Sore shoulders and how to pitch to a dead fish

Some people like to remind me that I’ve always had what in the UK we call:

“A chip on my shoulder”

But now my shoulders are usually just sore for other reasons….

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4/4/2016

In case you didn’t know it – or are too busy to care even – today as it is every 4th day of every 4th month of the year is International Mine …

A place called Scotiastan

November 2015

This short film: ‘This is what happens to a black a boy with a BIG mouth’ ended up being included in a feature documentary: The 10 new commandments a …

Anthem for Doomed Youth

Same message that’s understood in any language I guess and one that our politicians and the mainstream media don’t seem to get…

IBIS Virals

The Danish Government – for the first time possibly – will be cutting their overseas aid/development budget. Here are 2 Facebook virals I was recently commissioned to make to address this. High …

Lost in Kurdistan 9/11 2002

Love/Sweat/Beer and Human Resources

“So Doug just what is it you freelance people do all day when you’re not being paid to make films?”

It’s a question that all of us have probably been asked at some …

World of skinhead 20 years on: Why it really is a work of Art

This was England?

It’s hard looking back at this film now not just decades later but in a different century. Because World of skinhead came out of an era when …

Haste Ye’ Back or Forward?

I’ve just about landed mentally as well as physically in Copenhagen after an Easter trip back across to Scotland, both to catch-up with friends and family in Glasgow and as a …

16th January 1999: A Last roll of Super 8mm….

Firstly thanks to all youse wonderful folk for your kind words and best wishes today! So by way of an alternative 56th birthday message to you – and as a present …