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June 17, 2016

My fight Reel is available to potential employers upon request. Due to the violent nature of the material contained in my reel I have decided not to list it publicly. Please get in touch for the link.

April 3, 2016

I will be attending the Cannes Film Festival again this year with my latest short film CRIME. I have limited availability for meetings during that time. I am attending as a director/ producer and not as an FD.

The SF...

March 17, 2016

For the time being I’ve made a decision to restrict what I’m posting here on the site.

The restriction on updates is for time commitment reasons elsewhere – My contact form is the best way to get in touch and I am av...

February 3, 2016

FILM FACT: Although filmmakers may refer to having “three or four units working”, each unit would be called an “additional second unit”; usually none would be described as the third or fourth unit.

I come to write th...

January 1, 2016

Crime was a short film which I shot last year will release to possible film festivals this month. It was a film fraught with problems from heavy rainfall to sound not recorded. Despite all this it was completed and...

December 10, 2015

This article could be kinda short. The secret to winning awards is… Luck. No, wait a minute. I really should explain further.

The 48 Hour Film Project (48HFP) is a contest in which teams of filmmakers are assigned a...

November 5, 2015


In 2007 my friend Colin Ross Smith and I had been talking about doing a scifi short, possibly based on our mutually favorite programme of that time Stargate SG-1, so when the Battlestar Galac...

November 5, 2015

This is a required element of an application I am currently making. These are films on which I worked in the capacity of Director/ Producer or in the case of Fast Romance Director/ Exec Producer.

Made November 2015 f...

April 1, 2015

Fight directors working with other fight directors? It’s a world gone mad! Well… not really. What I’m getting to here is competition for work and how the fear of losing work to another FD can create a resistance to...

March 13, 2015

Rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated. For the time being I’ve made a decision to restrict what I’m posting on social networking (LinkedIn and Twitter) accounts and here on the site.

The restriction on up...

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