While cardiParties are on hold due to the lockdown, we have begun to reach out to our GLAM community with cardiShorts. Videos (5-10mins) taken by a member of our community, either working from home, or going in to work, sharing an aspect of their work during COVID-19.
In this episode Shane Hughes, Keeper, Live Exhibits at Melbourne Museum, introduces us to the different animals, back of house Live Exhibits storage areas and the Forest Gallery at Melbourne Museum. The video was shot before Melbourne Museum reopened to the public. Many of the animals from Live Exhibits were taken home by Keepers while the Museum was closed.
Trigger warning: this video includes spiders, just in case you have a phobia!
Here is a list of the different animals that appear in the video:
01:09 Growling Grass Frogs and Green Tree Frog empty enclosure
01:19 Leather Jacket Fish
01:39 Lord Howe Island Stick Insects (juveniles)
02:18 Golden Orb Weaving Spider
02:32 Golden Orb Weaving Spider
02:49 Golden Orb Weaving Spider
03:10 Golden Orb Weaving Spider
03:43 Dermestid Beetles
03:49 Thorny Devil
04:53 Central Victorian Funnelweb & Blue Mountains Funnelweb
05:05 Sutherland’s Funnelweb
05:15 Blue Mountains Funnelweb
08:16 Purple Crowned Lorikeet
Do you work in GLAM and would you like to do a short video for cardiShorts? For beginner filmmakers, Andrew Kelly has written a blog with some helpful pointers. If you’re interested in submitting a cardiShort, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.