When Miro returns from WWII he finds his land taken, his daughter stolen, his people relocated and his service record treated with contempt, but the battlefield has taught him how to fight and he sets out to reunite his family waging his own form of justice. Miro is an Australian Aboriginal WWII Western.
Feature Film: Lola and Ana, notorious septuagenarian Chilean drag queens, live in a broken past that overshadows their present and dictates their future. When Victor, a charismatic film maker, discovers their talents Lola and Ana must heal their deepest fears, secrets and truths to give the performance of their lives. Amerindia Films, director Gustavo Letelier, post production march 2015.
Having recently picked up its 16th International award this short on one man's fight against climate change is screening in festivals around the world.
Bettina and Alexis, two ageing drag queens, review a life filled with more twists and turns than a set of hot rollers. Short film, ScottMcQ Productions. Just about to hit the 2015 festival circuit.
Boy and his dog WWII feature in development with Miracle Mile Entertainment.
Music video for Priyanka PriPri/Reverbnation. Produced by Royaal Studios 2013.
ELDEST OF NONE
One hour television pilot for drama series. Produced by TV Production House 2013,
YOU GOT THE LOVE
Music video for Nick Skitz/Universal Music. Produced by TV Production House.
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ANGELS ON THE BATTLEFIELD
A feature documentary on the 5RAR band during the Vietnam War. In development with producer: Mike Bluett. 2013
THE TELEGRAM MAN
Based on the John Boyne (Boy In The Striped Pajamas) story American Farm ’44. Set in Berrima during WWII, Bill Williams the telegram man has become the most feared person in town, as he must deliver the worst kind of news. Staring Jack Thompson as the Telegram Man, Gary Sweet and Sigrid Thornton. Super 35mm, 14mins.
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Writer/Mentor, Port Kembla Youth Project. Worked with teenage refugee students to create a series of digital stories/mini movies about their experiences. w
Commissioned to write a two hour feature script based on the lives of WWII flying Aces Adolf Galland, Douglas Bader and Jack Rae. Producer: Richard Akel Four Stars International LA. In development.
Biographical feature based on the life of German concert pianist Clara Wieck Schumann. A domineering father. A mad husband. A younger lover. Eight Children. The first woman to have music published in her own name. A passionate willful prodigy. Trail blazer. Pianist. They were the rock stars of their age. Clara Schumann, Robert Schumann, Mendelssohn, Liszt and Brahms were the centre of the new romantic classical music ‘brat pack’ in the mid eighteen hundreds. Top Semi-Finalist in the American Producer's Association Competition 2012. Producer: Oscar Scherl, Open Eye. In development.
A community project for the new Lake Illawarra Tourism Centre (the major centre for the south coast). Worked with community members to create a series of short digital films detailing their connection to the land and environment through their shared histories. (Funded by IMB through South Coast Writers Centre.) Click to visit MAP project.
BEACHLEY ATHLETIC VIDEO/INTERNET SEMINARS
Series of short seminars on the connection between mind, body and spirit in relation to health.
BLOOD ON THE CHANDELIER
Within a menacing house reside the Baroness, her maid and her cat. This dark tale of life within walls built on bitterness and hatred is an analogous view of the way an environment can infect a child’s mind. Co-written with Jeffery Norris. 9 min. colour, 16mm (3D Stop-Motion Animation/Pixilation)
Eddie is approached by his young protégé, Ral, who has some rather surprising news about his supposedly innocent friendship with the mute boarder Pokie. Co-written with Jeffrey Norris, King Yif Productions.1 min. 20 sec. Colour, 16mm.
COME ALIVE MAGAZINE SHOW
Daily Express 'Come Alive Magazine Show' U.K. Toured 10 regional cities in U.K, produced scripts for various segments/demonstrations/drama incorporating products into theatrical and short film pieces. Clients included WWF, Interflora and Spillers.
A GLASNOST HISTORY OF THE WORLD
Six members of a university comedy troupe explore life, love and deconstruction, as they negotiate living on campus. Short feature, 46mins, colour, super16 transferred to 35mm and video. Open University Film.
A woman finds comfort in hurling lemons skyward 10min, colour, 8mm, Multimedia piece incorporating oral performance with Melbourne composer Petra Salsjo.