Lovestruck: Wrestling’s No. 1 Fan (2006)
Director/Co-Producer/DOP (56 mins).
Producer: RB Films
A 52-minute portrait of Australia’s most dedicated fan of professional wrestling. Production began in 1995 with completion in June 2006. Cinema release: Melbourne, Brisbane & Sydney April 2006, DVD release followed September 2007 (Accent).
Screened at Melbourne, Revelation Perth, Wisconsin, Bridgetown and Byron Bay International Film Festivals, with theatrical screenings at Cinema Nova (Melbourne), Blue Room Cinebar (Brisbane), Chauvel Cinema (Sydney), Deckchair Cinema (Darwin), Bondi Open Air Cinema (Sydney), FTI (Perth) and Mercury Cinema (Adelaide) an Star & Shadow Cinema (Newcastle on Tyne, UK.)
Strange Hungers (2001)
Director/Producer/DOP (30 mins)
A 30-minute ‘educational’ documentary about the world of BDSM with Australia’s finest – and funniest – Professional Dominatrix. Recorded over two years in the ‘bible belt’ of suburban Melbourne…
Screened at Cinekink New York, St. Kilda Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, Revelation Perth International Film Festival, South Yarra Film Festival, Canberra International Short Film Festival, Australian Centre for Photography & Happy Yess.
Hooked On Christmas (1997)
Director/Producer/DOP (78 mins)
An 80-minute video feature about a suburban couple devoted to sharing their unique vision of Christmas with their neighbourhood and the world. It was shot over three years.
Screened at Cinema Nova Carlton, Kaleide Cinema RMIT, VCA Documentary Film Society, South Yarra Film Festival & Melbourne University.
Director/Producer/DOP (30 mins)
A 30-minute observational film about fanatical AFL football supporters, the “Sainters” of St. Kilda Football Club. Shot over 18 months (1991-92) in and around the grounds – and homes – of suburban Melbourne, it holds the record as the film with the ‘most swearing per minute of screen time’, and quite possibly the ‘most pirated short film in Melbourne’. Heathens also broke box office records for short film at the George Cinemas in St. Kilda, Melbourne, when it screened to sold out audiences in 1996. Home video release in 1998 through Siren Entertainment.
Screened at Melbourne Fringe Film Festival (awarded ‘Best New Film’), George Cinemas St. Kilda ‘Celluloid Bites’, Revelation Film Festival, South Yarra Film Festival, Star & Shadow Cinema Newcastle UK, Bridgetown Film Festival WA, ‘Eddie Fanzine’ fundraiser Newtown Sydney, Empress Hotel Fitzroy, Sun Theatre Yarraville, In The Realm Of The Senses Festival & Happy Yess.
Read what James The ‘Hound Dog’ Young said on 3RRR-FM about Heathens when it was first released.
Home Girls (1996)
Eight minute non-fiction experimental shot on Super 8
Screened at Melbourne Fringe Film Festival.
Vern’s Home Movie (1996)
Thirty minute experimental Video Diary collaboration with Vern Sundfors.
The Crunch! (1995)
Found footage experimental music video set to the music of the Rah Band.
Screened at Revelation Perth International Film Festival, Kaleide Cinema RMIT.
Bump & Grind (1995)
Eight minute non-fiction experimental shot Hi-8
Screened at Ultra Film Carnival.
Three minute experimental narrative shot on Super 8
Behind the scenes documentaries