Ethical Banking

Ethical Banking

Ethical Banking, the practice of choosing financial institutions that implement socially responsible investment policies and business practices [source: forbes.com]. This month I closed my accounts with Barclays Bank as it has financial ties to weapons companies involved in the genocide/mass...
100 Push-ups a Day for Cancer Research

100 Push-ups a Day for Cancer Research

"1 in 2 people will develop some form of cancer during their lifetime" NHS [https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/cancer/] I'm raising funds for Cancer Research UK by completing 100 push-ups a day in November. I have friends and family who have beaten cancer, yet...
A Coincidental Engagement

A Coincidental Engagement

My supernatural short film completed filming on May 3rd and is now in post-production. A poster is now available, inspired by a screenshot from footage taken during principal photography. I'd like to extend a thanks to everyone who supported my...
Goodbye 2022

Goodbye 2022

I'm not one to jump on any sort of bandwagon, yet here we are. Truth be told, my original intentions were to film a pre-lunch video in the park, especially since the Scottish heavens had finally stopped weeping for once...
RCS Alumni Case Study

RCS Alumni Case Study

After seven years in the wilderness, returning to the industry in 2015 and moving to London, I didn't expect to be back in my hometown of Glasgow. Drama school seems like a lifetime ago, as does my previous life in...
Producing ‘Eat Me’

Producing ‘Eat Me’

'Eat Me' is my entry for the Raindance Lockdown Lovers Short Film Contest. The rules: A 60 second film; must be COVID safe; includes a wide shot; feature lovers under lockdown. Sounds easy? Raindance Contest Raindance, based in London, hold...
Selftapes: A Blessing and a Curse

Selftapes: A Blessing and a Curse

Selftapes are a necessity in our new Covid-19 world. Film productions have stopped and many theatres are at risk of closure, but commercial castings are trickling through. For actors who like to be in control of the audition process, selftapes...
The Right Direction

The Right Direction

In recent days I've grown to dread reading the news. As if the pandemic gloom wasn't enough, we now have the displeasure of the far right  and organised football hooligans. 'Organised hooligans', that's a contradiction. I'll never forget the trail...
Bleeding The Same Colour

Bleeding The Same Colour

"So yay think ye'r Scottish day yay?" - a friend of a friend That was a wake-up call I got back in 2012. Born and raised in Glasgow, but still an outsider. The death of George Floyd at the hands...
Sponsor Kal for Jason

Sponsor Kal for Jason

I'm raising funds in memory of my friend Jason, who died while kayaking in the north of Scotland this year. Jason's family were invited by the Fort William Police to Arisaig, the area where he went missing. They were able...