Amateur director but have been offered and even turned down money to direct and shoot some bits and pieces.
Shot a couple of shorts that got into film festivals in London and Toronto (e.g. London Independent, Toronto After Dark). Also shot a few music vids and now moved onto documentaries.
Dim Sum Dance Some (Short) - Lead actor
One In A Million (Short) - Writer / Director
Flint - Writer (trailer)
Finding Angels (short) - Writer / Co-Director - London Independent Film Festival
Happy Birthday TAD - Toronto After Dark Film Festival
A few music vids, the best being 'The Best Ain't Good Enough'
The first short I was heavily involved in is now playing at a couple of festivals.
Any Given Sunday, As Good as it Gets, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Easy Rider (I'm a motorbike freak), Le diner des cons (great comedy), Tenue de Soiree, Apocalypse Now, Jules et Jim, Blade Runner, The Hustler, Metropolis, Amadeus, Tootsie, Trading Places, The Bridges of Madison County, Mighty Aphrodite, Police Story, A Chinese Ghost Story, zatouichi, El Mariachi (if he can do it...), Groundhog Day, A Fish Called Wanda, Alien, Forrest Gump, The Deer Hunter, 2001, Jerry MacGuire, Farewell My Concubine, The Producers (the original, naturally - absolute genius), The Nine Gates, Galaxy Quest, Star Trek, Rocky, Rambo, Star Wars, Jaws, Some Like it Hot, The Godfather, The Fifth Element, The Matrix (why oh why did they have to, you know...), The Sixth Sense, Pulp Fiction and anything that's good
Woody Allen, Clint Eastwood, Jackie Chan, Scorsese, Truffaut, Tarantino, Luc Besson (just genius, sheer genius...), Coppola, Kubrick, Spielberg, Billy Wilder, Sergio Leone, David Lean, John Hughes Junior (everyone of my age grew up watching his movies...), The Coen brothers, Oliver Stone, Peter Jackson, Ridley Scott
Piano (classical), motorbikes, rugby.
Formerly a British chess championship prizewinner.