Looking For My Next Documentary

Click here to see trailer Blackbirding The ‘happening-now -cyclone’, Marcia, has let me know that my next documentary will  definitely not be about cyclone recovery. I can let go of that ‘natural disaster recovery theme.’ After Yasi – Finding the Smile Within is there for anyone that wants to read it and walk in theContinue reading “Looking For My Next Documentary”

Blog Hop Begins – Recovering Joy after Cyclone Yasi

A four year journey to create this ebook.  Finally it’s here. Documenting Disaster Recovery for Beginners  ABC Open “It’s powerful to document something you have been through with a community, like bush fire, cyclone, flood, storm, tsunami, but how can you write, video, photograph it in a way that is accessible to people who haven’tContinue reading “Blog Hop Begins – Recovering Joy after Cyclone Yasi”

Tablelands Folk Festival – the making of the documentary

I went as a volunteer, with my family along to help carry gear etc, to make a documentary and short video trailer of the festival.   It was a last minute ask as I was supposed to be in Sydney at a photo exhibition which was postponed and they originally had another videographer booked who pulledContinue reading “Tablelands Folk Festival – the making of the documentary”

Dance for Recovery – Films soon to be Released

The Documentary Dance for Recovery Behind the Scenes is almost complete. Final edits today and then it is sent to the project organisers. It’s been the biggest project in my short film making journey so far. Many documentaries are done by a full crew and have the luxury of people specialising in editing of sound,Continue reading “Dance for Recovery – Films soon to be Released”

Make Me Look Beautiful: Challenges of Documentary Photography

Why would some people rather eat brussel sprouts with mustard and peanut butter than have a photograph taken? Why do some people hug the camera as it if was their dearest long lost primary school friend that they haven’t seen in thirty years? Is it simply that some people think they break the camera glassContinue reading “Make Me Look Beautiful: Challenges of Documentary Photography”