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Film for Newbury Innovation. Latest Podric Moon novel Hail Podric! completed for publication early 2024. Over the Moon (the fifth Podric Moon story) underway




HOLLYWOOD - LUST FOR POWER in development. Film for the Institute of Digital Engineers on artificial intelligence in the automotive industry. Created quarterly vlog on the history of Hollywood.



Dongguan commercials released in the EU. New novel CHIMERA published.



China commercials. Publication of third Podric Moon story MOON LANDING.






Filming in Amsterdam and Berlin for UNFCCC. Recce to China for a series of commercials.



More climate change work - territories include three East African countries, Jordan and the Philippines. Second Podric Moon story completed; Moon River features Podric’s adventures in the American Civil War.



Firebrand Design, Space Applications Catapult, Rutherford Appleton and a series of films on climate change for the Washington based World Resources Institute. In development - a 6 X part drama documentary series, Hollywood - Lust for Power.



Surrey Satellites, Shell, Space Applications Catapult. Novel: Podric Moon and the Corsican Tyrant



Productions for the National Gallery, Follador Prosecco, Space Applications Satellite.



Work for IMechE, McCann’s (Nestle), Shell – Corendon Airlines, Rembrandt and Abbey Road and productions for the Satellite Applications Catapult.



Novel Haute Cuisine. Film work McCann Erikson, UK Space Agency and Astraea.



Films for Shell – Shell Helix/Supercars; work for IMechE (Olympics) and McCann Erikson



Work for McCann Erikson (client Maggi) and Benenden Healthcare: Documentary on the history of the Society and TB entitled 'Ahead of its Time'. Programmes on Stowaways and Water Pollution. Also films for STASCO and Avanti.



Films for the British National Space Centre, Institute of Mechanical Engineers and Shell – the ‘Making Of’ Helix commercial. Further productions for Benenden Healthcare, Shell and Ferrari.


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Film for the Royal Society of Arts. Various Shell projects, a production on international maritime piracy and one on accountancy launching “Colin, the Super Hero” for the AAT. A programme for Benenden hospital.



"Making of" Shell Helix commercial. Further work for Camelot. Productions for IMechE, EADS/Astrium and Bloodhound SSC – the new land speed record project. Promotional film for the charity GENERATING GENIUS. Programme for a Year In Industry.



Monthly programme for Camelot. Programme for the Green Building Council. Shell "My Benefits" programme. International Maritime Pilots Association production + IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year award, the Learning Grid/Rockingam and a production for Barclays Premier.



Production on the refurbishment of Shell Centre. A film for Norwich Cathedral. Global programme for the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET). High Definition production for Saudi Arabian oil company. Programme for the London Arts Fair. A Merchant Marine film on pilots.



Programme for the Institute of  Physics. Work for Shell in Norway, Germany and Italy. Programmes for the UK Wine Fair and House & Garden. Golfing series for Nick Faldo and production promoting Britain's triumphant 2012 Olympic bid. A programme for the Merchant Marine on Leadership & Management which won a US award.



French commercial for Alouette sunglasses. Episode of REACH FOR THE SKIES! - documentary on private citizens who fly old military airplanes. Completed edit on the Borobudur Ship Expedition. Production for Land Rover on the launch of new vehicle.



Filmed television documentary for the Borobudur Ship Expedition sailing across the Indian Ocean in an 8th century replica vessel.



Film for the National Iranian Oil Company/Shell; also a production on bullying and sexual harassment for the Merchant Marine which won a US award + a film on international banking for CLS.



3D High Definition programme for Saudi Aramco (winner of AV Gold awards). Further work for APACS + maritime work - a film on shipping and the environment. Documentary on The Great War tunnellers entitled ONE OF OUR MINES IS MISSING.



Films for CLS, the Post Office and Land Rover. Other work included four Business Television Broadcasts for Xerox.


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Work for Shell. Film on flight safety for the RAF/CAA; based around A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH this production featured Sir Derek Jacobi as the judge. Film for Harley Davidson, another on banking for APACS and further work for the merchant marine, this time on piracy filmed in the South China Seas which won a Silver Award at the Chicago Film Festival.



Bridgestone Formula 1 video and corporate film for BT. Video for Trans World Gaming on Czech casinos. Film on bullying, sexual harassment and discrimination for the Royal Navy; further work for British Airways, a video for a new international banking operation (CLS) + a production for the merchant marine on stowaways filmed in Dar es Salaam. Also a film for the Army on same subject as RN which won Silver Award at the 1999 IVCA.



Bridgestone Formula 1 video. Co-production for Shell/Phonix (Danish company). Series of films on bullying in the Royal Marines.



Film on International Road Safety. Entitled DRIVE TO LIVE, this film has won awards in Chicago and Rome. Film for Royal Navy on Alcohol Awareness. Further work for Shell.



Film for the Royal Navy on Drug Awareness. Won Gold Award for best film (sponsored section) Rome Film Festival. Videos for Bristol Myers, APACS, ITT and Firestone.



A video for London Transport Advertising. Won Gold Award at IVCA for a recruitment film on the QARANC's. Commercial for Range Rover and a programme for Channel 4 on the denigration of Siberian forests.



Commissioned by HTV to write pilot screenplay for TV series entitled PODRIC MOON: Film for the Army and a video for The Royal School for the Blind.



Further films for clients such as London Transport Advertising, Shell International and Royal Navy.



Commissioned by Robert Watts (producer ROGER RABBIT, INDIANA JONES etc) to write script entitled ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE UNIVERSE. Continued corporate work for Granada Business Television.


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Films for British Airways, Shell International, Colgate Palmolive and others.



Made a number of films and videos for a variety of companies including Shell UK, Ladybird books (six forty minute video's) and a pilot for a television series based around the Royal Navy.



Video for Polygram Music and wrote and directed another film for the MOD - FATA MORGANA



Several sales and music films, including work for Knight Frank & Rutley and Beggars Banquet Records.



Obtained work as a freelance writer/director. First employed by the Ministry of Defence directing a cinema short, THE THIRD DIMENSION.



Wrote, produced and directed own cinema short KNIGHTS ELECTRIC.


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Returned to UK and worked as a runner on various feature films.



Attended 1 year international students course at Columbia College Film School, Hollywood.



Employed by Morgan Grampian publishers in South Africa.



Worked in publishing and founded own title; sold business and went to South Africa.



1 year at Brighton College of Art studying a pre-diploma graphics course.


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