Over 2 decades of working in Film, TV and Video. Directing broadcast, corporate and exhibition films, working with a wide range of highly skilled freelance lighting and camera people, sound recordists, editors and supporting crew. Post production is either taken out to the best available post-production houses or completed in-house.

 

Available for freelance contracts as PD (Producer Director - self shoot or working with DP), Director Self Shooting. With own DSLR and basic sound kit, car, yacht and fulling functioning legs.


 

ENDORSEMENTS


“...your films have depth, story and personality!”.

Marla Ulrich, Agency Producer, Kessels Kramer.

Documentary film coverage of Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.

Director / Camera / Editor

“Client really pleased "everything we expected and more" so thanks very much.”

Rod Stewart, Director, TideMotion.

Self shooting Director


 

"Have received the LOWER_RES version and must say it is now brilliant! - Well done! ... it looks great! - Indeed, perfect … Spot on for what I wanted! … Johnnie Walker is one of the most [demanding] clients in the world – so real achievement in itself!"

Peter Christiansen, Managing Director, Precious Media.

Two films for event in Taipei to promote Johnnie Walker high end whisky products to high value customers.

Producer / Director



I said to Cecilia [the show director], I thought we should have a screening ... Maybe even as a fund-raiser for the next step of development to one hour and twenty minutes. But it's [the film] main purpose – to shop the piece around – will be magnificently served because of the care and talent of your having created this.”, and “Thanks for everything - we are very excited to have this beautiful work”.

Bonnie Roche-Bronfman, Producer, From The Fire.

Producer / Director



“The video is great, we’re really happy with it, thank you”...”Thanks Gavin for all your hard work”.

Christine, Marketing and Communications, Walk The Plank.

Commissioned by Walk The Plank as freelance director

Director / Director Camera



“Showed the 'offline' to the client last week and they were completely bowled over - words like - wow never thought it would be this good etc so very well received!...so thanks v much for your input! They are planning to roll it out in January to Bridgeton X residents etc, in a 'red carpet' scenario so will keep u posted as they would like you there!"

Sarah Gill, Producer, Arc Creative (now 422.tv)

East Glasgow Renewal

Director / Director Camera

 


“Gavin combines technical expertise with a creative eye and sound project and time management skills, and his approach to new commissions is open, flexible and focused”...”Gavin is often given direct access to our client or the commissioning group. His professionalism has always been noted, with positive feedback coming back to us from our clients”...”Gavin always manages to squeeze in some unexpected creative and technically interesting ideas, which to us is invaluable.”

Tim Pethick, Director StudioSP

Multiple exhibition films

Producer / Director

 

 

“We have worked with Gavin on a large multidisciplinary project for a key client. He has worked directly for us, but has liaised with various team members, external companies, and the clients. He has brought a level of professionalism and creative inspiration to the project which has made the project far better than without him.”

Martin Naylor, The Touch Agency

‘Flow Training System’

Producer / Director

 

 

“Production values, 10/10”.

The Sunday Times

SNP Party Election Broadcasts x 2

AD / Assistant Producer

 

 

“Gavin can turn a sandwich into a banquet.”

Murray Grigor, Documentary Director

‘Beatus’ - Preview/Trailer only

Edited

 

 

“Thank you for your enthusiasm, energy and your mad ideas”.

Tim Maguire, TV Commercials Producer / Director

‘Indian Hospital’ and many others.

AD / Assistant Produced

 

 

CLIENTS

 

BBC Network and Scotland, Channel 4, RTE, SMG/STV, The Saltire Society, National Galleries of Scotland, National Museums of Scotland, Studio SP, Tigress, Ideal World / IWC, RDF, IPTV, RBS, HBOS,The Touch Agency, National Library of Scotland, History Channel, Children’s BBC, Cineflix UK, Precious Media, Diageo (Talisker, Johnnie Walker), Jupiter Artland, Nomad International Exhibitions, Row 2 Recovery, International Beverage, Help for Heroes ...