Category Archives: Media Production

Getting social with small groups

Am pleased to have made a proper start today on a contract for a pilot project with a UK-wide charitable organisation. A website and related social media will be developed to encourage and suport a wide variety of small groups … Continue reading >;/span>

The Boy Who Swam with Piranhas for R4 Extra

With our new DVD making an initial favourable impression with the client, it’s now straight on to new projects. An abridgement for The 4, o’clock show (BBC R4 Extra) of David Almond’s delightful novel for younger readers (and their parents!), … Continue reading >;/span>

Stories without words

Just out of the edit suite where I’ve been producing a promotional video for an Edinburgh charity. They want to be able to show the piece on large screens in their newly refurbished cafe area. And, in order to be … Continue reading >;/span>

Children, not trams

Interviewed Chris McNaught, the retiring Director of Children and Families Services for the Church of Scotland’s Social Care Council (which operates as CrossReach), and have produced a couple of audio releases for distribution to local radio stations across Scotland. In … Continue reading >;/span>

Methodist resource for small groups

Journeying Together – a three part DVD resource for the Methodist Church in Britain – is now available online. Subtitled “The how and why of small groups”, it was made with Simon Jones mainly in and around Newcastle and Dunblane.

Church of Scotland General Assembly media

May proved busy, with editorial work for housing and care charity MHA, shooting and editing for the Church of Scotland diaconate and the annual gathering of the Church of Scotland General Assembly in Edinburgh. With friend and highly experienced broadcaster … Continue reading >;/span>

New audio production page

Have just added a new page to the website, highlighting the option of audio press releases for organisations. Examples available for download.

Church of Scotland Diaconate DVD

Delighted to be shooting in Garthamlock, just outside Glasgow, this past week – as part of a DVD project for The Church of Scotland Diaconate. Garthmlock is one of those many communities hidden from the view of those of us … Continue reading >;/span>

Church of Scotland Moderator Easter interview

I’ve just distributed the Church of Scotland Moderator’s Easter Message to Independent Local Radio stations (ILR) across Scotland. (Download here as an MP3 file.) With just one email, it’s possible to reach thousands of listeners across the country, courtesy of … Continue reading >;/span>

New website up and running

Singing the Faith Plus is a new website designed to support and complement the new British Methodist hymn book, Singing the Faith. We went live last month and feedback so far has been positive.

Off to Shetland

Another DVD for the Methodist Church in Scotland and Shetland coming up. The last time I was in Shetland, we flew to film on the most remote, inhabited island in the British Isles – Foula.

DVDs online

A sequence of short DVD pieces made for the Methodist Church in Scotland back in May are now online on their website. Continue reading >;/span>

Venetian Navigators – BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week

My abridgement of Venetian Navigators by Andrea di Robilant began on Radio 4 this morning. Produced by Kirsteen Cameron, whose choice of music and reader (Sam Dale) has added to the episodes a good deal of atmosphere. It was a … Continue reading >;/span>

Wareing on the web

It doesn’t die, the work we create; it simply translates to another life. Virtual, random, “rag, tag and bobtail” – however you care to describe it, the world wide web hoovers up our past and offers occasional glimpses of ourselves … Continue reading >;/span>

New Clients, Old Friends

A busy period with a mix of writing (MHA), media production (the Church of Scotland General Assembly) and, as of yesterday, media awareness development.