Biographies of partners John Collee and Andrew Mason
John Collee - Creative Director
John Collee studied Medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland, and subsequently worked as a doctor in the UK, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, the Solomon Islands and the former Soviet Union.
From 1991-1996 he
wrote a weekly column for The Observer newspaper, UK.
John's published novels include Kingsley's Touch, Paper Mask and The Rig, all published by Penguin
in the UK and USA.
Since marrying an Australian and becoming a full time Australian resident he
has collaborated with Aussie
directors Scott Hicks, Phil Noyce, George Miller and Peter Weir.
has written acclaimed scripts including Happy Feet (2006), Master and Commander (2003) and Creation (2009).
has acted as script consultant and rewriter on many lower budget projects, and advised on the Spark, Aurora and AFTRS Screenwriting and Project Greenlight programs.
In 2010, Mason joined forces with Writer John Collee, and Hopscotch Distribution principals Troy Lum and Frank Cox to form development/production company Hopscotch Features, which will roll cameras on it's first production in early 2012.