The short film I have written and directed, THE PETTING ZOO, is now finished. It's a ghost tale about five friends who go to the woods on Halloween and get lost in a local legend. I had invaluable help from the hugely talented Jonathan Zaurin and was lucky to work with a brilliant team of... Continue Reading →
Arrow Video FrightFest New Blood
I am thrilled to be one of the 8 writers selected as part of the New Blood class of 2021 for my script REFRACTED. New Blood is an initiative organised by producer Giles Edwards of Queensbury Pictures in partnership with FrightFest to find new UK genre screenwriters. The workshop session on Thursday 26th August with... Continue Reading →
During the first lockdown, I made a horror/fantastique short film. In KINSHIP, a Zoom call between a mother with dementia and her daughter is not what it seems. Kinship was made with no budget. I wanted to see if I could make a film in these restricted circumstances. In the strange atmosphere of lockdown I... Continue Reading →
House of War
Three months ago I was as normal as anybody. I had a decent job, a nice home, a pretty girlfriend. I liked drinking beer, watching films and playing video games. ‘Grow up,’ my girlfriend would say, as girlfriends do. If only I’d listened… To her, and to Jack too. But no, I wouldn’t stop, I... Continue Reading →
I translated the two volumes of the post-apocalyptic French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob/Benjamin Legrand and Jean-Marc Rochette (Casterman, 1984) into English for Titan (2014).