I started-out making films as a teenager while living on a council estate during the punk era with a second-hand Super 8mm camera.
Ever since then I’ve worked all-over the planet in conflict and post-conflict environments making films and sometimes art that tells stories about people, their lives and the wonderful, frightening, strange and very different worlds that they inhabit.
Here’s a short, impressionistic reflection on more than 40 years of film-making activity:
Since 2013 I’ve been undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer which was possibly caused by exposure to something, somewhere out on one of my many assignments.
As a result a life-long observer has found himself becoming observed in a series of 120+ web films that are being developed into a ‘pocket cinema’ project called:
Please contact me for the password if you would like to view the current concept/screen-test reel as it does contain adult material, or find out more about the project.
From creative documentaries to hybrid feature films and concept-based shorts, I’m always open to talk about challenging projects or assignments and never close the door on good ideas, creative collaborations or original stories.
A film-maker in search of a story, the Caucasus Region, 2002.
Critically acclaimed internationally both as a video artist and BAFTA nominated as a film-maker, my work has screened world-wide and many of my films can be viewed on this website.
Another broken camera: Return from Kurdistan, 2016. Helsingør, Denmark .