Skye’s The Limit.

Need a wee break from all that Brexit nonsense? This might be for you. Untaxing, easy on the eye and no unforeseen problems. I took a few days off last week and went to......

Islamic Fun………...

It's fairly common these days for the word 'Islamic' to be followed by that second word ''Fun...' but continuing with the additional ...'damentalism' tacked on the end, usually on the front of a newspaper, and......

AHEAD STILL LIES OUR FUTURE – Format Photography Festival.

I am driving to the Format photo festival in Derby (24 March to 11 June). It's Saturday morning. The sun is shining. Window down.  I'm listening to Tunnel Vision by Kate Tempest on repeat. She's......

We went to Norway on a shoot. Someone died. This is the story..

I don't like heights. No. You're not listening. I really don't like heights. So when Pete asks me to make a film about a wingsuit basejumper who would......

“She was ready and actually pushed the tweet button”.

Three words keep going round my head: 'She was ready'. Remember them. Then take a look at Dan Wood's very personal photography project 'Shoot the damn dog'. The very poignant series documents his wife Kate's struggle with......

duckrabbit’s Mini-Doc Masterclass: Learn how to make cracking short films in 2 days.

Do you, or your organisation, want to make films like this one (we just made this for The International HIV/AIDS Alliance) but don't know how to get there? Then this course is for......

Make 2017 the year of the mini-doc – new duckrabbit course dates available….

We are kicking off the year with our first two day mini-documentary production workshop of 2017! It will take place in......

“I Have a Name” (…and now I have a face too).

  Every now and again you cross paths with a stranger, and from that collision of orbits something unexpected occurs. It happened to me some......

A finger, a trigger, a shoe. A death..

Image Burhan Ozbilici—AP   Grant Scott has a very thoughtful piece on his site The United Nations of Photography titled 'The Single......

“Do you know what this is?”.

Really happy to hear that this film which we made in Uganda with the International HIV/AIDS Alliance was the recipient of this year's Golden Radiator Award.  Huge thanks......

Dirt under your fingernails.

A tweet caught my eye today, by @maylavelle   It made me stop and think. I replied "Yes it does". I don't know about anyone else, but......

Black bodies, moral choices & the editorial process..

You may (or may not) have seen the images in the New York Times this week of the intercepted migrant boat off the Libyan coast. If you did, like me, you may have been......

Come and learn to make mini-documentaries with us….

Our two-day mini-documentary production workshop is back, on the 10th and 11th November, in central London.  Over two days, we'll transport you to the......

The RIBs are awesome….

Our latest film for the Born to Engineer campaign.  Big thanks to Lewis and the team at Island RIBs, the Lloyd's Register Foundation and The Worshipful Company of......

Pines and pleasure.

Smithills Estate Woods, Woodland Trust property, near Bolton. England. @John......

Crossover: probably the best web doc (multimedia) festival in the world.

I'm sat in the audience during a session on NGO's which goes something like this: us, them, us, them, storytelling, budgets, tangent ... and then it all kicks off. In the comforting gloom of the......

Wind, rain & pain.

The Scottish Highlands are surprisingly big. And also, in very many ways, rather small.  I had this underlined for me last week as I undertook yet another bimble around in my ancient Land Rover......

The Power & The Glory.

Ben Nevis from Spean Bridge, near Fort William © John MacPherson   "There's......

Payback.

On 9/11 Adam Deen drove the streets of north London, celebrating al-Qaeda's blow against the West. This story of radicalisation and extremism in the UK's capital city is our......

“Fat slags…” and shinty sticks.

This will, eventually, be a mild rant. Funny how events from the present can recall, vividly, events from the past. It happened to me a few days ago, in England. But first the past...   [caption id="attachment_39116"......