Over 7 days in September 2012 I drove 3058 kilometres around New Zealand’s North Island. This video is a record of some of the amazing things I saw on this trip. I shot this video on a Canon 7D with the 24-70 2.8L and the Canon TC-80N3 Intervalometer. The song is by This Will Destroy You – The Mighty Rio Grande. Some photos from the trip can be seen after the jump.

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Here’s a short video portrait I directed, filmed and edited on my brother Mike McShane. I know I’m biased but Mike is one of the most talented / imaginative / inspiring / and just plain awesome people I’ve ever met and I’m so happy he is finally getting his work out there. The video was filmed over a few days earlier this year in Forster, NSW, Australia and was shot on a Canon 7D and a Canon 1014 Super 8 camera. All of the artworks are by Mike and if you like them you can check out more of his amazing work on his website or his facebook page. Hope you like the film!


Evan Clarry was my directing teacher at Film School and I reckon I learnt more from him in that one 16 week unit then I did throughout the entire 3 year degree – so much so that after I finished his directing unit the first time round I snuck back in to take it again the following semester. Evan has directed a whole bunch of feature films, shorts and TV shows and is an absolute treasure trove of knowledge on directing craft. Since film school we’ve kept in touch and he’s been a huge source of inspiration to me and has been really supportive of all my film projects. He’s just released a book he wrote called Venom which you can read here, and he has also just launched a really interesting storytelling website you can view here. I was stoked when he asked me to shoot some portraits to go with his new work and hope you like them!

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New Notification: YOU’RE DEAD!

So here it is guys – After a decent run on the film festival circuit Friend Request is finally online! I hope you enjoy watching it as much as we did making it! Huge thanks to all the amazing people that were involved in the project. Underneath the film I have included some photos from the shoot taken by yours truly as well as my good friend Chris Karageorgiou.

If you like the film share it with your friends on Facebook but be careful or you might become the star of Jeremiah Kane’s next film…

: )

FRIEND REQUEST from Danny McShane on Vimeo.

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Over the past few months I’ve been working with Dan Sugars Audio and Brisbane shredders Trojan Horse. Check out the fruits below:

THE TROJAN HORSE SESSIONS from Danny McShane on Vimeo.

TROJAN HORSE – SUPERMINX from Danny McShane on Vimeo.


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A music video I shot entirely on Super 8 film for the Brisbane Jazz band Trichotomy

TRICHOTOMY – STROM from Danny McShane on Vimeo.

The clip was shot over two days at various locations around south east Queensland. Over the two days I also shot the following stills on Kodak Portra 160 35mm and 120 film with my trusty Canon EOS 1VHS and Mamiya 645 Pro TL.








Dave and Mindy got married on the 8th of December 2012 on Stradbroke Island. I shot this wedding on 35mm and medium format film with my Canon EOS 1VHS and Mamiya 645 Pro TL with Kodak Portra 160/400/800, Fuji 400H and Ilford HP5 400 and Delta 3200. Processing and scans were done with Prolab in South Brisbane. I was also fortunate enough to have Beth Lane onboard as a second shooter. I hope you like the shots.

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