Video Won’t Save You… Ideas Will

This is a piece I wrote for the Content Marketing Association‘s (CMA) Video Engagement Industry Report… We’re experiencing an ever-accelerating cultural sandstorm, with every grain fragmenting into smaller and smaller pieces. Television has morphed and adapted to seismic cultural changes since its birth and now 90 years on, video is touted as the new ‘King’ of content, guided by the gravitational pull …

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In September we (Cannes in a Van) hosted The Van d’Or Independent Film Awards 2012 (Powered by Ford), with the institution that is Barry Norman presiding over the evening. The ambitious 350-strong event was the culmination of 2 months of hard work which resulted in awards for films in 15 categories including a ‘Student Film in Transit’ award for current …


Screen Social

I curate a monthly music & film night called Screen Social. It’s purpose is to provide the audience with film, animation & motion design content in a relaxed, social setting, where they can drink, watch films, listen to live acts and catch up with friends without sitting in silence. Screen Social promotes new directors and musicians to a receptive crowd. …

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The Dot & The Line

I launched the ‘creative bureau’ The Dot & The Line in 2010. We draw on the resources of a wide-range of professional contacts, meaning we can take a project from pencil sketch to full campaign. Services include branding & identity, video production, events, web design, editorial publishing & more. The name comes from a 1963 book by Norman Juster which was …

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Web Design

Throughout my editorial career I have been involved in web design. Now over half the creative projects I do have a digital-base. I’m currently involved with the launch of an innovative interiors e-commerce site for launch in 2013.

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Cannes in a Van Film Festival

I run ‘the four-wheel film festival’ Cannes in a Van. Now in its sixth year, we take submitted independent films to the heart of The Cannes Film Festival and screen them straight from the back of a Ford Transit van. For 2012 we were pleased to welcome Ford on board as our main sponsor for the festival.  

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