show sidebar & content

Tag Archive for: film

MIRA wins prize at Ladek Film Festival

11 Oct 2018 / in Mira Film, news

Fantastic news to hear that Ladek Mountain Film Festival have awarded MIRA with the Best Film in Mountain Sport 2018. From Richard, Lizzy, Mira, Subina, Niraj, Shashank, Anusha, myself & many more who were involved in this special film project, we are honoured and grateful. Ladek Jury: “The Jury decided to award the prize to […]

Rungkopi

14 Sep 2018 / in Blog, news, Uncategorized

Rungkopi is a film about the people who live around Kinabalu with stories that blend hope, perseverance and a rich tapestry of tradition, cultural pride and history. In keeping with authenticity, the film is mainly in Dusun, which is the main dialect of the mountain.

2018 Blueprint

I am excited about 2018 as it will be the first year that I will be able to devote myself wholly to photography & filming as I plan to submit my completed PhD thesis in early 2018. When I decided to turn this photography dream into reality and leave my job as a university lecturer, […]

More Than A Race – Now on Youtube

07 Apr 2017 / in Blog, Uncategorized

More Than A Race is now available on my youtube channel More Than A Race was my first plunge into capturing trail running in a way that I wanted to with a documentary style approach & capture the narrative behind this race & steer away from the usual ‘go-pro & drone’ approach to events where […]

MIRA wins Jury Award at DMFF 2017

14 Feb 2017 / in Blog, Mira Film, Uncategorized

Chuffed to the extent that I start pulling funny faces with the award of the Jury Prize for MIRA at the Dutch Mountain Film Festival 2017 head on February 10th 2017 in Kerkrade, Holland. Jury Report: Filmed in traditional documentary style, a whole raft of present-day themes are dealt with, such as the urge to […]

BANFF Bound

07 Oct 2016 / in Blog

We are absolutely chuffed to bits that ‘Mira’ has been selected as a finalist for at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2016. The winners will be announced on November 6th 2016 at the festival in Banff, Canada & I’m delighted to say that I will be there to join this festival that is presented by […]

Unbranded – The Story Behind Mira

04 May 2016 / 2 Comments / in Blog

“Chances are like leaves on a river, you have to grab them as they may never come again” And so the opening words to ‘Mira’ go. Just as Mira grabbed a life opportunity that came her way in the form of running, I grabbed a leaf that floated past me back in January 2015. —– […]

Why I Shoot Analogue

06 Nov 2014 / 5 Comments / in Blog

A quick visit to Facebook and it’s pretty obvious that we like the immediacy of being able to show others our experiences through posting photos that we have taken that day at a party, on holiday or on a scenic trail somewhere. Immediacy is key and has shaped this digital age in which we want instant image gratification. Camera manufacturers have […]