After years of estrangement, two brothers encounter their father living in a mysterious Scottish community. How far will they go to reconnect with someone they barely know?
Festivals and awards
Nominated in Encounters International Film Festival
His recent film UFO as a writer/director has recently won the award for Best Postgraduate Drama in the UK at the Royal Television Society Student Awards.
SHED, his previous short film, has played at the London Short Film Festival and was nominated at the Glasgow Short Film Festival. The film has played at over 10 festivals and won Best Flick of the year at GMAC’s yearly showcase, hosted by Kate Dickie (The Witch, Prometheus).
He says that “my two basic goals in filmmaking are to make people laugh and to make people cry. With every film I make, no matter how stylised the film is, emotions are what drive me. I watch movies to feel, and I want to give people touching and memorable experiences.”
The Mug (2020)
A homage to Scotland’s Cairngorm Mountains, based on the book The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd and performance project Into The Mountain by Simone Kenyon.
When Paul suffers a massive brain injury the long-lasting effects are bizarre and frustrating, leaving him caught in a perpetual loop of joke-telling. Paul’s wife Lindsay is left to pick up the pieces, shouldering all the responsibilities within the household.