Author Gary Keady .AVL. M.A. Writing
In 1951, Gary Keady aka Canon Doyle was born in Kingsford, in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney. He attended Sydney Grammar School and in 1975 left the family opal business to pursue a career in the arts.
Gary is an accomplished and qualified writer, producer, director, film editor and composer with a large range of credits in film, television, sound recordings and composing. He has created original programming, and has successfully sold his own work around the world.
Gary wrote and directed the award winning Australian science fiction feature film ‘Sons of Steel’, and the 52 episode international television science fiction comedy series ‘P-Max’.
He was awarded Associate Aesthetics & Visual Literacy accreditation, by the University of New South Wales Centre for South Pacific Studies for writing the screenplay 'Sons of Steel', which contributed to ending French Nuclear Testing in the Pacific.
Gary has a Master of Arts (writing) degree from Swinburne University of Technology Melbourne, Australia.
After residing in Hong Kong, Singapore, Philippines, UK, USA, Brazil, Chile, and having troweled dens of iniquity and the pool halls of life, Gary has a rich canvas of life experiences from which to draw his stories and base his characters. He has produced records, managed artists and made music videos through the vibrant times of the 70s and 80s, and he had the haircuts to match.