Live Interview on ABC – Splash TV


I (Carlton) got invited (out of no where) to be interviewed for a live 30min show for a kids show on ABC!

The biggest question was ….. How? And i asked the producer Mark Oxbrow, who invited me.

Apparently, our appearance back at EB-Expo 2013, and our media exposure back then there led to one of ABC’s producers to be able find us while scouring the internetz!
I was invited because :

“You’re a game developer, we saw your video interview during EB-Expo, and saw that you can talk quite confidently in front a camera…. which is great!” said Mark.
Cool, i replied!

So I got in early 10am, in which they sat me down for makeup! Where i sit on a chair with alot of lightbulbs on the mirror…..just like in the movies!

And from there on it was just rehearsals and setup until 2pm before the LIVE show kicked off.

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Justine Colla – game Artist from Epiphany games was also invited. We became really good rehearsal buddies 😛

Rebecca Fernandez our head of IGDA Sydney was there, although she was stationed at the level above us.

And got to meet Julian, the 12 year old game developer prodigy! I saw him on TV last year, couldnt believe i get meet him!

And coolest thing was all was getting to get interviewed by Bajo and Hex, who i pretty much watch quite often on TV (along with most gamers). It was quite an honour!
The show was executed with like 4-5 camera crew, lighting, sound, directors, producers, managers, wranglers and a really large and professional team! The room was quite packed! There was at least 15-20 people off camera making sure everything went smoothly because it was LIVE!

The 30min Show can be viewed here:

But otherwise, it was a really fun and great experience, got to meet really great people, and feeling really privileged to have been asked to be apart of this!

LESSON: Its just goes to show the decisions /actions / performance that we make in the past will make an impact to our future.


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