Both my parents were journalists for The Daily Record in Scotland which probably is the reason I ended up a reporter for a local IMAP newspaper in the 90’s.
I then became a recording engineer for George Martin’s Air Studios in London and worked on albums with Dire Straits, Paul McCartney, Beautiful South and Pink Floyd before deciding to pursue a Post Graduate Diploma in Film & Television at Sheffield Hallam University.
In the late 90s I was accepted on the much coveted Trainee Assistant Producer Scheme at television Center during which time I produced a two hour category 1 LIVE OB for BBC 1 and 52 x 30′ scripted comedy tech show with Charlie Brooker.
I’m a keen director and self shooter and work regularly on many shows for all channels including:
Filmed in Japan, Jordan, USA and Europe this 6 episode for Discovery US was one which I series produced and directed.
For 2 years, via my production company, I led sponsorship events and video content for The Royal Bank Of Scotland Group and Royal Opera House.
Filmed in Jordan, France, Spain, Belgium, USA, Japan and UK, this 6 part documentary history series came complete with exotic location filming, presenter led PTCs, dramatic reconstructions and scholar/historian interviews.
It has since been syndicated around the world and broadcast in the UK, on Channel 5.
I led a small team and directed a PSC crew while self shooting elements.
EPISODES, 6 x 60′
– The Nazi Occult
– The Brotherhood Of The Blood
– The Ismaili Assassins
– The Priory Of Sion
– The Yakusa
– The Ku Klux Klan
I have a production company which produces coverage for events, LIVE TV and internal communications for businesses.