I grew up in Balloch by Loch Lomond, Scotland, with a love
Chuck Jones cartoons and the Peanuts comic strip.
Graduated from Glasgow Shool of Art 2000 with a BA (Hons)
Worked on a Flash project for Red Winklepicker Press Ltd and
returned to Scotland to make a short film about the going
ons on the Gareloch.
Spent most of final year and up to enrolling at the NFTS,
under a linetest camera exploring traditional animation.
I always wanted to approach animation from a traditional illustrative
angle. I'm amused by the peculiar and absurdity of human nature,
and developed an interest in character and their physiological
The NFTS has nurtured me in my journey to become a strong
animator and director and given me the opportunity to surprise
myself. I was honoured to have Daniel Greaves as mentor and
tutor from the early beginnings of my film, Badgered,
to the final mile. I also had the privilege of directing two
professional animators and a voice actor.
going to play more with comic timing, empathy and emotion.
I am looking for studio representation and opportunities to
develop more films while working commercially in the animation