I had the great honour of moderating an “in conversation” with fellow Roger Corman alumni Gale Anne Hurd; co-creator of THE TERMINATOR, and producer of ALIENS, THE ABYSS and more recently the internationally acclaimed TV show THE WALKING DEAD, at the Screen Forever conference in Melbourne. Screen Forever, which is an initiative put together by Screen […]
Huge congratulations to my former student, Charlotte McConaghy, (Graduate Diploma Screenwriting 2012) for her win at the 2013 Australian Writers Guild Awards held at Melbourne’s Plaza Ballroom last Friday night. Charlotte won the Monte Miller Award: Long Form for Best unproduced script for her TV pilot FURY – which she developed as part of her […]
It was a fairytale finish for the winners of the Annual AWGIE Awards, which were held last Friday night 4 October at the Plaza Ballroom, Melbourne. Hosted by Sammy J, the awards now in their 46th year, celebrate the integral role of the writer in Australian film, television, theatre radio and interactive media. The AWGIE […]
Melbourne Writer’s Festival, proudly supported by the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, brings you and evening with some of our favourite writers, Wendy Harmer (THE BIG GIG), Steve Hely (30 ROCK), Michael Veitch (FAST FORWARD), Alan Carter (WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?) and Tim Ferguson (THE BIG GIG), all chaired by Ross Grayson-Bell […]
With 7 of the top 10 grossing Australian films of all time being comedies, why have they all but disappeared from our screens? The multi-award winning actor, Adam Zwar (WILFRED) joins the legendary Tim Ferguson (THE BIG GIG) in a debate with producers Neil Peplow (WAKING NED DEVINE) and Ross Grayson-Bell (FIGHT CLUB / AFTRS […]
Joined award-winning director, Samantha Lang, as a mentor in Melbourne International Film Festival’s Accelerator Program. The program provides four days of workshops, screenings, seminars and networking events on the business and creative aspects of the film industry for short film.
I was a mentor in Melbourne International Film Festival’s Accelerator Program. Open each year to those directors who have had their short film selected for screening at the festival, the program involves a series of workshops, seminars and networking events designed to launch the next stage of the director’s careers.