POSTCARD FROM PATAGONIA: PUERTO MADRYN, PENINSULA VALDES & PUNTA LOMA by ASK Design

The coast of Patagonia in Argentina's Chubut province is rugged, starkly beautiful and at first glance, desolate.  However a closer look reveals a landscape teeming with life both on land and at sea.  My partner Carla and I are lucky enough to be travelling through this landscape right now, here is a short video post card from the area, you can also see photographs and our thoughts on the area in the blog.

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CERRO BALLENA: AONI TEM, A NEW VENTURE IN AVITOURISM by ASK Design

Cerro Ballena forms the picturesque backdrop to the coastal town of Puerto Natales in Patagonian Chile.  Its position, nestled within stunning fjords, allows for crystal clear views in all directions, from the southern ice field to lagoons, glaciers, forest, moore, grasslands, alps and everything in-between. Coupled with a wide array of wildlife, including Andean Condors that inquisitively fly to within metres, Cerro Ballena is an experience not to be missed.

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LALIO ON ALIHUEN by ASK Design

Lalio is a Chilean street artist based out of the city of Castro on the island of Chiloe.  Originally from Santiago, he completed studies to become an architect.  As an artist, he now draws inspiration from Chiloe; its history, culture, people and environment.

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ANDEAN SNOW & SURF by ASK Design

The enormous Andes mountain range has been formed by a geological convergence along the Western coast of South America that has given rise to breathtaking peaks within close proximity of the ocean. Nowhere is this more apparent than in central Chile, where it is possible to visit world class snow resorts in the Andes only hours from internationally renowned surfing breaks.

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PROPERTY CHILE by ASK Design

Property Chile is an emerging property and real estate consultancy bringing Chilean property to a global market.  This promotional video, along with a series of proof-of-concept promotional videos for individual properties, was produced to aid Property Chile's expansion as a leading internationally focussed real estate agent and broker.

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ALIHUEN: AN AGRARIAN CONSERVATION STORY by ASK Design

Alihuen is truly land that connects. A cursory glance demonstrates the obvious improvement in landscape connectivity through the reforestation projects undertaken on Alihuen. However, it is also a case study in sociocultural connectivity as it acts as a conduit and inspiration for artists, students, agrarians, artisans and the community at large.

This thirty minute film aims to promote awareness of some of the conservation issues that are facing the island of Chiloe and through Alihuen provide a case study of the ways in which they can be addressed in a practical and sustainable way and the associated flow-on of environmental and sociocultural benefits that can be achieved.

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BLACK MARLIN ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF by ASK Design

The Black Marlin (Istiompax indica) is one of the largest and fastest bony fish on the planet, reaching speeds of 130km/h and 750kg. The Viking II, captained by Billy Billson, started it's 2014 Black Marlin season with one at 200kg at Lena and another at 175kg in the capable hands of Dave 'Bagwah' McPherson.  Here's a quick glimpse at some of the shots from the trip in the scenic surrounds of tropical far north Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef.

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SNAKES ALIVE! 2015 SHOWREEL by ASK Design

The ACT Herpetological Association (ACTHA) partnered with the Canberra District Aquarium Society (CDAS) for Snakes Alive! 2015, a week long educational exhibition showcasing a variety of Australian reptiles, amphibians and, for the first time, threatened native fishes. You can see a few of the species displayed in this short film.

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