Kieran studied for a BA Media Studies at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and later obtained an Associate Diploma, Screen Studies: Directing and Writing, from The Australian Film, Television and Radio School. He worked in freelance film production for twenty years, before giving up the good money and the long hours to focus on his first passion, writing. Kieran has received script development grants from Screen Australia and Film Victoria, and has optioned projects to producers in Tasmania, Melbourne, Sydney and London.
Gold Mountain Budget: $1M - $5M | Action ⋄ Adventure Resurrected today after his murder during the gold rush, a young Chinese man falls in with San Francisco's underworld, only to discover that his direct descendants are victims of his gang's brutal extortion racket.
Pretty Pine Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror When an underachieving cop is promoted sideways to a remote high-country community, bizarre and bloody events at first test her sanity, but ultimately reveal a connection to her best friend’s murder and her father’s disappearance, many years before.