Adam is co-founder/director of the Vertical Film Festival in Katoomba in Australia's Blue Mountains. Along with his sister Natasha, he created the Festival, the world's first competition for vertical video, as a platform for exploring cinematic undercurrents that make us think about how we frame the world.
More details and a short essay on the format may be found at the Festival's website: http://vertical.video
A study of the fabled city of Venice, rapidly disappearing below the water line under rising sea levels due to global warming and subsidence.
in the heat of the moment thermographically images nudes in Australian bush environments to explore — on an aesthetic level — anthropogenic (human-made) global warming. It uses a high-resolution thermal imaging camera generously loaned from Dr. Andrea Leigh in the UTS Climate Change Cluster (C3), where it's used to analyse leaf temperatures in Australia's arid zones. The imager records hundreds of thousands of points of heat data in infrared wavelengths before visualising them in colour spectra apprehensible to the human eye.
Adam made this 4-minute video for Sydney Opera House's Greening the House program in late 2014. It shows how Jørn Utzon’s architectural design principles established a path towards sustainability for the House.
Five short vignettes made for the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia (RFDS), South Eastern Section, featuring people whose lives have been changed by the Service assisting them in their hour of need.
The problematic phenomenology of climate change through the lens of the Early Renaissance polyptych.
5-channel kinaesthetic video installation.
An 8hr05min video triptych which deals with the sensory imperceptibility of climate change in our day-to-day existence — postulating it as one explanation for our collective inaction in the face of an existential threat.
The wanderings of a herd of camels lost amidst the roundabouts of an abandoned desert ‘suburb’ in the UAE. Single-channel HD video with sound.
A timelapse journey revealing a metropolis seemingly devoid of human presence.
Single-channel HD video with sound.
An exhibition of photographic stills & video art shot in and around Dubai after the global financial crisis.
Deserted, fully-signposted multi-lane highways cut swathes through the sand, only to end equally precipitously in the middle of nowhere; monuments to excess and the money that ran out.
In this online documentary, you can navigate your way through the web of streets that form the Old City of Jerusalem (Al Quds). The interface give you an impression of moving through it. Sometimes, you will find doorways that you can enter, doorways that take you into the hidden layers of Jerusalem.
Every year at the end of autumn, tourists and workers depart the Mediterranean islands of Greece, leaving behind hundreds of cats to fend for themselves. To the music of Sibelius'Valse Triste, we follow them through the beautiful, near-deserted island village of Oía on Santorini.
The music of Richard Wagner — played in accompaniment to the landscapes that inspired him.
These short vignettes with RFDS South Eastern Section’s Broken Hill staff combine interviews in a rough-and-ready handheld style with the stills taken every year of RFDS staff and patients, both by Adam Sebire.
Examples include Architects of Air’s Mirazozo, Joss Whedon live on stage, an interview with Gotham Chopra On The Future of Comics, Babies Proms’ The Four Seasonsand A Load of Rubbish, made as an in-house recycling-awareness video for Greening The House.
Web videos for Sydney Opera House including Soap, Love, Loss & What I Wore, Helena & The Journey of the Hello, In Glass, The Last Cargo Cult, and I’m Every Woman.
Web videos of performers and performances made between 2009-2011 for Sydney Opera House’s digital portal PLAY> and SBS’s pay television channel STVDIO.
Adam was contracted by YouTube to make the YouTube Symphony Orchestra 2011 Callout Videos featuring members of Berlin Philharmonic and The Sydney Symphony.
Australia's SBS Radio & Television Youth Orchestra follows in the great Polish composer's footsteps: from Warsaw to Kraków, Prague to Vienna and Paris, 200 years after Chopin’s birth.
SBS Youth Orchestra gives the concert première of the “Wild Swans Suite” by Uzbek-born Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin. It features footage of Uzbekistan’s astonishing Silk Road architecture from Khiva, Bukhara and Samarkand.