Credits

“Look What I Do” CBeebies 2016

“More Than An Image – Hannah Laycock” – Forward Productions 2016

“The Call Of The Pipes” (World Pipe Band Championships) – BBC Northern Ireland/Erica Starling 2016

“Not About Us Without Us” Pilot GID Films/HER 2016

“Bringing Up The Bairns” – BBC Aberdeen 2016

“Loch Ness Surveying” – Discovery Canada 2016

“Macallan Whisky – Edition One” – Vertical Productions 2015

“River City” BBC Scotland (Boom Operator) August 2015

“Psalmboat” – Uist Film 2015

“Glenmorangie Whisky – Dan Snow’s Rock Springs” – Schmick  2015

“Trusdh Rathad Iarainn/The Highland Railway”– Mac TV Strathspey Steam Railway 2015

‘An Dotair Mòr’ – Uist Films for BBC/MG Alba Dir: Andy McKinnon Post-production Sound design. November -December 2014

‘An Dotair Mòr’ – Uist Films for BBC/MG Alba Dir: Andy McKinnon  Sound Recordist July 2014

 

“Barging Round Britain with Jon Sergeant”   Episode 4. John Sergeant on a rich and colourful voyage along the eight best canal journeys Britain has to offer, exploring their extraordinary stories as he goes.  In episode four, John barges across Scotland on the Caledonian canal that stretches from coast to coast through stunning scenery, spectacular lochs and, much to his delight, the occasional whisky distillery!  Alaska TV for ITV July 2014

 

“Finding Bigfoot – Untold Stories” Discovery Channel  Scotland – Inverness and LochNess June 2014

“On Weir’s Way with David Hayman” Actor and broadcaster David Hayman follows the footsteps of famous walker and broadcaster, Tom Weir visiting some of the stunning parts of Scotland featured in the original programmes. C300 camera. Six 30″ episodes.  Director: David Street.  Scottish Television Productions, April/May 2014.

 

“Afloat” Director: Neville Gabie (Previously Artist in Residence for the Olympic Games). Filmed over the course of one year, this ‘artist’s film’  follows the community construction of a St Ayles Skiff traditioanl rowing boat and a seasons racing.  Engaged as both Sound Recordist (Separate sound with DSLR) and post-production Sound Designer. Completed March 2014

 

“Dry Dive Project” – WDC (Whale & Dolphin Conservation) – Multi-screen permanent installation at the Scottish Dolphin Centre. Recorded and designed soundtracks for the six short films three of which are shown simultaneously in each of two rooms so requiring the sound to work individually and collectively.

 

“River City” (Drama) – BBC Scotland  (Boom Operator) September 2013

 ”Orkney Crab Fishing” – World Wildlife Fund & Marks & Spencers – Director/Producer Amanda Clarke for Saturday/Sunday Productions.   August 2013

 “Britain’s Secret Treasures”   Presented by Michael Buerke. ITV Director: David Wilson June 13

“Banding Together” Independent Production, Director: Angelica Kroeger   June 13

Audi Car Commercial with Red Epic camera (separate sound) – location recordist with remit to collect a variety of exhaust sounds as heard in the commercial.  2013

Macallan Whisky – ‘Masters of Photography – Rankin’  Corporate video – tasting notes – using D500.  Produced by Irregular Industries of New York.  2013

RBS Bank commercial, linked and separate sound with Sony F55. Produced by 422.tv, Glasgow.  2013

‘As an Traigh’ Cape Farewell – St Kilda songs Taigh Chearsabhagh/Cape Farewell Project 2012

 

 

Some Credits of Note:

 

Reality & Documentary

‘My Brilliant Britain – Vic Reeves in Harris’  Prospect Pictures/BBC 2009   Dir: Martha Constable

‘The One Show’ Various Archaeology and Geology items  BBC1/Real Life 2009 Dir: Diana Muir

‘Dream Homes’  Colonial Pictures for ITV   2008 – 2011 Dir: Alastair Layzell

‘Just Dance’ – PSC with Davina McColl  Shine/Sky1 2009

‘The Ten Commandments – The Right to Freedom of Thought by Tilda Swinton & Mark Cousins’  BBC/SDI/Lansdowne. Part of a feature documentary. 2008

‘My New Best Friend’ BBC 4/Blast Films 2008  Dir: Sasa Maja Durkovic  Observational documentary.

‘Adam’s Pears’ Orione Cinematiografica, Italy – Cinema feature documentary involving the recording of two orchestras.  2007

‘Relocation Relocation’ Various programmes IWC Media/Channel 4 2004 & 2006

‘Build A New Life In The Country’ Reality TV Series  ShineTV/ Channel 5 2006

‘Raven’ BBC Scotland  Role Playing Game Show (2 Series) (Sound Sup.Mick Wild)   2002  & 2004

Television Drama

‘The Bill’  “Angel Rooms” & “Paint It Black” 2 x 50 mins for Thames TV.  Dir: Chris Lovett   2001

‘The Bill’:  “Happy and Glorious”  2 hour special, Thames TV.  Director: Rob Bailey.     2001

‘The Bill’  – Boom operator on 24 episodes over 10 years 1991 – 2001

‘Judge John Deed’ – Boom Operator 50 min episode 2001

Feature Films

‘A Woman In Winter’ Digital HD Feature Film. Producer Chris Atkins, Dir: Richard Jobson 2005

( Producer Chris Atkins reckons the good work of the location sound team took a week and a half off his post-production time!)

‘Wild Country’ Gabriel Films  Hi Definition Feature Film, Dir: Craig Strachan November 2004

‘When Children Play In The Sky’  Orione/Zentropa/Sigma/Saga Films

Feature Film, 16mm.   Director: Lorenzo Hendel   5 week location shoot in Greenland.      July/Aug 2003

“I want you know that we found your job really GREAT. Anna Napoli (the editor), who edited many important movies by the most important Italian directors, said that only three times in her life she had worked on a movie where the sound was as perfect as yours.”    Lorenzo Hendel, Director

‘Afterlife’  Gabriel Films/Scottish Television  Feature Film.   Director: Alison Peebles     2003

Won the Standard Life Audience Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2003.

 

And many more credits ranging from sound assisting at rugby matches to art documentaries on the Great Wall of China, full CV available on request.

Other Information

Expert advisor to Skillset Sound Standards Committee. Wrote Single Camera Operation Unit.

Formerly Executive Committee member of the Institute of Broadcast Sound.

Keeps fit by teaching Salsa dancing and swimming (not at the same time).  Qualified pool lifeguard (2012). Some experience in sailing and windsurfing.

Full UK Driving Licence and Passport.