Author CV

Paul Ransom



Award winning filmmaker

Magazine editor

Journalist & critic



Diploma of Teaching (Primary) Sturt CAE, S.A – 1987-89

Diploma Public Relations, Cert IV Professional Writing Kathryn Dean School of Media & Performing Arts – 1999-2005

Cert II Customer Contact UCMS – 2009


2011-2013: Writer/Director: Zhong Hua TV, Melbourne, VIC

2005-2010: Editor: re:port magazine/port:table food guide, Port Douglas, QLD

1999-2005: Lecturer: Kathryn Dean School of Media & Performing Arts, Adelaide, SA

1996-2005: Editor: Liquid Space Media, Adelaide, SA

1992-1995: Writer/Ad Sales: dB Magazine, Adelaide, SA

1992-1994: Educator: Dept of Correctional Services, Adelaide, SA


2008-present: Regular contributor:  Dance Informa – online subscriber dance magazine

2020-present: Copywriter: Interskills/WISE Employment, Adelaide, SA

2015-present: Copywriter: Southbank Capital + Native Growth, Melbourne, VIC

2014-present: Copywriter: Raine & Horne Real Estate, Melbourne, VIC

2011-present: Copywriter/Music video maker: Paper Rock Scissors Records, Adelaide, SA

2007-present: Copywriter: Move Through Life Dance Company, Adelaide, SA


2008-2017: Writer: Street Press Australia, national

2014-2016: Production Co-ordinator: Live N Local, St Kilda Festival, Melbourne, VIC

2007-2011: Writer: TX Publications, travel mags, Sydney, NSW


2019: Assistant Director: My Names, Melbourne Fringe

2012: Actor: Disney’s Camp Rock – The Musical, Adelaide, SA

1999: Artistic Director: Coretext Cinema Festival, Adelaide, SA

1997-99: DJ: Pong, club night, Adelaide, SA

1991: Drama teacher: Helen O’Grady Children’s Drama Academy, Adelaide, SA

1990-91: Age care worker: Barlavington Manor, Sussex, UK

Novel: The Last Summer of Hair

Non-fiction: The Pointless Revolution

Award winning film: Two

Music video: Time

Arts criticism: Is That Dance?

Political commentary: Don’t Blame Me, I Voted For…

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