There have been a few changes around these parts recently, the main one being that I'm now a student again, 20 years(ish) after the first time. Writing of one form or another has paid my bills for the last 15 years or so, whether as a Digital Content Producer, a Communications Manager, a marketeer or... Continue Reading →
It was back in 2015 that I last posted on here, writing about the publication of my first book, Seeking Perfection: The Unofficial Guide to Tremors.
Hard to believe it's been almost four months since my last blog post, during which time I've been busy being busy: finishing my first book, leaving behind the freelance world for full-time employment and planning new projects for 2015. On the book front, a few unexpected occurrences - including the announcement of a fifth film... Continue Reading →
It's been a while since I had a chance to review a theatre production, so I was delighted when The National Theatre of Scotland got in touch to commission me for an article for a tour of David Greig's Dunsinane. Dunsinane is Greig's sequel to Shakespeare's Macbeth, so the NTS team were keen to feature... Continue Reading →
It was just over a year ago that I wrote about a new iPad magazine I'd worked on for the Highlands of Scotland Film Commission. Earlier this year, I headed up to Skye to start work on issue two of the magazine, interviewing a number of local filmmakers and educators. I visited Sabhal Mòr Ostaig college... Continue Reading →
I've been writing a lot about Scottish independent filmmaking this week, ending it with an invitation to be part of a panel discussion at Edinburgh's Filmhouse next Saturday.