Director/Writer/Editor

A Practical Guide to a Spectacular Suicide

"This is a film to seek out."

Screen Robot


"Don't be put off by the title and the gloomy subject matter, this is an uplifting and beguiling film."

Seensome


"...adorable and supremely fetching."

Artsalot

Awards

Audience Award

Cafe Flicker April 2014

Audience Award

48 Hour Film Project Glasgow 2014

Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film (Nominee)

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2014

BAFTA New Talent Award - Fiction (Nominee)

BAFTA Scotland 2014

Best Comedy

Deep Fried Film Festival 2014

New Visions Award (Nominee)

Cinequest Film Festival 2014

Best Graphics

48 Hour Film Project Dundee 2013

Best Writing

48 Hour Film Project Glasgow 2012

BAFTA New Talent Award - Writing

BAFTA Scotland 2011

Sponsor's Award

Deep Fried Film Festival 2011

Best Animation (Nominee)

Bornshorts Short Film Festival 2009

Audience Award, Next Best Film

Half-Cut Film Festival 2009

​Best Film, Best Screenplay

Stirling University Oscars 2009

1st Place

SIE One Minute Film Competition 2008

Best Director, Best Film

Stirling University Oscars 2008



About Me

Reviews in Brief


The Big Slick

"The fierce quick wittedness, intense deliverance and sheer magnitude of dialogue blew me away."

Flicker Magazine


"So many rapid fire one liners means having to see this more than once to catch all the gags as you'll be laughing over loads of them."

IMDB User Review



Polis

"If you fell asleep during ‘The Artist’ like I did, then this is right up your dodgy alley but if you’re a bit of a film snob then don’t bother because you won’t appreciate it’s genius."

Flicker Magazine

​Twenty-eight year old Glasgow-based director, I come from a no-budget film background. After getting my film degree in 2009, I directed my first feature film at the age of 21.

Winner of a BAFTA New Talent Award in 2011 and nominated again in 2014 my second feature "A Practical Guide to a Spectacular Suicide" was also nominated for the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature Film at the 2014 Edinburgh International Film Festival.​

Alumnus of GMAC Filmmaker Foot in the Door program in 2013, Edinburgh International Film Festival Talent Lab in 2014 and BBC Writers Room Fast and Funny new writers development scheme in 2016.

Currently making comedy gold with BBC The Social and BBC Short Stuff, and shooting VR for Google Expeditions.