Commissions, Collaborations and Community

2016 AFL short film series: Writer/ Director: A series of short films for web that highlight diversity in the game. Commissioned by AFL and Australia Post. Link: click here.

2016 The Green Door: Additional 1st Assistant Director: Feature film by Australian director Sandra Sciberras. Produced by: Three Feet of Film.

2013 Fishing For Culture: Writer/Director/ Producer: 50 minute documentary film about fishing and cultural diversity in Victoria. Commissioned by: Fisheries Victoria. 

2012 Young Diverse Media TraineesProducer/ Mentor: a mentorship project for young people from emerging communities and culturally diverse backgrounds. Produced Roli Poli Delicatessen – A short documentary film about the Roli Poli Deli in Sunshine, Melbourne. Auspiced by: Yarraville Community Centre. Funded by Maribyrnong City Council.

2011 Snapshots (Short film series, 5 x 3mins) Writer/Director: Films for refugee audiences about life in Australia. Producer: Centre for Multicultural Youth. Commissioned by: the Department of Immigration & Citizenship. 

2011 National Youth Theatre Forum (11mins) Director/Producer/Mentor: Documentation of the event and vox pops with event delegates. Crewed and edited by young emerging filmmakers. Project Partner: Young People in the Arts Australia. 

2010 For Our People, For Our Future, 52mins: Co-Producer/ Location Director (PNG)/ Camera Operator (PNG):   Feature length film documenting the journey of the first Indigenous Trekker Unit to the Kokoda Trail in PNG as part of the Indigenous Youth Leadership Program. Directed by Scott Baskett, Legitimate Films. View preview: click here.

2010 MASSIVE Project, 7mins: Director/ Editor: Short film about the first youth Hip Hop Choir in Melbourne. Project Partners: Barkly Arts Centre (Cohealth Arts Generator), Footscray, Melbourne. 

2010 Talking Difference:  Workshop Facilitator/ Media Trainer: Pilot project exploring cultural diversity and identity with young people at the Immigration Museum, Melbourne.

2010 Video Stories:  Workshop Facilitator/ Artist in Residence: LiveHouse community arts project, collaborating with groups of women and children, from the Horn of Africa, to create a series of short video pieces. Project Producers: RMIT and LiveHouse.

2010 Lilisiana Kindergarten, 5mins:Writer/ Director: Short film for Pacific Community Partnerships about a kindergarten that services over 100 children in a large village in the Solomon Islands. Producer: Pacific Community Partnerships.

2010-2012 WETT Youth & Media Program: Workshop Facilitator/ Media Trainer: Lajumanu, Willowra & Yuendumu, NT. Media trainer and workshop facilitator with Indigenous Warlpiri young people to complete short film outcomes. Project Producer: PAW Media and Communications, Yuendumu.

2009 The History Project, 20mins: Director: The filming of stories of Pacific Brands and Kayser factory workers and facilitating discussions around their working lives and the future they face due to factory closure.  Producer: The Textile Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia. Weblink: click here.

2009 No One Eats Alone, feature length documentary: 2nd Camera & Sound: A film documenting the stories of Sudanese women living in Melbourne. Directed by Paola Bilborough.

2009 Aeroplane Park Basketball Tournament, 10mins: Writer/ Director/ Editor: A short film documenting young teams playing basketball in a Braybrook tournament including a police team. This film is part of the Aeroplane Youth Program. Project Partner: Yarraville Community Centre.

2008 In the Driver’s Seat, 5mins: Writer/Director: A short film capturing the journey of a group of Oromo refugee women as they journey through the process of getting their driver’s licences in their new home of Melbourne.  Independent Production. Project Partners: Kaayo Oromo Women’s Group, New Hope Foundation.

2008 The Triangle Wars, Feature DocumentaryAdditional Camera:  A project involving local group Unchain St Kilda. Producers: Lizette Attkins & Peter George. View Trailer: click here.