Today I was finally able to publicly announce a new project I'm working on in collaboration with the BFI and Edinburgh Filmhouse: Missing Believed Wiped (MBW) in Scotland. I've long been an admirer of the MBW initiative at London's BFI, which has been running for 20 years under the guidance of TV historian, Dick Fiddy.... Continue Reading →
Recorded back in June at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, my interview with US film director, Noah Baumbach, was broadcast on the BBC Radio Scotland Culture Studio last Thursday. Baumbach was in town for screenings of his latest low budget drama, Frances Ha, the story of a young New Yorker, Frances (Greta Gerwig), trying to... Continue Reading →
I've been quiet on this site for the last month or so, busy covering the Edinburgh International Film Festival for BBC Radio Scotland's Culture Studio and the Edinburgh Evening News. While my opening night EIFF review is online, my interview with its star Felicity Jones aired on the BBC a month or so ago, so... Continue Reading →
As a long time fan of Joss Whedon's work, be it Buffy, Angel, Firefly or any number of other projects, I was delighted to get the chance to interview him for this week's Culture Studio on BBC Radio Scotland. He was in Scotland to promote his latest film, Much Ado About Nothing, and he explained... Continue Reading →
Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan and Neil Jordan are three of the team behind new independent horror film, Byzantium, which opened in the UK last week. I interviewed the two actresses and director at the recent Glasgow Film Festival and the end result ended up on the BBC Culture Studio last Thursday. The episode is still... Continue Reading →
New feature on BBC Movie Café.
Following articles on BBC Scotland's The Field of Blood and Burnistoun, I was on the set of All Creatures Great and Small prequel, Young James Herriot, in July.
The team at BBC Radio Scotland invited me back on the Movie Cafe today to discuss a couple of my current projects, Screen Machine and ReelScotland.
It's been a busy week-and-a-bit, my first working fully freelance, and one which found me filming new content for ReelScotland, interviewing a hero, writing about another and gaining yet another in the environs of the Edinburgh International Book Festival (EIBF).