Coping with Covid

This is “Coping”… 2 weeks ago I made a video with mental health workers in NHS Tayside where they each shared a personal fear or concern but also how they are coping, getting by. The point is to to help normalise the fears people have surrounding #Covid19. No doubt, to one extent or another, weContinue reading “Coping with Covid”

Movie Makers – Summer School

What did you do last summer? Well, for me it was the Movie Makers Summer Camp at AK Bell Library in Perth, Scotland. Jacobite Clans was the summer exhibition at Perth Museum 2019 and became the focus for three days of learning and making – shooting, editing and sharing stories using a single mobile device.Continue reading “Movie Makers – Summer School”

Bertha Park High Official Opening

There’s only ONE first night… ONE official launch… ONE grand opening. Just before Christmas I was invited to attend the Official Opening of Bertha Park, a brand new high school in Perthshire. I had previously worked with the staff and was honoured to be invited. However, I’m like a spare part at these events… IContinue reading “Bertha Park High Official Opening”

#MadeOnAMobile at the Open University

I’ve been aware of the Open University for as long as I can remember. From the baffling TV programmes of the late 70s (while I was off sick from school) through to understanding later in life what an innovative and creative solution the OU was to learning and person centred education. So to be askedContinue reading “#MadeOnAMobile at the Open University”

What does a film that was #MadeOnAMobile look like?

So, if you make a film on a mobile phone or a tablet, what does it look like? Is it obvious? Is it low quality? Does it look un-professional? I’m going to let you judge for yourself… Here’s are a few I made in June at #CollegeExpo19 for the College Development Network.   How’s itContinue reading “What does a film that was #MadeOnAMobile look like?”

Timelapse and Blendeo

If you’ve seen any of my work you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of Timelapse. For example: It’s a shot-for-shot remake of the Netflix “House of Cards” intro captured using iMotion (for iOS in the App Store) on an iPad and an iPhone 4. I made “City of Design” over 3 years ago nowContinue reading “Timelapse and Blendeo”

#MakeSomething

This is what I tell my kids. Usually after I’ve turned off the wi-fi or taken away the TV or Xbox… “Dad, what can I do?” “Make something!” For seven years now I’ve actively been finding ways to get people creative with the technology that would have had me giddy with excitement when I wasContinue reading “#MakeSomething”

#MadeOnAMobile in Newcastle

Following a series of extremely well received workshops across Scotland I’m heading south to Newcastle with my mobile digital film making workshop… in November 2018. And I can’t wait. I was there earlier in the year to help out on another workshop and fell in love with the place. It’s so photogenic and full ofContinue reading “#MadeOnAMobile in Newcastle”