Film Making Mentors: Piece 19

I couldn’t end this journey of who shaped me without special mention of Mick Bromage and Leandro Palacio who have helped shape my beginnings as a film maker. They have taught me that you start with your imagination and a storyline.  You begin to create that storyline through images and sounds. You match the imagesContinue reading “Film Making Mentors: Piece 19”

Now and Then; Series 2 comes to Tully

So yesterday it was time to walk around Tully to take our Now and Then photos.  We prepared for the task in the morning at a workshop with ABC Open producers, Michael Bromage and Leandro Palacio.  They showed examples, and took everyone through the steps of what we needed to do.   It was during thisContinue reading “Now and Then; Series 2 comes to Tully”

Memories of the Winds of Yasi

This morning the wind woke me up.  It’s waking up a lot of us who remember the storms of Yasi not to mention the flooding afterwards.  We often get flooding up north, but the Yasi floods were full of debris, and on top of already coping with blown away rooves.  Rain meant life felt evenContinue reading “Memories of the Winds of Yasi”

Guest blogging makes me brave and leads to discoveries

Joe with picture of Pam when she was younger…, a photo by gumbootspearlz creations – June Perkins on Flickr. Yes, my guest blogging for abcopen continues – what a great bunch those producers are – busy creating, workshopping and out and about getting to know the community.They inspire me to do the same. Mick, Leandro,Continue reading “Guest blogging makes me brave and leads to discoveries”

Moment Behind the Photograph – workshop in the Cassowary Coast

Photographs can be amazing story sparkers, as a small but enthusiastic group of participants found when Leandro Palacio came to C4 to run a free community workshop. Weaving, Cyclone Yasi stories, lessons from nature’s creatures, and empowerment of Aboriginal youth were some of the themes to emerge from participants’ photographs. Leandro introduced ABCopen by playingContinue reading “Moment Behind the Photograph – workshop in the Cassowary Coast”