Paul W. Rankin

about directing editing screenwriting live visuals fiction code


10 September 2017: Infinity – live visual performance with Viney-Grinberg Piano Duo at Queensland Art Gallery. Curated by Argo. Tickets on sale July/August.


8 April 2017: Dark Mofo program midnight announcement video (a rework of Wilderness of Mirrors).

14 March 2017: New video for Norman Westberg (Swans), “A Particular Tuesday”.

7 March 2017: Launch of The Filmington Post, a website about cinema and filmmaking.

3 March 2017: New feature screenplay Quiet on Earth – wordless sci-fi/art film about a man searching a postapocalyptic world for a missing woman.

9 November 2016: New video for Lawrence English/Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu) collaboration HEXA, “Lumber”.

9 June 2016: Sonic State – live visual performance with Heinz Riegler at Metro Arts in Brisbane. Presented by Queensland Week. (Sold out.)

21 April 2016: New video for Eugene Carchesio, “Meteor Field”.

14 April 2016: MONO 21 – video projection for Norman Westberg (Swans) performance at the Institute of Modern Art in Brisbane (a 45-minute rework of “Bunny Bill”).

26 February 2016: Hang Him When He Is Not There by Nicholas John Turner, is now available on Amazon. Published by Savage Motif.

22 February 2016: Edited an alternate version of Blade Runner.

17 February 2016: Fountain Mode version 2.0 is now available, featuring a host of new features.

16 January 2016: Created a LaTeX template for screenplays.

21 November 2015: New video for Norman Westberg (Swans), “Bunny Bill”.

26 August 2015: Three Days Before the Storm, two-channel video projection, screening at The Junk Bar as part of It Will Find You. Presented by Brisbane Fringe Festival. (Sold out.)

9 February 2015: New video for Lawrence English, “And He Sleeps”.

12 December 2014: New feature screenplay The Abductors – action/drama about a misanthropic foreign aid doctor combating child-snatching creatures in remote Honduras.

18 September 2014: April is the Cruellest Month screening at Little Creatures Dining Hall as part of Fringe Film: Digital Creatures. Presented by Melbourne Fringe Festival.

7 May 2014: New video for Lawrence English, Forgiving Noir.

14 April 2014: New video for Lawrence English, Wilderness of Mirrors.

16 January 2014: First release of Fountain Mode, an Emacs major mode for screenwriting in Fountain plaintext markup.