Category Archives: Community

NAIDOC

I had a fantastic afternoon on Friday, I spent a few hours at Dorrigo High School for their NAIDOC Week celebrations. I was up there with the Port Macquarie ABC Open Producer, Wiriya Sati. We met some incredible people. I … Continue reading

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The One That Got Away

This is a film I made last year. It’s the story of a friend of ours, Max Mander. He’s eight and he loves to fish. I filmed this on a Sony HD and edited it on Final Cut.

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Flooded In

My partner, Simon Portus, and I made this short film together in 2007. We made it as part of a Radio National documentary I made about people who get flooded in regularly near us, in Thora. These same people have … Continue reading

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12seconds

I started the 12words project in 2009. It’s been fun and thousands of people have connected to write and rate stories. Now I’ve decided to grow the project to 12second films. ¬†Everyone loves the idea, but they get a bit … Continue reading

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My Films

I’ve upgraded my wordpress to put some of my films up here but for some reason it’s being temperamental. Love technological glitches. So, as a little taster, here’s my youtube with one of my favourite films. ‘The One That Got … Continue reading

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Unsupported

I can hear the breath¬†speeding in my ears as I approach his house. Shallow, quick breath. And the sound of a distant car. A bird. A dog. And the car is closer, turning into the road. Behind me. I walk … Continue reading

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Gay Rights

I was just watching ‘Are You Being Served‘ the English tv show from the ’70’s. So good. But it made me realise how few steps we’ve taken in terms of Gay Rights in the last 40 years. One of the … Continue reading

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High Tea

I ate everything on this platter… I am project managing the design and construction of a new online hub and portal for 12-25 year olds from Coffs Harbour to Great Lakes on the Mid North Coast of NSW – genwire. … Continue reading

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Our School

Well here we are again, looking at the schools and their achievements on the My Schools website. I’m sad but not at all surprised to see that our school isn’t looking crash hot. In fact they are substantially below average … Continue reading

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Youthie Up Date

In February 2009 a young man called Caleb Jarrett was stabbed to death in my town. There’s a court case going in Coffs Harbour around his death so I won’t go into too many details about it, but it was … Continue reading

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