Constructive Media celebrates its 7th birthday!

Today marks the 7th year that Constructive Media has been in business, and what an amazing time we’ve had getting to this point! A huge thank you to all of our clients, contractors, suppliers, support staff, friends, relatives and pets for their continued support. To celebrate this special occasion we’re offering a night to experience the Seven Deadly Sins "Gluttony" package at The Vines to the winner of our bumper 7th anniversary quiz!

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The competition is over! Congratulations to Helena Potaka for winning the overnight "Seven Deadly Sins – Gluttony" prize! Entries closed at 7.07pm WST on September 7, 2010.

Question 1: What day was Constructive Media launched?


a: September 1, 2001

b: September 1, 2002

c: September 1, 2003

d: September 1, 2004


Question 2: Speaking of gluttony, what fuels the staff of Constructive Media on a weekly basis?


a: Kentucky Fried Chicken

b: Chooks

c: McDonalds

d: Nandos


Question 3: Constructive Media uses the rendering engine "V-Ray" to generate its 3D visuals. Developed by legends Vladimir Koylazov and Peter Mitev (Chaos Group), it features a brilliant "VRayPhysicalCamera" that allows us to use real-world parameters to set up the virtual CG camera.What does the f-number control?

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a: The width of the camera aperture

b: The zoom factor

c: The amount of vertical shift

d: The focus distance


Question 4: Who said "Mr President… what the hell?"



a: Zapp Brannigan


b: Harrison Ford

c: Will Smith

d: Edward Scissorhands


Question 5: Which of the following industries has Constructive Media not done work for?


a: Medical

b: Mining & Resource

c: Nuclear Physics

d: Residential Housing


Question 6: The most important part of getting a good animation done is…


a: Fast render times


b: Planning/Storyboarding


c: Making heaps and heaps of changes

d: Really expensive workstations with Quadro FX graphics cards


Question 7: 3DS Max 2010 introduced the "what" tools used to assist with 3D modelling?


a: Carbon Fibre


b: Graphite


c: Diamond

d: Hydrogen


Question 8: Recently a delivery to Constructive Media had unexpected consequences. What happened?


a: We received a package intended for AdultShop


b: The office alarm was set off


c: The delivery person showed up wearing a fez

d: The parcel was covered in bees


Question 9: There are 7 apples on the table, you take 3. How many do you have?



a: 3


b: 4

c: 5

d: 6


Question 10: "The hat" is often used in the Constructive Media office to determine…


a: who has to ring, and who has to pick up lunch

b: who has to reset the servers

c: who has to clean the dishes

d: who has to sharpen all the pencils in the office


Question 11: What is so important about September 28, 2010?


a: it is the 7th anniversary of the photocopier at Constructive Media

b: it marks the date where Cam Scott is forced to prove he can kick a footy 60m

c: it is the date that FIFA 2011 is scheduled for release in Australia

d: it is the date that artificial turf will be laid in the Constructive Media office


Question 12: Constructive Media staff will this month be attending Animation Classes hosted by…


a: Nick Park, Aardman Animations


b: Simon Allen, Pixar Animation Studios


c: Lew Coleman, DreamWorks Animation

d: Stan Lee, Marvel Comics


Question 13: Constructive Media has created a set of 3D animations of what precious stones for Solid Gold Jewellers?


a: Argyle Champagne Diamonds

b: Argyle White Diamonds

c: Argyle Black Diamonds


d: Argyle Pink Diamonds


Question 14: What’s so special about the photo below?

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a: The lens that’s in this photo was actually used to take this photo

b: There’s an extra glass element in this lens that shouldn’t be there

c: This lens was found at Cash Converters for just $3.50


d: It’s not a real lens at all
(it’s a cup!)


Question 15: A new webserver was recently installed for Constructive Media. Amongst all the names that were suggested, which one of these was not suggested by a staff member?


a: rickmoranis

b: sandrabullocksthenet

c: tito


d: yoshi


Question 16: In the subsea industry, what does the acronym "PLET" stand for?


a: Pipeline End to Tow

b: Pipeline End Terminal/Termination

c: People Leaning over Edge of Tower

d: Permanently Leaking End Table


Question 17: When was the "Cow Theory" released?

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a: December 12, 2006

b: December 8, 2004

c: October 3, 2005

d: May 29, 1983


Question 18: The magic 8-ball in the office is usually reserved for staff who …


a: have left their teaspoons on the counter in the kitchen

b: have trouble deciding whether to net or distribute render

c: have made an obvious error

d: have forgotten to bring the bin out on rubbish night


Question 19: The name of the horse that CM Racing follows is …

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a: About Time

b: About Even

c: About Mary

d: Run About


Question 20: What comes next in the following sequence? 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 11, ?


a: 13

b: 17

c: 20

d: 100 (it’s the next number in the sequence that doesn’t have a "t" in it)

Good luck!

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Terms & Conditions of Entry:

  1. To enter this competition you must be 18yrs of age or older, and a resident of Western Australia.
  2. Only one entry is allowed per person, if multiple entries are submitted (or if you’re found to be guilty of cheating) you will be ineligible to win this competition.
  3. Constructive Media staff and their partners/family are not permitted to enter, as they’d know too much!
  4. The prize is a voucher for an overnight stay at The Vines Resort on the "Seven Deadly Sins – Gluttony" promotion and is subject to availability and all terms and conditions from The Vines Resort. There is only one (1) prize.
  5. This prize is not redeemable for cash.
  6. Cheaters don’t/can’t win.
  7. Constructive Media reserves the right to cancel this competition if for some reason that needs to be done. This isn’t likely to happen, but we’re paranoid control freaks. Ok, well one of us is. 🙂
  8. The winner is determined to have the higher number of correct answers. In the event that multiple entrants have the equal highest number of correct answers, their names will be placed into a conical-shaped hat and one will be chosen at random. The decision is final.

* Please note only your name will be shared (if you win), the rest of the information is just for identification purposes to ensure that only one entry per person is received!