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Invocation – or a chance encounter.

I met and filmed many people on my journey. One person in particular was, and still is, a musician called James Radcliffe. He and his girlfriend Jen were following an old drovers trail from Skye to Crieff and they stopped … Continue reading

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I’m alive. So is the film.

This is the third attempt in about as many months at writing some form of update about how the film edit is going. I suppose it’s been difficult to think of what to write because there isn’t much to report. … Continue reading

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The sun is rising. I can’t see it yet, but a glow is fading in over the horizon. I know it’s coming. Through the dim days and cold nights of winter I have edited, doubted, struggled, ruminated, created, believed. I … Continue reading

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The rough cut continues to be shaped ever closer to the final film. Unfortunately, the rough cut wasn’t enough to be selected for the Edinburgh International Film Festival. But it’s not too surprising given the competition and the fact there … Continue reading

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Over the past few months I’ve really been getting stuck into the edit. The rough cut is now 60 minutes long and I’m very happy with it so far. The aim is for the finished film to be around 90 … Continue reading

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Dear Green Place – A short film

DEAR GREEN PLACE A short film about North Kelvin Meadow – a green and wild community space in Glasgow that is under threat from property developers. During my journey, capturing footage was as routine as putting one foot in front … Continue reading

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