Pete Mella's writing portfolio

Stuff I've written. All my opinions are my own, not those of any current or former employers.

Join The Green Screen Scene

“‘Greenscreening’ is a something we get asked about a lot by students who use our Creative Media facilities. Known in the trade as ‘Chroma Key’, it is a visual effect that keys out a particular colour to create a mask, and is usually used to take one piece of video and superimpose it on to another.”

February 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Graveyard Band EP (review)

“Due to the infernal machinations of one very big, banjo-toting band at the moment, “alternative folk” is a genre this reviewer approaches with some trepidation…”

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Birding – A Secret World Of Little Dramas

“My name’s Pete and I’m a birdwatcher.

It’s funny how much that sounds like a confession, even though in reality I’ve just admitted to being involved in one of the most fascinating and exhilarating hobbies there is.”

February 1, 2013 · Leave a comment