Drama • 8 mins • Unproduced
An old man keeps a solitary caged bird for company but he yearns for human companionship. It is only when he frees the bird to find her mate that the old man can find his.
Drama • 6 mins • Unproduced
After a young artist leaves home to spend the night creating street art, her mother is forced to acknowledge her coming of age in order to find her.
Alexandra, a young artist works on street art in the dead of night as her worried, disapproving mother Julia searches for her. In the process, Alexandra overcomes an assailant as she navigates dark laneways looking for a canvas.
The story moves back and forth between the two and it becomes apparent that Alexandra is both more talented and street smart than her mother realises.
When Julia finds her daughter, her relief turns to anguish as her refusal to acknowledge her coming of age pushes Alexandra further away. Julia is forced to acknowledge Alexandra's artistry, maturity and love for her mother when she sees her majestic art piece of role reversal - the daughter cradling the mother.
Drama • 85 mins • Unproduced
A widowed businesswoman develops a love interest in a jaunty musician but must overcome the loss of her company to find true love.
I See You follows the love stories of three generations of Greek/Australian women, Lena Sarris, daughter Mary and granddaughter Joy.
Lena, a former writer of romance novels turned businesswoman, runs Eros Publishing and leads an affluent lifestyle with beloved dog Jack. A long time widow, her devotion to business, Mary and Joy comes at the expense of romantic love.
Mary, a recently divorced single mother and reluctant manager at Lena's company, struggles to establish her identity outside the world her mother has created. Meanwhile, granddaughter Joy, grapples with her coming of age as she tries to distinguish herself as an artist.
The story begins with Lena asserting her authority among a male dominated board as the fortunes of Eros wane. At the company end of year celebration, Mick Oliver, a well known musician still basking in the heyday of Sunbury 74', rocks into Lena's world.
Her plan to restore Eros to its glory days by returning to writing is undermined by Mary's refusal to succeed her and a hostile board trying to depose her.
Lena's romance with Mick flourishes as she is ousted from the company she founded but when she is diagnosed with breast cancer and loses Jack in the aftermath, she ends the love affair.
Bit by bit, Lena's life unravels, as she sheds her status, public persona and stoic exterior and contemplates suicide. Her despair is interrupted by Mick who casts aside his own fear of commitment to support her unconditionally as she re-examines her purpose and priorities in life.
Unburdened by the weight of status and expectation, Lena liquidates her material possessions and retakes control of Eros but no longer has the desire to lead it and cedes control to her loyal employees.
Lena finds writing again. Her reckoning with her true self and eventual embrace of love is the catalyst for Mary to connect with her own sexuality and for Joy to discover that your first love is usually not your last.
Drama • 6 mins • In Pre-Production
When two elderly acquaintances are abandoned on a group outing, they try to seek help and in the process, develop an unlikely bond.
Old man Rick emerges from a public toilet to discover he has been left behind during a group excursion to a nature reserve. In trying to reach safety he encounters a familiar face, fellow castaway, Mrs. Gallagher, who is nonchalant about the situation. Whilst Rick is engaged in a futile attempt to draw attention to their predicament, Mrs. Gallagher is calmly confident they will be found soon enough. As they bide their time, their interplay and peculiar discord reveal a mutual fear of loneliness and a yearning for companionship long abandoned.
Comedy • 6 min • Unproduced
Two strangers shop for black jeans but their single minded search for the perfect pair threatens to thwart a mutual attraction hiding in plain sight..
Ash searches for the ideal pair of black jeans. As she peruses the selection at a jeans store, she meets fellow shopper Roy who shares her black jeans predilection. Ably assisted by flamboyant shop assistant Marco, they make haphazard and comical attempts to find the right fit. Their digital distractions and single minded pursuit of the perfect pair threaten to thwart the reveal of a mutual attraction hiding in plain sight.