Flinders University film school and an Advanced Diploma of Arts at the Roma Mitchell Arts Centre, both in Adelaide.
Script Doctor by trade for Nixor Management, also in Adelaide - scriptwriter and producer of a music video, Saints Alight, song DICE, HEART or BUST - Script Doctored both domestically and internationally, LA, NY, Ireland, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide.
Read in LA, London and NY - read by the prestigious Shanahan Managent Agency in Sydney, worked with producers in LA, Brisbane and Ireland.
On set three days for Russell Crowe's directorial debut filming The Water Diviner - spent time with the cream of Australia's writers at the AWG Awards Black Tie evening in Sydney.
Quarter Finalist in the Scriptapalooza International Screenplay competition, made the final 350 from 4,216 entrants.
Member of TOASTMASTERS in the Mawson Lakes club, Adelaide.
Offered two co-production deals for my screenplays from Irish producers, but unable to secure an Australian co-producer.
Have written a 3 episode TV series, AN INDECENT THIEF, for the public ABC network and under consideration.
My scripts range between Drama, Thriller, Action, Sci-fi, Fantasy/Mythology, Horror and Rom-Coms.
Unique traits: I write fast.
DEADLY Horror High school excursion, abandoned island, a love triangle, communication and power failure, the usual suspects - mysterious deaths, students and teachers trapped inside the Welcome Centre, SOMETHING attempts to break in, panic and hysteria with the realisation not all, if any, will survive. YES, another zombie story.
SINS OF A DAUGHTER 2 Budget: $5M - $10M | Action ⋄ Romance Nothing like a little magic to get you by when life becomes a little difficult.
AN UNLIKELY WARRIOR Budget: $5M - $10M | Drama RAPE IN MARRIAGE, until recently, was not recognised in Australia - women were the property of their husbands and could not be denied sex - law enforcement were reluctant to intervene in any domestic violence, until, incredibly, a little old lady came along with a complaint she took to court.
GUNWASH Thriller ⋄ Crime ⋄ Drama REVENGE. If someone injured your child, would you seek revenge, DARK revenge, on all the perpetrators responsible, would you be prepared to kill if it helped to appease your pain? Would you TORTURE and be cruel to appease your pain? Meet someone who made his choice!
SINS OF A DAUGHTER Action ⋄ Adventure ⋄ Fantasy ⋄ Historical ⋄ Thriller Young teenager becomes an apprentice - to a witch - they did not burn at the stake in 1910, but there was persecution and retribution - this places her in great jeopardy and needs to learn magic fast - VERY FAST!
THE DEVIL IN BLACK Action ⋄ Crime ⋄ Drama ⋄ Thriller No one believes in an evil fallen angel - until you meet one.
GOD AND THE IMMORTAL Action ⋄ Drama ⋄ War Cain killed his brother, Abel, 6,000 years ago and has sought redemption ever since - he is immortal, rich and powerful, but also a mysterious figure with secret weapons to engage war against any oppressors, anywhere, anytime - but we're never certain if he is a saint or a sinner?
THE PROTECTOR Sci-fi Rand is an alien, he wants to murder a serial killer, but his Starship father, also the captain, forbids it; they cannot intervene with the planet's internal affairs nor change natural history, but some rules are meant to be broken.WARNING, some graphic material of a sexual nature and may offend.
THE COLOUR OF BLOOD IS RED Drama ⋄ Romance Romeo and Juliet fall in love during the riots in Ireland - one is Green, the other Orange, not a good combination in 1975.