That headline is perhaps slightly misleading, in that I've not appeared in Anthony Baxter's latest film, A Dangerous Game, but some footage I filmed has. Let me explain... Between 2011 and 2014 I was lucky enough to be involved with Scotland's finest cinema, the Screen Machine, a mobile unit which takes films to some of the... Continue Reading →
Another bumper year of interviews at the Edinburgh International Film Festival.
It's that time of year again in Edinburgh, when you can't walk a few paces without someone thrusting a Fringe flyer in your face and posters of comedians you vaguely recognise from the telly are plastered everywhere.
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.
I was back in LA in April for the third annual TCM Classic Film Festival, watching another impressive line-up of movies that have stood the test of time with some of the cast and crew who made them.
February found me putting together a handful of new video interviews for ReelScotland to promote a new film and a new Scottish stageplay based on a film.
Being a classic film fan can be a lonely experience, one of those people who regularly scans the TV listings for 1am repeats of Clarence Brown films or documentaries on RKO.
It was in June 2010 that I headed north to Muir of Ord, just outside Inverness, to interview the cast and crew of new British action thriller, A Lonely Place to Die.
It's's been a few years since I covered the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival for the Edinburgh Evening News or my own blog, but I still try and keep an eye out for something that might interest fellow film and TV fans.
In 2011 I'm celebrating my fourth year of attendance at the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) in a professional capacity, and it's the year that my involvement in the Festival has changed the most.
As part of my trip to Hollywood I compiled a travel article on the top 10 things to do for film fans.
As I mentioned back in March, I worked with the team behind this year's Glasgow Film Festival as their video blogger, interviewing a number of their guests for the official YouTube channel.