• Little Diva Rising

    The Three Faces of Writing

    You wouldn’t think that standing around giving actors instructions (when it’s needed), watching actors act, and watching the footage on the camera, would be so exhausting. But it is. It’s something about the creative process, about trying to produce something from your imagination – and whatever wells that invariably draws on. When I was younger and would have big writing sessions – and I’m talking writing eight or nine hours – I would always end the day feeling two things: uneasy, as if I’d spent so much of the day in my imagination, it was difficult transitioning back into the…

  • Little Diva Rising

    Heavy Days

    It’s interesting as somebody with limited experience in filmmaking to watch experienced people do their stuff. Our director of photography, Stuart, immediately looks at a location for its potential to be visually interesting. That doesn’t mean it needs to be…

  • Little Diva Rising

    Back on Track

    Earlier in the year, Maria showed my action script, But the Truth, to a Queensland company. They loved it, so Maria and I flew down to meet with them. Coordinating the meeting was Maria’s friend, Vicky Wanless. Vicky herself is…