I was back with the Screen Machine at the start of November, celebrating two iconic Scottish productions as part of the cinema's 15th anniversary. Over the course of the previous few months I'd been planning (in association with Natural Scotland on Screen and BAFTA in Scotland) screenings of Bill Forsyth's Local Hero and the BBC... Continue Reading →
Short film from my visit to Coll and Tiree with Screen Machine.
I spent last Thursday beside the Scottish Parliament with Screen Machine, Scotland's mobile cinema, as it made a rare visit to the capital for its 15th anniversary launch. As Project Coordinator for the anniversary, I've been working for the last few months on a programme of activities around the Highlands, Argyll & Bute, North Ayrshire and... Continue Reading →
A visit to Eilean Donan with Screen Machine and interviews with Kelly Macdonald and Robbie Coltrane.
Last month I made my way to the Isle of Mull with Scotland's mobile cinema, the Screen Machine, to capture its arrival on video at the small ferry of Fishnish and hear what local residents had to say about its regular visits.
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 saw the second of my new Screen Machine videos go live on Vimeo, both of them filmed recently on Arran during the cinemas visit. The brief here was to both interview senior operator, Iain MacColl, about his work on the cinema and to show how Screen Machine is set up, a question often... Continue Reading →
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.
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.
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.