My Past Films

I've been making films since I was in high school in the 90s. Below you can view a selection of films I produced and/or directed. See my credits on IMDb

The Point of a Ride

An avid cyclist tries to let go of his obsession with the competitive redistribution of NYC's bike share program.

  • Bicycle Film Festival 2018 - NYC & London
  • Kendal Mountain Film Festival 2018

Babytrapped

One month into her relationship with Liam, Nita finds she is pregnant; she decides to keep the baby in spite of Liam’s requests for an abortion.

  • Current TV broadcast commission 2011
  • London Short Film Festival 2013

The Shutdown

An explosion at one of Europe’s largest petrochemical plants disfigures a young boy’s father.

  • Winner of 8 awards: Jim Poole Scottish Short Film Jury & Audience Award, Best Short Doc at Palm Springs Shortfest, Best Short Doc at San Francisco IFF, Special Jury Mention at Dokufest Kosovo, Best International Film at Belo Horizonte ISFF, Grand Jury Prize at Premiers Plans Festival d’Angers, Marin County International Festival Jury Prize
  • Nominations: BAFTA Scotland Award for Best Short Film & BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award
  • TV Broadcast sales: ARTE & Portugal TV

Fistful of Roses

Trapped by the darkness of his own imagination, an Edinburgh rose-seller battles the dangers of the night.

  • Winner of BAFTA Scotland New Talent Award
  • Doc in Europe Pitch 2008

Motion/Static

A childhood dream of travelling funfairs dances with the reality of a family manufacturing thrill-rides and their life on the road.

  • World Premiere: IDFA 2009
  • Bridging the Gap documentary supported by Scottish Documentary Institute, Scottish Screen, BBC (BBC Broadcast version: “Tomorrow’s Fairground”)

Just to Get a Rep

Before hip-hop there was graffiti - the definitive story

  • Featured in Hulu Movies marquee
  • TV Broadcast on France Ô, ABC2 Australia. Also in Russia and Baltic regions
  • DVD sales by Now/On (Japan) and Guerilla Films (UK)
  • Festivals: Edinburgh, Calgary, CPH:Dox, Adelaide, Kansas, Vancouver, etc.

The Twilight Sad
“Seven Years of Letters”

Music video from the album 'Forget the Night Ahead'

  • Winner: Video of the Year at the Scottish New Music Awards 2011

Outer Hebridean Ice Cream Adventure

Bicycles, windy Scottish islands, and copious amounts of delicious hand-cranked ice cream.

  • A short travel film featuring original music and ice cream recipes.

Make Extreme Wealth History

If you want to make a difference, prepare to change your lifestyle.

  • BeyondTV Festival 2008

Not My Kinda Space

Comedy rant about the myspace generation.

  • UK Broadcast on Current TV 2007

Fell

A lumberjack finds himself in a strange city struggling with the clash of architectural heritage and modern expansion.

  • Student film made at Edinburgh Napier University in 2003

Out of Breath

A description of late-nineties teenage life.

  • Made while a high school student in Columbia, Missouri.
  • Winner: Favorite Documentary - SOFA Film Festival, Oregon 2000

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