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CEX Art Auction Raises Funds For Charity

April 23 2018

Last Thursday evening post production studio Cutting Edge hosted the first CEX charity art auction, raising much needed funds to help young Aussies with high care needs. The CEX art challenge involved the transformation of bowling pins into works of art. Members of Brisbane’s advertising community heeded the call, lending their creativity and donating unique pieces. Contributions came from Cutting Edge, as well as freelance artists, and Brisbane agencies, BCM, ClemengerBBDO, Y&R ANZ, and PublisicQ. “Every artist created something unique. The contributors were advertising creatives who have different backgrounds and disciplines. We had Creative Directors, Animators, VFX Artists and Copywriters and it was fascinating to see how highly individual the result were,” explained our own Creative Director, Zenon Kohler. The bowling pin is a peculiarly shaped cultural icon that is steeped in nostalgia. It was a unique canvas that attracted a crowd of more than 150 art enthusiasts on auction…

Swinging Safari’s World Premiere

December 13 2017

The 1970s nostalgic Australian comedy, Swinging Safari, celebrated its world release this week and the Cutting Edge team let the good times roll at Sydney’s Moore Park premiere. From the mind of writer-director Stephan Elliott (The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), Swinging Safari features an all-star Australian cast including Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue, Asher Keddie, Julian McMahon, Radha Mitchell and Jeremy Sims. Set in mid-’70s Australia, in a period of bad hair, bad style, bad choices and good times, a 200-tonne blue whale is washed up on a local beach, and the kids think it’s the biggest thing that’s ever happened in Australia. Meanwhile behind closed doors of a classic suburban cul-de-sac – and the sexual promiscuity of their parents – the mums and dads celebrate in other ways by joining the sexual revolution. However, just like the rotting whale, it’s all about to go spectacularly wrong. Picture…

Cutting Edge Delivers a New Kind of VR Experience

December 7 2017

Cutting Edge has delivered a world first VR theme park ride for Brogent Technologies. Brogent Technologies is a world-leading producer of innovative theme park attractions. Titled ‘Q-Ride’, the virtual reality ride debuted at the IAAPA Attractions Expo held in Orlando, USA. Cutting Edge’s team created a virtual reality experience that used the innovative technology to create a breathtaking underwater experience. Q-Ride features a 360-degree view with unique vision dependant upon where the participant is seated. The movement of the seats is synched with the vision to enhance the experience. “Our ride controls the motion and guests have the freedom to choose where they look,” explains Andy Kiang, Director of Innovation for Brogent Technologies. Cutting Edge’s Director of Creativity & Innovation, Benjamin Richards tell us, “It’s a fascinating immersive experience. Q-Ride transports people to an underwater world where they are up close with ultra-realistic marine life. Because the motion is so…