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My musings on work, life and philosophy

Tributaries in the Arterial Web of the Heart: Sunsets Part 2

Previously, I spoke of sunsets as a relief from afflictions brought on by modern life. Of how a walk with one’s gaze fixed to the glorious heavens was a remedy for a sedentary screen-dominated life. There is however a deeper spiritual union to such divine phenomena. A union of man’s heart to that most breathtaking,…

A Cinematic Bush Walk

One of my favorite pass-times. A relaxing bush walk in the temperate forests of Victoria, Australia. I shot this clip with the Sony FX6 Cinema camera; a new piece of equipment at Visia Studios. While an excellent overall camera, the execution of the the XAVC-I codec in the fX6 leaves a lot to be desired…

The Boy Who Loved Sunsets

To my mind, there is but one remedy for modernity’s most chronic affliction. I refer to that affliction which until recently history had not one case in existence. I speak indeed, of screen time. And this one remedy, which has no equal in its effectiveness – at least to my feeble constitution – is… a…

Our Makers – A Documentary Miniseries

A miniseries supporting local businesses hit hard by the current Covid-19 crisis. In season 1 of ‘Our Makers’ we spend a day with Melbourne’s makers, celebrating their amazing creative process. Help us spread the word about these amazing local businesses! I was saddened to see so many of our much-loved small creative institutions close for…


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About Me

Hi there!, I’m Michael Firus; a videographer and creative director from Melbourne Australia. I split my time between the technical side of commercial videography and the creative process of documentary and film development.

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