What I’m up to

Me and My Movie

Would you like to make a movie in a day and potentially win an award in association with BAFTA? On 28th August I will be running a one day workshop at the BBC Public Space in The Mailbox, Birmingham to help young people between the ages of 6 and 14 ...

One Wedding and a bike tour…

On 24th May Rachel Smith became Rachel Gillies and for once was the one in front of the camera! I will be on my Honeymoon, cycle touring through Central Europe, until early August. I won’t be picking up e-mails or phone messages during this time, so if you do need ...

Be Yourself!

With only a few days to go until I get married, I’m running short on time to type out a much needed post about the absolutely fantastic Mediabox funded project with ‘Girls in Action’. It’s been a whirlwind of a project, with the weeks rushing by in a haze of ...

Tuesday Night Live

The ‘Balsall Heath Oscars’ in December where the comedy sketch film ‘Tuesday Night Live’ was premiered was a great success, with so many families turning out to support the budding young actors who make up Balsall Heath Youth Theatre. I especially enjoy Balsall Heath projects; five years in the area ...

DanceXchange project

I packed my passport and traveled as far afield as Telford, Stoke-on-Trent and Dudley to document the work that the ‘Dance Artists in Residence’ (DAiRs) were doing. The 2007 Tour was the culmination of over two years of dance development work in five areas across the West Midlands. The range ...

Yards Ahead 07/08

The past five months have been incredibly busy, mainly editing, so my plans to Blog regularly have fallen by-the-by somewhat! I’m taking the foot off the pedal a little bit after too many weekends and late nights at the computer, so I think that this is probably quite an apt ...