Art Practice

  • 2009- Ripon Yarns Project
    Based at Clunes Primary School but including Learmonth, Windermere, Mt Blowhard and Miners Rest Primary Schools 
  • 2013- integrated film and music project- Poowong Consolidated School
  • 2013- Eureka Reel Time (Ballarat)
    Based at Caledonian Primary School (lead school) with Pleasant Street Primary School, Miners Rest Primary School, Invermay Primary School, Mt Blowhard Primary School, Canadian Lead Primary School.  Screened at Regent Cinema, Ballarat
  • 2014- More Than One Way to Tell a Story
    Based at Yuille Park PS with Wendouree PS and Mt Blowhard PSMore Than One Way to Tell a Story: People We Admire” Digital media storytelling collaboration. Screened at Wendouree Performing Arts Centre
  • 2020- Talking About Animals
    Based at Woodside PS but conducted virtually during lockdown.  Virtual screening December 2020
  • 2021- Look Beyond
    Based at Bass Coast Specialist School
  • Regional Film Festivals- 
    • 2000- 2006 re@ct film festival-
      Mick was a founder of the award-winning and internationally recognised- re@ct student film festival-which showcased the media work of thousands of students across regional Victoria.
    • 2016- 2018 Landcare Film Festival – East Gippsland
      Mick has worked with Landcare groups throughout East Gippsland in creating film festival content which screens in their local community 
    • 2018- A River of Stories- Films from the Jack and Albert River
      Working with Yarram Yarram Landcare Network and Alberton Primary School, Mick created a film festival dedicated to the Jack and Albert River Catchment.  The festival screened in Yarram in December 2018 and has been nominated for a Wellington Shire Event Award.
    • 2019- Tales From the Tambo
      Working with East Gippsland Shire and the Great Alpine Gallery, this project was developed in the wake of the Black Summer Fires of 2018.  The project consisted of online training sessions with an open air screening in late 2020.  This project has been extended into 2021
  • Bass Coast Shire Art Projects-
    • 2013- Ramp It Up (Inclusive Art Practice)
    • 3mfm Be Heard– Song writing workshop with youth
    • 2014- Swell Mamas- “In the Moment” Surfing Documentary
    • 2014- “Out of The Blue”– Men’s Health theatre performance and documentary
    • 2015- Digital History and Story Telling- Wonthaggi and Drouin Regional Libraries
    • 2015- Trax– Inverloch Skate Park Project
    • 2016- “Songcatcher- Songs of South Gippsland” – Documentary
    • 2017- Bob Smith Art Collection- “Speaking of Art” Documentary
    • 2017- Wonthaggi Street Festival
    • 2018- The Edge of Us– Small Town Transformation- Waterline Towns
      Luminous Galleries-
    • 2020- Vivaldi, Cecilia and the Carnevale– Wonthaggi Theatrical Group
      Capture of performance for screen.  Creation of virtual choir
  • South Gippsland Shire Art Projects-
    • 2018- Its No Drama- “Real. Not Real” performance  inclusive theatre group
    • 2019- Girls Own Space– Gender Equality in the Arts, observational documentary