It's a new year so it's time for a new project in a new country. Following my work in 2012 on Cinematic Scotland, a project which looks at various connections between the country and film, this week sees me take a slight diversion as I head to the French Riviera, better known locally as the... Continue Reading →
As my latest Edinburgh Evening News column isn't on the website I thought I'd publish it here instead. I couldn't resist a bit of Bond as Skyfall takes the box office by storm.
I've been busier than usual this month with the launch of a new film website, Cinematic Scotland, one that also includes elements of travel journalism.
It was just under year ago that I wrote about my visit to the TCM Classic Film Festival, something of a mecca for classic film fans around the globe.
I ended 2011 the same way I started 2012, with a story. To be more precise, in December I had something to say about a year in the life of Screen Machine, Scotland's mobile cinema that I've blogged about a few times here, and I needed a good way to tell it. The answer was... Continue Reading →
Last week was a bit of a busy one around these parts, meaning I didn't have time to mention the talk I gave at the Dundee Discovery Film Festival on Saturday 22 October.
Back in July I wrote about some of my work with Scotland's mobile cinema, The Screen Machine, which sees me managing the Machine's social media presence and PR. With the promotion of an upcoming tour of 1940s film, Whisky Galore, the cinema is back in the news again.
Along with my work for Park Circus which I mentioned last week, I'm also working on a major multi-website project for the national leader for Scotland’s arts, screen and creative industries, Creative Scotland. One strand of this sees me heavily involved in the promotion of Scotland's only mobile cinema, Screen Machine.