I started making films as a teenager living on a council housing estate during the punk-era with a second-hand Super 8mm camera.
My first Super 8mm.
Ever since then I’ve worked across the planet in conflict and post-conflict environments making films – and sometimes art – that tells stories about people and the wonderful, frightening, strange and very different worlds they inhabit.
Here’s a short impressionistic reflection on more than 40 years of my 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 over the decades.
As a result a life-long observer has found himself becoming observed in a series of 120+ short films which are being developed into a hybrid ‘pocket cinema’ project called:
Please contact me directly for the password if you would like to see the current concept/test reel as it does contain adult material, or want to find out more about the project.
Another long-term project that I’ve been filming since the end of the Balkan conflict is Minefield a film about a game that people play in-between life and death, which is currently seeking completion funding.
Minefield sampler 2017 version
From documentaries to hybrid feature films and concept-based shorts, I’m always open to talk about challenging projects or assignments and will never close the door on a good idea, creative collaboration or original story.
A film-maker in search of a story, the Caucasus Region, 2002.
Critically acclaimed internationally 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 .