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(c) photographs by mia'kate russell

i'm currently working with monash university producing and managing a fabulous slate of amazing online courses (moocs)

traveled a lot last year: singapore, kl, sri lanka, cambodia, laos, thailand, nepal, uae, turkey, iran, macedonia, serbia, montenegro, croatia, italy, uk, ireland, indonesia

'the gallant captain', the short animation i made with graeme base and the lampshade collective is still screening in fests. for news

just directed some sample material for two projects with talented screenwriter kerry drumm. look for #strawberry & #tankedsample

kerry and i were selected for the melbourne international film festival's 37south market with #tankedsample. met some completely wonderful folk

was one of the actors for the recent 'offspring directing television masterclass' at open channel with the fabulous nicholas bufalo at the helm

spoke on a panel titled 'only limited by imagination' about anim & vfx at the open channel 'screen creator's generation next conference'

worked with glynn nicholas on his eurovision musical tribute 'song contest' to make a bunch of media for and about the show

worked with x|media|lab to help promote their australian tour masterclasses with two-time emmy award winner seth shapiro

graeme base and I went to clermont ferrand short film fest in france. there is no cheese left in clermont-ferrand, or france

i also went to aspen shortsfest. we won the oscar qualifying 'best short short' award. met incredible filmmakers

was on the pre-selection committee for flickerfest again last year. so many insanely good short films around

working collaboratively again with the wonderful local artist josie wadelton on a new experimental film

i'm working with a few indie filmmakers to help with their film festival strategies and entry coordination

spoke at an awg vic event last year, 'to shorts and beyond' about all things shorts and festivals

did some freelance corporate scriptwriting for the talented lot at 'creativa corporate video'

acted in a new play called 'doug holcombe' at the owl and the pussycat

did a voice over for a really interesting worksafe safety campaign

had a tiny guest role on 'winners and losers'

soft launched 'cherry hands', a new corporate video, media consulting and production services business. for news

received a women in small business enterprise award for my 'cherry hands' business plan . thanks mggs, working on a website finally

another animated short i produced, 'nullarbor' is also still playing at various fests. for news

worked with filmmaker sarah barton to set up for news

i also worked with sarah on her new doco 'defiant lives', which is just finishing up in post production

i tweet for a whole bunch of peeps, shoot me an email if you'd like to know more

an experiement film I made in collaboration with artist josie wadelton, 'the worship'. had its international premiere at the 'venice international video art festival'

had a ball with the talented mia'kate russell, being a subject for her 'scarface' series of twisted photographs. freaky but super fun (pics above)

made a little teaser for a scripted tv comedy concept as a writer/performer with the lovely, and very very funny simone gescheit (ray)

made an abstract film called '106 artists: follow your dreams' for a group art exhibition, find it on

finally getting some clips up on youtube & vimeo, gosh that stuff takes a lot of time !!!! &

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her's a little iv i did a while back about animation

19 November, 2016