 pm #

    i love it, love it, love it!!!! very exhilarating and exciting. thanks for the postcard.

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    iseult | 23 August 2009 at 1:33 pm #

    lost fore words

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    Anonymous | 23 August 2009 at 2:09 pm #

    its like that movie.. till the end of time? where some madman dogooder has found a way to record dreams ..only thing is ..its addictive ..people start sleeping too much to dream and staying awake far too much to watch the dreams ..on and on..

    baal

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    Anonymous | 23 August 2009 at 2:24 pm #

    Wow…That really went with the beer I'm having for breakfast.

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    Paul Lightfoot | 23 August 2009 at 2:58 pm #

    Reminds me of Vision On, A BBC TV childrens programme for the deaf in the 70's. This show was fantastic even if you weren't deaf.

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    Freddie | 23 August 2009 at 3:47 pm #

    Thanks for the lovely postcard.
    You’re looking very…..well
    and lil’ Scarlet looks cute and happy.
    Awesomely cool “appear” and “disappear” effect
    I have no idea how you did that.
    (maybe he really did do it)

    Lots of love for GA, USA;
    Freddie

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    Jemali Jalali | 23 August 2009 at 5:43 pm #

    Love Ya Doood! Quite the beautiful scene going on…Love the creativity pouring out of ya…

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    Melquiades | 23 August 2009 at 6:44 pm #

    "the stairs to the temples
    the sacrificekneels"

    where have I heard this? seriously?

    your videos are rich and suggestive. they satiate me and bring me back to life.

    much love to you Steve

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    PAGEY | 23 August 2009 at 8:52 pm #

    Beautiful.

    Another skill you have. Making great little super 8's !

    Very creative.

    piggey

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    Melquiades | 23 August 2009 at 8:56 pm #

    rehoboth…..

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    Melquiades | 23 August 2009 at 8:58 pm #

    that second split second image of you with the "wallah" tone is trippy, man

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    meh | 23 August 2009 at 11:00 pm #

    nice

    though seeing the beach reminded me that i wanted to get down to the beach here w/my camera
    a possible last time to take advantage of taking my proximity to the ocean for granted and get some snaps of the churnings of Bill
    but this internet break is all i have time to do
    packing up my life to move away – to the gateway i go!
    ohwell, pictures are in my mind always…
    red skies at dusk?

    i like these "shorts" gets me thinking of the stuff I used to find on TV in the wee hours, before the infomercials came

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    Anonymous | 24 August 2009 at 12:07 am #

    Hey SK
    I really amazed at what you're doing – would i be correct in assuming you have the new macbook pro (only cos I myself bought one a few month ago – awesome machines). Anyway, I'm been trying to do some film work myself, but it looks pretty pedestrian compared to your stuff. It just made me realize its the concept or rather the man behind it all thats get cool results rather than the type of gadgets he's using. One cool thing I have been using is my little still 7 mp digital camera to do film – it allows me to record or film for about 15 minutes. I look forward seeing more of your film work and trying to work out how you did it – hey I learnt how to play guitar from listening to the church, maybe i can learn about film and post production from you. Wow I really have got so much from being a church fan-thank you so much!

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    Anonymous | 24 August 2009 at 12:08 am #

    you are like a cranky poor
    goddard
    I can relate
    however

    suffering still on 4mgs
    but hey
    was in need of a challenge
    its a whole new world (again…)

    Love
    Jen

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    Tim_G | 24 August 2009 at 12:26 am #

    is that a bit koto music in the intro scenes?

    have you thought about collaborating with Riley Lee, a wonderful shakuhachi grand master (who I think lives in Manly) – I'm thinking there could be some great synergy.

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    JJ | 24 August 2009 at 12:57 am #

    Thoroughly enjoyed that postcard from lush, chirpy, semi-tropical Bondi. The flora and fauna = quite the relaxing video.

    Keep the cards and letters from your exotic locale coming to these N. American shores. As you approach Spring, we approach my favorite season – Autumn. Forever Autumn, I wish it was. The heat subsided today with a wonderful cool preview to come.

    JJ

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    Anonymous | 24 August 2009 at 1:50 am #

    Winter in Bondi? Pretty tuff, reminds me of winter in Florida, wear a light jacket at the beach.

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    princey | 24 August 2009 at 3:21 am #

    You're lucky to live near the ocean y'know. I really enjoyed that one, sk…..ahhhh Springtime and all it's bloomin' beauties and Springtime songs, one of my favourite lines "the sweetest spring dawn morning sings to me….." (sigh)

    Looking forward to the next one sk.
    love Amanda

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    Anonymous | 24 August 2009 at 7:10 am #

    Steve Kilbey Film Maker!
    Have you tried to create a DVD (need blank DVDs not CDRs -in imovie select share then media browser and also check preferences for things like pal/ntsc and wide screen )by exporting them into idvd (in idvd click and and drag music photos for menu and use the + to add whatever) , its very cool to be able to watch them on a TV with your own menus, scene selection, special features, directors commentary and music etc, just like something you would rent from a Video store.
    I reckon within a year or so you'll have a HD camera and final cut pro and be churning out so much stuff so quickly the whole net will be kilbeyized,

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    ross b | 24 August 2009 at 12:55 pm #

    Is this where you live???

    i love that trippy californian laurel canyon '69 vibe in there – i adore that sort of thing. Did you ever see the film clip of the beach boys' 'Friends'?? From 1968, it's a bit like that though yours is more hallucinatory.

    So close yet so distant….hmmm…

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    Ellen | 24 August 2009 at 2:55 pm #

    Veerrry interesting. It definitely had its moments.

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    Melquiades | 24 August 2009 at 5:19 pm #

    the continent exotic….Australia looks beautful

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    Cee | 24 August 2009 at 8:01 pm #

    Thanks for the post card – up on the fridge!

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    minna | 24 August 2009 at 10:35 pm #

    i like it dad!

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    lily was here | 29 August 2009 at 12:28 pm #

    Steve i think you are extremely brave putting all of you out there to share and I admire you so much for that! These little video experiments are becoming pretty special, you're oozing potential. The ending of this from 3:50 was awesome you know.

    xxxooxxx

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    Mr. Argent | 3 September 2009 at 4:41 am #

    This is from the same place my favorite music of yours emanates from. Bien fait.


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