Assistant Director

Aquaphobe

“Are you a cat, or a girl?” Aquaphobe is a short film about a young woman who used to be a cat who must conquer her fear of water in order to save her relationship. I was the first assistant director and worked a lot in pre-production on this project as a key collaborator with …

Assistant Director

Freedom

“This is going to work, I just need you to trust me.” When two brothers make a grab for Freedom, they find themselves crossing both sides of the law. The result is a high stakes conflict as they battle for freedom, family and redemption. I was second assistant director on short film Freedom, a Firestick …

Director, Writer

White Lilies

This year White Lilies was completed, a project which I wrote and directed. The film was funded by the Media Resource Centre, Helpmann Academy and our Pozible supporters. We are in the process of submitting to festivals. We have just been selected to screen at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (nffty) in Seattle …

Producer

Prefect Bunker

I produced Prefect Bunker, a promotional video for the state library. The comical parody clip is a reference to popular meme Hitler’s Downfall and is intended to encourage students to use the library when completing their SACE research projects. It was a lot of fun and involved a cast of over 20 high school students. …

Designer

Courtney Robb: The Next Disaster

Music video I designed with Johan Bosma as director and Melisa Daly producing: A Kickass Chick Flicks production. My main priority was maintaining a specific palette of greys, lavendars, blues, dull green and timber. The style and costuming also had to fit with the genre as well as Courtney’s sense of style. Have a listen! …

Assistant Director, Extra

Anto Dal Santo: BEST IDEA I’VE EVER HAD

“Why won’t you let me grow some weed out the back in the shed like you said I could?” It was great fun assistant directing this vibrant music video for Anto Dal Santo, directed by Nelya Valamanesh, who was a goddess (on and off camera). I was responsible for scheduling the shoot order and had …

Assistant Director, Designer

Ink

“I hate you.” “Try and be a little bit friendlier when you’re answering the phone.” Ink is about single mum and tattoo artist Toni (Eva Grzelak), who must hire her difficult teenage daughter Sam (Camryn Jordans) to work at her studio in order to stay afloat. I first assistant directed and designed this comical and moving …

Designer

Welcome & Congratulations

“Welcome and congratulations, you have earned yourself a valued position in our society and we intend to look after you to the best of our ability…” W&C is a surreal dystopian universe with a clown-like dictator called Dr. Henry, where everything is pink, yellow or blue. I was the production designer on this unusual short …

Designer, Director, Producer, Writer

Jemima the Fish

“I think I just flashed someone.”“Lucky them, getting a free show.”“Yeah… if the show is maxi-pads fully loaded.” Jemima the Fish is an uplifting film about Jemima (Ellen Graham, an Adelaide College of the Arts Student in her final year), a girl in her early 20s. One day she brings home a pet fighting fish, …

Creator

Dreams of Australasia

This short experimental film was created to be screened as part of Adelaide’s OzAsia festival in the Continental Shift programme. It forms an attempt to understand the collective subconscious psyche of Asian Australians by uncovering what people dream about at night. This was created by asking the voluntary participants (who have lived in or descended …