Tim is a writer/director whose short film BURIED won Best Film at Tropfest 2003, after his previous short films, LATE NIGHT SHOPPER (2002) and PLAYIN’ HARD TO GET (2001) were Tropfest finalists in their respective years. All three films have gone on to numerous festivals, won many awards and received critical acclaim.
Tim was also the co writer and creator of the TV comedy series called 30 SECONDS produced by Andrew Denton and Foxtel. In 2010 Tim directed the pilot THINK TANK for Ch 7 and in 2006 Tim directed an episode of Bryan Brown’s TWO TWISTED series for Channel 9. Tim is currently in development on the feature film version of his short film BURIED with writer Justin Walsh and producer Sue Seeary and is collaborating with the writer Michael Adams on two feature film projects, TWENTY TEN and REVENANTS. Tim’s feature film script, DEADFELLAS, co written with Justin Walsh, was shortlisted for the inaugural Gateway LA Script Development Program, aimed at supporting the development of commercially successful, Australian-created film and television screenplays for U.S. and international audiences.
Tim has become a highly sought after commercials director with a solid reputation for comedy and a skill for constructing engaging stories through spot-on casting and a sharp eye for detail. These qualities have seen him honoured as one of the world’s young commercial directors to watch at the New Directors Showcase at Cannes, featured on the SHOTS Hottest New Directors reel and awarded as Best Ads on TV’s Director of the Year. Tim spent 8 years in advertising with Saatchi & Saatchi where his passion for big ideas and film storytelling flourished.