Lisa J Aston

musician, songwriter, author, creative writer

 

Biography

 

 

 

FILM & TELEVISION INDUSTRY TRAINING:

 

Acting techniques      Lorrae Desmond                    Ensemble Theatre (Sydney)

Stagecraft                    David Thomas                        TAFE (Brisbane)

Vocal Training           Evelyn Hall D’Izal                 Conservatorium of Music (Sydney)

Audio Engineering   Various tutors                         School of Audio Engineer (Sydney)

T.V.C. Workshop       Jenny Kubler                          Kubler Auckland (Brisbane)

                                      Tracy Kubler

                                      Tony Auckland

Fundamentals 1         Anna Pike                                La Boite Theatre (Brisbane)

College of Acting      Gerowyn Lacaze                   

Fundamentals 2         Gerowyn Lacaze                     La Boite Theatre (Brisbane)

College of Acting      Beth Child

Accent & Dialect        Clair Crowther                       La Boite Theatre (Brisbane)

                                     (Paramount, U.S.A.)

T.V.C. Workshop       Lynne Ruthven                      Maura Faye & Associates

B.A. Contemporary Music                                         Southern Cross University (Lismore)

Creative Writing                                                         TAFE (Gold Coast)

Intensive Creative Writing                                       TAFE Cairns

Film making & Directing Course                            Prolific Productions Australia

 

 

PERSONAL PERFORMANCES: ACTING / MUSICAL PERFORMANCE

Prior Management: Judy Brown Management (Brisbane)

 

Extra                           Q.T.T.C.                                  Commercial

                                    (Qld. Tourist & Travel Corp)

Extra                           Telecom N.Z.                         Commercial

Extra                           Time Trax                               Tele-series

Stand-in                     Mercy Mission                       Tele-film

Music Performances: Twenty years of performance throughout Australia, as vocalist/guitarist/bass player/songwriter. Also composed and produced for other Australian internationally recognized performing artists such as Nicky Webster (Sydney 2000 Olympics Entertainer), Jon Stevens (NZ Artist) and others.

 

 

CREDITS & PROJECTS: WRITER/DIRECTOR/PERFORMER/SONGWRITER

 

Screenplay                              ‘The Legend of Artura’ – animated feature under development with Stefanino Productions, U.S. (www.stefanino.org)

Writer/Director                     ‘RED SHOES’ - A short film light comedy project

Producer/Director                 CMT (Country Music Television – Music Video) Client: Colin Greatorix for ‘Black Jackaroo’

Writer/performer                  Winner of Sydney’s prestigious ‘Golden Sheaf’ talent award for songwriters/performers

Copy-writer                            Television & Radio commercials (Queensland)

Freelance Writer                    'Channels’ – National Sound & Lighting magazine

Author                                     'Pop Stars & Idols – The recipe for success' -  non-fiction guide for musicians from the garage to the international stage

Published Song-Writer          Republic Ventures P/L Sydney Australia

Opening song title                 'Restitution' selected as opening title track for U.S. soap opera  “Legacy Hill”

                    

* 'Life Matters 2 U" campaign in Victoria with one of my songs "Back To You" http://www.digisingle.com/lifematters2u [2* "Right where you belong" was the campaign song for Gunyah Animal Healing Sanctuary, Victoria http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bO_ZM5D7h4 [3]

* "You" for Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo - Wildlife Warriors campaign fundraiser http://www.youtube.com/user/AskAnimalsAnything?feature=mhee

* "My Daddy My Hero" - Campaign song for the Heroes for Children Trust Fund www.heroeschildrenfund.org.uk

* "You" for Orangutan Odyssey's video campaign www.orangutanodysseys.com

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

 

Writer Associate Member - Australasian Performing Rights Association (APRA)

Writer Member – Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (AMCOS)

Writer Member - WGAwest (Writers Guild of America West)


                                   

 

WEBSITES:

 

Home                          www.lisajaston.webs.com

Business                     www.houseconcertsaustralia.com

                                    

Music                          www.reverbnation.com/lisajaston

CD Sales                     www.cdbaby.com/lisajaston 

MP3 downloads        www.itunes.com

Radio formatted       www.airplaydirect.com/LisajAston

 

 

 

 

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