RECENT PRODUCTIONS: PRODUCED & DIRECTED
2017 SPECTRA – 12 short films created and installed for a video installation as part of the Spectra light festival.
2016 Music Hall associate artist – 6 months artists’ commission creating films to keep the Music hall in the public eye while it is closed for a refurbishment.
2014 12 Hour Shift – Short film written and directed for Police Scotland
2013 National Youth Film Festival - Production mentor for short film with children aged 8-11
2013 Star Awards – Aberdeen City Council promotional film
2012 Phone Addict - 60 second comedy sting – Belmont Picture House Aberdeen
2010 Baby Think it over – Short film and documentary for NHS Grampian
2008 3 wishes – First Light Animated film with Primary school children
2008 The Love Tube – Mesh / Channel 4 short film
2001 Channel 4 Ident – Student Broadcast commission for Channel 4
2007 Binge Drinking – Second prize for JADAT Documentary
2003-2004 Master of Fine Art, Digital Imaging and Animation, London Metropolitan University
2000-2001 Postgraduate in Digital Imaging, Guildhall University, London
1993-1997 B.A. (Hons.) 2:1 Fine Art (Painting and Drawing), Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland
June 2016– Jan 2017
Music Hall associate artist
A 6 months film commission where I created a series of films about the Music Hall to raise awareness of the refurbishment that is presently being done. It also involved collating local stories and the History of the Music Hall.
April 16 – Present
Scottish Film Education
Delivering CPD to teachers to promote confidence in teaching Moving Image education.
April 15 – October 16
BFI Academy Aberdeen Production Manager
Delivering and managing the BFI Academy for 16-19 years olds in film production and film analysis. I manage budgets, staff and choose Industry practitioners to deliver the 16 week course.
Sep 07 – Present
NESCOL, TV production lecturer, Aberdeen
Developing and delivering Creative Industries curriculum at HND level, Lecturing in TV Production, Camera Training and Editing.
Dec 05 - Aug 07
Video Development Officer, Station House Media Unit, Aberdeen
Developing and providing video training within Aberdeen City. Supporting and delivering training at all levels of video production, Directing and filming various DVD projects for education and third sector
Aug 01 - June 02
Freelance Film Maker, Channel 4 - Blackwatch Productions, Glasgow
'The Love Tube' short animation written and directed for broadcast, Ident design and TV branding for Channel 4, Motion Graphics for various corporate and private clients
Mar 00 - Sep 00
Outreach Arts Tutor, Whitespace, Aberdeen Council
June 99 - Mar 00
After Schools Play Worker, Drumoyne School, Sydney, Australia
Sep 97- July 98
European Voluntary Service (E.V.S.), Luxembourg
E.V.S. Arts Tutor, Lisbon, Portugal: working with children and young people