Construct a world and hide the seams. Sombre vistas, narrow concerns, fripperies – anything to please, but always with attention to detail. I rule nothing out that will advance a story. I’ll parachute into any terrain with a microscope or flame-thrower.
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90 Minute Feature Film, Human Comedy
When Alex decides to write a thesis on his grandfather Frank’s experiences in the 1956 Hungarian revolution, the two travel to Budapest. But Frank would rather settle old scores and party than help Alex. Only with help from a Ken Done loving librarian and a jail cell does Alex triumph.
90 minute Feature Film, Comedy
Four Depression-era losers sink their money into Airbiscuit, the progeny of Seabiscuit. When Airbiscuit proves a racing dud but is able to fart on demand, the boys attempt to recoup their money by forming a travelling freak-show. Outsiders join the troupe and the group prove more successful than ever imagined.
After graduating with history honours from La Trobe University in 2010, I was Chief Scribbler™ for Collingwood FC Captain, Nick Maxwell, on his blog. I’ve earned my daily bread as a freelance sports journalist for such august publications as Crikey, The Guardian, Vice and Inside Footy. In 2014 I had two children’s books published through Penguin.